Kristin Cunningham, MHA, RD, LD

Kristin Cunningham, MHA, RD, LD


From where are you?

I am a native St. Louisan.

What is your current position?

I am the Dietitian/Nutritionist for the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center.

How long have you been in the medical field?

I have been a dietitian for just under 20 years.

What are your background and education?

I received my Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and a Master of Health Administration degree from Webster University.

Why do you love what you do? Who/What inspired you to become clinical personnel?

I have lived with Inflammatory Bowel Disease for 28 years and hope to draw on both my personal and professional experiences to empower people managing Inflammatory Bowel Disease and other gastrointestinal disorders.

What are your career goals?

The resilience demonstrated by people living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease is humbling. My goal is to improve their quality of life through nutrition, whenever possible.

What is one fun fact about yourself?

In the past, I ran my own dance instruction business, it was fun teaching others the joy of moving their bodies in new ways.