|Nutritionist Michelle Sisk Joins CHP
|10:40AM / Wednesday, March 01, 2023
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Community Health Programs (CHP) Berkshires welcomes to its nutrition team Michelle R. Sisk, RDN, LDN, CDN.
In her new role, Sisk will work primarily as a culinary nutritionist with the CHP Nutrition Club, which provides nutrition services to patients of Berkshire Fallon Health Collaborative (MassHealth). She will counsel patients mainly through telehealth, and will also lead culinary nutrition and education programs.
A graduate of Marymount College of Fordham University, Sisk holds a bachelor of science degree in nutrition, and she completed her dietetic internship at the University of Connecticut and Hartford Hospital. She also earned a bachelor of arts degree in English from William College, and she holds a certification in adult weight management.
In addition to her work at CHP, Sisk is a nutritional counselor at Millbrook School in Millbrook, N.Y. and Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, Conn. She also designed and taught an elementary school nutrition curriculum at Salisbury Central School in Lakeville, and she has also provided private in-home nutritional counseling to patients. She also worked as an outpatient dietitian affiliated with Manchester Memorial Hospital in Connecticut and has worked as a yoga instructor, cross-country coach, and English teacher.
Sisk is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Connecticut Dietetic Association.
She serves on the Wellness Committee of Salisbury Central School, creating and presenting nutrition education programs for elementary students. Yoga, hiking with her family and kids, baking, and cooking are among her personal interests.
Community Health Programs, Inc., is a healthcare network based in the Berkshires of Western Mass. serving approximately 30,000 regional residents with comprehensive medical and dental services at multiple practice locations. CHP Family Services provides a range of support, parent education and resources to families. CHP accepts most forms of private and public health insurance and offers sliding fees for qualifying patients. CHP is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.