Maricel Lopez-Colon is a licensed dietitian and nutritionist at Goshen Center for Cancer Care. She provides nutrition counseling to help patients with cancer maintain well-being and ease side effects during and after treatment. As part of the Integrative Care Team, Maricel works closely with oncologists and other providers to treat the whole person and support the best quality of life possible.
From Puerto Rico, Maricel is fluent in English and Spanish. She stays connected with friends and family through social media platforms and shares nutrition resources with her community.
Philosophy of Care
Maricel believes empathetic, compassionate care starts with getting to know her patients, their life routines and preferences. She builds a rapport with patients and offers a judgment-free environment throughout their journey. Her empathetic and compassionate approach helps patients to feel comfortable and respected as they discuss their personal preferences and values.
- Foods to improve quality of life
- Plant-based food benefits
- Innovative nutrition care
- Prevention of chronic conditions
Certified – Dietitian and Nutritionist
Education and training:
Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics
University of Puerto Rico - Rio Piedras Campus | San Juan, PR