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Maura Harrigan

Oncology Research Registered Dietition/Project Manager; Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Survivorship Clinic, Yale Cancer Center

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Maura Harrigan, MS, RDN, CSO

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Maura is certified in Adult Weight Management and is a Specialist in Oncology Nutrition through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. As part of the multidisciplinary team of the Adult Survivorship Clinic since its inception in 2006, Maura provides the nutrition counseling to cancer survivors of all diagnoses. Maura is a frequently invited speaker addressing the unique nutrition concerns of the cancer survivor. As the Project Manager of the Lifestyle Exercise and Nutrition (LEAN) Study, Maura works with the research team of Melinda Irwin, PhD, MPH and Tara Sanft, MD and provides the nutrition and exercise intervention counseling to the breast cancer participants throughout the course of their active treatment.

Education & Training

  • MS
    New York University, Clinical Nutrition (1984)
  • Dietetic Internship
    The New York Hospital - Cornell Medical Center (1981)

Professional Service

Bethany Board of EducationElected to two 6 year terms, Chairman 2006-2010 Implemented school wellness, nutrition and exercise policies.1999 - 2011

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