Virginia Cassidy, RDN, LDN, CNSC
Virginia “Ginny” Cassidy is a Clinical Dietitian at Spaulding Hospital for Continuing Care Cambridge, specializing in Nutrition Support and complex gastrointestinal disorders. She graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition from Simmons College in Boston, MA in 2002 and completed her dietetic internship at Mount Auburn Hospital in 2003. Her 16 years of experience spans the lifespan from neonatology to gerontology with time spent in Foodservice Management with a focus on the Patient Experience. Virginia came to Spaulding in 2010, seeking an immersive clinical experience while also building her own family. In her time at Spaulding, she has been a SuperUser for EPIC implementation and optimization and served on the Disorders of Consciousness brain injury program. She is also the founder of the GI Team, a group of professionals with a genuine interest in the health and well-being of patients with complex gastrointestinal disorders. The GI Team has established a support group for these patients while also streamlining the monitoring tools and evaluating outcomes. She serves as a preceptor for two Boston area dietetic internship programs. She is seen as a compassionate, thorough, fun-loving healthcare professional, adept at making patients and their supports feel comfortable. Outside of her career, Ginny enjoys coaching her son’s soccer team, running, and engaging in all things Disney related.