Heidi Lucas graduated from the University of Delaware in 1995 with a Bachelor’s Degree in the Coordinated Undergraduate Program of Dietetics.
She began her career in the WIC (Women Infants and Children) Program as the Nutrition Education Coordinator. Over the past 25 years, she has worked as a dietitian at Meritus Medical Center in Hagerstown, MD, as a regional dietitian in various long term care facilities throughout Franklin County, Adams County, and Washington County MD, as a kidney care dietitian in dialysis for the past 12 years, and in private practice counseling patients on chronic kidney disease and diabetes. She teaches both Pre-Diabetes and Diabetes nutritional classes in Chambersburg.
Heidi lives in Chambersburg, PA with her husband, Bryan, and 3 children, Erin (21), Ryan (17), and Ashton (12). In her free time, Heidi enjoys going for walks and enjoying beauty of the outdoors.
Heidi was diagnosed with breast cancer on 3/2/20. She underwent a double mastectomy on 3/30/20. She felt she could relate to other cancer patients and had a great desire to aid in fighting some of the nutritional issues that coincide with cancer and cancer treatments.