Aileen Waldschmidt is a licensed, registered dietitian with extensive experience in obesity management therapy. She received her undergraduate degree in Dietetics from the University of Illinois Champaign- Urbana and her graduate degree in Dietetics from Eastern Illinois University. Aileen received her Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management from the American Dietetic Association and completed the Fitness Specialist Certification program at the University of Illinois in Chicago. She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the AND Weight Management Practice Group. Aileen helped develop and launch the Bariatric Program at Elmhurst Hospital and serves as the Bariatric Program Coordinator for Edward-Elmhurst Health. Although program development propels her, it is the success of her patients that inspires her.