Dietetic Internship Preceptors

Name/Position Education/Training
Anne Alexander, MBA, RD
Associate Director, Patient Food Services
BS, Georgia State University
MBA, UC Berkeley, Haas School of Business
Dietetic Internship, UCSF Medical Center
Amber Antonopoulos, RD, CNSC
Clinical Dietitian, Inpatient Adults
BS, University of California, Berkeley
Dietetic Internship, UCSF Medical Center
Kaitlyn Attiga, MPH, RD, CNSC
Clinical Dietitian, Inpatient Adults
BS, San Diego State University
MPH, University of California, Los Angeles
Dietetic Internship, Veterans Administration
Greater Los Angeles Area Healthcare System

Micaela Belles, RD 
Clinical Dietitian, Inpatient Pediatrics 

BS, Tufts University 
Dietetic Internship, UCSF Medical Center 

David Besio, MS, RD
Clinical Dietitian, Ambulatory Care Adults
BS, Santa Clara University
MS and AP4 Program, New York University
Ami Bhow, RD
Associate Director, Food Service Operations, Mission Bay
BS, Maharajah Sayajirao University- Baroda, India
BS, University of Kentucky
Coodinated Program in Dietetics, University of Kentucky
Jaci Brownlee-Cervantes, RD, CNSC, CSP
Clinical Dietitian, Inpatient Pediatrics
BS, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Dietetic Internship, UCSF Medical Center
Emily Brumsted, MS, RD
Clinical Dietitian, Inpatient Adults
BA, University of Oregon, Eugene
MS, Bastyr University
Dietetic Internship, UCSF Medical Center
Shannon Burke, RD
Clinical Dietitian, Inpatient Pediatrics
BS, University of California Davis
Dietetic Internship, UCSF Medical Center
Brigid Callinan, RD
Manager, NFS Procurement
BA University of Idaho
AS New England Culinary Institute
BS Idaho State University
Dietetic Internship, UCSF Medical Center
Melody Champagne, RD, CDE
Clinical Dietitian, Ambulatory Care Adults
BS, San Francisco State University
Dietetic Internship, UCSF Medical Center
Kristi Cheng, MPH, RD
Clinical Dietitian, Ambulatory Care Adults
MPH/DPD Loma Linda University
BS, University of California, San Diego
Dietetic Internship, Loma Linda University
Mary Ellen Di Paola, RD, CDE, IBCLC
Clinical Dietitian, Ambulatory Care Adults
BS, University of Delaware
Dietetic Internship, Indiana University/Purdue
University Medical Center
JoAnn Florendo, MPA
Business Manager
BS, University of Arkansas
MPA, Notre Dame de Namur University
Angela Fong, RD, CNSC
Clinical Dietitian, Ambulatory Care Adults
BS, San Francisco State University
Dietetic Internship, UCSF Medical Center
Kai Hara, RD
Clinical Dietitian, Inpatient Adults

BS, University of California, Davis 
Dietetic Internship, Russell Sage College 

Dan Henroid, MS, RD
Director, Nutrition and Food Services
Sustainability Officer, UCSF Health
BS, Bradley University
MS, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
Dietetic Internship, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
PhD Candidate, Iowa State University
Maria Hetherton, RD, CSP
Supervisor, Inpatient Pediatric RDs
Clinical Dietitian, Inpatient Pediatrics
BS, University of California, Davis
Dietetic Internship, University of Cincinnati Hospital

Cait Hogan, RD, CNSC
Supervisor, Inpatient Adult RDs
Clinical Dietitian, Inpatient Adults and Ambulatory Care

BS, Syracuse University
Dietetic Internship, UCSF Medical Center
Yishan Huang, RD, CNSC
Clinical Dietitian
BS, University of California, Berkeley
Dietetic Internship, UCSF Medical Center
Shana Johnson, MPH, RD
Clinical Dietitian, Inpatient Pediatrics

BA, University of Californa, Berekeley  
MPH, New York University 
Dietetic Internship, UCSF Medical Center 

Lisa Keung, MS, RD, CSP
Clinical Dietitian, Ambulatory Care Pediatrics
BS, Case Western Reserve University
MS, University of Memphis
Dietetic Internship, University of Memphis

Tali Kurzion, MS, RD, CSP, CDE
Clinical Dietitian, Ambulatory Care 
Pediatrics and Adults 

BS, Hebrew University 
MS, The Ohio State University. 
Dietetic Internship, The Ohio State University 

Allie LaTray, MS, RD, CSP
Supervisor, Outpatient RDs
Clinical Dietitian, Ambulatory Care
Pediatric Metabolic Clinic
BS, California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo
MS, University of California, Davis
Dietetic Internship, UC Davis Medical Center

Shannon Lee, RD
Clinical Dietitian, Inpatient Adults

BS, San Francisco State University 
Dietetic Internship, San Francisco State University 

Greta Macaire, MA, RD, CSO
Clinical Dietitian, Ambulatory Care
Cancer Resource Center
MA, BA, BS, San Francisco State University
Dietetic Internship, San Francisco State University
Sarianne Madsen, RD, CSP
Clinical Dietitian, Pediatrics
BS, San Francisco State University
Dietetic Internship, UCSF Medical Center
Cat Marks, RD, CSP
Clinical Dietitian, Pediatrics
BS, University of California, Davis
Dietetic Internship, UCSF Medical Center
Liz McMillan, RD, CSP
Clinical Dietitian, Ambulatory Care
Pediatrics
BS, Brigham Young University
Dietetic Internship, UCSF Medical Center
Sarah Mencia, MAS, RD, CSP, IBCLC
Clinical Dietitian, Ambulatory Care
BS, Drexel University
MAS, University of California, Davis 
Dietetic Internship, UCSF Medical Center
Claire Mogelvang, RD
Clinical Dietitian, Inpatient Adults

BS, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo 
Golden Gate Dietetic Internship 

Makiko Omori, MS, RD, CSP
Clinical Dietitian, Ambulatory Care
Pediatrics
BS, University of Wisconsin Madison
Dietetic Internship, UCSF Medical Center
Lisa Ploss, MPH, RD, CSO, CDE, FADA
Clinical Dietitian, Ambulatory Care
Cancer Resource Center
BA, Humboldt State University
BS, San Diego State University
MPH, University of Hawaii
Dietetic Internship, University of Hawaii School of Public Health
Cressy Potter, MS, RD, CNSC
Clinical Dietitian, Ambulatory Care
Pediatrics
BS, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
MS, Kansas University Medical Center
Dietetic Internship, Kansas University Medical
Center
Irene Regala
Executive Chef, Mission Bay
BS, University of California Davis
Associate of Occupational Studies in Culinary Arts:
California Culinary Academy
Frank Rivera
Business Office Supervisor
20 years experience in food production, service and management at UCSF and restaurants
Annette Romani, RD, CNSC
Clinical Dietitian, Inpatient Adults
Adult Critical Care
BS, University of California, Davis
Dietetic Internship, Cleveland Metropolitan
General/ Highland View Hospital

Chloe Sasakado, MS, RD, CNSC
Clinical Dietitian, Inpatient Adults

BS, San Francisco State Univeristy 
MS, San Jose State University 
Dietetic Internship, San Jose State University 

Beth Saunders, RD, CSP
Clinical Dietitian, Pediatrics
BS, University of Hawaii
Dietetic Internship, UCSF Medical Center
Neha Shah, MPH, RD, CNSC, CHES
Clinical Dietitian, Ambulatory Care Adults
BS, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
MPH Loma Linda University Coordinated Program
Dietetic Internship Loma Linda University
Amber Smith, MBA, RD
Director, Nutrition Services
Director, Dietetic Internship 
BS, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
MBA, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Dietetic Internship, Pennsylvania State University

Liz Sullivan, MS, RD, CNSC
Coordinator, Dietetic Internship
Dietetic Technician Supervisor
Clinical Dietitian, Inpatient Adults

BA, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
MS, Bastyr University
Dietetic Internship, UCSF Medical Center
Roy Sullivan
Executive Chef
US Marine Corps Culinary Training
California Culinary Academy Coursework
>25 years production/management experience at UCSF
Leila Tabrizi, MS, RD
Manager, Patient Food Services
BA, University of California, Irvine
MS/Dietetic Internship, California State University,
Long Beach
Tara Trakin, MS, RD, CNSC
Clinical Dietitian, Inpatient Pediatrics

BS, University of California, Davis 
MS/DPD, San Diego State University
Dietetic Internship, UCSF Medical Center 

Carmen Tse, MS, RD, CNSC
Clinical Dietitian, Ambulatory Care
Pediatrics
BS, University of California, Berkeley
MS/Dietetic Internship, Loma Linda University
Evelyn Tsui, RD, CNSC
Clinical Dietitian, Inpatient Adults
BS, University of California Davis
Dietetic Internship, West Virginia University
Hospitals
Clarissa Wong, MPH, RD
Clinical Dietitian, Inpatient Adults

BS, University of California, Davis 
MPH, University of California, Los Angeles 
Dietetic Internship, Veterans Administration  Greater Los Angeles Area Healthcare System 

Wendy Wu, MS, RD
Diet Office Supervisor
BA, Queens College
MS/Dietetic Internship, Queens College