Amy  Cameron
Instructor and Director, Dietetic Internship
School of Public Health
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics
1607 CHS Building 1

Amy Cameron comes to Samford from a seven-year career at Children’s of Alabama.  She has worked with patients as a clinical nutritionist and in staff development as the unit educator for nutrition and lactation. Cameron served as adjunct faculty for the Pediatric Simulation Center: co-teaching a monthly simulation for pediatric residents and medical students. Cameron spent much of her time at Children’s working with dietetic interns and has a passion for teaching and training the next generation of dietitians to serve their communities with the strengths God has given them.  Cameron enjoys exploring Birmingham and traveling with her family.

Degrees and Credentials

  • Master of Science, Clinical Nutrition, University of Alabama at Birmingham   
  • Bachelor of Science, Nutritional Sciences, Texas A&M University
  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionist by the Commission of Dietetics Registration
  • Licensed Dietitian by the Alabama Board of Examiners For Dietetics & Nutritionists


  • Pediatric Nutrition


  • Beto J., Holli B., Nutrition and Dietetic Educators and Preceptors (NDEP). Nutrition Counseling and Education Skills: A Practical Guide. 8th ed. Jones & Bartlett Learning; 2024. (Contributing Author: Chapter 9, Counseling Through the Lifespan).
  • Abstract: Buckner, E., Johnson, K., Marshall, L., Thurston, L., Worthington, M., Cameron, A. Pike, F., Keith, A., Cooper Diamond, J. Polcari, M., Soong, W. Virtual Young Teen Asthma & Wellness Camp: Interprofessional Self-Management Education Online. Samford University; Birmingham, AL, December 2020.  
  • Care of the Neonate to Adolescent with Kidney Disease. Core curriculum for nephrology nursing (7th ed.). Pitman, New Jersey: American Nephrology Nurses’ Association. April 2020. (Contributing Author, Chapter 34 Care of the Neonate to Adolescent with Kidney Disease).
  • Abstract: Talathi, S., Cameron, A., Nogueira, J., Kassel, R.Late-onset Chylous ascites after Kasai portoenterostomy. University of Alabama at Birmingham; Birmingham, AL, December 2017.  
  • Teske, S., Peterson, D., Morse, A., Hardy, L., Youngblood, A., & Tofil, N. (2015). Utilizing High-Fidelity Simulation to Teach Pediatric Residents Clinical Nutrition: A Curricular Change Guided by a Needs Assessment. ICAN: Infant, Child, & Adolescent Nutrition, 7(6), 367-374.