NARH Nutrition Counseling Staff
Whether you're ready to lose weight, improve your eating habits, manage your diabetes - or something else - we're here to help! Outpatient nutrition counseling is available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and weekends by request.
Our Nutrition Services Staff
Kristin Irace, RD, LDN: Kristin plans and directs the nutritional care of patients at NARH as the Clinical Nutrition Manager. This includes assessments of nutritional status and educational needs, development and implementation of the nutrition therapy plan, reassessment of patients, and monitoring and evaluation of the nutrition care plan. She also provides nutrition education via individualized diet counseling, classes, and lectures to hospital patients, health professionals, and community members. Kristin coordinates the Young at Heart Program in the North Adams School system and is actively involved in many REACH programs.
Kristin’s professional interests include childhood obesity, general nutrition and wellness, and weight control.
Melissa Davis, RD, earned her master's of science in nutrition science at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. She has also worked as a nutrition counselor at The Nutrition Center in Pittsfield and Great Barrington, Massachusetts. She completed a dietetic internship at the New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, North Carolina.