Starkel Nutrition

We think of nutrition as the foundation for all areas of health.  Our providers can help you establish this foundation and achieve your health goals, whether it is helping out with a complex disease state or optimizing good health.  Learn more about our nutritionists and their backgrounds below.

Our Doctor

Lea McKinstry, ND

Lea McKinstry, ND

Licensed Naturopathic Doctor


Primary Care Physician║Digestive Health║Women’s Health & Hormones║Autoimmune Disease

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Our Nutritionists

Emina Suta, MS, RDN, IFNCP

Emina Suta, MS, RDN, IFNCP

Functional Medicine Nutritionist


Healthy Aging ║ Blood Sugar Management ║ Women’s Health

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Maddie Hays, MSN, CN

Maddie Hays, MSN, CN

Functional Medicine Nutritionist


Sports Nutrition ║ Women’s & Men’s Health ║ Food Allergies, Sensitivities, and Intolerances

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Carli Hill, RDN, CD

Carli Hill, RDN, CD

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist | Certified Dietitian


Eating Disorders & Disordered Eating ║ Oncology Nutrition ║ Health At Every Size®

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Cassie Petro, MS, MSGH, CNS, CN

Cassie Petro, MS, MSGH, CNS, CN

Functional Medicine Nutritionist | Certified Nutrition Specialist


Pediatric & Family Nutrition ║ Women’s Health ║ Mental Health (Addiction & Grief Support)

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Shayla Kilgannon, RDN, IFNCP

Shayla Kilgannon, RDN, IFNCP

Functional Medicine Nutritionist


Women’s Health ║ Gastrointestinal Health ║ Health At Every Size

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Lisa Ackerman, MS, CNS

Lisa Ackerman, MS, CNS

Functional Medicine Nutritionist


Chronic Metabolic & Inflammatory Disorders ║ Gut Microbiome ║ Autoimmune Disorders

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Cory Mygrant, MS, RDN

Cory Mygrant, MS, RDN

Registered Dietitian | Functional Medicine Nutritionist | Health Coach


Chronic Disease Management (Diabetes, Hypertension, Hyperlipidemia) ║ General Wellness

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Emmilia Smith, MS, RDN

Emmilia Smith, MS, RDN

Registered Dietician Nutritionist | Stress Management Specialist | Chronic Disorder Specialist


Chronic Inflammatory & Metabolic Disorders ║ Stress Management ║ General Wellness

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Riana Giusti, MS, CN

Riana Giusti, MS, CN

Functional Medicine Nutritionist | Brain Health Specialist


Cognitive Health ║ Healthy Aging ║ Women’s Health

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Julie Starkel, MS, MBA, RDN

Julie Starkel, MS, MBA, RDN

President & Founder

Our Admin Team

Tine Frausing

Tine Frausing

Clinic Manager

Lauren Chambers

Lauren Chambers

Administrative Assistant

Lyris Cabrias

Lyris Cabrias

Leadership Assistant

Mairin McCurdy

Mairin McCurdy

Marketing Supervisor