Amanda Robbins

FARMINGTON — Amanda Robbins has joined the clinical nutrition team at Franklin Memorial Hospital.

She completed her undergraduate and graduate degrees in food science and human nutrition, with completion of the dietetic internship from the University of Maine. She specializes in pediatric and maternal nutrition, though she works with all ages and disease states.

Much of her professional experience involved providing services to participants of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children in Kennebec and Somerset counties.

Robbins embraces a Health at Every Size initiative that accepts and respects the inherent diversity of body shapes and sizes. She strives to foster a healthy parent-child dyad regarding food relationship, body diversity and food exploration, according to a news release from the hospital.

Robbins, originally from Livermore Falls, job shadowed at Franklin Memorial Hospital as an undergraduate student.

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