Melinda Pine, RD, CSO, LD
Melinda has a Bachelor of Science from Kansas State University and Certificated in Oncology Nutrition. She has lived in the Kansas City area for many years after being raised in upstate New York. She works has an Oncology Nutrition Specialist at the University of Cancer Center with expertise in all areas of cancer nutrition and nutrition support. She is published in the areas of home enteral nutrition. She is a frequent public speaker providing programs to the community in many areas of nutrition. Melinda served as a board member of the Sunflower ASPEN Society, Kansas City Dietetic Association and is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She is the Academy’s Ambassador to the State of Kansas’s Cancer Plan and works in the area of Patient navigation. Melinda works with those who have cancer one on one and in groups to position themselves with a comprehensive plan tailored to meet their needs and goals striving to keep them strong, help their body fight cancer as they journey to be their new self.