Lisa Kimmel, MS, RDN, CDN
Lisa Kimmel is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Certified Nutritionist. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Dietetics from James Madison University and Master’s degree in Exercise Physiology from Southern Connecticut State University. 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 nutritionist for Yale University athletics and Yale Health before assuming the role of Director of Wellness and Health Education for Being Well at Yale, the university’s employee wellness program and Student Wellness at Yale Health.
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 Health. She has appeared on national and local television and radio and has served on the advisory boards for Super Chefs of the Universe, ABCnews.com, babycenter.com, and Consumer Health Interactive. 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 honored as Yale’s “Working Mother of the Year.”