A passion for helping others and a love for science are what led Melissa Donaldson into a career as a Registered Dietitian. Melissa has served in a variety of roles in the field of nutrition over the last 20 years. Her career began as a Clinical Dietitian at HealthSouth Medical Center, followed by 15 years working in local school systems in child nutrition. In 2019, Melissa ventured into wellness/nutrition after her own personal nutrition journey in 2017. Currently, Melissa works with clients one-on-one to create sustainable, lifestyle nutrition plans. Her hope is that her clients can understand the role of food and nutrition in their current lifestyle!
Melissa is a native of Trussville, AL – who graduated from Hewitt-Trussville High School. She completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition/Dietetics from Auburn University and her Masters of Science in Human Nutrition from the University of Alabama(WAR EAGLE!). Currently, Melissa resides in Trussville with her husband of almost 20 years and 2 boys!