Other Teams


Laura Andromalos, MS, RD, RN, CSOWM, CDCES has specialized in the treatment of obesity and diabetes for over 13 years. She is a labor and delivery nurse at Hennepin Healthcare where she combines her dual disciplines to support the health of women and newborns. She holds a BS in Nutrition Sciences from Cornell University and a MS in Health Communication from Boston University. She is currently working on a MS in Nursing. She has previously served as the blast email coordinator and bariatric subunit director for the WM DPG. She is a flying trapeze artist and loves traveling with her husband, Mike, and puppy, Bandit.

Member Services

Cicely Thomas, DCN, M.Ed., RDN, LD (Diversity Liaison) is the Northwest Georgia WIC Service Nutrition Services Director and serves as the nutrition section president for the Georgia Public Health Association.  Cicely has been a public health clinician for 20 years and loves serving her community.

Maggie Huey, RD, LD, (Pediatric Subunit Chair) is a clinical dietitian at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. Maggie completed the Cincinnati Didactic Program in Dietetics and Dietetic Internship at the University of Cincinnati in 2018. She is currently working to receive her Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Cincinnati. Maggie has been a volunteer with WM DPG during the past year and recently stepped into a leadership role. She serves on her local Greater Cincinnati Dietetic Association as the current Membership Chair and President Elect. When away from school and work, Maggie enjoys hiking with her fur kids, Phoebe and Cooper, and completing home renovations.
Georgia Giannopoulos, MS, RD, NBC-HWC, CSOWM, CDN, SHRM-CP (Coaching & Wellness Subunit Chair) Hello! I am Georgia. I have over a decade of experience working in nutrition, health, and wellbeing at a top-ranked hospital. I am a proud first-generation college graduate who holds a Bachelor of Science with Distinction in Research from Cornell University and a Master of Science from New York University. I completed the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Dietetic Internship and the Mayo Clinic Wellness Coach Training Program. I love my family and being a mom.

hollie-raynor-square_2019-2020-leadership-photos-250x250.png Hollie Raynor, PhD, RD, LDN (Academy Alliance Representative) is a Professor in the Department of Nutrition and the Interim Assistant Dean of Research in the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences at the University of Tennessee. She holds a MS in Public Health Nutrition and a PhD in Clinical Psychology. She conducts research in lifestyle interventions for pediatric and adult weight management and has published over 125 peer-reviewed articles.

Nominations and Awards Committee Members

Chelsea Price, MS, RD, LDN (Nominating Director Elect) has 8 years of experience in bariatric surgery. From dietitian to coordinator, she is now Director of Operations & Patient Experience for an ambulatory surgery center and surgeon-owned private practice. She ensures patient-centered care is the focus of all clinical decisions. Chelsea has a passion for mindful eating and incorporates realistic eating practices into her counseling for bariatric surgery patients. 
Katie Chapmon, MS, RDN (Awards and Honors Coordinator) Katie Chapmon, MS, RD specializes in Bariatric Nutrition, GI Issues and Hormonal Health and with 10+ years of hands-on clinical experience. She is the proud recipient of the 2010 Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year Award and 2018 Excellence in Weight Management Practice Award through the Academy. She spent the first decade of her career as a lead bariatric dietitian and currently maintains a virtual private practice, as well as providing nutrition education within the bariatric surgery field.

Casey Flowers MS, RD, LDN (Assistant Awards and Honors Coordinator) is an outpatient dietitian at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA.  For the last 8 years, Casey has committed herself to the promotion of health equity and providing nutrition intervention for patients in multiple disciplines with a primary focus in weight management. She has been the Nutrition Co-Director for the ASMBS nutrition preconference session for the last 2 years and is the 2023 recipient of the ASMBS Excellence in Nutrition award.  
  Molly Wangsgaard, MS, RDN, LD, NSCA-CPT, CHWC ( Volunteer Coordinator) works for Premise Health as a Wellness Supervisor at a corporate health center and has a small private practice. She received BS degrees in Human Nutrition and Kinesiology from Kansas State University and an MS degree in Nutrition in Sport and Chronic Disease from Virginia Tech before completing her dietetic internship at Vanderbilt Medical Center. Molly has volunteered for the WM DPG over the years by serving as Newsletter Editor and Secretary as well as on a handful of committees.

Public Policy & Advocacy

Steph Wagner, MS, RDN, LDN has specialized in bariatric surgery nutrition since 2009. In 2016, she transitioned her bariatric clinic role to full-time private practice where she concentrates on offering dedicated support and resources to patients online. In collaboration with her web developer husband, she has built the most extensive online bariatric nutrition library and welcomed over 6500 post-op patients to her Premier Access Membership over the past decade. Steph holds a Bachelor's Degree in Dietetics and a Master's Degree in Food and Nutrition and is a member of professional organizations, including the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the Weight Management DPG, Nutrition Entrepreneurs, and the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Her work has been featured in publications such as Baritastic, Celebrate Vitamins, and Obesity Help. 


Sara Peidle, MS, RD, CD, FAND (Nutrition Services Payment Specialist) has been a dietitian since 2006 when she completed her coordinated bachelorette from Youngstown State.  She started her career as an inpatient dietitian in El Paso, TX where she also worked in Renal nutrition. In 2015 she's moved to Utah where she is a dietitian for the Salt Lake City VHA. She has served on the TX and Utah Academy as State Regulatory Specialist and is now the Nutrition Services Payment Specialist. 

Nina Crowley, PhD, RDN, LD (OAC)

Virtual Symposium
Tracy L. Oliver, Ph.D., RDN, LDN (Virtual Symposium Chair) is an Associate Professor in the M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing at Villanova University. She earned her B.S. in Clinical Dietetics and Nutrition from the University of Pittsburgh, and both her Master’s and Ph.D. degrees are from Temple University in the field of Kinesiology with a concentration in Exercise Physiology. Tracy has previously worked at The University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Weight and Eating Disorders and Temple University’s Center for Obesity Research and Education in the areas of weight management and behavior modification. Tracy has served on the WM DPG’s leadership team for the past nine years in various roles including Weight Management in the News Coordinator, CPEU newsletter Editor, Chair-Elect and Chair.