Amanda Salley is a registered dietitian with 13 years of experience in the neonatal and pediatric population. Following her internship at Vanderbilt University, she continued her education with a pediatric fellowship at Riley Children’s Hospital in Indianapolis, IN. Her education was further enhanced with a Masters in Human Nutrition from Alabama University. Amanda has continued her passion for education by attending conferences, viewing webinars, and sitting for professional exams to maintain the most up to date information and best care plans for the populations she is serving.
While in the NICU at Hinsdale, Amanda has developed many nutrition related protocols including a standardized feeding protocol that has led to outstanding outcomes. She maintains a great relationship with her neonatologists and provides them with the nutrition support to best care for our infants. Amanda is currently working on her first publication, Prophylactic Use of Human Milk Fat Modular in NICU standardized Feeding Protocol and presented her abstract at ASPEN23 (Nutrition Science and Practice Conference).
Prior to working solely with the NICU population, Amanda was employed at University of Michigan, Mott Children’s Hospital as a clinical dietitian for the cardiac and PCTU units. She also has experience in pediatric gastroenterology, food allergy, aerodigestive clinic and pulmonology. As a subject matter expert for Commission of Dietetic Registration, Amanda meets with a few other pediatric dietitians around the nation quarterly to review and develop content for the Certified Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition board exam.