Dietitian Member, Nutrition Support Team, Mt. Carmel West Hospital Columbus, Ohio
Ainsley Malone is a Dietitian member of the Nutrition Support Team at Mt. Carmel West Hospital Columbus, Ohio, USA where she is involved in the management of patients requiring enteral and parenteral nutrition. In addition, Ms. Malone serves as a Clinical Practice Specialist to the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.). Ainsley has provided extensive leadership addressing hospital malnutrition in the United States for the past 10 years. She served as A.S.P.E.N.'s representative to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Malnutrition Workgroup whose charge was to develop a consensus based malnutrition definition. Ainsley has been involved in A.S.P.E.N.'s malnutrition strategic efforts since 2009 by serving as Co-Chair of the Malnutrition Task Force and through continued leadership during her tenure on the Board of Directors. Ainsley continues to provide leadership toward malnutrition activities in her current A.S.P.E.N. position via research, quality and advocacy efforts.