Deja Ivy, MS, RD, LD

Associate Director, Community Health

Deja Ivy, MS, RD, LD serves as the Associate Director of Community Health, overseeing NephCure’s Health Equity Initiative. She comes to NephCure with clinical and community experience leading health programming. Her interest in health equity began during her time in clinical settings when she saw people of color disproportionately impacted by disease and hospitalizations.

Deja is a Registered Dietitian and relishes creating programming for kidney-friendly nutrition. She graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics, and summa cum laude with a Master of Science in Health Sciences. Deja is also a published nutrition researcher by the American Society of Nutrition. She deeply values NephCure’s research-based approach to patient advocacy and is excited to be a part of it!