TamARA Smart, RDN
Tamara’s interest in nutrition was first sparked by a cancer diagnosis in both of her parents while she was still a teenager. She became fascinated by the connection between dietary and lifestyle habits and risk of developing chronic disease. In recent years, she has turned her attention more closely toward the microbiome and the role it plays in managing one’s overall health. She specializes in gastrointestinal disorders such as Crohn’s disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO), gastroparesis, and food allergies and intolerances. She also sees clients for weight management, diabetes, chronic kidney disease and cancer. Tamara holds a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics from Queens College in New York and she completed her clinical training at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center.
Tamara sees clients in our West End and Mechanicsville offices.
Lynn Farmer, MA RD
Lynn’s passion is in helping individuals improve their quality of life through nutrition, exercise, and stress management. She started with her Bachelor of Science in Dietetics from Radford University in 1979, then completed her Masters of Arts in Family Life/Nutrition from the University of Northern Iowa in 1983. She then became a Health/Fitness Specialist through the American College of Sport Medicine in 1994 and obtained a certification in Stress Management Counseling in 1998. Lynn specializes in Weight Management, Sports Nutrition, Cardiovascular health, Diabetes, exercise and wellness.
Lynn sees clients in our West End, Mechanicsville, Midlothian and Warsaw offices.
Wesley Smith, RD
Wes originally obtained his Bachelor of Science in Biology and returned to school at Virginia State University to change his focus on Nutrition after working in the organ transplant field. Wes has found a passion for helping people prevent disease. He specializes in GI disorders such as IBD: Crohn's and Colitis, SIBO, Gastroparesis and Food allergies. He also works with Thyroid disease, Diabetics, Chronic Kidney Disease and Weight Management.
Wes is fluent in Spanish. Para contactarme en español, por favor envíeme un correo electrónico directamente.
Wes sees clients in our West End office.
Jennifer Fagan, RD
Jennifer changed her career path to Dietetics after a diagnosis of Celiac Disease in 2004. Along the way she found a passion and love for helping others to find ways to make diet changes, even small ones, which will allow them to feel their best. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nutrition from Virginia State University and completed her Dietetic Internship with them as well. Jennifer specializes in GI disorders such as Celiac Disease, Gastroparesis, IBS (FODMAP), SIBO, and IBD: Crohns/Colitis. She also works with Diabetics, Chronic Kidney Disease and food allergies.
Jennifer sees clients in our West End office. She is currently only accepting those with a new Celiac diagnosis.