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Professional Statement

  • Please note, this provider does not accept insurance.
  • Karen is a Registered Dietitian, having received a Masters Degree and Bachelor’s of Science Degree from New York University in Nutrition and Food Studies and a minor in Business. She then completed her dietetic internship in affiliation with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, where she gained extensive experience in both clinical and community nutrition. In addition, she also completed rotations at NYU’s Pediatric Dental Clinic and at Ogilvy, a PR firm in NYC. In the past, Karen worked for Tanya Zuckerbrot, as well as the Clinton Foundation working to help fight childhood obesity, and as a trainer for Equinox.
  • Currently, Karen is the resident dietitian at New York Medical Associates and provides medical nutrition therapy and nutrition counseling services to patients with a wide variety of health conditions and issues. In addition, Karen sees patients privately at her office in Brooklyn or at her patient’s offices for their convenience. Karen is also the lead dietitian at The Sephardic Academy of Manhattan, a preschool on Manhattans Upper East Side where she supervises meal plans for over 75 toddlers, ages 2-5. Karen also lectures on a regular basis to people of all ages and in a variety of settings regarding the benefits of healthy eating and nutrition. Karen strives for nutritional education for all ages.
  • Karen also writes healthy recipes for FeedYourSister.com and SkinnyandtheCity.com.
  • Karen remains informed on the newest research and health practices by being a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She loves cooking, baking, and coming up with healthy recipes. In addition, she enjoys yoga, boot camp classes, and is now training to run her first NYC marathon.

Education

  • New York University, Master's in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • New York University (Bachelor’s)
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Internship in Dietetics

Awards and Publications

  • American Dietetic Association SCAN (Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutritionists) practice group
  • American Dietetic Association Oncology Nutrition practice group
  • American Dietetic Association Nutrition Entrepreneurs
  • American Dietetic Association Weight Management
  • WebMD.com Expert Blogs, Real Life Nutition - A Healthy Passover
  • WebMD.com Expert Blogs, Real Life Nutition - Healthy Passover Recipes
  • Skinnyinthecity.com Contributing Author
  • Feedyoursister.com Contributing Author/In House Nutritionist
  • Yeshivah of Flatbush Bulletin - Young Alumni
  • MyFlatbushLife.com Pathfinders: Health and Nutrition

Professional Memberships

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Language Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew