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Brenna Downey - Dietitian at CHKD

"I came to CHKD looking for a challenge and wanted to be surrounded by people I could learn with and learn from. Being a dietitian at CHKD has been both rewarding and challenging. I love being able to form lasting relationships with my patients and their families while helping them navigate their nutritional needs."

Brenna Downey, MS, RD

(757) 668-8688
Practice
Education

College: Saint Louis University

Graduate School: University of Illinois at Chicago

    Bio

    Brenna came to CHKD because she was looking for a challenge in her career and wanted to be surrounded by people she could learn from. She helps patients and their families in the outpatient renal and gastrointestinal clinics address nutritional concerns surrounding complex issues such as chronic kidney disease, renal transplant, IBD, food allergies and intolerances, enteral nutrition support, growth concerns, and weight management.

    Brenna’s experience as a dietitian at CHKD has been rewarding and challenging. She loves being able to form lasting relationships with her patients and their families while helping them navigate their nutritional needs.

    Clinical Interests
    • Renal Transplant and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Food Allergies and Intolerances
    • Enteral Nutrition Support
    • Growth Concerns and Weight Management
    (757) 668-8688