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Dietary Counseling

Tricia Young, RD

Tricia is a Registered Dietitian. She received her Bachelor’s of Science Degree from Michigan State University and completed her Dietetic Internship at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. Tricia has over 15 years of experience working in healthcare and nutrition. She previously worked as a dietitian at an oncology center in Flint, Michigan for nine years before moving to Arizona and joining Ironwood. Tricia also has an extensive background working with long term care patients. Tricia is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Tricia is available to provide patients with supportive and preventative nutrition care before, during and after treatment.

kindra-peterson-rdKindra Peterson, MS, RD

Kindra is a Registered Dietitian. She received her Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Nutritional Science from California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo, and her Master’s of Science Degree in Nutrition from University of Utah in Salt Lake City. Kindra has almost 20 years of experience working in Healthcare and Nutrition and over ten years of teaching experience, specializing in courses related to nutrition, health and wellness at the University level. She previously worked at a cancer center in Chicago, Illinois. Kindra has presented at numerous conferences, symposiums, seminars, community wellness events and health fairs. Kindra also has extensive experience working in long-term care and the acute hospital setting. Kindra is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and a member of the Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group.

Please Note: Dietary counseling is for Ironwood patients only.

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