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Vanessa Rissetto

Acting Director, NYU Dietetic Internship

Nutrition and Food Studies

Vanessa Rissetto is a registered dietitian with over nine years of experience in clinical and private practice, uniquely combined with a wealth of experience in sales, marketing, and media. Vanessa's professional skills developed at New York University and Mount Sinai Hospital, specializing in bariatric surgery, parenteral and enteral nutrition, infectious diseases, and adult weight management levels I and II. She also built the strategy to grow a start-up nutrition consulting app (Rise) that was then sold to a major medical tech company (One Medical). Recognized by Essence Magazine as one of the "5 Black Female Nutritionists Who Will Change The Way You Think About Food," Vanessa graduated from Fordham University with a BA in History and New York University with a master's in Marketing.


Nutrition and Dietetics

Degrees within the Nutrition and Dietetics program combine basic science, nutritional science, food science, and research to prepare you for many career paths.

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