Outpatient Pediatric Nutrition Services

Introduction

Outpatient pediatric nutrition services at UVA Health System are provided by a number of pediatric nutritionists (registered dietitians) in a variety of settings within the Children's Medical Center including...

Pediatric Outpatient Setting

Pediatric Dietitian 

 

General Pediatric Clinic at Northridge and Primary Care Center

Ashleigh Sellman, RD

Pediatric Renal Clinic at the Primary Care Center

Tegan Medico MPH-MS, RD

Pediatric Gastrointestinal Clinic

Children's Fitness Clinic

 

Tegan Medico MPH-MS, RD

Angie Hasemann, RD, CSP

Pediatric Diabetes Clinic at Kluge Children's Rehab Center (KCRC)

Barbara Goodin, MS, RD

Kluge Children's Rehab Clinics

 

 

Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis Clinic

At KCRC

Barbara Goodin, MS, RD

 

Outpatient Pediatric Nutrition Services

 

  • Conduct limited or in-depth nutritional assessment, as needed
  • Provide medical nutrition therapy recommendations for children with a wide variety of nutritional disorders
  • Provide nutrition support recommendations for the management of children on home tube feedings
  • Obtain a 24 hour recall, food records or other form of dietary records, conduct nutrient analyses and compare intake to estimated needs
  • Provide patient and family education on specialized and therapeutic diets, specialized formula preparation or home nutrition support, as needed.
  • Work with patient's primary physician, as needed, to manage nutritional recommendations and answer nutrition management questions as they arise.