Grappone, Mitzi

Metabolic Dietitian

Grappone, Mitzi

Mitzi Grappone is a registered dietitian with the Greenwood Genetic Center's metabolic treatment team. She joined the Greenwood Genetic Center in 2015 from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control where she worked for 14 years as a nutritionist and the Nutrition and WIC Director for the Upstate Region. Mitzi has over 15 years experience providing nutrition services in clinical and community settings. She currently works in GGC's Columbia office providing medical nutrition therapy, nutrition assessment and follow-up for individuals with inborn errors of metabolism. She also provides follow-up and coordination of nutrition services for individuals with inborn errors of metabolism between clinic visits.

Mitzi is a member of the South Carolina Public Health Association, were she has held many offices.

Contact Information

Office (803) 799-5390
Toll Free (800) 679-5390
Fax (803) 799-5391
mgrappone@ggc.org

Education

  • M.S., (Human Nutrition) Winthrop University, 2003

  • B.S., (Health Science) Clemson University, 1995
Lucy's Story

Lucy's Story

When our daughter Lucy had a metabolic crisis at 7 days old, we were shocked and devastated to find out that she was born with a rare genetic disorder (MSUD). Her newborn screening results did not make it back in time to prevent the crisis, and no one at our local hospital was familiar with the disease. They did not know how to treat her. Calls were made to Greenwood Genetic Center to confirm her diagnosis...

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