Guest Lecturers

Guest Lecturers

Peter Adintori, RD
Clinical & Research Dietitian
Montefiore Medical Center, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital, and VidaFuel

Tyffanie Ammeter, MS, RDN, CDN
Nutrition Consultant

Naomi Arbit, Ph.D.
Behavioral Scientist, BetterUp
Research Projects: University of Konstanz, Germany, and University of Pennsylvania

Sandra J. Arevalo, MPH, RDN, CDN, CLC, CDE
Director of Nutrition Services and Outreach Programs
Community Programs, a program of Montefiore and The Children's Health Fund

Keith T. Ayoob, EdD, RDN
Associate Clinical Professor, Pediatrics (Child Development) Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Director, Nutrition Clinic, Children's Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center

Evan Berk. Ph.D.
Global R&D Lead, Metabolic Health,
Nestlé Health Science, Bridgewater, New Jersey 

Morgan Bookheimer, MS, RD
Total Rewards Project Coordinator
New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Ryan Burslem, RD, CDN, CNSC
Clinical Dietitian, Medical ICU/Adult Nutrition Support
New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Dennis Derryk, PhD
Founder and President
Corbin Hill Food Project

David DeVaughn, MPA
Director, Policy and Community Engagement
City Harvest

Tamara Duker Freuman, MS, RD, CDN
Clinical Dietitian
East River Gastroenterology & Nutrition

Jennifer Folliard, MPH, RDN
Formally Director USDA Legislation and Policy
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

John I. Glendinning, Ph.D.
Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Biology
Director, Program in Neuroscience & Behavior
Barnard College, Columbia University

Marion Groetch, MS, RDN
Director of Nutrition Services at the Jaffe Food Allergy Institute
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
The Jaffe Food Allergy Institute

Melissa Halas-Liang, MA, RDN, CDE
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Certified Diabetes Educator
Founder of SuperKids Nutrition

Tony Hillery
Executive Director and Founder
Harlem Grown

Kerri-Ann Jennings, MS, RDN
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
Health Writer and Nutrition Therapist

Alan Lee, RD, CDE, CDN, CFT
Nutrition Consultant
Family Health Center of Harlem, Apicha Community Health Center, TOUCH Inc. - Rockland County

Kathryn Leonard, MS, RD, CDN
Nutritionist, Urban Health Plan Adolescent Health and Wellness Center
Consulting Dietitian for Bitesnap

Toni Liquori, EdD, MPH
Founder and Executive Director
School Food Focus

Christie Lumsden, PhD, MS, RD, CDN
Associate Research Scientist
Section of Population Oral Health
Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

Joyce Marcley Vergili, EdD, RD, CDN, CDE, FAND
Registered Dietitian & Certified Diabetes Educator
Owner, Doctor Joyce
Ellenville Regional Hospital

Jackie Maxwell, MS, RD, CNSC
Nutrition Support Dietitian
Trauma & Surgery ICUs, Westchester Medical Center 

Julia McCarthy, JD
Senior Nutrition Policy Associate
Center for Science in the Public Interest

Robin McConnell, MS, RD, CSO
Clinical Nutrition Coordinator
John Theurer Cancer Center

Amrita Persaud, MS, MEd, RDN
Bariatric Surgery Program Coordinator
NYC Health and Hospital/ Harlem

Robert Post, PhD, Med, MSc
Senior Director, Chobani Health and Wellness/Corporate Affairs
Formally Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, United Stated Department of Agriculture

Marcia Rappaport, RDN, CDN, MS, IBCLC, MBA
Nutrition Consultant
Marcia Rappaport Nutrition

Julia Rosenbaum Vukicevic, MS, RDN, CDN
Private Practice Dietitian
Julia V Nutrition

Jamie Schehr, ND, RDN, CDN
Naturopathic Doctor, Registered Dietitian, Certified Dietitian Nutritionist
Faculty, Institute for Family Health & Founder of Schehr Nutrition & Co-Owner xFitLab

Jessica Tosto MS, RDN, CSP, CNSC
Clinical Coordinator, MS Nutrition and Dietetics Program
College of Health Professions
Pace University

Barbara Turk
Director Food Policy,
New York City Mayor’s Office

Claire Uno
Deputy Director, Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, Education & Policy
Program in Nutrition, Teachers College, Columbia University

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