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 Stephanie Ball MS, RD, LDN, CDE

Stephanie Ball MS, RD, LDN, CDE



104 N
Gulfport, MISSISSIPPI 39525

Specialties
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Public Speaking, Lecturing
  • Foodservice/Restaurant Management
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Surgery
  • Celiac Disease, Gluten-Free Diets
  • Hypertension
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Food Service
  • Drug-Nutrient Interactions
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Food Allergies
  • Renal Nutrition
  • Liver Disease
  • General Nutrition, Wellness
  • Postpartum Nutrition
  • Eating Disorders
  • GI/Digestive Disorders
  • Diabetes, Hypoglycemia
  • Kitchen Design
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Education, Teaching, Training
  • Prenatal Nutrition
  • Lactation Nutrition/Breast Feeding
  • Gerontology
  • Menu Planning
  • Dysphagia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Cholesterol Management
  • Healthy Eating
  • Food Safety
  • Heart Disease
  • Long Term Care, Nursing Home Care
  • Cancer/Oncology
  • Childhood Obesity
  • Vegetarianism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Dieting
  • Weight Management
Work History

Acts Retirement Community: supervised resident meal service, maintained state regulated nutrition documentation on all residents Independent contractor with Carolina Nutrition for Somerby Retirement Community VETERANS AFFAIRS, PENSACOLA, FL JOINT AMBULATORY CARE FACILITY Clinical Dietitian Sept 2011 to July 2014 Participated in multidisciplinary team meetings. Conducted individual nutrition education based on patient’s needs, and nutrition education classes for the veteran population. Topics covered during education: weight loss, lowering blood pressure and/or cholesterol levels, and diabetes education. Assisted patients in setting individual goals. Maintained accurate patient records as required by Joint Commission HEALTH AND WELLNESS CENTER, HULBURT FIELD Dietitian Mar 2009 to Sept 2011 Conducted individual nutrition counseling based on patient needs. Conducted health and nutrition classes to active duty, GS and contract personnel. Assisted patients in setting individual goals. DSI Dialysis Unit Renal Dietitian Nov 2006 to Mar 2009 Traveled to three dialysis units to monitor and evaluate patient nutritional parameters. Responsible for nutritional monitoring to patients receiving peritoneal and hemodialysis. Participated in multidisciplinary rounds. Recommended medication adjustments based on patient lab values. Assisted patients in setting individual goals. South MS Regional Center Director Aug 2003 to Nov 2006 Supervised three management level foodservice staff members, one paraprofessional, and 2 Clinical Dietitians. Monitored nutritional indicators for 40 long term care residents. Maintained accurate clinical records. Participated in multidisciplinary team meetings. Participated in CQI meetings and established and monitored parameters for department. South MS Regional Center Administrative Dietitian Mar 2000 to Aug 2003 Monitored nutritional indicators for 87 long term care residents. Maintained accurate clinical records. Participated in multidisciplinary team meetings. Participated in CQI meetings and established and monitored parameters for department. Pearl River Community College Adjunct Faculty, Nutrition Course to Allied Health Students Jan 2003 to May 2003 Taught a course to allied health students. Responsibilities include teaching subject matter, administering and grading test and other assignments.

Education

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MS May 2002 MS Institution Management UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MS May 1997 BS Nutrition

Focus Age

All ages

Memberships

AADE

Payment Methods

Credit card, cash

Insurance Taken

In the process of becoming a provider with different insurance companies. Will file with your insurance company as an out of network provider once co-pay is processed.

Qualifications
  • Awards:  Outstanding Young Dietitian 2002 from MS Dietetics Association
  • Registered with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
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