Our Team

Denise Potter

Denise Potter, RDN, CDCES

Denise has been a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) for 33 years. For the past 17 years she has focused on Ketogenic Medical Nutrition Therapy. She has been privileged to speak to, train and educate professionals and individuals around the globe on therapeutic ketogenic therapies. She strives to provide client-centered, personalized therapy, counseling, and education. Denise has a passion for helping underserved populations benefit from the ketogenic diet. She authored The Migraine Diet: A Ketogenic Meal Plan for Headache Relief. View CV

Lisa Vanatta

Lisa Vanatta, MS, RDN, CSP

Lisa has been a ketogenic pediatric clinical dietitian at Barrow Neurological institute at Phoenix Children’s Hospital (PCH) for over 20 years. There she has primarily focused on Newborn Intensive Care, gaining experience in cystic fibrosis, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, and renal disease and is their ketogenic program coordinator. She co-authored Ketogenic Diet Therapies for Neurological Disorders Pocket Guide. View CV

Monica McChesney

Monica McChesney, MS, RD, LD

Monica has been a pediatric clinical dietitian at Children's of Alabama for the past 8 years. She has worked in a variety of settings including inpatient rehabilitation and gastroenterology, but her primary focus is in neurology, specializing in the ketogenic diet. She has worked with a variety of neurological disorders, including epilepsy, glucose transporter type 1 deficiency syndrome, pyruvate dehydrogenase complex deficiency, along with many others. She has a true passion for the diet, as well as for the patients and families she serves. View CV

Christine Wheeler

Christine Wheeler, MS, RDN, CSP

Christine is a Registered Dietitian with board certification in pediatric nutrition. She has worked in the nutritional management of children and adults with a variety of healthcare concerns, specializing in ketogenic therapies since 2010. She is passionate about optimizing health with nutrition and other lifestyle factors. Christi was the Primary Investigator and author of Efficacy and tolerability of a whey-based, medium-chain triglyceride enhanced ketogenic formula in children with refractory epilepsy: A retrospective study. View CV

Danielle Eller

Danielle Eller, MS, RDN, CSP, CDN

Danielle is a Registered Dietitian with board certification in pediatric nutrition. She has been a pediatric clinical dietitian at NewYork Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital for 6 years. Danielle has worked in a variety of settings including inpatient ICUs and inpatient cardiac care. Her primary focus is in pediatric epilepsy, specializing in the ketogenic diet and has expanded her practice to work with all ages and various neurological conditions. She has a passion for helping families achieve great success with ketogenic therapy. View CV

Diana Lehner-Gulotta

Diana Lehner-Gulotta, RDN, CNSC

Diana is a registered dietitian at the University of Virginia Health System specializing in ketogenic diets for epilepsy and the nutritional care of pediatric neurology patients. She also has experience implementing ketogenic diets for adolescents and adults with multiple sclerosis, resulting in several peer-reviewed publications. As a Certified Nutrition Support Clinician, she enjoys working with medically complex clients. She has served consecutively on the board of both her local and state chapters of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. View CV

Erin K. Waranch

Erin K. Waranch, MS, RDN, LD

Erin has been a pediatric clinical dietitian for the past 7 years. She specializes in ketogenic diet therapy for conditions like pediatric epilepsy, infantile spasms, glut-1 deficiency and pyruvate dehydrogenase deficiency. Erin enjoys individualizing nutrition plans for her patients to help them be as successful as possible. She has a passion for teaching people about how nutrition can improve long term health outcomes. View CV

Jaclyn A. Makovich

Jaclyn A. Makovich, RD, LD

Jaclyn has been a Clinical Dietitian at the Medical University of South Carolina since 2016 and a Registered Dietitian for 10 years. She has provided nutrition care in both adult and pediatric in different specialty areas such as ketogenic therapy, gastroenterology, nutrition support and more. She now works solely with the ketogenic therapy in pediatric and adult patients and loves to see the improvements in peoples’ quality of life. Jaclyn specializes in working with patients and their families to personalize ketogenic therapy to meet their lifestyle and individual needs. View CV

Lauren Kronisch

Lauren Kronisch, MS, RDN, LD

Lauren been has specialized in providing Ketogenic Medical Nutrition Therapy for over eight years treating people of all ages with conditions including epilepsy, pyruvate dehydrogenase deficiency complex, glucose transport deficiency syndrome, Rett syndrome and related disorders. For the last six years, she has worked in a top 10 children's hospital in the ketogenic diet clinic setting as well as in various hospital units, including intensive care and neurology intensive care. She also has extensive experience in treating children with food allergies. View CV

Stephanie Criteser

Stephanie Criteser, RD, CSP

Stephanie is a Registered Dietitian with 12 years experience in a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings. She is board certified as a Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition, and honed her expertise in the ketogenic diet at Children's Hospital Colorado. There, she helped patients with various neurological and metabolic disorders and their families develop, implement and sustain ketogenic diet care plans tailored to their needs. She enjoys working with adults and children with a broad range of medical conditions. Stephanie's passion is educating and empowering patients to achieve an improved quality of life using food as medicine. View CV