Donna Simon promotes nutrition wherever she goes. For a quarter of a century she has educated patients and their families, and other healthcare professionals.
Ms. Simon earned her B.A. in Food and Nutrition, and her M.S., at Queens College in Flushing, New York.
She practiced extensively in the state of New York. She was a Dietetic Technician at St. John's Hospital in Elmhurst. She held the position of Food Service Supervisor at Hempstead General Hospital in Hempstead, and Food Service Supervisor and Dietitian at Franklin General Hospital in Valley Stream. She worked as Director of Dietary Services and Dietitian at Nesconset Nursing Home in Nesconset, and as a Dietitian at Patchoque Nursing Center in Patchoque. She was a Consultant Dietitian at Long Island Development Center. She served as a Registered Dietitian at Parkview Nursing Home in Massapequa, and at North Shore University Hospital in Plainview.
Moving on to Arizona, Ms. Simon was a Clinical Dietitian and Bariatric Nutritionist at Banner Mesa Medical Center in Mesa, and is presently Bariatric Coordinator and a Nutrition Specialist at Banner Gateway Medical Center in Gilbert, Arizona.
Devoting herself to the advocacy of good health through nutrition, Ms. Simon has lent her expertise to such organizations as the American Dietetic Association (ADA) and the New York State Home Economics Association. She has participated in nutrition support groups and committees, in Bariatric Informational Seminars with surgeons, and has served as Bylaws / Handbook Chair, Membership Chair, and President-Elect for the Long Island Dietetic Association.