Ashley R. McCartney
Bariatric Surgery Dietitian
Carle Physician Group
Nutritional Trends and Implications for Weight Loss Surgery Free Webinar May 24, 11:00 am EDT
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Ashley McCartney received her Masters of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences with a focus in nutrition from Eastern Illinois University. She practiced from 2009-2012 at Presence Hospital and is currently practicing as a registered licensed Bariatric / Clinical Dietitian at Carle Physician Group. She has been with Carle for almost four years. A strong advocate for motivating patients and students, she involves her time helping patients be successful before and after weight loss surgery, as well as helping students enhance their knowledge about weight loss surgery and successful counseling tactics. Her professional interests focus on weight management for adults and pediatrics, as well as general nutrition education for the community, including support groups to promote healthy lifestyles. Current projects include updating Carle’s bariatric web page to make it more user-friendly for patients and families; as well as improving the patient experience with pre-operative and post-operative nutrition education. In addition, she is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
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