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Melinda Johnson, MS, RDN

Melinda Johnson

Areas of Expertise:

  • Breast Feeding
  • Children's Nutrition
  • Infant Nutrition
  • Maternal and Prenatal Nutrition
  • Mindful/Intuitive Eating

Johnson is the director of the didactic program in dietetics and lecturer at Arizona State University, where she teaches courses in nutrition communication and nutrition in the media. She is the owner of a nutrition consulting company, where she has worked with nonprofit agencies and nutrition education programs to improve menus and deliver accurate nutrition education. She is also a freelance writer and frequent guest speaker for professional and consumer organizations. Previously, Johnson worked extensively in public health, primarily with the Arizona Department of Health Services, specializing in maternal health, breast feeding and infant and family nutrition. Johnson is active with the Arizona Dietetic Association and is a graduate of Arizona State University, where she earned a master's degree.


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