Faculty & Advisory Board

Melinda Dennis, MS, RDN, LD

Melinda Dennis, MS, RDN, LD, is the Nutrition Coordinator for the Celiac Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Diagnosed with celiac disease 30 years ago, Ms. Dennis specializes in the nutritional treatment of patients with gluten-related disorders.  She lectures nationally and is Program Director of the nutrition and medical website: CeliacNow.org. Melinda served on the Executive Council of the Society for the Study of Celiac Disease (SSCD) and is currently a taskforce member of the SSCD’s Patient Resources and Literature Committee and of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics practice group, Dietitians in Medical Nutrition Therapy. She is co-author of the book Real Life with Celiac Disease, published by the AGA. She is Founder, former Chair, and current Senior Nutrition Advisor to the National Celiac Association and serves on the Executive Committees of the Celiac Research Program at Harvard Medical School and of Foodicine Health.

Melinda offers educational webinars, gluten-free wellness retreats, and consulting assistance to food and pharmaceutical companies through her consulting business, Delete the Wheat, LLC.