Food & Nutrition


Food & Nutrition

Lower Manhattan Nutrition Staff

Helen M. Conza

Helen M. Conza MS, RD, CDN, CSNC


Helen Conza received her Bachelors of Science, Dietetics at the State University of New York, College at Oneonta,and completed her dietetic internship with Sodexo Metropolitan at State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center. Helen received her Masters in Nutritional Science at Brooklyn College and is currently the Clinical Nutrition Supervisor at New York Presbyterian, Lower Manhattan Hospital. Helen spends her spare time running marathons, half marathons, and cycling!

Clairissa Htyte

Clairissa Htyte, RD, CDN, CNSC

Senior Dietitian

Claire earned her Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Food Science from Hunter College and went on to complete Dietetic Internship at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Following Internship continued working in Clinical Nutrition in NYC and New Orleans. Upon returning to NYC joined the NewYork-Presbyterian team as a Senior Clinical Nutritionist. Clairissa is a Certified Nutrition Support Clinician covering Adult ICU and Neonatal ICU at LMH.

Isabelle Chu

Isabelle Chu, RD, CDN, CNSC

Clinical Dietitian

Isabelle Chu graduated from New York University with a Bachelor's degree in Nutrition and Dietetics. She completed her dietetic internship and nutrition fellowship at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital in 2014. Isabelle covers the medicine/surgery and obstetrics/postpartum units at the NYP-Lower Manhattan Hospital. She also provides nutrition counseling for patients in the Cardiac Rehab Program and Infusion Center.

Vivien Hui

Vivien Hui, MS, RD, CDN, CDE, CPC

Clinical Dietitian

Vivien Hui is expected to obtain her Master's degree in Business Management and Leadership in May, 2018 at City University of New York School of Professional Studies. She received her undergraduate education at North Dakota State University in Food and Nutrition, Coordinated Program in Dietetics. Vivien has great compassion and enthusiasm in Diabetes Education. She is a Certified Diabetes Educator as well as a Certified Professional Coder. Vivien enjoys spending her free time travelling, cooking and playing piano.

Wing Li

Wing Li, RD, CDN, CNSC

Clinical Dietitian

Wing Li obtained her Bachelor degree in Nutrition and Food Science at Hunter College in 2011 and completed her dietetic internship at Hunter College in 2012. Wing has been working as a Clinical Dietitian at New York-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital since 2013. Wing currently covers a medical/surgical unit and has special interest in Geriatrics

Ronda Wu, MS, RD, CDN, CNSC

Ronda Wu, MS, RD, CDN, CNSC

Clinical Dietitian

Ronda Wu completed her Bachelor's degree in Nutrition & Dietetics at New York University. She later completed her dietetic internship and Master's Degree in Health Care Policy & Management at Stony Brook University. Prior to coming to NYP, she has worked in long term care and acute care. She is a Certified Nutrition Support Clinician providing coverage across units at LMH. Ronda is currently a culinary school student who enjoys eating her way through the city in her free time.

Brian Fahey

Brian Fahey, MS, RD, CSG, CDN

Clinical Dietitian

Brian Fahey received his Master’s degree in Clinical Nutrition from New York University. He also completed his dietetic internship at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital before returning as a Clinical Dietitian at its Lower Manhattan location. Brian has a special interest in geriatrics, helping older adults achieve their nutritional goals.