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Nutrition Clinic

at Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital

Nutrition Clinic Staff

Nancy Oliveira, MS, RD, LDN, CDCES

Nancy Oliveira, MS, RD, LDN, CDCES

Senior Nutritionist, Nutrition Clinic Coordinator

For delicious and easy plant-based recipes, visit Oliveira's blog, Nutrition Prescriptions.

Nancy Oliveira is a certified diabetes educator with nutrition counseling expertise in a range of metabolic and chronic disorders. She received a Bachelor of Science in 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 science writer at The Nutrition Source at Harvard University. Additionally she is a certified exercise instructor teaching fitness classes for more than a decade, motivating people of all abilities to move. Her mission is to empower patients with the knowledge, skills and confidence needed to live stronger and healthier lives.

Alyssa Waldman, MS, RD, LDN

Alyssa Waldman, MS, RD, LDN

Alyssa is a registered dietitian with experience counseling on a range of conditions including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, gastrointestinal disorders, weight management, food allergies, and plant-based eating. She has a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition from New York University, where she also completed her dietetic internship. Alyssa has been a vegetarian for more than 20 years, igniting her passion for nutrition. She understands there is no one “right way” to eat, and individualizes nutrition recommendations for each of her patients. Alyssa enjoys running, hiking and traveling with her husband Jake. In the summer months you’ll find her relaxing on the beach with a good book.

Jenny Wang, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC, CPT

Jenny Wang, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC, CPT

Jenny Wang is a registered dietitian with a special interest in weight management and diabetes. She has a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics from Framingham State University and a Master of Science in Exercise Physiology and Sports Nutrition through Concordia University. Additionally she is a Certified Nutrition Support Clinician specializing in tube feeding and parenteral (intravenous) nutrition, and a Certified Behavior Change Specialist through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Jenny works in both outpatient and inpatient settings where she thrives on helping people who need more patience and compassion, and complex cases requiring nutrition support. She is passionate about working with clients who struggle with weight because of her own personal experience on her health journey. She understands how difficult it is to reach a healthy weight, and hopes to bring compassion, knowledge and support to others wanting to make that change. She believes that exercise and mental health are just as important as the foods you choose. Ultimately her mission is to help her clients identify and create tools needed to live their best, most fulfilling life.

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