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Carolyn Lammersfeld

carolyn lammersfeld

Vice President of Integrative Medicine

Specialty

Nutrition/Metabolic Support

Education and Postdoctoral Training

Undergraduate

Bachelor of Science in Dietetics, minor in Biology, Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois

Medical School

Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition, Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center/Rush University, Chicago

Academic Honors & Awards

Magna cum Laude graduate, Bradley University

Credentials

Licensed and registered dietitian

Board certified in Oncology Nutrition and Nutrition Support

Previous Positions

  • National Director of Nutrition, Cancer Treatment Centers of America - Current
  • Director of Nutrition, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Zion, Illinois
  • Adjunct Faculty, Mount Mary College, Milwaukee, Wisconsin - Current
  • Adjunct Faculty, Harper Community College, Palatine, Illinois
  • Associate Director, Morrison Health Care, Inc., Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago
  • Patient Services Manager, Morrison Health Care, Inc., University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics, Chicago
  • Nutrition Services, Director, Block Foundation for Nutrition Research, Evanston, Illinois
  • Clinical Dietitian, The University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics
  • Associate Clinical Dietitian, The University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, Wisconsin

Professional Organizations/Affiliations

  • The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Publications

Primary author or co-author of nearly 50 peer-reviewed publications and abstracts including:

Digant Gupta, Christopher G. Lis, Pankaj G. Vashi, Carolyn Lammersfeld. Impact of improved nutritional status on survival in ovarian cancer. Support Care Cancer. 2009 May 31.

Carolyn Lammersfeld, Jessica King, Sharon Walker, Pankaj Vashi, James Grutsch, Christopher Lis, Digant Gupta. Prevalence, Sources and Predictors of Soy Consumption in Breast Cancer: Implications for Conventional Cancer Care Nutr J. 2009 Jan 22;8:2.

Christopher Lis, Digant Gupta, Carolyn Lammersfeld, Maurie Markman, Pankaj Vahsi. Role of nutritional status in predicting quality of life outcomes in cancer – a systematic review of the epidemiological literature Nutr J. 2012 Apr

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