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Meet the RD

Mary Opfer, RDMary Opfer, RD joined the Student Health Center staff  in Fall 2017. Ms. Opfer holds a Masters Degree from Columbia University and is an Adjunct Professor at Lehman College where she teaches graduate and undergraduate classes for the Dietetics program. 

As a former restaurant owner and operator, Mary brings real life experience to her classes highlighting food service production and cultural cooking. Mary Opfer has a private practice in New York working with clients that suffer from a variety of gastrointestinal, weight issues and autoimmune disorders including diabetes.  Her philosophy includes looking for the root causes of the clients issues and addressing all factors of the individual’s life style as well as using a food as medicine approach to help her clients find a balance of health and wellness.

Ms. Opfer is available at the Student Health Center on the following days:

  • Tuesdays  1:30-4:40 pm
  • Thursdays 2-5 pm

 Please call x 8900 to schedule an appointment.