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Laura Gann, MPH, RD, LD

Registered Dietitian

Laura is a registered and licensed dietitian who received a double Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Sociology from Drake University in May 2016. Laura then went on to receive her Masters of Public Health with an emphasis in Nutrition from New York University in May of 2018. Laura completed her dietetic internship with OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL, which provided rotations in community nutrition, food service management, medical nutrition therapy, and an 18-week emphasis period, where Laura was able to build her own curriculum around her interests, including neonatal nutrition, sports nutrition, and eating disorders. Laura is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and The Missouri Dietetic Association. Before working at McCallum Place, Laura worked for the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, implementing a pilot program to improve food security. She also worked as the Lead Recovery Coach at Balance Eating Disorder Treatment Center in NYC for three years. Laura joined the McCallum Place team in October 2022, working with patients in both the Residential and Partial Hospitalization Programs. She helps her patients break down diet culture and develop food freedom to establish peace with food and body.

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