BERWYN, Pa., Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- John McCaffrey and Lisa Hoekstra, owners of Devon Fitness Club (http://www.devonfitness.com/) in Berwyn Pa are pleased to announce the hiring of Erin Andersen for their Nutrition department. Erin, a Registered Dietitian, licensed in Pennsylvania, completed her undergraduate studies with a Bachelors of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics from Rutgers University. She spent an additional year primarily at Hahnemann University Hospital completing her dietetic internship through Sodexo Metro Philadelphia/NJ. Erin attained a Master's of Science in Clinical Nutrition through the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.
Erin began her career as a dietitian at Mercy Suburban Hospital where she gained experience counseling in oncology, cardiac rehab, diabetes, gestational diabetes, and outpatient weight management. She then advanced to the Clinical Nutrition Manager position at Chestnut Hill Hospital, where she also oversaw critical care nutrition and nutrition support. Erin continued her management career, while developing lasting patient relationships by transitioning into geriatrics. However, Erin's passion has always remained wellness, sports, and health promotions through a mind-body approach to nutrition. In 2009, she started a part-time general private practice though primarily seeing clients for weight management and over the past year has begun to specialize in sports nutrition. Erin has used her skills and knowledge as a dietitian and avid runner to perform better and help others achieve their training goals.
Erin is bright, talented and energetic! She is passionate about food and nutrition and its ability to change your life, and prevent or improve health-related issues & diseases. She is excited to join Devon Fitness to counsel and educate our members who want to be pro-active in their health to add years and vitality to their lives.
She believes the connection between food, fitness, and health go hand-in-hand with well-being. Erin's mission as a Registered Dietitian is to help improve her clients' quality of life through healthy eating habits and lifestyle changes. Erin has experience with various medical conditions including Diabetes, High Cholesterol/Triglycerides, High Blood Pressure, Heart Conditions, GI Conditions, Celiac Disease, Lupus, various types of Cancer, Eating Disorders, Behavioral Health, and Weight Management.
Erin is an active member of The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the Sports Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition Practice Group, and the Behavioral Health Nutrition Practice Group. Erin is an approved provider with local insurance companies for dietetic counseling services. She is excited to bring her expertise and knowledge to Devon Fitness Club and the neighboring community!
Members and Non-Members are invited to meet Erin to see how she can help you!
Contact Devon Fitness Club at 610-240-9916 to make your appointment (your first appointment is free, and additional counseling may be covered by your health insurance plan at no cost to you!) and visit Erin Andersen's website and facebook page for more information.