Eileen Walsh, MS, RD, LDN
Nutritionist and Registered Dietitian
Adult Down Syndrome Center
Park Ridge, IL
Eileen Walsh, MS, RD, LDN, is a clinical dietitian with 40 years of experience with a primary focus on wellness and lifestyle change through small, consistent improvements in nutrition and physical activity habits. Her experience includes work with a number of special population programming including eating disorders, cardiac rehabilitation, mental health, sports nutrition and Down syndrome.
She has served as nutrition consultant to the Adult Down Syndrome Center associated with Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, IL, since 1994. Some common issues addressed in the Center include weight management, celiac disease, other gastrointestinal issues such as GERD and constipation, physical activity and diet composition and digestion issues (food variety, especially vegetables, adequate chewing, food texture, swallowing, adequate hydration). Consultations include individual and group work.