Caitlin Mellendorf
Extension Educator, Nutrition and Wellness

3351 N. President Howard Brown Blvd.
Decatur, IL 62521
United States

Nutrition and Wellness

Caitlin came to University of Illinois Extension in 2012 serving DeWitt, Macon, and Piatt counties as a Nutrition and Wellness Educator. Her primary responsibility is to help community members gain the knowledge, skills, and tools to live healthier, more nutritious lifestyles. This includes delivery of evidenced-based nutrition education programming on heart health, diabetes, food safety, food preservation, and food purchasing and cooking.

Caitlin has a Bachelor of Science degree in Family and Consumer Sciences (Food, Nutrition, and Dietetics) from Illinois State University. She completed her Master of Science degree in Family and Consumer Sciences (Dietetics) through Eastern Illinois University and dietetic internship through Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center (Mattoon, IL). She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and Illinois Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences and a Registered Dietitian.