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Diana S. Lee, MPA, MS, RD

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Diana completed her master’s degree in nutrition from Teachers College, Columbia University, and her dietetic training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Diana believes in a personalized approach to nutrition using evidence-based nutrition therapy and uses lifestyle measures, especially nutrition, to control and reduce the risk of developing chronic disease.

Diana has many years of experience working in the public sector, for city government agencies, and for various community-based organizations, with experience providing nutrition counseling to patients living with chronic diseases. Her professional interests include food systems and sustainability, and she has consulted for the World Health Organization providing expert reviews on reports on sustainable agricultural development for food security and nutrition. She was also a Global Design for UNICEF design challenge finalist. Diana is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

 

Professional Highlights

  • Nutrition Services Program Supervisor, Jersey City Department of Health and Human Services
  • Nutrition Consultant, New York State Department of Health WIC
  • Certified Dietitian-Nutritionist, Boom!Health, Bronx, NY
  • Dietetic Intern, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY
  • Intern, United Nations Standing Committee on Nutrition (UNSCN), Geneva, Switzerland
  • NYC Food Standards and Shop Healthy Food Retail Intern, NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene, New York, NY

 

Certifications

  • Registered Dietitian (RD)
  • ServSafe Food Protection Manager

 

Education

  • S., Nutrition and Public Health, Teachers College Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Pre-Masters Nutrition Courses: Pursued pre-masters nutrition courses, including coursework and lab work in organic chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology, and food science
  • MPA, Public & Nonprofit Management & Policy, New York University Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York, NY
  • B.A., Art History and Japanese Studies, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA