Yelena Wheeler, MPH, RD

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, MPH

Clinical Nutrition Maternal, Child, Adolescent Health Chronic Disease Management: Dialysis, Diabetes Neonatal Nutrition Food Service Management Endocrine Disorders Weight Management End-Of-Life Care Critical Care Nutrition

General Information

Yelena Wheeler is a registered dietitian nutritionist and nutrition writer from Los Angeles, CA. She has been a clinical dietitian for over a decade working within many prominent hospital systems in Los Angeles and Central California. She is a working parent who believes that a balance in life is first found through fueling our bodies with good nutrition. She is passionate about nutrition for every size and enhancing academia for future generations of dietitians and nurses.


  • Clinical Nutrition Manager

    Glendale Adventist Medical Center Inc.

    Jan 2020 – Present

  • Clinical Dietitian Per Diem

    Huntington Memorial Medical Center

    Oct 2013 – Present

  • Adjunct Professor

    Azuza Pacific University

    Jan 2016 – May 2021

  • Clinical Dietitian Per Diem

    Barlow Respiratory Hospital Foundation

    Oct 2013 – Jan 2020

  • NICU Dietitian Part Time

    White Memorial Medical Center

    Jan 2012 – Jan 2020

  • Registered Dietitian Per Diem

    Olympia Medical Center

    Jun 2015 – Feb 2016

  • Registered Dietitian

    Country Villa Rehab

    Jun 2012 – Aug 2013

  • Renal Dietitian

    Innovative Dialysis Systems

    Jun 2011 – Jul 2012

  • Patient Service Manager/RD @ Kern Medical Center

    Morrison Healthcare Food Services

    Jun 2009 – Jun 2011

  • Public Health Intern

    Los Angeles County

    Jul 2008 – Apr 2011

  • Case Manager

    AltaMed Health Services

    Oct 2004 – Aug 2007


  • California State University Northridge

    Masters of Public Health in Health Education

    2007 – 2009

  • National Association of College and University Food Service (NACUFS)

    Internship Graduate

    2009 – 2011

  • California State University Los Angeles

    Bachelor of Science in Nutrition Science

    2003 – 2007

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