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Pulmonary Nutrition Resources

Cook Children's Pulmonology has a team of dietitians to help you with your child's nutrition needs. When your child is in clinic, the pulmonologist may ask the dietitian to see your child to provide nutrition recommendations that can help manage your child's condition.

If your child sees a doctor in the Pulmonary Clinic, and you would like to contact the dietitian, please call: 682-885-7496.

Dietitian services in the pulmonology clinic

Our dietitians can:

  • Help set goals for your child's weight gain and growth
  • Help you understand your child's energy, protein and fat intake goals
  • Provide recipes or suggestions to help your child reach a healthy weight
  • Monitor and make changes to your child's tube feeding plan
  • Help you decide if your child needs a vitamin or mineral supplements
  • Help you assess the safety of herbal supplements for your child
  • Provide advice on eating habits and patterns for a healthier lifestyle
  • Help you deal with picky eaters & negative mealtime behaviors
  • Provide recommendations for sports nutrition

Your pulmonary dietitian team

  • Cristina Puga, RD, LD, CSP
  • Julie DuBois, RD, LD
  • Staci Brummett, RD, LD