Christiane Meireles, Ph.D., RDN, LD

Christiane Meireles

Specialties:

  • Medical Nutrition Therapy focused on renal, diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease

Languages spoken: Portuguese

Christiane Meireles is a registered dietitian and a clinical assistant professor in the School of Nursing at UT Health San Antonio. Dr. Meireles earned her Bachelor of Science and Nutrition degree and Master in experimental nutrition degree in Brazil. She earned her Ph.D. in a dual program with the Federal University of Sao Paulo-Brazil and Emory University, Atlanta, GA. She continued her postdoctoral training at the Department of Nephrology, Emory University by working with mechanisms involved with protein degradation in renal disease. Dr. Meireles became a registered dietitian in 2006 after an internship at the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio. She is currently a registered and licensed dietitian in the state of Texas with 30 years of experience in medical nutrition therapy focusing on renal, diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular diseases. Dr. Meireles has been working with adults, pregnant women, adolescents and children.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of Sao Paulo-Brazil
Master of Experimental Nutrition, University of Sao Paulo-Brazil
Doctor of Philosophy, Dual program at University of Sao Paulo-Brazil and Emory University
Post-doctoral training, Department of Nephrology, Emory University