The Nutrition and Diabetes Program

Meet the Staff

Molly Brown, RRT
Manager of Sleep and Wellness, Member of the Diabetes Advisory Board

Molly "woke-up" to the connection between wellness and a good nights sleep. Sleep disorders often partner with the most common referrals to Nutrition and Diabetes Programs - weight and diabetes. Molly brings her skills and innovations to strengthen both program outcomes by facilitating seamless care between sleep and wellness.

Elizabeth Coppola MS, RD, CDE, CSSD
Supervisor of Wellness Services and Nutrition and Diabetes

Liz has a passion for wellness. A dietitian by training Liz has worked in dialysis, critical care, sports nutrition and diabetes. Liz enjoys working with individuals and groups for the prevention and treatment of chronic health concerns. Liz brings her skills in health education and promotion to our team.

Stephanie Hurless, RN, CDE
Certified Diabetes Educator and Registered Nurse

Stephanie has specialized training in insulin pump therapy and continuous glucose monitoring. She works with her patients to customize their insulin, medication, and meal planning to achieve optimal blood sugar control for the long-term management of their diabetes. Stephanie feels passionate about creating communities that promote healthy eating and physical activity.

Theresa McCrady RN, CDE
Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Nurse

Theresa has a gift for diabetes education with her attention to detail and genuine interest in helping others achieve their goals.

Andrea Kazeck RD, CD
Registered Dietitian

Andrea is a registered dietitian with a special interest in preventive health, weight management, cancer nutrition, enteral nutrition, and wound healing. With her extensive interests and attention to individual patients needs and lifestyle Andrea is a great addition to our team. Andrea works both in our Nutrition and Diabetes Clinic and the Cancer Center to provide nutrition support to patients receiving cancer treatment.

Robin Hammon RD, CD
Registered Dietitian

Robin is a registered dietitian with interests in behavior change, diabetes and weight management. Robin works with individuals to develop and meet their individual health goals while addressing their specific health concerns.

Melissa Kirk RD, CD, CDE

As our relief dietitian Melissa brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in outpatient diabetes and nutrition management. Melissa has a passion for newly diagnosed diabetic patients, and healthy lifestyle education for adults and children as well as community outreach.

Kathy Turner

Kathy is the kind voice and friendly smile that will guide you through our program, scheduling appointments and classes.

We are also supported by:
Scott Hughey, MD, Advising Physician Medical Director
Lance Welch, Regional Director of Rehab and Wellness Services
Cal Lantz, Regional Vice President of Professional Services