Hope Wills, MA, RD, CSP, CLS

USC UCEDD at the Children's Hospital Los Angeles
University of Southern California
Childrens Hospital Los Angeles
4650 Sunset Boulevard
Mailstop #53
Los Angeles, CA 90027-6062
Phone: 323-361-3816
Email: [email protected]
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Last Updated: October 31, 2011


Discipline Coordinators: Nutrition
Project/Program/Clinic Contacts: Feeding Clinic
Discipline(s): Nutrition
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership


An avid educator and clinician, Ms. Wills directs the CADE approved Dietetic Internship, and serves as nutrition faculty in LEND, Feeding Development Clinic and the High Risk Infant Clinic. In addition to teaching at USC and CSU Long Beach, she has presented at local, state and National meetings on the topic of nutritional needs for children with special health care needs ( CSHCN )

Current roles
• Program Director, USC UCEDD CHLA, Dietetic Internship, 2005-
• LEND Nutrition Faculty, 2008-
• Part-time Lecturer, USC School of Preventive Medicine
• Roundtable Editor for Infant Child Adolescent Nutrition Journal
• Chair, SIG CSHCN American Dietetics Association, Pediatric Nutrition Practice group
• Clinical Director, Special Olympics Southern California

• MA, CSU Dominguez Hills
• RD, Boston University at Boston City Hospital
• BS, CSU Long Beach

Areas of interest
• Nutrition in special needs population across the lifespan
• Interdisciplinary training
• Maternal and child health and nutrition, breastfeeding
• Health and fitness for CSHCN
• Childhood obesity prevention