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St. Mary’s Hospital  

Website:  https://www.stmarysdecatur.com

1800 E. Lake Shore Drive 
 Decatur, IL 62521-3883 

Phone: 217-464-5241
Fax: 217-464-1647
Site Coordinator: Jennifer Ashley, MS, RDN, LDN
St. Mary's Hospital
One of 13 hospitals in Illinois and Wisconsin that are part of the Hospital Sisters Health Network, St. Mary's has 371 beds and more than 1,200 employees. The hospital, founded by Franciscan Sisters, has provided compassionate care to the Decatur area for over 120 years.
St. Mary's attractive 21-acre campus overlooks Lake Decatur and houses the Surgery Center, Medical Arts and Lake Shore Medical Office Buildings, Central Illinois Sleep Disorders Laboratory and Pain Center, among others.
The Medical Arts complex and Lake Shore Medical Office Building house over 35 physicians, specializing in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Nephrology, and Family Care.
Decatur is a city of contrasting beauty, from its rolling green parks to its iron river of rails, from its scenic lakeshore to its old industrial skyline. It is diverse and friendly, and it exudes a Midwestern hometown charm that will linger in your memory. Decatur's industrial growth was propelled by the creation of Lake Decatur in the early 20th century. Today, the city is home to a number of fortune 500 companies, including two of the world's largest agricultural processors. Millikin University is also located here
The mission of St. Mary's Hospital is to reveal and embody Christ's healing love for all people through our high quality Franciscan health care ministry.


Food Service Management

A variety of experiences is offered in the following areas:
  • At Your Request room-service menu with a 7-day cycle.
  • Updated and remodeled cafeteria offers a wide variety on the menu and is a popular breakfast and lunch spot for employees and visitors.
  • Catering opportunities ranging from small scale breakfasts to full-course dinners.

Clinical Rotations

A comprehensive experience in all aspects of clinical nutrition is provided through:
  • Inpatient care including critical care, medical/surgery, oncology, maternal/child, pediatric, and mental heath.
  • Outpatient counseling including diabetes, gestational diabetes, weight loss/weight gain, GI disorders, renal disease and healthy eating.
  • Community service events including health fairs, speaking engagements, diabetes screenings, and cooking demonstrations.

Our staff of Registered Dietitians has a Clinical Manager and two staff dietitians including a Certified Diabetes Educator.