Registered & Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist
- Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
- American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN)
- East Carolina University
- The Johns Hopkins Hospital
A Registered and Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist, Samantha help patients improve their health and wellness through diet and lifestyle changes.
She works with men and women seeking to manage their diet and weight as well as multiple disease states, including diabetes, renal disease, heart disease, gastrointestinal disorders, and obesity. She also has experience working as a college sports nutrition dietitian to help enhance performance and recovery for athletes. Samantha creates customized nutrition programs to meet each patient’s unique concerns and goals. She believes that realistic goals, moderation, and support are the key to yielding results and achieving an overall healthier lifestyle.
Samantha graduated from East Carolina University with a degree in Nutrition Science. She completed her dietetic internship program through Sodexo and clinical rotations at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Samantha continues to expand her knowledge in the clinical field at Hopkins, while pursuing her passion for working one on one with people to achieve their individual nutrition goals at Belcara Health.
Samantha’s main interests include combining health, wellness, and the proper foods to nourish the body. In her free time, Samantha enjoys experimenting with new recipes and staying active. She plays competitive volleyball and enjoys the outdoors (hiking, running, etc.). Samantha believes that individuals who eat the proper diet and exercise regularly will live a healthier and happier life, both physically and mentally – and she practices what she preaches. She takes great pride in helping patients to feel and look their best.