Allen Hospital Nutrition Staff
Kathleen Phillips, MPH, RD, CDN, CHES
Operations Manager, Food and Nutrition
Matthew Swader, RD, CDN
Matthew Swader is originally from Minnesota. He received a BS in Nutrition from Hunter College and completed his dietetic internship at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Since then, Matt has been working at Allen hospital and covers the Medicine unit spine units.
Curtis Fulton, MS, RD, CDE, CDN
Rafaela Lopez, MS, RD, CDN
Rafaela Lopez is a Registered Dietitian-Nutritionist, and has been working in clinical practice for over 20 years at New York Presbyterian/Allen Hospital. Rafaela completed dual Master/Bachelor of Sciences and Dietetic Practice at Hunter College of the City University of New York. Currently she is responsible for the nutritional care of Geriatric Medicine and OB Patients.
Michelle Li, RD, CDN, CNSC
Michelle Li graduated from Montclair State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics. Michelle completed her dietetic internship at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital before becoming a Registered Dietitian at the NYP-Allen Hospital. She enjoys baking, traveling, and discovering new foods from all around the world. Currently she is responsible for covering the ICU and Stepdown units.