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Melissa Gallagher Landry graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a degree in Nutritional Sciences in 2009. She earned her RD following a dietetic internship with Sodexo at Southcoast Hospitals Group in New Bedford, MA in 2010. Currently, Melissa is working toward a Masters of Education in Institutional Design at the University of Massachusetts.
Melissa works as the Lead Dietitian for the Optimal Weight for Life Clinic at Boston Children's Hospital. In addition to her clinical role providing nutrition care, her position allows her to design dietary interventions for obesity in research and clinical settings. Melissa is passionate about weaving learning theory and instruction into nutrition practice for effective outcomes. Melissa lives in Boston, MA with her husband and lovable Jack Russel Terrier, Lucy.