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Linda Gigliotti, MS, RD, CDE

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Linda Gigliotti, MS, RD, CDE


For the last 20 years, Linda Gigliotti, MS, RDN, CDE has been the Program Director of the Weight Management Program at the University of CA, Irvine, working with a multi-disciplinary staff in a medical office setting focusing exclusively on weight management and risk factor reduction. She currently consults with the program on program development. Linda holds a Master's degree in nutrition education from the University of Delaware. Linda is a Certified Diabetes Educator and holds certificates of training from the American Dietetic Association in both Childhood/Adolescent and Adult Weight Management.

Linda’s professional experiences include nutritional support and metabolic management as well academic appointments. She has extensive experience in outpatient and community education, specifically in weight management and lifestyle modification, working with clients to make choices to manage their health. Linda has been an Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics member and Registered Dietitian for 35+ years. She is a member of Weight Management, Diabetes Care and Education, Sports and Cardiovascular Nutrition, and Dietitians in Integrated and Functional Medicine Dietetic Practice Groups. She currently serves on the Academy Evidence Based Practice committee as well as the CDR Obesity and Weight Management Practice Analysis Task Force. In her spare time, Linda likes to cook and entertain while embracing healthy eating!