Ellis Morrow is an advanced practice registered dietitian and a premier provider of Medical Nutrition Therapy for obesity, diabetes and kidney disease. He has over 17 years of experience as a registered dietitian. He is a recognized expert in renal (kidney disease), and gerontological nutrition and he specializes in weight management for sleep apnea.
Ellis is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in clinical nutrition, holds a Master’s degree in kinesiology, and undergraduate degrees in nutrition and psychology. He is uniquely qualified with the knowledge and skills to address the three components of weight management lifestyle changes: food choices, behavior modification and physical activity. He believes in empowering patients with the knowledge to make lifestyle choices that result in healthy lives.
Ellis is the Interim Director of the Didactic Program in Dietetics and a clinical instructor at Texas Southern University. His current research interest is energy requirements for maintenance hemodialysis and sleep-apnea related obesity. His research abstract was published in the Journal of Renal Nutrition and he presented a poster at the National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meetings.
Ellis was previously appointed to the specialty certification panel which is a leadership body for the Commission on Dietetic Registration. He also has served on the advanced practice in clinical nutrition test specification panel, renal practice analysis panel, certified specialist in renal nutrition exam development panel and the entry level examination item bias review.