Newsletter and CommunicationsTeams

Newsletter Team

Lisa S. Paige, MBA, RDN, CSOWM (Associate Newsletter Editor) serves rural western Colorado in primary, home, and long-term care settings. She previously enjoyed a 25-year career in IT and continues to use those skills as a part-time clinical informaticist. A true life-long learner, Lisa attended the University of AZ, Northern AZ University, University of Northern CO, and University College at DU. She loves to ski, hike, bike, and fly fish.

Christina Scott, RD, LD, CDE (Assistant Newsletter Editor) is currently serving as the Assistant Newsletter Editor and has been actively involved in the DPG since 2011. She previously served in a variety of roles, including Assistant Webinar Editor and Symposium Director. Christina is also a Certified Diabetes Educator. She has been an RD since 2005, has spent the past 9 yrs working in bariatrics, weight management and is currently working in diabetes. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Felicia Steger, MS, RD (Physical Activity Newsletter Section Editor) is Program Coordinator at the Center for Physical Activity and Weight Management and PhD Candidate at KU Medical Center. She earned her BS and MS in Dietetics & Exercise Science at Iowa State. Her professional interests relate to enhancing the effectiveness and implementation of lifestyle modification programs to prevent and treat chronic diseases, to expand accessibility to quality behavioral interventions, and to advance the field of dietetics through nutrition research.

Annette Langan, MS, RD, CSOWM, LDN (Bariatric Section Editor) is a Clinical Nutrition Specialist at the Massachusetts General Hospital Weight Center, where she counsels patients in weight management, with a special focus on group nutrition counseling and bariatric surgery. She attended undergrad at Boston University, completed her Dietetic Internship at Simmons University, and completed a Masters at Rutgers University. In her free time, Annette enjoys singing, ballet, and writing for her website, A Sprig of Time.

Carol Bradley, PhD, RDN, BCBA, LD, FAND (Coaching Section Editor) holds a MA degree in Nutrition a PhD in School and Behavioral Psychology. Carol currently serves as a behavior analyst and works with intellectually disabled individuals who are medically fragile. She has served in a variety of positions as a registered and licensed dietitian, and multiple board positions for the Texas Affiliate and committee positions for Weight Management and Behavioral Health DPGs. Carol was 2018 Texas Distinguished Dietitian.

Katy MacQueen, MS RD CSOWM LDN (Bariatric Section Editor) graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a B.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics. She earned a M.S. in Nutrition from Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy and completed her dietetic internship at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, MA.  She has the Level 1 and Level 2 Certificates of Training in Adult Weight Management and is a Certified Specialist in Obesity and Weight Management (CSOWM).

She has held volunteer positions with the Weight Management Dietetic Practice Group and the Massachusetts Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Katy also serves on the Editorial Board for Obesity Surgery, a peer-reviewed medical journal. Katy has been a speaker at the Bariatric Summit, the New England Bariatric Dietitian Conference, and the Massachusetts Annual Nutrition Conference and Expo.

Katherine Arlinghaus, MS, RDN, LD (Pediatric Section Editor) is currently a doctoral candidate in the Obesity Studies Program at the University of Houston and works part time for a private nutrition practice. Her primary research focus is the behavioral prevention and treatment of childhood obesity. She is interested in investigating how pediatric obesity interventions can be improved to better address health disparities.

Communications Team

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Amy Habeck, MS, RDN, CDN (EML Coordinator) is a bariatric and weight loss dietitian in at outpatient setting at Advanced Surgeons in Hawthorne, New York. Her work involves counseling patients before and after weight loss surgery. Amy has completed both the level 1 and level 2 Certificates of Training in Adult Weight Management in 2011 and 2015, respectively.

Amy completed her undergraduate degree at Michigan State University, her dietetic internship at Georgia Baptist Medical Center in Atlanta, and her Masters at Eastern Michigan University. Her past experience includes nutrition support of bone marrow transplant patients, pharmaceutical sales and online education instruction. She has presented several abstracts at the annual meetings of the American Dietetic Association (currently the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics) and the American Society for Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition.