Wynnifred Hoodis, MS, RDN, LD

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Wynnifred Hoodis

Senior Clinical Dietitian

Houston Methodist Center for Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery

Wynnifred Mercado Hoodis, MS, RDN, LD resides in Houston,Texas after many years living in New Jersey. Wynnie currently works at Houston Methodist in the Center for Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery. When living in northeast, Wynnie was a clinical faculty preceptor in the dietetic internship program at Saint Elizabeth University in Morristown, NJ. Wynnie also worked for many years as a clinical dietitian at Overlook Medical Center in Summit, NJ part of the Atlantic Health System. In addition, Wynnie worked as an outpatient bariatric dietitian at Garden State Bariatrics working one-on-one with patients seeking bariatric surgery. Wynnie came to the profession of health and nutrition as a second career choice after her youngest child was assessed with multiple food allergies. Soon after, she made the decision to start the process to become a registered dietitian nutritionist completing her coursework and internship in 2013. Wynnie remains active in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics with her roles as the current Preceptor Director of NDEP with participation on the NDEP Council, participation in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation Diversity and Inclusion Fellowship Practitioner Advisory Group, and the Collaborative Ready Practice Subject Matter Experts House of Delegates Task Force committee. Wynnie is also a member of the Academy Weight Management DPG and LAHIDAN MIG.


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