Lauren Fay, MPH, RD-AP, CSO, CNSC

Manager of Clinical Nutrition & Oncology Dietitian

Lauren is a Registered Dietitian who joined Life with Cancer in April 2018.  Lauren is a native of the Northern Virginia area, and graduated from James Madison University with her bachelor’s degree in Dietetics.  She completed her Dietetic Internship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, and has spent the majority of her career supporting the nutrition needs of oncology patients in both the inpatient and outpatient setting.  Lauren is board certified in oncology nutrition (CSO) as well as nutrition support (CNSC).  Lauren is currently working towards her master’s degree in public health with a focus on health policy from George Mason University.

In her current position, Lauren provides nutrition counseling and recommendations to help support the nutrition needs of patients and caregivers before, during, and after cancer treatment.  Lauren utilizes a combination of nutrition education, diet and behavior modification, as well as assistance with the management of nutrition support (tube feedings and parenteral nutrition) when needed.  Using evidence based information, Lauren can help clarify the complex topics related to nutrition and cancer to help alleviate confusion and stress.