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Kellene Isom, MS, RD, LDN
Kellene received her BA and MS at Boston University where she completed her Dietetic Internship at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Boston, MA. Kellene has worked in private practice, specializing in weight management, sports nutrition, and GI disorders. She received her certificate of training in Adult Weight Management in 2010.
She has been active in education, having multiple publications and having given presentations for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Food and Nutrition Expo, Obesity Week, and other national conferences on bariatric nutrition and bariatric programming. She is the co-director of the annual Bariatric Summit.
Kellene has been the Bariatric Program Manager for the Center for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital for six years. She is also an Adjunct Instructor for the Bouve College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University.
Kellene has held roles as the Bariatric Subunit Chair and the Professional Development Chair for the Weight Management Dietetic Practice Group, and she is currently the Network Director.
Currently, Kellene is involved in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetic’s workgroup for the Bariatric Surgery Evidence Analysis Library. She is also part of the committee writing the Integrated Health ASMBS Nutrition Guidelines Update for the Surgical Weight Loss Patient. She is an associate editor for the Journal of Obesity Surgery and the co-editor for the 2nd edition of the 2014 Academy’s Pocket Guide to Bariatric Surgery.