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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


Mia Tomasula, RD

Nutrition Specialist

School: University of Arizona Internship Carondelet Health Network- St Mary's Hospital Favorite Part of the job: Helping individuals develop a healthy and positive relationship with food Hobbies: working out, cooking, watching movies Favorite Food: pasta, sushi, sandwiches and popcorn


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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