Meet Our Team

Senior Director, Clinical Nutrition

Sara Wilson, MS, RD, CNSC, CDN

Sara Wilson is the Senior Director of Clinical Nutrition at Mount Sinai Hospital/Mount Sinai Beth Israel of the Mount Sinai Health System.  She earned her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Florida State University and Master of Science degree in Clinical Nutrition from New York University.  Sara is a Registered Dietitian, licensed Certified Dietitian-Nutritionist in New York State, and a Board Certified Nutrition Support Clinician.  Prior to her current role, Sara provided nutrition coverage on the surgical intensive care unit and was the coordinating member of the hospital’s surgical nutrition support service where she planned and organized the education of surgical residents and critical care fellows, as well as nursing and nutrition staff, on the provision of enteral and parenteral nutrition support.  Sara has participated in several nutrition support related research pursuits, including co-authoring publications and book chapters.  She has lectured on a number of topics regarding nutrition support in the ICU both locally and internationally, including: efficacy of enteral nutrition protocols, optimizing nutrition status in the critically ill, and immunomodulation of enteral/parenteral nutrition formulas.

As Senior Director of Clinical Nutrition Services at Mount Sinai Hospital and Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Sara oversees clinical standards of nutrition care in the inpatient and outpatient settings, community and wellness activities, research opportunities, training and education endeavors, and other collaborative initiatives with departments throughout the Health System.

Assistant Director, Clinical Nutrition

Samantha Gallo, MS, RD, CDN, CDE

Samantha Gallo, MS, RD, CDN, CDE




Advanced Clinical Nutrition Coordinator

Mandi Pek, MS, RD, CSP, CDN

Mandi Pek, MS, RD, CSP, CDN




Clinical Nutrition Coordinators

Ilana Kersch, MS, RD, CNSC, CDN
Ellen Schranz, MS, MBA, RD, CDN
Laurie Tansman, MS, RD, CDN
Linh Vuong, RD, CNSC, CDN
Lindsay Wolfe, RD, CNSC, CDN

Senior Dietitians

Jennifer Cholewka, RD, CNSC, CDN
Shrouk El Sayed, MS, RD, CDN
Erika Jacobson MD, RD, CNSC, CDN
Larlee Jensen, RD
Abigail Rapaport, MS, RD, CDN

Clinical Dietitians

Alexandra Aldeborgh, MS, RD
Sydney Axelrod, RD
Chana Berman, RD
Julie Devinsky, MS, RD
Morgan Howard, RD
Perri Halperin, MS, RD
Naomi Lam, MS, RD, CDN
Colin Malloy, MS, RD
Melissa Mann, RD
Carrie Morowitz, RD
Abbey Reiser, RD
Madeleine Rouviere, RD
Marie Theagene, MS, RD

Per Diem

Rachel Cooperstock, MPH, RD, CDN
Alysia Johansson, RD


Adena Neglia, MS, RD, CDN

Cancer Center

Paula Occiano, RD, CSO, CDN
Rebecca Guterman, RD, CDN
Kelly Hogan, MS, RD, CDN


Winter Cohen, MS, RD, CDN
Melanie Dellinges, RD, CDN
Diane Lieberman, PhD, RD, CDN, CSR
Samantha Chik Sum Wu, MS, RD, CDN, CSR

GI Surgery

Kelly Krikhely, MS, RD, CDN

Irritable Bowel Disease

Laura Manning, MPH, RD, CDN
Jessica Laifer, MS, RDN, CDN

Pediatric Gastrointestinal

Raquela Adelsberg, MS, RD


Eli Choo, MS, RD, CDN
Rebecca Fernandez, MA, RD, LD, CDN, CDE
Kwai Lam, RD
Jennifer Ross, MS, RD, CDN
Nava Teger, MS, RD, CDN

Women and Child Services

Valentine Reed-Johnson, RD, CDN