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Lisa Kimmel MS, RD

Director 2; Director of Wellness and Health Education

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Lisa Kimmel, MS, RD
Lisa Kimmel
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Biography

Lisa Kimmel is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Nutritionist. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Dietetics from James Madison University and Master’s degree in Exercise Physiology. Lisa completed her dietetic internship at Yale-New Haven Hospital, where she managed outpatient nutrition services and served on the clinical faculty for over 15 years. She was the sports nutritionist for Athletic Medicine and is now Director of Wellness and Health Education.

Lisa has been extensively published in professional journals and magazines. She co-authored, Generation Extra Large, Rescuing our children from the epidemic of obesity which received national media attention. She has also contributed to articles in Newsweek, Family Circle, Better Homes and Gardens, Parenting, Fit Pregnancy, and Woman’s Fitness. She has appeared on national and local television and radio.As an advisory board member for Super Chefs, she recently helped designWestin Hotel’s “Eat Well Menu for Kids” which is now offered world-wide. She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutritionists Practice Group, and the Connecticut Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. In 1997, she was named “Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year.” In 2013, she was recognized at Yale University’s “Working Mother of the Year.”

Education & Training

  • MS
    SCSU, Exercise Science (1999)
  • BS
    James Madison University, Dietetics (1992)
  • Dietetic Intern
    Yale-New Haven Hospital

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