Our Registered Dietitians

Food as Medicine
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Select the state and date of your desired appointment, and we’ll give you a list of eligible dietitians to choose from. You can also provide medical history, dietary restrictions and nutrition goals to help better prepare for your nutrition counseling appointment.
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Telenutrition Services

Looking for healthy cooking tips or need some nutritional counseling? Telenutrition can help! Our dietitians can meet with you over video chat by appointment to help you achieve your personal nutrition goals.
Schedule

Telenutrition Appointments

Select the state and date of your desired appointment, and we’ll give you a list of eligible dietitians to choose from. You can also provide medical history, dietary restrictions and nutrition goals to help better prepare for your nutrition counseling appointment.
Learn

Telenutrition Services

Looking for healthy cooking tips or need some nutritional counseling? Telenutrition can help! Our dietitians can meet with you over video chat by appointment to help you achieve your personal nutrition goals.

Our Registered Dietitians

We believe in Food as Medicine. That means we're dedicated to nutrition, education and personalized approaches to eating and enjoying food, leading to healthier lives and illness prevention. When meeting virtually with one of our registered dietitians for nutrition coaching, you'll discover new foods, mindsets and recipes that serve as inspiration to nourish your body by loving what you eat. You’ll learn to make the grocery store not only a destination for health, but also for happiness.

Jessica Colón

Jessica Colón (RDN, LD) wants to be your personal cheerleader and help you achieve your nutritional goals. She’ll meet you where you are and will help you attain a healthier lifestyle while still enjoying all of your favorite foods. Jessica is always looking for adventure, and can often be found traveling with her husband, hiking, reading, sipping on tea or hanging out with her two cats.

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Jessica Colón

Jessica Colón (RDN, LD) wants to be your personal cheerleader and help you achieve your nutritional goals. She’ll meet you where you are and will help you attain a healthier lifestyle while still enjoying all of your favorite foods. Jessica is always looking for adventure, and can often be found traveling with her husband, hiking, reading, sipping on tea or hanging out with her two cats.

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Ashlyn Evans

Ashlyn Evans (MS, RDN, LD) is a research enthusiast, ready to help you navigate health trends and questions in the ever-changing world of nutrition. She’s excited to help you gain the knowledge and confidence you desire around your food choices, and in a way that makes the most sense for whatever stage of life you’re in. When she's not helping others reach their goals, you can find Ashlyn taking long walks, watching cooking videos, cuddling her dog or hosting "The Bachelorette" watch parties.

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Ashlyn Evans

Ashlyn Evans (MS, RDN, LD) is a research enthusiast, ready to help you navigate health trends and questions in the ever-changing world of nutrition. She’s excited to help you gain the knowledge and confidence you desire around your food choices, and in a way that makes the most sense for whatever stage of life you’re in. When she's not helping others reach their goals, you can find Ashlyn taking long walks, watching cooking videos, cuddling her dog or hosting "The Bachelorette" watch parties.

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Marcella Ranieri

Marcella Ranieri (RDN, LD, CLC) is a dietitian who believes that small changes can make a big impact! She’s here to motivate you to make manageable adjustments to your diet, while also supporting your individual food and cultural preferences. Since she was raised on a Mediterranean style diet by her family from southern Italy, Marcella understands the importance of honoring customs while also making healthy food choices. In her spare time, Marcella enjoys hiking, watching sports, and reading.

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Marcella Ranieri

Marcella Ranieri (RDN, LD, CLC) is a dietitian who believes that small changes can make a big impact! She’s here to motivate you to make manageable adjustments to your diet, while also supporting your individual food and cultural preferences. Since she was raised on a Mediterranean style diet by her family from southern Italy, Marcella understands the importance of honoring customs while also making healthy food choices. In her spare time, Marcella enjoys hiking, watching sports, and reading.

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Shelly Beck

Shelly Beck (RDN, LD) lives by the motto “You gotta nourish to flourish” and is committed to helping others fuel their lifestyle intuitively, whatever that means for every individual. Similar to solving a puzzle, she finds joy and satisfaction in piecing together meal ideas that are tailored to specific allergy needs and dietary preferences. When not working, Shelly loves reading at local coffee shops, whipping up something delicious in the kitchen and hiking and biking with her partner and two dogs.

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Shelly Beck

Shelly Beck (RDN, LD) lives by the motto “You gotta nourish to flourish” and is committed to helping others fuel their lifestyle intuitively, whatever that means for every individual. Similar to solving a puzzle, she finds joy and satisfaction in piecing together meal ideas that are tailored to specific allergy needs and dietary preferences. When not working, Shelly loves reading at local coffee shops, whipping up something delicious in the kitchen and hiking and biking with her partner and two dogs.

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Stephanie Skinner-Lucas

Stephanie Skinner-Lucas (MS, RDN, LD) is a prevention and intervention dietitian who mentors each patient, wherever they are in their healthy lifestyle journey, to help them get across the finish line. Stephanie calls herself a "salad junkie," creating balanced, nutritious meals by adding protein, vibrant fruits, vegetables, unusual flavors and exciting textures. In her spare time, she enjoys participating in charity events and traveling to the beach.

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Stephanie Skinner-Lucas

Stephanie Skinner-Lucas (MS, RDN, LD) is a prevention and intervention dietitian who mentors each patient, wherever they are in their healthy lifestyle journey, to help them get across the finish line. Stephanie calls herself a "salad junkie," creating balanced, nutritious meals by adding protein, vibrant fruits, vegetables, unusual flavors and exciting textures. In her spare time, she enjoys participating in charity events and traveling to the beach.

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Tracey Shaffer

Tracey Shaffer (RDN, LD, NBC-HWC) is a seasoned dietitian and certified health coach who’s committed to helping patients improve their health and wellness. She‘s able to connect with people at all stages of their journeys and believes that small steps can lead to big changes. Outside of work, Tracey enjoys working out and spending time outdoors with her dogs, Lucy and Enzo.

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Tracey Shaffer

Tracey Shaffer (RDN, LD, NBC-HWC) is a seasoned dietitian and certified health coach who’s committed to helping patients improve their health and wellness. She‘s able to connect with people at all stages of their journeys and believes that small steps can lead to big changes. Outside of work, Tracey enjoys working out and spending time outdoors with her dogs, Lucy and Enzo.

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Katy Keogh

Katy Keogh (MS, RDN, LD) helps patients tap into their inner intuitive eater! She fosters food and movement behavior changes that improve how you feel and function while still enjoying all foods to the fullest. Before settling down and having kids, Katy studied abroad in Ireland, backpacked in Africa for three months and lived in New Zealand for six years.

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Katy Keogh

Katy Keogh (MS, RDN, LD) helps patients tap into their inner intuitive eater! She fosters food and movement behavior changes that improve how you feel and function while still enjoying all foods to the fullest. Before settling down and having kids, Katy studied abroad in Ireland, backpacked in Africa for three months and lived in New Zealand for six years.

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Molly Hembree

Molly Hembree (MS, RDN, LD) is one of the kindest dietitians you’ll ever meet. You’ll leave every session with her feeling informed, motivated and ready to tackle your goals. Molly is an advocate of featuring more plants in your life, whether through enjoying tasty plant-centered dishes, hiking outdoors or growing your own herbs. With her upbeat personality, Molly enjoys dancing, playing the trombone and accumulating houseplants.

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Molly Hembree

Molly Hembree (MS, RDN, LD) is one of the kindest dietitians you’ll ever meet. You’ll leave every session with her feeling informed, motivated and ready to tackle your goals. Molly is an advocate of featuring more plants in your life, whether through enjoying tasty plant-centered dishes, hiking outdoors or growing your own herbs. With her upbeat personality, Molly enjoys dancing, playing the trombone and accumulating houseplants.

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Elizabeth Calvelage

Elizabeth Calvelage (RDN, LD) is the perfect dietitian for instilling confidence in your food choices. Love pizza? She does too! Elizabeth takes a clinical nutrition approach to providing quality recommendations, structure and organization for your shopping, cooking and eating strategy. A marathon runner herself, she is well-versed in the nutrition needs of athletes, both aspiring and established.

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Elizabeth Calvelage

Elizabeth Calvelage (RDN, LD) is the perfect dietitian for instilling confidence in your food choices. Love pizza? She does too! Elizabeth takes a clinical nutrition approach to providing quality recommendations, structure and organization for your shopping, cooking and eating strategy. A marathon runner herself, she is well-versed in the nutrition needs of athletes, both aspiring and established.

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Richie Santucci

Richie Santucci (RDN, LD, CDE, NCSF-CPT) has a nutrition philosophy of eating a diverse diet by incorporating various plant-based foods. As a former wrestler, boxer and mixed martial arts athlete who overtrained for many years, Richie realized the importance of nutrition. This led to his creation of a specialized diet program to support muscle recovery. A jack-of-all-trades, Richie is a multi-instrumentalist musician who has recorded a full album and produced two music videos.

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Richie Santucci

Richie Santucci (RDN, LD, CDE, NCSF-CPT) has a nutrition philosophy of eating a diverse diet by incorporating various plant-based foods. As a former wrestler, boxer and mixed martial arts athlete who overtrained for many years, Richie realized the importance of nutrition. This led to his creation of a specialized diet program to support muscle recovery. A jack-of-all-trades, Richie is a multi-instrumentalist musician who has recorded a full album and produced two music videos.

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Laura Brown

Laura N. Brown (MS, RDN, LD, ACSM-CPT) has a simple food philosophy: There’s no such thing as bad food, only portion sizes that need a little attention. Laura helps patients craft a nutrition plan to match their lifestyle and tastebuds. Outside of work, Laura enjoys hiking with her dog and family as well as musical theatre. Combining her love of music and nutrition, she had a three-year stint as a performing artist... singing and rapping about healthy foods!

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Laura Brown

Laura N. Brown (MS, RDN, LD, ACSM-CPT) has a simple food philosophy: There’s no such thing as bad food, only portion sizes that need a little attention. Laura helps patients craft a nutrition plan to match their lifestyle and tastebuds. Outside of work, Laura enjoys hiking with her dog and family as well as musical theatre. Combining her love of music and nutrition, she had a three-year stint as a performing artist... singing and rapping about healthy foods!

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Kristen Keen

Kristen Keen (MBA, RDN, LD) believes having a strong understanding of nutrition is the key to feeling great, and having a good relationship with food should center around the power of self-love. For Kristen, this means balancing a bowl of her childhood favorite SpaghettiOs® with a bowl of oranges and pistachios... and a good baseball game!

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Kristen Keen

Kristen Keen (MBA, RDN, LD) believes having a strong understanding of nutrition is the key to feeling great, and having a good relationship with food should center around the power of self-love. For Kristen, this means balancing a bowl of her childhood favorite SpaghettiOs® with a bowl of oranges and pistachios... and a good baseball game!

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Lisa McCune

Lisa McCune (MS, MPH, RDN, LD) is a well-seasoned dietitian with over a decade of experience in personalized nutrition. She is cheerful, intelligent and welcoming with each visit. Lisa enjoys reading, CrossFit, baking and spending time with her Boston terrier, Josie (who she and her husband adore!).

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Lisa McCune

Lisa McCune (MS, MPH, RDN, LD) is a well-seasoned dietitian with over a decade of experience in personalized nutrition. She is cheerful, intelligent and welcoming with each visit. Lisa enjoys reading, CrossFit, baking and spending time with her Boston terrier, Josie (who she and her husband adore!).

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Kara Miller

Kara Miller (MS, RDN, CSSD, LDN) is an all-foods-fit dietitian who believes food is fuel and so much more (memories, culture, community and fun). She’s passionate about understanding your motivational “why” to help you create realistic and sustainable goals for your busy lifestyle. Kara explains the science of nutrition in easy-to-understand terms with practical application. You’ll leave your appointments with specific goals that help you feel empowered, confident and encouraged. Outside of work, Kara loves hiking with her family, cheering on sports teams, and relaxing on a patio with her favorite people and a board game.

In-person appointments available only for the greater Nashville area at Westhaven Village in Franklin, TN (411 Whitman Rd., Franklin, TN 37064).

To schedule an in-person appointment, please call 513–387–8313.

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Kara Miller

Kara Miller (MS, RDN, CSSD, LDN) is an all-foods-fit dietitian who believes food is fuel and so much more (memories, culture, community and fun). She’s passionate about understanding your motivational “why” to help you create realistic and sustainable goals for your busy lifestyle. Kara explains the science of nutrition in easy-to-understand terms with practical application. You’ll leave your appointments with specific goals that help you feel empowered, confident and encouraged. Outside of work, Kara loves hiking with her family, cheering on sports teams, and relaxing on a patio with her favorite people and a board game.

In-person appointments available only for the greater Nashville area at Westhaven Village in Franklin, TN (411 Whitman Rd., Franklin, TN 37064).

To schedule an in-person appointment, please call 513–387–8313.

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Emily Rider

Emily Rider (RDN, LD) is a passionate, clinically savvy dietitian who believes in a balanced diet of foods that are good for your mind, body and soul. If you’re struggling with a new diagnosis, Emily can explain how your nutrition relates, and steps you can take to use your favorite foods to support good health. She’ll simplify your nutrition plan so you can begin acting on it today. Outside of work, Emily loves to spend time outside with her husband and two rescue dogs.

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Emily Rider

Emily Rider (RDN, LD) is a passionate, clinically savvy dietitian who believes in a balanced diet of foods that are good for your mind, body and soul. If you’re struggling with a new diagnosis, Emily can explain how your nutrition relates, and steps you can take to use your favorite foods to support good health. She’ll simplify your nutrition plan so you can begin acting on it today. Outside of work, Emily loves to spend time outside with her husband and two rescue dogs.

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Sarah Limbert

Sarah Limbert (RDN, LD) is your go-to dietitian for quick, delicious and convenient meals. She really knows her way around the grocery store, and can provide insight, inspiration and a positive perspective on meal preparation. Sarah spends her free time doing nonprofit work, traveling and riding dirt bikes with her husband.

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Sarah Limbert

Sarah Limbert (RDN, LD) is your go-to dietitian for quick, delicious and convenient meals. She really knows her way around the grocery store, and can provide insight, inspiration and a positive perspective on meal preparation. Sarah spends her free time doing nonprofit work, traveling and riding dirt bikes with her husband.

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Shari Mermelstein

Shari Mermelstein (RDN, LDN) focuses on personalizing goals and providing practical guidance, keeping each person’s motivation, health, budget, and taste preferences in mind. She's passionate about healthy eating not needing to be expensive or time consuming. Originally from New York City and now living in Florida, you’ll find Shari modifying recipes, cycling and rooting on her favorite sports teams in her personal time.

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Shari Mermelstein

Shari Mermelstein (RDN, LDN) focuses on personalizing goals and providing practical guidance, keeping each person’s motivation, health, budget, and taste preferences in mind. She's passionate about healthy eating not needing to be expensive or time consuming. Originally from New York City and now living in Florida, you’ll find Shari modifying recipes, cycling and rooting on her favorite sports teams in her personal time.

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Allison Yoder

Allison Yoder (MA, RDN, LD) is an Iowa native who believes that healthy eating habits are achieved one goal at a time. As a busy mom, Allison likes to educate patients on balanced eating and menu planning for on-the-go individuals and families. In her spare time, Allison enjoys word puzzles, watching movies and cheering on her kids at their sporting events.

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Allison Yoder

Allison Yoder (MA, RDN, LD) is an Iowa native who believes that healthy eating habits are achieved one goal at a time. As a busy mom, Allison likes to educate patients on balanced eating and menu planning for on-the-go individuals and families. In her spare time, Allison enjoys word puzzles, watching movies and cheering on her kids at their sporting events.

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Joy Wang

Joy Wang (RDN, LD) is enthusiastically passionate about nutrition and wellness. Joy is a firm believer that food plays a crucial (and delicious) role in our overall health and well-being. She embraces everyone’s uniqueness, and believes that eating should be personalized, as nutrition is not one size fits all. Joy enjoys working out, baking, spending time outdoors and scoping out local cafes and restaurants.

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Joy Wang

Joy Wang (RDN, LD) is enthusiastically passionate about nutrition and wellness. Joy is a firm believer that food plays a crucial (and delicious) role in our overall health and well-being. She embraces everyone’s uniqueness, and believes that eating should be personalized, as nutrition is not one size fits all. Joy enjoys working out, baking, spending time outdoors and scoping out local cafes and restaurants.

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How to Build a Balanced Meal

Dedicate half your plate to fruits and veggies, one quarter to lean protein and one quarter to whole grains.

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Meet Our Registered Dietitians

Looking for healthy eating tips, cooking guidance or nutritional expertise? Our team of registered dietitians are here to help!

Our expert dietitians are on the cutting edge of evidence-based nutrition science, guidelines and wellness trends – not to mention they're total foodies, too! Our team is eager to share their extensive knowledge and keen understanding of food and nutrition with the community. But before you schedule an appointment to chat one-on-one with a dietitian, you can meet the registered nutrition coaches online, everyone right here.! Read through the bios to learn more about each dietitian and find out what drives them to Feed the Human Spirit.

Talk to Our Dietitians

You can connect with a dietitian from anywhere you have access to the internet! These personalized chats with an online dietitian allow you to receive customized nutrition tips and guidance that work with your lifestyle and eating habits. Schedule a Telenutrition appointment to virtually chat one-on-one with a dietitian today!

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Services and availability vary by location. Pharmacy, Clinic, and Telenutrition services are available in select areas. Access our pharmacy locator to find a pharmacy near you. The Little Clinic practices in the following states only: AZ, KY, OH, TN, CO, IN, GA, KS, VA. Access our clinic locator to find a clinic near you. Telenutrition services where medical nutrition therapy is provided are not available in AK, MT, NJ, NY, SC, WY, or where otherwise prohibited by applicable law.