Specialty providers

Photo of Molly E. Barnes, clinical nutritionistMolly E. Barnes, M.S., R.D., L.D.N., C.D.E.

Position: Clinical nutritionist

Joined UHS: 2016

Clinical interests: Eating for health, wellness and prevention; management of diabetes, food allergies and sensitivities, inflammatory disease states and other chronic health conditions

Education:
M.S., nutrition and M.S., clinical health psychology, Bastyr University, Kenmore, Wash.

Master’s level internships in nutrition and mental health, Bastyr Center for Natural Health, Seattle, Wash., and in mental health counseling, Evergreen State College Health and Counseling Center, Olympia, Wash.

B.S., food and nutrition and B.S., biology, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Ill.

Professional background:
More than a decade of experience as a nutritionist, clinical dietitian and diabetes educator, in settings including acute care hospitals, a university athletic center and a community-based family health center. My background includes integrative nutrition and counseling, wellness and health promotion, diabetes management, teaching and research.

Certifications and memberships:

Massachusetts Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist; Certified Diabetes Educator; infant, child and adult CPR and first aid certified

Member, American Association of Diabetes Educators, American Society for Nutrition and American Counseling Association

More about me:
I love to be outdoors, especially near mountains and water. I enjoy running, cycling, swimming and hiking, and have completed three triathlons so far. Other favorite pastimes include cooking, gardening, and learning.