Darja is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Nutrition Support Clinicican. She graduated from the University of Dayton in 2008 with a BS in Dietetics & Nutrition. She completed her dietetic internship at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, OH. Prior to joining STAR Institute, Darja practiced in home care, providing tube feeding support, training and management to patients with feeding tubes.
Her professional interests include tube feed management and weaning, as well as feeding and growth concerns in toddlers. She is trained in the SOS Approach to Feeding and trained under Dr. Kay Toomey. She also sees patients aged 0-3 with developmental delays through the Early Interventions program, providing nutrition support for families of children with growth concerns, allergies, and feeding challenges.