Iowa State University
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators
Certified Specialist in Oncology Nutrition
Certified Diabetes Educator
Mary Beth Peiffer, RDN, CSO, LD, CDE, is one of the dietitians at the Helen G. Nassif Community Cancer Center. She graduated from Iowa State University and is board certified by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators.
Mary Beth chose to go into the dietitian field after learning about it in high school and she now has 27 years of experience. Her clinical interests as a dietitian include eating disorders, diabetes education and oncology. Mary Beth describes her care as compassionate, kind and humorous. When asked what motivates her each day she says, “I’m motivated each day by knowing that I can help patients who are dealing with the negative side effects of cancer treatment.” She is also an advocate for cancer prevention.
In her free time Mary Beth enjoys spending time with her grandkids, genealogy and landscaping.