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  • Maria Santini, RD, CNSC, LDN

  • Maria Santini holds a bachelor of sciences degree in nutritional sciences from McGill University. She came to Rhode Island Hospital from Boca Raton Community Hospital where she worked for the 10 years. Santini is certified in nutrition support and has experience with the nutrition care of ICU patients (medical and surgical). She also worked with expectant mothers, a lactation support group and was involved in several community events, including health fairs and YMCA partnerships. 

    As lead dietitian, she serves as a resource person to the medical, clinical and allied health staff as well as a liaison for management issues.

    She has several professional affiliations including the Pediatric Nutrition Practice Group of the American Dietetic Association and ASPEN. She works in pediatrics primarily seeing eating disorder and diabetes patients.