Department of Food and Nutrition Management Staff and Faculty

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Department of Food and Nutrition
  • Jaclyn Mucaria, MPA, Senior Vice President, Ambulatory Care – Patient Centered Services
  • Alan Lee, MAS, Vice President, Support Services – Patient Centered Care
  • Bernadette O'Brien, RN, MS, Vice President, Support Services
  • Louise Merriman, MS, RD, CDN, Director, Clinical Nutrition
  • Elaine Rosenthal, MS, RD, CDN, Administrator, Dietetic Internship Program
  • Keri Crayne, MPH, RD, CDN, Manager, Quality Assurance – Training
  • Sharon Solomon, RD, Manager, Alignment and Strategy
  • Tina Jones, Budget Manager
Weill Cornell Medical Center Department of Food and Nutrition

Food Service

  • Michael Williams, MBA, RD, CDN, Director of Food – Nutrition
  • Richard Barrett, Manager of Operations
  • Frank Vivolo, Manager of Operations
  • Tamara Alvarez, Manager of Retail – Catering
  • Ross Posmentier, Senior Executive Chef, Greenberg 14 South
  • Miriam Zamparelli, Executive Chef
  • Gerard Valino, Sous Chef
  • Zainab Abdul-Rahman, Patient Food Service Supervisor
  • Anthony Gotto, Patient Food Service Supervisor
  • Jason Lopez, Purchasing – Inventory Supervisor
  • Thomas Cimo, RD, CDN, IS Training Coordinator

Clinical Nutrition

  • Takami Kim, MS, RD, CDN, Manager, Clinical Nutrition
  • Bailey O'Keefe, RD, CDN, Supervisor, Clinical Nutrition
  • Alissa Rumsey, RD, CDN, CNSC, Senior Dietitian
  • Georgia Giannopoulos, RD, CDN, CNSC, Senior Dietitian
  • Kim Valenza, RD, CDN, Senior Dietitian
  • Glenis G. Alexander, RD, CDN, Clinical Dietitian
  • Katherine Breznak, MS, RD, CDN, CNSC, Clinical Dietitian
  • Jenefer Cevantes, RD, CDN, CNSC, Clinical Dietitian
  • Rachel Combe, MS, RD, CDN, CNSC, Clinical Dietitian
  • Amy Gross, MPH, RD, CDN, Clinical Dietitian
  • Kathryn Hartman, RD, CDN, Clinical Dietitian
  • Pegah Jalali, RD, Clinical Dietitian
  • Kwai Lam, RD, CDN, CNSC, Clinical Dietitian
  • Misa Lee, RD, CDN, Clinical Dietitian
  • Martha McKittrick, RD, CDN, CDE, Clinical Dietitian
  • Rachel Neifeld, RD, CDN, Clinical Dietitian
  • Caryne Roey, RD, CDN, Clinical Dietitian
  • Samantha Rogers, RD, CDN, CNSC, Clinical Dietitian
  • Emily Sedlis, RD, CDN, Clinical Dietitian
  • Stephanie Shea, RD, CDN, Clinical Dietitian
  • Jackie Topol, RD, CDN, Clinical Dietitian
  • Lauren Van Dam, RD, CDN, CNSC, Clinical Dietitian
Westchester Division Department of Food and Nutrition

Food Service

  • Shelley Carley, MBA, RD, LD, CDN, Director of Food – Nutrition
  • Jesus Raspiller, Executive Chef
  • Gayle Archer, Manager of Operations
  • Thomas Schassler, Manager of Retail – Catering

Clinical Nutrition

  • Margaret Echevarria, RD, CDN, Clinical Dietitian
  • Lauren Nickerson, MS, RD, CDN, Clinical Dietitian
  • Annette Schoppmann, MS, RD, CDN, Clinical Dietitian
  • Jacqueline Spang, RD, CDN, Clinical Dietitian
Columbia University Medical Center & Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital Department of Food and Nutrition

Food Service

  • Michael DeFilippo, Director of Food – Nutrition
  • Christine DiMaggio, Manager, Patient Operations
  • Melissa Sacco, Operations Manager
  • Mahdu Parkash Sharma, Executive Chef
  • Mary Ellen Antonio, Retail/Catering Manager
  • Ivette Bujosa, Supervisor, McKeen / Windows on the Hudson
  • Sandra Charles, Supervisor, Patient Food Service
  • Evangelina Christou, MPA, RD, CDN, Supervisor, Patient Food Service
  • Othilee Davis, Supervisor, Retail Operations
  • Dewin Medrano, Supervisor, Retail Operations
  • Ryan Quintyne, Supervisor, Retail Operations
  • Yvonne Bernard, IS Specialist

Columbia University Medical Center Clinical Nutrition

  • Patricia Nicholas, MS, RD, CDN, CSG, Manager, Clinical Nutrition
  • Soon Y. Juhng, MS, RD, CDN, Manager, Clinical Nutrition
  • Patricia King, MBA, RD, CDN, Manager, Clinical Nutrition
  • Nicole Cortese, RD, CDN, Clinical Nutritionist
  • Alison Gerber, MS, RD, CDN, CNSC, Clinical Nutritionis
  • Marilyn Geschwind, RD, CDN, Clinical Nutritionist
  • Jeong Ho, MS, RD, CDN, CNSC, Clinical Nutritionist
  • Anita King, MS, RD, CDN, CNSC, Clinical Nutritionist
  • Brenda Klein, MS, RD, CDN, CDE, Clinical Nutritionist
  • Danielle Klein, RD, CDN, Clinical Nutritionist
  • Brittany Lucchetto, RD, CDN, CNSC, Clinical Nutritionist
  • Melissa Matulay, RD, CDN, Clinical Nutritionist
  • Mary O'Hara, MS, RD, CDN, Clinical Nutritionist
  • Lauren Parsly, RD, CDN, Clinical Nutritionist
  • Jennifer Paul, RD, CDN, CSR, Clinical Nutritionist
  • Margarita Radoulova, MS, RD, Clinical Nutritionist
  • Barbara Rothstein, MS, RD, CDN, CNSC, Clinical Nutritionist
  • Kathleen Ryan, RD, CDN, Clinical Nutritionist
  • Brittany Sparks, RD, CDN, Clinical Nutritionist
  • Sabrina Toledano, RD, CDN, Clinical Nutritionist
  • Monika Valcarcel, RD, CDN, Clinical Nutritionist
  • Vanessa Valero, RD, Clinical Nutritionist
  • Amy Wong, RD, CDN, Clinical Nutritionist

Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital Clinical Nutrition

  • Susan Fulton, RD, CDN, Clinical Nutrition Manager
  • Alexandra Briceno, RD, CDN, Clinical Nutritionist
  • Melissa McCormack, RD, CDN, Clinical Nutritionist
  • Allison Salvitti, RD, CDN, Clinical Nutritionist
  • Georgia Savva, RD, Clinical Nutritionist
The Allen Hospital

Food Service

  • Raquel Rosen, MS, RD, CDN, Director of Food – Nutrition
  • Eleanora Petriello, Retail – Production Manager
  • Yolanda Carey, Purchasing Supervisor
  • Pedro Vargas, Supervisor

Clinical Nutrition

  • Patricia Nicholas, MS, RD, CDN, CSG, Manager, Clinical Nutrition
  • Kathleen Szymona, MPH, RD, CDN, CHE, Supervisor, Clinical Nutrition
  • Erica Breitfeller, RD, CDN, Clinical Nutritionist
  • Robert Grischuk, RD, CDN, CNSC, Clinical Nutritionist
  • Rafaela Lopez, MS, RD, CDN, Clinical Nutritionist
  • Gena Seraita, RD, Clinical Nutritionist
  • Matthew Swader, RD, CDN, Clinical Nutritionist
Ambulatory Care Network
  • Steven Kaplan, MD, Chief Medical Director, Ambulatory Care – Quality and Patient Safety Officer, Ambulatory Care

Columbia University Medical Center

  • Marissa Licata, MS, RD, CDN, Ambulatory Care Nutrition Manager
  • Nancy Addison, MPH, RD, CDN, CSG, Clinical Nutritionist
  • Kristin Addona, MS, RD, CDN, CDE, Clinical Nutritionist
  • Kimberly Altman, MS, RD, CDN, CSP, Clinical Nutritionist
  • Celia Chu-Diep, MS, RD, CDN, CDE, Clinical Nutritionist
  • Jessica DeShazo, MS, RD, CDN, Clinical Nutritionist
  • Alicia Friedman, MS, RD, CDN, Clinical Nutritionist
  • Stephanie Gagliardo, RD, CDN, Clinical Nutritionist
  • Deborah Gerszberg, RD, CDN, CNSC, Clinical Nutritionist
  • Emily Moore, RD, CDN, Clinical Nutritionist
  • Lisa Ronco, MS, RD, CDN, Clinical Nutritionist
  • Lynn Tomilowicz, RD, CDN, Clinical Nutritionist

Weill Cornell Medical Center

  • Debra Katz-Feigenbaum, MPH, RD, CDN, Ambulatory Care Nutrition Manager
  • Adee Rasabi, RD, CDN, CDE, CSG, Ambulatory Care Senior Dietitian
  • Shara Wagowski (formerly Greenspan), RD, CDN, CNSC, Clinical Dietitian, Pediatrics GI
  • Alissa Lupu, RD, CDN, CNSC, Clinical Dietitian, Adult GI
  • Mary Montgomery, MS, RD, CDN, Clinical Dietitian, Pediatrics
  • Laura Sanford, MS, RD, CDN, Clinical Dietitian
  • Melissa Yoffee, RD, CDN, IBCLC, Clinical Dietitian
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