Portrait of Elaine Trujillo, M.S., R.D.

Elaine Trujillo, M.S., R.D.

Program Analyst Office of the Director
Email: trujille@mail.nih.gov Phone: 240-276-7116 Fax: 240-276-7845 Room: 5E568

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Biography

Elaine Trujillo is a program analyst with the Office of the Director (OD) in the Division of Cancer Prevention where she coordinates a variety of cross division grant and portfolio analyses. Prior to joining the OD, Elaine was a Nutritionist with the Nutritional Science Research Group in the Division of Cancer Prevention where she promoted the translation of information about bioactive food components as modifiers of cancer and collaborated with other federal agencies.

Ms. Trujillo holds a B.S. degree from the University of Delaware. At Texas Woman’s University, she earned a M.S. and completed a Dietetic Internship. She has many years of clinical experience, working as a clinical and research dietitian at the Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School in Boston.

Research Interests

  • Screening and assessment of malnutrition in cancer patients
  • Access to nutrition services in outpatient cancer centers
  • Grant and portfolio analysis