Mickala Parsley is a clinical registered dietitian who has a passion for oncology nutrition. She has worked in multiple cancer centers in the Indianapolis area. Mickala attended Ball State University for her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nutrition and dietetics. While she has been interested in food and nutrition for as long as she can remember, Mickala’s interest in oncology nutrition began in college with her philanthropic work with Camp Kesem and her mother’s diagnosis of Stage 3 colorectal cancer. Mickala has seen firsthand how nutrition can play a pivotal role before, during, and after a cancer diagnosis.
Outside of her 9-5, Mickala runs social media channels and a nutrition blog, Sea Salt and Kale, where she enjoys sharing simple and digestible nutrition tips, recipes, and grocery suggestions. She also enjoys spending time outdoors and traveling with her husband, daughter, and two rescue dogs.