Course Mentors

Melissa Halas-Liang, MA, RD, CDE
Melissa Halas-Liang, MA, RD, CDE is the program coordinator and mentor for the Professional Certificate in Functional Family Nutrition.  She is a Certified Diabetes Educator, holds a Bachelor of Science in Clinical Dietetics and Master's degree in Nutrition Education and has practiced as a certified nutrition support dietitian for 10 years.  She has the certificate of training for Childhood and Adolescent Weight Management.  Ms. Liang has 15 years of diverse experience in clinical care, nutrition management, nutrition counseling, critical care curriculum, nutrition education, media and writing, and currently serves as co-president of the Los Angeles District of the California Dietetic Association and spokesperson for the California Dietetic Association.  In 2006, she started SuperKids Nutrition, Inc…to save the world one healthy food at a time™, a company and website resource for easy-to-read credible nutrition information and activities for families.