Find a Dietitian

Need Nutrition Advice?

Whether recently diagnosed with diabetes, celiac disease, a food allergy or simply want to lose weight, working with a dietitian is an essential part of getting, and keeping, you healthy.

WAMDA members serve communities all over Western Massachusetts. So, if you're in need, you just may find one near you!

WAMDA Referral Information

The following WAMDA member dietitians are available for nutrition education and consultations in areas of expertise listed. Please mention the website referral directory when you contact these dietitians.

Chelsea Allison, PhD, RD
Contact Information:
Springfield College
263 Alden Street
Springfield, MA 01109
Areas of Specialty:
health equity intuitive eating and HAES community nutrition education research
Diane Alpern, RD, LDN
Contact Information:
MA 01062
Areas of Specialty:

Outpatient nutrition counseling

Other information:
Proficient in Spanish

Marissa Chiapperino, MPH, RD, LDN, CDCES, CNSC

Contact Information:
Holyoke Medical Center
575 Beech Street
Holyoke, MA 01040

Elizabeth Devine, MS, RDN, LDN


Eat and Run, LLC
Contact Information:
Amherst, MA 01002
Areas of Specialty:

-Sports Nutrition
-Plant-Based Nutrition (incl. vegan/vegetarian diets)
-Health and Wellness
-College-based Nutrition Education
-Intuitive Eating
-Health Promotion, Disease Prevention & Reversal
-Longevity & Healthy Aging
-Presentations & Workshops (for groups, teams (club, middle/high school, college, professional), collegiate nutrition courses, professional groups, etc.)
-Nutrition Writing

Other information:

-Background in exercise physiology (ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist for 13 years).
-Offers private and group consultation, walk-and-talks (weather permitting), presentations and workshops.
-Currently offering virtual services (video conferencing, phone consults, and email support).

Nicole Frank-Maslar, RDN, LDN & Kelsey Baumgarten RDN, LDN

Business: Pyramid Nutrition Services Inc.
Contact Information:
Pyramid Nutrition Services Inc.
33 Mulberry St, Springfield, MA 01105
77 Mill St Ste 233 Westfield, MA 01085
Areas of Specialty:

Weight Management
Pre and Post Natal
Diabetes and Prediabetes
Celiac Disease
High Cholesterol
Eating disorders
Bariatric pre & post surgical

Other information:

Accepting most insurances
Certificate of Weight Management
FODMAP Certified
Find us at www. or on Facebook.
NEW! Third location: 77 Mill St Ste 233 Westfield, MA 01085

Alivia Galipeau
Fatemeh Giahi, PhD, RDN
Business: Valley Nutrition Counseling
Contact Information:
Valley Nutrition Counseling
216 A Russell Street
Hadley, MA 01035
Areas of Specialty:
Weight management, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, IBS, Food Allergies and Food Sensitivities
Other information:
Accepts most major insurances

Barbara Krolick, MS, RDN

Contact Information:
Barbara Krolick RDN
53 A South Main Street
South Deerfield, MA 01373
Areas of Specialty:

Diabetes and Pre-diabetes
Weight Management
Gastro-intestinal Disorders
Celiac Disease
Health and Wellness
Bariatric lap band and Gastric bypass counseling

Other information:

Accepts all major health insurances

Michele LaRock MS RDN LDN

Business: Michele LaRock MS RDN LDN
Contact Information:
65D Elm Street
Suite 116
Hatfield, MA 01038
Areas of Specialty:
Holistic Nutrition & Wellness, Whole foods cooking classes, Managing & reversing disease, Diabetes, High Cholesterol, PCOS, GI Disorders Hypertension
Other information:
In network with most major insurers. Evening and weekend appointments available.

Anne Maher, RD, LDN, CNSC

Contact Information:
Amherst, MA 01002
Areas of Specialty:

Nutrition Support
Home Care

Christy Maxwell, PhD, RDN, LDN
Contact Information:
UMass Amherst
2 Wellesley Cir
South Hadley, MA 01075
Areas of Specialty:
Dietetics, nutrition counseling, micronutrient status, HAES
Jessica Nighswander, RD, LDN
Business: Rooted Nutrition Practice
Contact Information:
Rooted Nutrition Practice
15 George street
Greenfield, MA 01301
Areas of Specialty:
GI disorders, Enteral nutrition (including homemade blenderized), Oncology, plant based nutrition,
Other information:
Home visits and or video and phone consultations available
Andrea Reyes RD, LDN
Contact Information:
124 Rachael Terrace
Westfield, MA 01085
Areas of Specialty:
nutrition counseling - weight management, DM, heart disease, celiac
Rachel Z. Sapelli, MS, RD, LDN
Business: Mercy Medical Center - Oncology
Contact Information:
Mercy Medical Center
271 Carew St
Springfield, MA 01104
Areas of Specialty:
Oncology, Nutrition support, Cancer survivorship, Weight management, Head and neck cancers,

Dianne Sutherland, RD

Business: UMass Dining
Contact Information:
UMass Dining
41 South Park Terrace
Agawam, MA 01001
Areas of Specialty:

Food Allergies