Assessing Malnutrition, Growth, and Nutrition Practices for VLBW Infants


Olivia Mayer, RD, CSP, IBCLCOlivia Mayer, RD, CSP, IBCLC

Clinical Pediatric Dietitian and NICU Specialist

Neonatal nutrition is truly Olivia Mayer’s passion. As a registered dietitian and lead nutrition practitioner in the NICU at a children’s hospital in the San Francisco Bay Area, Olivia is committed to improving the lives of medically fragile infants through nutrition. Her team has been recognized by the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition as a Clinical Nutrition Team of Distinction - only one other children’s hospital in the country has been given this honor.

Prior to starting her current role in 2006, Olivia gained valuable experience in clinical nutrition roles at UCSF Medical Center and Stanford Hospital. She also served as a dietetic intern at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center and she is currently completing a Lactation Consultant certification program through UCSD Extension. She has co-authored two journal articles on feeding protocols for premature infants and is a frequent speaker and educator on this important topic.

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