Melissa Nicol, RD, CDE

Registered Dietitian
Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Accepting new patients
Call for an appointment

    About me

    Melissa Nicol, RD, CDE, BC-ADM is a Registered Dietitian that is Board Certified in Advanced Diabetic Management for the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at SIU Medicine.  She has worked for SIU since 2011 and enjoys educating patients and family members about proper nutrition.

    She has a special interest in helping individuals meet their personal goals in relation to gestational diabetes, diabetes, polycystic ovarian syndrome and weight management.  Melissa completed her Dietetic Graduate Internship at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center in Mattoon, IL.  Prior to that she earned her Master of Science Degree at Eastern Illinois University.



    Education & training

    Registered Dietitian
    Board Certifications
    Registered Dietitian
    Undergraduate Degree
    Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL - Graduate, MS Food and Nutrition Services-Dietetics Option

    Clinical locations


    SIU Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Women and Children's Clinic

    400 N. 9th Street Springfield, IL 62702
    Mon - Fri: 8:00 am-4:30 pm

    SIU Maternal-Fetal Medicine at HSHS St. Mary's Medical Office Building

    1750 E. Lake Shore Dr. LL2 Decatur, IL 62521
    Tue: 7:30 am-4:00 pm
    Fri: 7:30 am-4:00 pm

    Hospital privileges

    • HSHS St. John's Hospital, Springfield, IL


    Research Interests
    Nutrition in Pregnancy, Diet, Healthy Weight, and Weight Management