Elaina Efird, RDN, CD, CEDRD, CSSD


Elaina Efird, RDN, CD, CEDRD, CSSD is a registered dietitian nutritionist and certified eating disorder dietitian with a degree from Virginia Tech. She moved to Burlington from North Carolina where she worked at the Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders at UNC Chapel Hill primarily in the inpatient and outpatient levels of care. Elaina worked closely with patients and their families to provide a family-based nutrition therapy approach during the recovery process. Elaina also worked at both North Carolina State University and Virginia Tech with athletes at the division 1 level helping to create nutrition plans that enhanced athletic performance. Passionate about food, nutrition education and client centered care, the move to Burlington was a natural fit. With training in multiple areas of dietetics including sports nutrition, eating disorders, weight management and gastrointestinal complications, Elaina works with all ages, genders and body types. Through the unique approach offered at The Kahm Clinic, she is thrilled to help clients meet their nutrition goals. In her free time, Elaina loves to explore the outdoors with her husband and dog and cheer on Virginia Tech Football. She loves to travel both nationally and internationally, any chance she gets, and to experience the food, outdoors and people in new places.

Elaina is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Collegiate and Professional Sports Dietitians Association and the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals.