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Tamara S. Melton MS, RDN, LD, CPHIMS

Tamara S. Melton MS, RDN, LD, CPHIMS is the Director of Health Informatics for Morrison Healthcare, where she is part of the Corporate Nutrition and Wellness team. Tamara started practicing in health informatics in 2011 and is a Certified Practioner of Health Information Management Systems. She is a former Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Spokesperson, and continues to work with major media outlets, such as CNN. Tamara is scheduled to present at the Georgia Academy 2018 Annual Conference and Exhibition.



Name and Credentials: Tamara Melton MS, RDN, LD, CPHIMS   

Hometown: Phoenix, AZ

Education/School/Dietetic Internship: University of North Florida (undergrad), Georgia State University (nutrition grad and internship) and Duke University (health informatics grad)

Current Employment: Morrison Healthcare

What do you like best about being a Georgia Academy member? The network of RDNs that we have in our organization. If I need expertise on a project, or if I need to refer someone who is looking for a nutrition professional, I personally know RDs in the state that are experts in every specialty in nutrition.

What keeps you motivated? (may add a quote, experience, goal, etc.) New challenges keep me motivated. If I find a project too easy, it is hard for me to stay engaged.

What is your favorite food? Tie between Mexican and Asian (Thai and Indian, esp)

Do you have a “splurge” food? Gummy bears!

What are your hobbies? Hosting dinner parties for friends, exploring some random topic for a few hours on the internet, dancing with my kids

Profession you would choose if not dietetics: Seamstress

Top of your bucket list:  A food tour abroad, with my family

 

 

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