About Us

Diabetes and Nutrition Care Program

The CHI Saint Joseph Health – Diabetes and Nutrition Care program is a place where you can learn about caring for your diabetes, good nutrition and healthy eating. Group classes as well as individual education sessions are provided depending on your need. Learn more about our Diabetes Self Management Education and Support Classes.

Since 1999, we have provided quality educational services using a team-based approach of certified diabetes educators (CDE) who are registered nurses and registered dietitians.

Our program is accredited as a quality educational program by the American Association of Diabetes Educators. This means we provide the most up-to-date and research based information for you!

Diabetes and Nutrition Care Team

Amanda Goldman, MS, RD, LD

Quality and Wellness Director, Food and Nutrition Services
Director of Diabetes and Nutrition Care

Education:
Bachelor of Science in Dietetics - Miami University
Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition - University of Kentucky

Certifications:
Registered Dietitian, Commission on Dietetic Registration
Licensed Dietitian, Kentucky Board of Licensure and Certification
ServSafe Certified, National Restaurant Association

Kelli Henderson, RN, MSW, CDE, MLDE

Registered Nurse, Certified Diabetes Educator, Inpatient Education

Location:
Saint Joseph Hospital, Lexington, KY

Education:
Bachelor of Arts Psychology - University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
Masters of Social Work - University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
Associates Degree in Nursing - Lexington Community College, Lexington, KY

Certifications:
Registered Nurse - Kentucky Board of Licensure and Certification
Certified Diabetes Educator – National Certification Board of Diabetes Educators
Masters Level Diabetes Educator – Kentucky Board of Licensure and Certification
National Diabetes Prevention Program Lifestyle Change Coach
Certified Insulin Pump Trainer – Medtronic

Judy Gyorffy, RN, BSN, CDE

Registered Nurse, Certified Diabetes Educator, Inpatient and Outpatient Education

Location:
Saint Joseph Hospital, Lexington, KY

Education:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing - Capital University, Columbus, Ohio

Certifications:
Registered Nurse - Kentucky Board of Nursing
Certified Diabetes Educator - National Certification Board of Diabetes Educators

Claudia Burnett, MS, RD, LD, CDE, MLDE

Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator

Location:
Saint Joseph East Hospital, Lexington, KY

Education:
Bachelor of Science, Dietetics - Berea College, Berea, KY
Master of Science in Community Nutrition - Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY

Certifications:
Registered Dietitian - Commission on Dietetic Registration
Licensed Dietitian - Kentucky Board of Licensure and Certification
Certified Diabetes Educator – National Certification Board of Diabetes Educators
Master Licensed Diabetes Educator - Kentucky Board of Licensure and Certification
Certified Insulin Pump Trainer – Medtronic
National Diabetes Prevention Program Lifestyle Change Coach

Janelle Schnake, RD, LD, CDE, MLDE

Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator

Location:
Saint Joseph Hospital, Lexington, KY and Saint Joseph Jessamine, Nicholasville, KY

Education:
Bachelor of Science, Dietetics – Ball State University, Muncie, IN

Certifications:
Registered Dietitian - Commission on Dietetic Registration
Licensed Dietitian - Kentucky Board of Licensure and Certification
Certified Diabetes Educator – National Certification Board of Diabetes Educators
Master Licensed Diabetes Educator - Kentucky Board of Licensure and Certification
Certified Insulin Pump Trainer – Medtronic and Omnipod
National Diabetes Prevention Program Lifestyle Change Coach

Emily Frazier, RD, LD, CLC

Registered Dietitian, Certified Lactation Counselor

Location:
Medical Plaza II Downtown, Medical Center Jewish Northeast, Louisville, KY and Jewish Hospital Shelbyville, Shelbyville, KY

Education:
Bachelor of Science, Dietetics - University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Certifications:
Registered Dietitian - Commission on Dietetic Registration
Licensed Dietitian - Kentucky Board of Licensure and Certification
Certified Lactation Counselor - The Academy of Lactation Policy and Practice

Nick McIntosh RD, LD

Registered Dietitian, Licensed Dietitian

Location:
Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Hospital, Medical Center Jewish East, Louisville, KY and Jewish Hospital Shelbyville, Shelbyville, KY

Education:
Bachelor of Science, Dietetics - University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Certifications:
Registered Dietitian - Commission on Dietetic Registration
Licensed Dietitian - Kentucky Board of Licensure and Certification

Christy Porter

Administrative Assistant