Lisa R. Young, Ph.D., R.D., C.D.N. is an internationally recognized nutritionist and portion control expert. Dr. Young’s accomplishments include: author, international lecturer, media consultant, private practice nutritionist, and adjunct professor of nutrition in the Department of Nutrition and Food Studies at New York University (NYU). She is the author of The Portion Teller Plan published by Crown, a division of Penguin Random House.
Widely considered an expert on portion sizes, Dr. Young is regularly featured in national publications including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, the Boston Globe, the Washington Post, Newsweek, Self, Health, Redbook, and Glamour. She has also been featured on national television including ABC News, CBS News, NBC News, TODAY, MSNBC, FOX, and CNN, and appeared in the U.S. award winning documentary Super Size Me and the U.K. BBC documentary series The Men Who Made Us Fat where she traced the history of growing food portions.
Her research interests focus on the contribution of increasing portion sizes to the US obesity epidemic, and its implications for nutrition education and public policy. She lectures internationally on portion control, nutrition, and wellness. She has lectured at prestigious meetings including the American Public Health Association, American Heart Association, the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior, and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics annual conventions. Young is a member of various professional organizations including the American Public Health Association, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, (formerly known as the American Dietetic Association), Nutrition Entrepreneurs, and the Greater New York Dietetic Association.
Dr. Young is a media nutritionist and consultant, and serves as a nutrition adviser, health educator, and media spokesperson. In this capacity, corporations, major media outlets, schools, health departments, law firms, public relations firms, and publishing houses have turned to Dr. Young for her experience, expertise, and knowledge on topics such as nutrition, wellness, portion control, and health trends. She served as an adviser to the NYC Department of Healthy and Mental Hygiene on various portion-control initiatives.
Young is the author of numerous academic publications published in professional journals including the American Journal of Public Health, American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Journal of Public Health Policy, Nutrition Reviews, and International Journal of Obesity.
Young currently blogs for Huffington Post on current issues related to portion control, nutrition, and health and has been an advisory board member for Fitness magazine and Bottom Line Women’s Health.
Dr. Lisa Young is a nutritionist in private practice and has been counseling adults and children for more than 25 years. Young offers individual counseling sessions on a wide variety of nutrition related issues including obesity and weight control, disease prevention, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, diabetes, osteoporosis, pregnancy, lactation, and gastrointestinal disorders. Dr. Young has been involved in clinical obesity research studies at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and at St. Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital Center; and has consulted for various weight management programs in New York City.
Young has served as the nutrition expert for Allure, Fitness, Prevention, Marie Claire, and Redbook magazines and has contributed articles for health magazines and newsletters. She was a regular contributor to The Bottom Line Health Newsletter where she wrote a column Nutritionist’s Picks.
Dr. Young received her doctorate and master’s degrees in Nutrition from NYU, and her bachelor’s degree in Economics and Health Care Administration from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She is also a registered dietitian. The Israel Cancer Research Fund (ICRF) named Dr. Young a “Woman of Action.”
Dr. Lisa Young is available for private nutrition counseling sessions, group classes on nutrition, corporate wellness programs, lectures, media interviews and appearances. If you would like to set up an appointment with Dr. Young, or if you would like additional information about services available, please feel free to contact her directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Shawn Khodadadian | NYC Gastroenterologist | Manhattan Gastroenterology in NYC
After acceptance to the highly selective accelerated seven-year B.S./M.D. program, Dr. Shawn Khodadadian graduated summa cum laude from the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education/City University of New York Medical School with his bachelor’s degree in biomedicine. He then received his M.D. at the State University of New York’s Stony Brook School of Medicine where he graduated in the top 2% of his class. Dr. Khodadadian received the prestigious Merck Award and was inducted to Alpha Omega Alpha, the national medical honor society for all U.S. Medical Schools.
Dr. Shawn Khodadadian, NYC gastroenterologist
Dr. Khodadadian went on to complete his internship and residency in Internal Medicine followed by a three year fellowship in Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Lenox Hill Hospital in NYC. During fellowship, Dr. Khodadadian received grants to pursue specialized training in Inflammatory Bowel disease at the University of Chicago as well as training in liver disease at the Sinai School of Medicine. After receiving specialized training at Memorial Sloan Kettering, Dr. Khodadadian became one of a select few physicians board certified as a physician nutrition specialist by the American Board of Physician Nutritionists. Dr.Khodadadian feels strongly that nutrition plays a key role in general wellness and disease prevention, particularly in digestive diseases. As part of his comprehensive evaluation, Dr.Khodadadian incorporates nutritional interventions and lifestyle modification into his treatment plans.
Dr. Khodadadian is currently an attending physician at Lenox Hill Hospital in NYC and serves as the Director of clinical nutrition. He is a also clinical instructor at NYU Langone Medical Center in NYC. Dr.Khodadadian has been voted by his peers as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor as well as New York Super Doctors.
As a best in class NYC gastroenterologist, Dr. Shawn Khodadadian provides highly personalized and comprehensive care. His philosophy regarding the doctor/patient relationship is based on trust and has earned him one of the most respected reputations in NYC.
American Board of Physician Nutritionists
American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
New York Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
American Gastroenterological Association
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
American College of Gastroenterology
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