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Sandra Arevalo, MPH, RDN, CDN, CDE

Director, Nutrition Services and Community Outreach at Community Pediatrics

Sandra Arevalo is Director of Nutrition Services and Community Outreach at Community Pediatrics, a program of Montefiore and The Children's Health Fund. Her work in nutrition education and development of obesity and diabetes prevention programs for the underserved has been ppresented at national conferences, published in peer-reviewed journals and featured on international television. She received the Nutrition Education Program of The Year Award from the Academy of Nutition in 2012 and received the Award of Excellence from the Hispanic Medical Association in 2013.

Areas of Expertise

  • Diabetes
  • Pediatric Nutrition
  • Weight Loss and Healthy Cooking

Selected Media Coverage

ABC Local, HealthDay News , Wall Street Journal, Parenting, US News, Reuters

Miriam Pappo, MS, RD, CDN

Director of Clinical Nutrition, Montefiore Medical Center

Ms. Pappo has 20 years experience as a clinician, educator and administrator in teaching hospitals, community hospitals, homes for the aged and private practice. She has worked for many years with both print and electronic media as an expert who clarifies complex nutritional issues for consumers. She is an expert in general nutrition and consumer health, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, geriatrics, weight loss and healthy cooking.

Areas of Expertise

  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Geriatric nutrition
  • Diabetes
  • General nutrition and consumer health
  • Weight loss/healthy cooking

Selected Media Coverage

USA Today, HealthDay News, Prevent Cancer, JB Academy

Maria Romano, MS, RD, CDN

Ambulatory Oncology Dietitian, Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care, Montefiore Medical Center

Ms. Romano is a nutritionist who can speak about general nutrition, and has specialties in oncology, food markets and shopping. She speaks both English and Spanish fluently.

Areas of Expertise

  • Nutrition for adult cancer patients
  • General nutrition
  • Healthy choices at farmers’ markets, grocery stores

Selected Media Coverage

Health, Med Help, New York Times, Med Page Today

Lauren Graf, MS, RD, CDN

Pediatric Dietitian, The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore

Lauren is a specialist in general pediatric nutrition, with a subspecialty in renal, heart and healthy cooking for pediatric patients.

Areas of Expertise

  • Pediatric renal
  • General pediatric nutrition

Selected Media Coverage

ABC Local, HealthDay News , Wall Street Journal, Parenting

Lori Rosenthal, MS, RD, CDN, CDE

Director, Nutrition Services and Community Outreach at Community Pediatrics

Sandra Arevalo is Director of Nutrition Services and Community Outreach at Community Pediatrics, a program of Montefiore and The Children's Health Fund. Her work in nutrition education and development of obesity and diabetes prevention programs for the underserved has been ppresented at national conferences, published in peer-reviewed journals and featured on international television. She received the Nutrition Education Program of The Year Award from the Academy of Nutition in 2012 and received the Award of Excellence from the Hispanic Medical Association in 2013.

Areas of Expertise

  • Bariatric Nutrition

Selected Media Coverage

US News