Regional Recognized Renal Dietitian Award – Region 5
Pamela (“Pam”) Tseng earned a master’s degree in clinical nutrition from the University of Wisconsin. In addition to her dietetic studies, she has also received advanced training in computer science from Northern Illinois University and studied business management at Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Pam is highly skilled in building partnerships among competing perspectives. She excels at problem solving and interacting with others. Pam currently serves as an advisory board member for an app project at the National Kidney Foundation and also as a Recording Secretary for the CRN Board.
As a nephrology dietitian at Satellite Health, she is compassionate with her patients. Beyond her day job, she continues her compassion in all areas of her life including dedicating time as a volunteer lead translator at Venture Church in Los Gatos. Friends and colleagues describe her as outgoing, friendly, and having a knack for putting people at ease, regardless of who she meets. She freely gives to others and helps people whenever she can.
On the personal side, Pam lives in San Jose, CA as a devoted mother of two wonderful daughters. In 2017 she adopted Matthew, a Chinese orphan who has special medical needs. As a dedicated single parent, she works diligently at ensuring Matthew has the best education and family experience possible. In her spare time, she and Matthew visit educational and recreational sites such as museums, zoos, aquariums, and National Parks. She also enjoys reading, hiking, and gardening.
Pam is compassionate with her patients and in all areas of her life. She freely gives to others, helps people whenever she can, and is an active volunteer in her community.