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Melissa is a Registered Dietitian and Board Certified in Sports Dietetics. She provides nutrition counseling for the general population and athletes to manage and address health conditions and optimize performance. She has experience working with college students to improve their health, athletic and academic wellbeing through the practical application of nutrition science and evidenced based practice. She also has extensive experience working with eating disorders and disordered eating clients at the outpatient level of care. She embraces Intuitive Eating and HAES (Health at Every Size) principles into her nutrition practice.

Melissa earned her Bachelors of Science degree in Nutritional Science from Pepperdine University. She received her Master’s of Science degree in Exercise and Sports Nutrition from Texas Woman’s University. She completed her dietetic internship through the University of Minnesota – The Emily Program with a concentration in eating disorders. She completed a post graduate fellowship in sports nutrition at the University of Georgia athletics sports medicine department.

To contact Melissa please email emmons@oxy.edu