Our Team

Meet the Original EDGI Pros

Our goal is to help other clinicians feel confident in addressing disordered eating co-occurring with gastrointestinal disorders.

Training program authors are available for case consultation and client referrals. Each individual has a different skill set based on their clinical and lived experience. We look forward to sharing our experience and learning from yours as well.

Rates and licenses vary by provider. Please visit their business webpages for more information.

EDGI Training Program Authors

Alyssa Lavy, MS RD CDN

Alyssa Lavy Nutrition & Wellness

Areas of expertise: IBS, SIBO, functional dyspepsia, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), gastroparesis

Lived experience: GERD, Lynch Syndrome

Beth Rosen, MS RD CDN

Beth Rosen Eating Attitudes and Gut Expert

Areas of expertise: functional GI conditions (IBS, gastroparesis, SIBO, reflux), motility disorders, and eating disorders

Lived experience: IBS, disordered eating

Brittany Rogers, MS RDN CPT


Areas of expertise: pediatric & adult inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), IBD-ostomy, J-pouch, irritable bowel syndrome, primary sclerosing cholangitis, disordered eating

Lived experience: ulcerative colitis, IBS, primary sclerosing cholangitis, athlete

Emily Arkin, MS RD LDN

RD Emily and Team

Areas of expertise: eating disorders, disorders of gut-brain interaction (IBS, gastroparesis, functional dyspepsia, bloating, irregular bowel patterns, etc.), celiac disease, IBD

Janelle Smith, MS RDN CEDS

Janelle Smith Nutrition

Areas of expertise: DGBIs, ARFID, motility disorders, complex medical conditions

Lived experience: celiac disease, SIBO, DGBI, pelvic floor dysfunction, Queer

Kelli Rugless, PsyD CEDS

We Flourish Psychology

Areas of expertise: anorexia nervosa, binge eating disorder, bulimia nervosa, ARFID, women of color, adolescents

Lauren Adler Dear, MS RDN

Dear Nutrition

Areas of expertise: eating disorders, DGBIs (IBS, functional dyspepsia, bloating, etc), IBD, GERD, SIBO. Clinical hypnotherapy for DGBIs

Lived experience: ulcerative colitis, IBS, Queer, Jewish

Meghan Donnelly, MS RDN

Nutmeg Nutrition

Areas of expertise: celiac disease and other gluten-related disorders, functional GI conditions (IBS, SIBO, reflux, irregular bowel patterns, etc.)

Samina Qureshi, RDN

Wholesome Start Nutrition Counseling

Areas of expertise: IBS, gastroparesis, reflux, constipation, diarrhea, bloating, disordered eating, binge eating disorder

Lived experience: second-generation immigrant

Jordan Shapiro, MD


Areas of expertise: Eating disorders, disorders of gut-brain interaction, IBS, pelvic floor disorders, constipation, inflammatory bowel diseases, and yoga

Lived experience: disordered eating

Our organization is structured as a joint venture with every author an equal contributor and owner of the program. Transparency and collaboration is our goal.