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Charisse M. McElwaine MS, RDN, CDN

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Nassau Community College

Charisse M. McElwaine is a practicing Registered Dietitian and New York State Certified Dietitian Nutritionist (CDN). After receiving a Bachelor’s in Psychology from St. John’s Charisse pursued a career in marketing at John Wiley & Sons, Inc and Invesco (formerly known as OppenheimerFunds, Inc.) Exercise, food and nutrition have always been passions and ultimately the desire to help people led her to pursue a M.S. in Clinical Nutrition from New York University. With over two decades of experience in healthcare, Charisse specializes in clinical and public health nutrition. Currently she is focusing on educating the next generation of health professionals in all things nutrition and food as an Assistant Professor, Adjunct at Nassau Community College in New York. In her spare time, she is putting the finishing touches on a forthcoming book based on her blog “Fashionably Healthy” which will be released in early Spring 2022.

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