Melinda Nix, RD, CDCES

  • Diabetes Education
  • Schnitzer Diabetes Health Center, School of Medicine


Melinda is a Registered Dietitian specializing in pediatric nutrition and a pediatric diabetes educator. She provides education to newly diagnosed, hospitalized patients with type 1 diabetes, and also sees patients and families in clinic for ongoing education.  Before joining the Harold Schnitzer Diabetes Health Center, Melinda was a pediatric dietitian at a children's hospital in Eastern Washington. Her passion for nutrition is based on the philosophy that all foods fit into a healthy and active lifestyle. Outside of work Melinda enjoys camping, hiking, biking and generally being outside.

Education and training

    • B.S., 2003, Auburn University
  • Certifications

    • Board Certified Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition
    • Registered Dietitian & Nutritionist
    • Certified Diabetes Care & Education Specialist

Memberships and associations:

  • AADE



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