Allyson “Ally” Sy is a Registered Dietitian who completed her undergraduate clinical nutrition degree at the University of California, Davis and her combined masters program and dietetic internship at the University of Memphis. Ally had the fortunate opportunity to complete her dietetic residency at both Stanford Health Care and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford (LPCH). After her training, she was then hired as a clinical pediatric dietitian for LPCH, spending most of her time as the lead dietitian for the Comprehensive Care Program from 2016 – 2019. There, she worked alongside leading experts in Family-Based Treatment and Adolescent-Focused Therapy for adolescents and young adults with feeding and eating disorders.
Ally has worked extensively in research centered on eating disorders and has recently published a scholarly article on illness severity in atypical anorexia nervosa. She regularly speaks at professional conferences and events, especially on ARFID nutrition care and management. She is diligently working on expanding her nutrition knowledge regarding the ARFID population and continues to be passionate working with all adolescents and families on how to develop a better relationship with food.