Elaine Trujillo, MS, RDN is a Nutritionist and Scientific Program Analyst with the Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH), where she analyzes scientific, programmatic, and administrative data to support research in cancer prevention, early detection, and screening. Ms. Trujillo is the NCI co-lead of the NIH Office of Disease Prevention’s Pathway to Prevention workshop, “Nutrition as Prevention for Improved Cancer Health Outcomes,” which is focused on examining the evidence that providing nutrition screening and nutrition intervention during cancer care improves outcomes.
Ms. Trujillo is active with the Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and currently is Project Chair of the Nutrition Access and Cancer Health Outcomes Subcommittee. Ms. Trujillo holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutritional Science with a minor in Biology from the University of Delaware. At Texas Woman’s University, she earned a Master of Science and completed a Dietetic Internship.