Maudene Nelson, MS, RD, CDE

Ms. Nelson is a Registered Dietitian, New York State Certified Dietitian-Nutritionist, and a Certified Diabetes Educator at the Institute of Human Nutrition. She teaches in the Masters and Doctoral programs (M6220 An Overview of Foods in Nutrition and M6240 Essentials of Nutrition Counseling), is course director for M8207 Clinical Nutrition, contributes to the Clinical Practice course for the College of Physicians and Surgeons, and teaches P8722 Community Nutrition Programs in the Mailman School of Public Health. Ms. Nelson also coordinates opportunities for worksite and community nutrition projects.

At the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center at the Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center Ms. Nelson teaches classes on nutrition, exercise, and weight management to adults and children.

Ms. Nelson has been active with the American Diabetes Association (currently serving on the National Board of Directors) and the American Heart Association (previously serving on the Board of Directors of the New York City Affiliate, the Advisory Council, Heart-at-Work, Nutrition Counseling Workshop Planning Committee, and as a member of the Nutrition Committee). She has also served on the Editorial Board for RN Magazine.