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Misa Lawson, RDN, MPH, CDE

  • Misa Lawson, RDN, MPH, CDE
  • “Every nutrition plan I create is unique because each child is unique.”

I became a pediatric dietitian because I recognize that nutrition plays a vital part in the health and well-being of child’s growth and development. Nutrition is an integral part of health care and often determines how a child thrives. I take a whole-person approach to providing care, looking at every aspect of a patient’s life to create a nutrition care plan that’s personalized for them. Each nutrition plan I create is unique because each child is unique.

I provide nutrition assessments and education for high-risk infants up through teenagers under a variety of specialty services including gastroenterology, cardiology, diabetes, nephrology, neurology, and endocrinology. I help families understand special dietary and nutrition needs and focus on realistic strategies that will have important health benefits.

I really enjoy working with the whole family. Nutrition can be confusing, so I help to translate scientific research and evidence-based guidelines into a practical nutrition strategy, something that will both improve health and will work for families in the real world.

Work and Education

Professional Education

MPH Nutrition, University of California, Berkeley, CA, 1993

BS Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics, University of California, Berkeley, CA, 1987

Board Certifications

Certified Diabetes Educator