MOLLY DEVINE, RD, LD/N
Food and nutrition have always been an important part of my life, and became my professional life when I realized I could use my knowledge, experience and passion to make a difference in the lives of others. I believe that nutrition is the foundation of a healthy lifestyle and integral to both disease prevention and intervention. As a registered dietitian, I have years of experience specializing in adult weight management, integrative and functional nutrition, sports nutrition, diabetes management, food allergies and sensitivities, wellness education, and customized meal planning.
For me, a solid nutrition plan means finding lifestyle balance and enjoyability for long-term success. I founded MSD Nutrition Consulting to share with you my knowledge and experience and give you more than just a meal plan or list of foods to eat. I want to help you understand your body better, find balance between nutrition and your day-to-day, provide ongoing support for behavior change, and live your optimal life.
Molly received her Bachelor of Science in Nutrition Sciences from North Carolina Central University and completed her Dietetic Internship through Meredith College. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Languages and Linguistics from Georgetown University and is fluent in Spanish. She lives in Durham, North Carolina with her family.
MEGAN SWEENEY, MPH, RD, LD/N
I believe wholeheartedly that food can be a powerful tool for healing; I’ve seen it in my own life as well as in my work with patients. In fact, I abandoned my plans to attend medical school so that, as a nutrition professional, I could help others pursue health by natural means, using food and nutrition to support their bodies’ innate capacity to heal and thrive. My areas of expertise include weight management, eating disorders and disordered eating, diabetes and prediabetes, gastrointestinal health, and women’s health.
In working with clients, I take a holistic approach to health and wellbeing. I strive to meet individuals where they are, helping them uncover personal barriers and motivations and providing coaching and evidence-based nutrition recommendations to empower them to achieve and sustain improved health.
During the daytime, I work as a clinical research coordinator and dietitian for studies on obesity and diabetes. Outside of work, I enjoy staying active with yoga, weightlifting, and hiking the beautiful natural spaces of North Carolina.
Megan earned her Master’s of Public Health in Nutrition from the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. During her graduate studies, she completed over 1200 hours of internship in community, inpatient, and outpatient settings at the Orange County Health Department, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, and Brenner Children’s Hospital. She previously completed her undergraduate and post-baccalaureate education at Georgetown University and the University of Pennsylvania.
SERENA COCHRAN, MS, RD, LD/N
For me, nutrition has been transformative for overcoming my health struggles with pre-diabetes and autoimmune thyroid disease. While I see many different health conditions on a daily basis, my main areas of expertise include ketogenic diets, diabetes, and cancer. I understand the importance of individualized nutrition interventions for all of my clients.
In addition to nutrition counseling I enjoy offering grocery store and farmer's market tours along with group nutrition classes. I look forward to coming on to the MSD Nutrition Counseling team and providing individualized care to Durham and surrounding communities.
Serena completed her dietetic internship from Yale-New Haven Hospital and recently finished a Master's degree in Nutrition and Informatics.