Your New York Dietitian - Pamela Wachrathit, RD - New York, NY

Pamela Wachrathit, RD,
is a Registered Dietitian and an Associate at Your NY Dietitians.

Background: Pamela is a Registered Dietitian who received her undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland, College Park.  After graduating, she started offer her career providing care for The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). As a WIC nutritionist, she conducted large-group nutrition education classes and private nutrition counseling for high health risk women and children. After gaining valuable experience, Pamela eventually moved on and became involved with nutrition research for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), playing a large role in various studies, many of which national dietary recommendations are based upon. Since then, she has completed her Dietetic Internship through the Iowa State University nationwide program, training at various hospitals, such as Medstar St. Mary’s Hospital in Maryland and Children’s National Hospital in Washington, DC. Pamela's advanced background has given her the tools and education necessary to provide evidence-based recommendations and appropriate medical nutrition therapy to patients with varying health goals and disorders.

Specialties: She specializes in Weight Loss/Management, Pre/postnatal nutrition, Heart Disease, GI disorders and Kidney disorders.

Affiliations: Pamela is an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, GNYDA and the NYC Nutrition Education Network. Her experience with the USDA has taught and propels her to keep abreast of current research in the constantly evolving field of nutrition.

Personal Interests: Pamela eats, breathes, and sleeps nutrition. When not reading the newest nutrition journals, you’ll likely find her experimenting and cooking in the kitchen. As a New York City transplant, nothing makes her happier than to spend a weekend at the Union Square farmers market, collecting fresh, seasonal produce and creating a nutritious recipe. Pamela also loves to stay physically active, frequently joining yoga and spin classes and training towards one day running a marathon.

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