University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Natalie Lagomarcino Ledesma, MS, RD

Natalie Lagomarcino Ledesma, MS, RD

Oncology Dietitian, Cancer Resource Center, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Education

University of California, San Diego, 1996, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
San Diego State University, 1999, Master of Science in Nutritional Sciences
San Diego State University, 2000, ADA Accredited Dietetic Internship

Honors & Awards

  • (1998, 1999)
    ADA - Annette Rachman Memorial Scholarship
  • (1999)
    SDSU University Scholar Award
  • (1999)
    SDSU Mary Quam Hawkins Scholarship
  • (1999)
    SDSU/SDDA Barbara K. Rosenblatt Memorial Scholarship
  • (1998)
    CDA Foundation - CDC Scholarship in Consulting or Geriatrics
  • (1992, 1993)
    National Collegiate Women's Soccer Finalist & Semi-finalist

Selected Publications

  • Authored Diet & Prostate Cancer chapter for the ONS Practical Nutrition Management in Cancer Care 2004
  • Authored/edited 6 nutrition chapters for Supportive Cancer Care: The Complete Guide for Patients & Their Families by Ernest Rosenbaum and Isadora Rosenbaum 2004
  • Lagomarcino Ledesma, N. (2004). Chemotherapy Agent Review Taxotere. Oncology Nutrition Connection
  • Contributing author for Sports Nutrition Desk Reference by Mark Kern (2004)
  • Lagomarcino N. (2002). Integrative Tumor Board: Recurrence of Ovarian Cancer Nutrition. Integrative Cancer Therapies. 1(4):398-401.
  • Kern, M., Lagomarcino, N.D., Misell, L.M., Schuster, V. (2000). The effect of medium-chain triacylglycerols on the blood lipid profile of male endurance runners. J. Nutr. Biochem. 11(5):288-292.
  • Misell, L.M., Lagomarcino, N.D., Kern, M., Schuster, V. (2001). Chronic medium-chain triacylglycerol consumption and endurance performance in trained runners. J. Sports Med. and Phys. Fitness. 41:210-215.
  • Kern, M., Lagomarcino, N.D., Misell, L.M., Schuster, V. Chronic medium-chain triacylglycerol consumption and endurance performance in trained runners. Southwest American College of Sports Medicine, Las Vegas, NV. September 1998.
  • Kern, M., Lagomarcino, N.D., Misell, L.M., Schuster, V. The effect of medium-chain triacylglycerols on the blood lipid profile of male endurance runners. Experimental Biology, San Diego, CA. January 2000.