Westchester Hospital Nutrition Staff
Emily Burns, MS, RD, CDN, CNSC
Clinical Nutrition Manager
Emily has been practicing as a clinical dietitian since 2014. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nutrition from the University of Rhode Island and completed her Dietetic Internship at Danbury Hospital. She received her Master of Science in Nutrition from Stony Brook University in 2018. Emily previously worked at Stony Brook University Hospital, where she specialized in neuro-critical and stroke care. She specializes in nutrition support and prenatal nutrition and previously worked with the critical care population at New York-Presbyterian, Westchester. She obtained her certification as a Certified Nutrition Support Clinician (CNSC) in 2021.
Laura Talbot, RD, CDN
Assistant Clinical Nutrition Manager
Laura Talbot received her bachelor of science in nutritional sciences from University of Delaware in and then went on to complete her Dietetic Internship at the University of Delaware through their distance program. Laura has continued to work at New York-Presbyterian, Westchester as an RD since 2018 where she transitioned into the Assistant Clinical Nutrition Manager role. In her free time, Laura likes to hang out with her friends and family and take her dog, Rusty, on walks.
Liz Bukac, MS, RD, CDCES, CDN
Liz earned a master’s degree in nutrition from CUNY Hunter College in 2016, after working for many years as an editor and writer. She completed her dietetic internship at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Her professional interests include nutrition care for gastrointestinal diseases and metabolic and bariatric surgery. She enjoys working with people who have diabetes and sought her certified diabetes care and education specialist credential (CDCES). When not at work, Liz can be found roaming the outdoors.
Katie Campbell, RD, CDN, CDCES
Katie graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics from West Chester University in West Chester, Pennsylvania. She completed her Dietetic Internship with Sodexo in 2011 and has been working as an RD ever since. Katie has been the outpatient Dietitian for NewYork-Presbyterian- Westchester since 2013. Additionally, she has her certified diabetes care and education specialist credential (CDCES) and now works as a part of the NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Westchester specializing in diabetes and weight management
Xintong (Serena) Gu, MPH, MS, RD
Xintong holds dual master’s degrees; one in clinical nutrition from Rutgers University and the other in public health nutrition from New York University. She also has a bachelor of science degree in dietetics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She completed her dietetic internship rotations at University Hospital in Newark, New Jersey. Xintong is originally from China. In her free time, Xintong enjoys horseback riding, ice skating, and spending time with family and friends.
Lucrezia Scarampi, MS, RD, CDN, CBC
Outpatient Bariatric Dietitian
Lucrezia Scarampi is the bariatric dietitian at the Center for Advanced Surgery after practicing as a dietitian in Suffolk County, Long Island. She received her master’s degree in human nutrition from the University of Bridgeport and completed her dietetic internship at Stony Brook University. She is also a Certified Bariatric Counselor with the American Association of Bariatric Counselors since 2020.
Diana Ushay, MS, RDN, CDN, CNSC
Diana completed her Master's Degree at Teacher's College Columbia University in Nutrition Education and completed her dietetic internship in 2021 after working for a few years as both a pastry chef and food scientist. Her professional interests include pediatric and adolescent nutrition and sees eating disorder patients in private practice. In her free time, Diana likes to swim, spend time outside, and cook.