Nutrition Services Team

The clinical nutrition services, dietetic internship, and nutrition research areas operate through the Digestive Disease Center, under the direction of April Reeder and Dr. Karl Byrne. The three main focuses of the nutrition program are to conduct scientific research, promote sound nutrition education for health professionals, and provide effective nutrition programs throughout the community.

Clinical Management Staff

Digestive Disease Center Administrator
April Reeder

Dietetic Internship Director
Kelley Martin, MPH, RD, LD

Adult Inpatient Clinical Nutrition Manager
Rachel Werkheiser, RD, LD

Pediatric Clinical Nutrition/Milk Room Manager
Kate Juergens, RD, LD, CNSC

Outpatient Clinical Nutrition Manager
Melissa Macher, RD, LD

Inpatient Adult Dietitian Staff

University Hospital

Surgical/Trauma Critical Care, Tube Team
Emily Chapman, MS, RD, LD, CNSC

Neuroscience Critical Care, Tube Team
Christine Martin, MS, RD, LD, CNSC

Abdominal Transplant, Transplant Nephrology
Aymi Welch, MS, RD, LD

Medical Critical Care, Tube Team
Kristen Quisenberry, RD, LD, CNSC

Cystic Fibrosis
Sara Hendrix, MS, RD, LD, CNSC

Diabetes (newly diagnosed, GDM, A1c), IOP, Family Medicine, Hospitalist
Kayla Fitzgerald, RD, LD

Neurosurgery, General Medicine
Hannah Steinbeck, RD, LD

General Surgery, Trauma, Gyn Oncology, Urology, Orthopedics, Transitional Care Unit
Mary Jo Turner, RD, LD, CNSC

Mike Stafford, RD, LD, CSO

General Medicine, Obstetrics, Neurology/Neurosurgery
Hannah Steinbeck, RD, LD

Ashley River Tower (ART)

GI Surgery, Tube Team
Amy Bilbo, MS, RD, LD, CNSC, CSO

Cardiovascular Critical Care, , Cardiothoracic, Heart & Lung Transplant, Tube Team
Rebecca Fuller, RD, LD, CNSC

Medical - Surgical Critical Care, Plastics, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Tube Team
Jane Fleming, RD, LD, CNSC

Vascular, Heart & Lung Transplant
Avery Warwick, MS, RD, LD

Mike Stafford, RD, LD, CSO

Vascular, Plastics, Surgery Oncology, Hospitalists, Tube Team
Chris Bannister, RD, LD, CNSC

GI Medicine, Tube Team
Jaclyn Makovich, RD, LD, CNSC

Kate Gerweck, MS, RD, LD

Outpatient Adult Dietitian Staff

Rutledge Clinic, Prenatal Clinic, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Cardiology Clinic
Kate Gerweck, MS, RD, LD

Bariatric Clinic
Amanda Peterson, RD, LD
Molly Jones, RD, LD

Cystic Fibrosis
Sara Hendrix, MS, RD, LD, CNSC

Adult Weight Management
Tonya Turner, MS, RD, LD

Hollings Cancer Center Nutrition Services
Michael Stafford, RD, CSO, LD

GI Medicine Clinic
Jaclyn Makovich, RD, LD, CNSC

Melissa Macher, RD, LD