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Nhu Huynh

2014 Speaker

Nhu Huynh, RD, LDN, CNSC, CSO, is director of nutrition at CTCA’s Eastern Regional Medical Center.Before joining CTCA in August 2006, Huynh spent three years as a clinical nutrition manager at Sodexo Corporation in Philadelphia. She also worked as a nutrition coordinator in a retirement community and as a nutrition educator for the County Health Division in Philadelphia. As the leader of a team of clinical oncology dietitians at Eastern, Huynh and her team provide patients with ongoing nutrition screenings, assessments and support. They also provide counsel to patients and their families on specific nutritional guidelines for cancer and diabetes. She says she enjoys working for an organization that values the important role of nutrition in cancer care. According to Huynh, patients who incorporate nutrition therapies in their cancer treatment plan can often minimize the nutrition impact symptoms brought on by traditional treatments. Huynh is a member of the American Dietetics Association and the Philadelphia Dietetics Association. She serves as treasurer of the Dietitian of American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. Huynh is also a certified food manager, and is fluent in both English and Vietnamese. Huynh earned a B.S. in nutrition and food from Drexel University, and is a registered and licensed dietitian, certified nutrition support clinician, and a certified specialist in oncology nutrition. @cancercenter