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avondale team


KaTrina Samuels-Garrison, RD

Nutrition Specialist

Attended: University of Hawaii at Manoa.  Dietetic Internship: Marywood University  Enjoys about her job: Patients reaching their goals.  Does in her free time: I love to travel and everything that comes with it!  Favorite Food: No favorites but I love seafood and sweets! 


Nutrition Specialist

School Attended: University of Arizona Honors College (bachelors) and Northern Arizona University (masters) Post-Graduate Dietetic Internship: Northern Arizona University Favorite Food: LOVE Pasta, especially a pasta with shrimp or zucchini Hobbies: Hiking, yoga, going to the movies, or exploring the bookstore for a new book Favorite part about the job: Excited to get to work with people of all ages to help foster positive relationships with food!

Taylor Wahl, MPH, RD


Diana Mzorek, RD

Nutrition Specialist

Attended: Dominican University Dietetic Internship:  The University of Iowa Enjoys about her job: I enjoy being able to provide science-based information in everyday language that helps empower clients to make better decisions to improve their health, enjoyment of food, self esteem and overall lives. The one on one connection and trust that is built is the most rewarding for me. Does in her free time: Traveling, walking my 2 dogs, swimming, crafts, learning French, reading, concerts & festivals, connecting with people from around the world Favorite Food: Indian food, acai, "kitchen sink" salads, good dark chocolate


Maddalyn Deitchman, RD

Nutrition Specialist

Post-Graduate Dietetic Internship: University of Alabama at Birmingham Favorite Food: Pizza and fries Hobbies: Hiking, walking, reading, spending time with family/friends. Favorite part about the job: I am looking forward to getting to know my patients in an outpatient setting and helping them reach their nutrition goals. I am also excited to get to work with such positive and enthusiastic co-workers!


Sara Woods, MS, RD

Nutrition Specialist

Attended: University of Arizona Dietetic Internship: Lamar University Enjoys about her job: My favorite part about this job is being able to share helpful information with patients and work with them to help reach their nutritional goals.  Does in her free time: Reading, watching football & basketball (I love watching the Arizona Cardinals, Phoenix Suns, and U of A teams!), going for a walk, and spending time with friends & family. Favorite Food: I don't have just one favorite food, but two of my favorite foods are cheeseburgers and chocolate. 


Office Coordinator

Enjoys about her job: Seeing patients achieve their goals. Does in her free time: Shopping Favorite Food:  Mexican and Italian food.

Olga Lara

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