At Ohio State, we provide the highest quality nutritional dietary counseling through our expert team of registered dietitians, nutritionists, chefs and more. It’s never too late to start eating healthier – whether you want to lose weight, your doctor has recommended a dietary change or you just want to eat healthier! Meet and learn more about our team of experts in nutrition and dietary services.


 
Warner Jim

James Warner

Program Director, Nutrition Services Department

I am the program director of food and nutrition in the Nutrition Services Department. My work includes integrating food, nutrition and wellness education throughout the medical center, as well as engaging with various healthy eating community initiatives. I have a degree from the Culinary Institute of America and I am a clinical instructor at the College of Health and Rehabilitative Sciences at The Ohio State University.

Liz Weinandy

Liz Weinandy, MPH, RDN, LD

I am a Registered, Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist with 20 years of experience in the ambulatory setting for weight management, diabetes, heart disease and kidney stones.

Lori Williams

Lori Williams, MS, RDN, LD

I am a Registered, Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist with 24 years of experience in clinical settings including acute care, long term care, outpatient consultation and dialysis. I currently specialize in providing medically required nutrition therapy, most commonly to treat patients with obesity, heart disease or kidney disease.

Natalie Stephens

Natalie Stephens, RDN, LD

I am a Registered, Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist with 11 years of clinical nutrition experience. My current role in the Nutrition Services Department is to lead our 17 outpatient dietitian staff members to give their patients the best care available. I am a former president of the Ohio Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (OAND), a current consumer protection coordinator for OAND and an appointed member of the Nutrition Services Payment Committee for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 

Emily Lisciandro

Emily Lisciandro, MS, RDN, LD

I am a Registered, Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist with 9 years of experience in the clinical setting for cardiology, critical care and behavioral health. I currently lead the inpatient and ambulatory team of clinical nutrition professionals at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.