Debra Wein, MS, RD, LDN, CSSD, NSCA-CPT-D, CWPC
Debra’s success has presented her with a variety of opportunities. She is a recognized faculty member at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, where she teaches undergraduate nutrition and sport nutrition classes. She also teaches graduate nutrition courses at Simmons College in Boston. She has taught for several years and is now a guest lecturer at the Boston Conservatory of Music, teaching proper strategies on nutrition and weight management for their dancers. Debra was invited by the South Shore Medical Center (Atirus Health) to develop their childhood obesity program, “Shape your Future.” She is a regular guest lecturer at MIT and has spoken for the national and regional chapters of NSCA, ACSM and IDEA.
Because of the work she has done with individual clients, athletes, corporations, etc., she receives hundreds of invitations a year to present at a variety of events and to a variety of institutions. Following are some highlights:
Debra was appointed to the President's Council of Cornell Women (PCCW) in 2012 and is working with prominent alumni to enhance the role of women leaders at Cornell University. She was appointed by Governor Weld to Chair the Women’s subcommittee of the Massachusetts Governors committee on physical fitness and sports and remained through three governor terms. In addition, she chaired conferences for Massachusetts on the state of women’s health. Debra earned her undergraduate degree from Cornell University. In addition, she is a Certified Wellness Program Coordinator after attending the National Wellness Institute’s certification program with WebMD. Debra is certified as a personal trainer by The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM-HFI) and The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA-CPT*D). Debra holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in nutritional sciences from Cornell and Columbia Universities.