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Amy Melton MS, RDN, LDN, CNSC

Current position: Lead Clinical Dietitian at Memorial Medical Center

Amy Melton is a registered dietitian nutritionist and board certified in nutrition support. She has practiced as a dietitian since 2011, joined Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL in 2012 as a staff level clinical dietitian and currently serves as the team’s lead clinician. Areas of interest include critical care and general surgery nutrition, nutrition support and bedside small bowel feeding tube insertion. Melton also serves as a graduate level dietetic internship preceptor, manages the facility’s reference guide for adult parenteral nutrition and micronutrient repletion, and lectures on small bowel feeding tube placement at the bedside using clinical simulation. She is currently serves on the coordinating cabinet for Dietitians in Nutrition Support, a dietetic practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and she has held multiple board positions for the local dietetic association. Melton earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from Western Illinois University, followed by a Master of Science Degree from Illinois State University.