Meet Our Team
Our team of registered dietitians works with adults and children to provide nutrition counseling that teaches the importance of eating a healthy and balanced diet. Their years of experience enable them to offer medical nutrition therapy for a wide range of conditions.
Marianne Heffrin, M.S., R.D., L.D.N
Marianne truly believes that we are what we eat, and is motivated by the opportunity to guide others through the journey of taking actionable steps toward better health. She graduated from the University of New Haven and the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions. Her clinical specialties include obesity management, sports nutrition and cardiovascular health.
Alexandra (Alie) Hill, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.
Alie holds a bachelor's degree in nutrition and a master's degree in nutrition and health promotion from Simmons College. Growing up, medical nutrition therapy played a huge role in her life as she maintained a healthy lifestyle due to a vigorous schedule as a member of multiple sports teams. Her active lifestyle quickly transformed into a passion for nutrition. Having found her version of healthy at a young age, she now enjoys helping individuals create their own version of a healthy lifestyle.
Julia Hincman-Francavilla, M.S., R.D., C.S.O., L.D.N.
Julia graduated from Boston University with a bachelor's in dietetics and a masters in nutrition. Her clinical specialties include oncology nutrition and adult weight management. She knows the important role food plays in overall health and that there is no “perfect” diet for everyone. She uses her more than 10 years of nutrition experience and knowledge to help patients find their unique way of eating with the goal of improving their health, energy and overall well-being – so not just physical, but mental health too.
Ann Manzi, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.
Ann holds a bachelor's in dietetics from the University of Dayton and a masters in nutrition from the Massachusetts Institute of Health Professions. She believes there are many ways to enhance a person's life through food depending on his or her goals and what is important to each individual. Through nutrition counseling, she has the opportunity to assist patients with the establishment of tailored eating and exercise habits that will set them on a path toward long-term health.
Lamis Sleiman, M.S., R.D.N., L.D.N.
Lamis is passionate about helping her patients feel great, both mentally and physically. The starting point is gradually incorporating heathier food and exercise habits into her patients' busy lives. She graduated from the American University of Beirut and completed the didactic program at Framingham State University. Her clinical interests include cardiovascular health, diabetes, digestive issues and nutrition support. She treats children, adolescents and adults.