Arica Lingerfelt RD/LD

Registered Dietitian
Debra Hofer
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma (OSU)
Bachelor of Science in Human Environmental Sciences, Nutritional Sciences

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA (Cal Poly)
Master of Science in Nutrition and Food Science

Oklahoma State Medical Board Licensure for Dietitians
License #1498
University of California – Los Angeles (UCLA)

Certified Lactation Educator

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Member for 18 years

Oklahoma Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Member for 7 years

Arica has over 13 years of experience working with children from newborns to adolescents in both in-patient and out-patient settings.Arica interned at Baylor Medical Center (Dallas). She gained six years of pediatric clinical nutrition experience working at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles as well as another local therapy clinic in Tulsa for the past 6 years. Arica enjoys working with children and their parents or caregivers to create good eating habits and a healthy lifelong relationship with food and a healthy lifestyle.

Clinical Experience:

- Overweight/Obesity
- Failure to Thrive/Poor Weight Gain
- Assessment and Management of Gastrostomy (G-tube) Feedings including transition from G-tube to oral nutrition
- Picky Eating/Oral Feeding Aversions
- Constipation
- NICU Graduates with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia and Chronic Lung Disease
- Muscular Dystrophy and Spinal Muscle Atrophy
- Cystic Fibrosis
- Multiple food allergies
- Autism
- Lactation
- Heart and Lung Transplant
- Diet and Menu Planning
- Exercise Interventions
- Pediatric Nutritional Consulting, Assessments, and Continued Follow-up