Debra has 19 years of clinical nutrition experience and is a Diet Technician Registered (DTR) certified by the American Dietetic Association (ADA) since 1995. Her experience was gained at Paradigm Healthcare, Harborside Arden House, Milford Hospital, and Middlesex Hospital. During her career Debra has conducted nutritional screenings and assessments, developed and implemented nutritional care plans for patients, and provided individualized and group nutritional education for patients. She joined Weightmedica in October 2008.
Debra also has experience as an independent nutritional consultant for health club clients. Debra has maintained certification with AFAA as a group exercise instructor and personal trainer for 20 years. Debra currently instructs indoor cycling, step aerobics, and strength training classes at LA Fitness and other health clubs. Attainment of health and fitness through nutrition and exercise has been her lifelong pursuit.