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Melissa M. Wallinga, RD

RD

Registered Dietitian

St. Luke's Health Partner
St. Luke's Health Partner

These providers work together to achieve patient-centered care, using proven best practices to offer better care to you and your family.

Specialties


Accepting new patients
By Referral Only

Facilities & Clinics

    • Address
      305 E. Jefferson St. Boise, ID 83712
      Hours
      Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Phone
      (208) 577-4476
      Fax
      (208) 577-4469


About Melissa M. Wallinga

Biography

Melissa Wallinga, MS, RD, CSPCC, LD is a board certified specialist in pediatric critical care nutrition. Her focus is on inpatient pediatric critical care nutrition and malnutrition. She has also completed a certificate of training in childhood and adolescent weight management and has experience working with both youth and collegiate athletes.

Melissa is currently pursuing a doctorate in clinical nutrition at Rutgers University. She earned her bachelor's degree in exercise science from Northwestern College and her master's degree in nutrition and exercise from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She has conducted research on both school-based childhood obesity prevention programming and nutrition knowledge and nutrient intake of NCAA athletes.

  • Gender

    Female
  • Languages Spoken

    English