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  • Madeline Patterson-O’Dell, RD

    Hello, my name is Madeline Patterson-O’Dell (she/her/hers). I’m a Licensed Clinical Dietitian, Nutritionist, and Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist. I have a Bachelor of Science in Foods and Nutrition, Minor in Biology, and completed my dietetics internship: Didactic Program in Dietetics from accredited Meredith College in Raleigh, NC, May 2002.

    I emerged single in 2022, after 35 years as a pair; I’m focused on learning more about myself and exploring the gifts in each moment of human encounter. . . seeing and being my best in word, action, and thought, creating and sharing paths to health and happiness. It’s not about perfection, it’s about autonomy, self-compassion, and learning to spotlight the action we CAN do, to move where we want to go for our best flavor of life.

    Career highlights:

    • 6yr Regional Dietitian for Tanana Chiefs Conference – for all age and nutrition needs, diabetes team dietitian, pre-diabetes registers prevention manager, weight loss program developer administrator

    • 10yr Outpatient setting specialty Diabetes

    • 8yr Renal Dialysis both PD and Hemo;

    • 5yr Seniors Nutrition in Long Term Care setting;

    • 3yr Telehealth specialist reducing chronic disease using motivational techniques to increase lifestyle changes.

    • As well: University Nutrition Professor and Curriculum developer; Hospital: In/Outpatient, Community/Events Speaker, Volunteer for multiple wellness groups, and 3 years as one of seven co-op board directors.

    “The experience of your food, whether plant or animal, is the predictor of healing through epigene expression, and a symbiotic microbiome. . . learn how to select and create fun food for health and happiness, instead of disease.”