Voting Members

Melissa Page, MS, RDN, CSOWM, LDN (Chair) is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Specialist in Obesity Weight Management who has worked in weight management for over 10 years in Portland, ME and Boston. She holds a Master’s in Clinical Nutrition from Tufts University and a Bachelor’s in Dietetics from Indiana University. She has been an active member of the Weight Management DPG executive committee for 8 years. Melissa also co-owns a small craft brewery with her husband and loves cooking and traveling. 

Laura Andromalos, MS, MSN, RD, RN, CSOWM, CDCES (Past Chair) has specialized in the treatment of obesity and diabetes for over 14 years. She is a labor and delivery nurse at Hennepin Healthcare where she combines her dual disciplines to support the health of women and newborns. She holds a BS in Nutrition Sciences from Cornell University, a MS in Health Communication from Boston University, and a MS in Nursing from Capella University. She has previously served as the blast email coordinator and bariatric subunit director for the WM DPG. She is a flying trapeze artist and loves traveling with her husband, Mike, and pup, Bandit.

Melissa Majumdar, MS, RD, CSOWM, LDN (Chair Elect) is bariatric coordinator at Emory University Hospital Midtown. Majumdar served as Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Spokesperson for six years and was chair of the ASMBS IH program planning committee. Majumdar is co-editor of the Pocket Guide to Bariatric Surgery, 3rd edition, and is the 2022 recipient of the ASMBSF Excellence in Nutrition Lead Award. Melissa lives near Atlanta with her husband and two kids where you can find her enjoying local beers and running.

Meghan Ariagno, MBA, RD, LDN (Secretary) has been working as a dietitian in weight management for over 14 years.  She received her Bachelors of Science in Nutritional Sciences at UConn and completed her dietetic internship at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital in NYC.  She started her career at the Weight and Wellness Center at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, MA and has been with the Center for Weight Management and Wellness (CWMW) at Brigham and Women’s Hospital since 2012.  

Courtney Luecking, PhD, MPH, RDN (Treasurer) is an Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist for Health and Nutrition at the University of Kentucky. Her portfolio of work aims to improve population health and health equity in Kentucky through facilitating cross-sector partnerships with Cooperative Extension and development, implementation, and evaluation of multi-level interventions that elevate the quality of nutrition and feeding environments during the early childhood period. Her previous work experiences span clinical, community, and research settings.

Colleen Tewksbury, PhD, MPH, RD, CSOWM, LDN (Delegate) is the Bariatric Program Manager for the University of Pennsylvania Health System and a Senior Research Investigator for University of Pennsylvania. Her areas of research focus on pre-operative optimization and access for persons seeking bariatric surgery. Colleen has served in various positions for Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and The Obesity Society including as a Spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Immediate-Past President of the Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Lillian Craggs-Dino, DHA, RDN, LDN (Nominating Committee Director) is a nationally and internationally known Registered and Licensed Dietitian and a highly sought after presenter, lecturer, faculty member, and practitioner. Her specialty is in weight management and bariatric nutrition, and she has written several publications on the subject. Dr. Lillian is recognized as a proven leader and forward-thinker in the field of bariatric nutrition. She currently holds an Executive Council position for ASMBS and volunteers on many committees.