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Amy Sapsford, RD, CSP, LD


Current Position: Retired from Registered Dietitian III at Cincinnati Children’s, November, 2021

Sapsford’s focus for her entire career has been Neonatal Nutrition beginning at Dayton Children’s in 1983 and moving on to Cincinnati Children’s in 1990 until November, 2021 when she retired. She co-authored the first Nutritional Care for High Risk Newborns (blue) book in the mid 1980’s with her Ohio Neonatal Nutritionists colleagues and contributed multiple chapters to the 2 subsequent (Red Book) editions. She went on to co-author the Enteral Nutrition chapter of the AND NICU Nutrition Pocket Guide and she co-authored the first two AND Human Milk chapters for the Infant Feedings book. Amy served as a Content Item Writing Specialist for the CSP exam for CDR for many years including conversion from the simulation exam to the computerized version. She also participated in the development of the practice surveys and content outlines using the Nutrition Care Process. Sapsford graduated with highest distinction from Eastern Kentucky University where an endowed scholarship for a dietetics student is being established in her name. 

Finally, Sapsford was elected to a 3-year term on the Board of Trustees for Gerber Foundation beginning in 2022.  She provides practical neonatal nutrition expertise on the Pediatric Nutrition Subcommittee.