Alex is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) and Certified Dietitian-Nutritionist (CDN). She specializes in weight management and medical nutrition therapy. She is a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE), Certified Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition (CSP), and holds a Certificate in Adult Weight Management. Alex completed her Master's degree in Clinical Nutrition at New York University and her practical training at Montefiore Medical Center. She holds an undergraduate degree from Cornell University, where she studied human development.
Prior to opening her Core Nutrition practice full time in Westchester, Alex worked at Montefiore Medical Center in the Department of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes. She also previously worked as an inpatient clinical dietitian-nutritionist at Montefiore, where she treated adult patients with a variety of medical conditions, including obesity, gastrointestinal conditions, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, kidney disease and cancer.
Alex is a published writer and her articles are featured on Livestrong.com, SFGate Healthy Living, eHow Nutrition, Chron Nutrition, and AskNelly.com. She has also been quoted as an expert in various online and print articles and has appeared on BronxNet television, The Local Live, News 12 Westchester and CBS.
Alex is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the New York State Dietetic Association. She was honored with an award by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation naming her "Educator of the
Year" for 2014.
Alex lives in Westchester with her husband, daughter and son.