Melissa Majumdar, MS, RD, CSOWM, LDN, is the bariatric coordinator at Emory University Hospital Midtown and has focused on the care of bariatric surgery patients much of her career. Majumdar has served as National Media Spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics for the last six years and is current chair of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery’s (ASMBS) integrative health program planning committee. She speaks at national conferences on topics related to obesity and bariatric surgery, quality improvement, and working with the media. Majumdar is co-editor of the third edition of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Pocket Guide to Bariatric Surgery and is the 2022 recipient of the ASMBS Foundation Excellence in Nutrition Lead Award. She has worked closely with the Weight Management Dietetic Practice Group (WM DPG) most recently as Nominating Committee Chair, FNCE Spotlight Session speaker and webinar presenter, and the 2023-2024 chair-elect. Melissa lives near Atlanta with her husband and two kids where you can find her visiting local breweries and cheering at the soccer pitch when she’s not volunteering.