Nancy Oliveira is a certified diabetes educator with nutrition counseling expertise in diabetes, oncology, gastrointestinal disorders, weight loss and gain and vegan nutrition. She received a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Rhode Island and a Master of Science in Nutrition Communications from Tufts University, and completed a one-year nutrition internship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. She frequently lectures on nutrition science, mindfulness-based weight management and nutrition messaging in the media. She previously worked in the publishing industry as a medical writer and editor, and is currently a staff writer at The Nutrition Source at Harvard University. Additionally, she is a certified exercise instructor, teaching weekly classes in Boston, motivating people of all fitness levels to move. Her mission is to empower patients with the tools, knowledge and self-confidence needed to live stronger and healthier lives. She is a member of the American Association of Diabetes Educators.
Laura Kusy, MS, RDN, LDN
Laura Kusy is a registered dietitian with nearly 20 years of experience providing personalized weight management counseling to individuals and businesses through worksite wellness programs. Additionally, Laura provides evidenced-based medical nutrition therapy for a variety of medical conditions including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, EoE and hypertension. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nutrition from UMass Amherst, and a Master of Science in Nutrition with a concentration in Sports Nutrition from Northeastern University. Laura helps her clients discover what inspires them. With a balanced, practical approach, she supports her clients as they work toward their health and wellness goals. An accomplished cook, Laura loves to share healthy, delicious and cost-effective recipes with her clients. She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Allie Lang, RDN, LDN
Outpatient and Community Liaison Dietitian
Allie Lang is the lead dietitian for the cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation programs. She is also the community liaison dietitian in the BWFH Department of Community Health and Wellness, teaching on various nutrition topics at local senior centers, schools, health fairs and YMCAs. Additionally, she conducts supermarket tours and healthy cooking classes. She received her bachelor's degree in Food and Nutrition from Framingham State University and has worked in clinical, acute care, rehabilitation and community nutrition settings. Special areas of interest include diabetes, kidney disease, cardiovascular disease and weight management. Allie loves finding new and innovative ways to improve nutritional outcomes, such as using apps and social media to aid in community outreach. Her passion lies in combining science-based nutrition therapies with a collaborative and motivational counseling environment, from the outpatient setting to the client’s own home. She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.