Suren (Kanchanavaleerat) Chiu, RDN, LDN, CPT

suren-chiu

Clinical Dietitian at Decatur Memorial Hospital

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Education

  • University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign: Bachelor’s Degree, Food Science and Human Nutrition (Dietetics Concentration).
  • Union High School: Diploma.

Experience

  • ASCENDchc: Staff Clinical Dietitian.
  • Decatur Memorial Hospital: Inpatient Clinical Dietitian.
  • Decatur Memorial Hospital: Outpatient Clinical Dietitian.
  • Fitness Formula Clubs: Registered Dietitian.
  • University of Chicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial Dietetic Internship: Dietetic Intern, Wellness Concentration.
  • Illini Union Starbucks: Barista.
  • True Friends: Lead Cook.
  • University of Illinois Extension: Recipe Modifications Volunteer.
  • Nakamura Nutritional Lab: Undergraduate Research Assistant.
  • University of Illinois Gymnastics: Former Member.

Licenses & Certifications

  • National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM): Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT).
  • Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH): Food Safety Manager Certification (FSMC).
  • Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation: Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist.
  • Commission on Dietetic Registration: Registered Dietitian Nutritionist.

Background

Suren Chiu is a clinical dietitian in an outpatient care setting. She has a background in fitness and weight loss. She counsels patients one-on-one in areas of weight management, digestive issues, and sports nutrition. She also coordinates wellness events and seminars to educate the public about how to incorporate nutrition through health in every bite.