Metro Bariatrics - Amir Moazzez MD, FACS

Elaine Lozano, MS, RDN

Lozano_ElaineElaine Lozano is a registered dietitian. She joins Inova Medical Group with over ten years of nutrition education experience. Her graduate work focused on nutrition throughout the life cycle, particularly as to how nutrition affects the developmental years during pregnancy, infancy, childhood, and adolescence. Elaine has a special interest in weight management, especially as it relates to developing other medical conditions. She appreciates the relationship that balancing weight loss with everyday life may have for an individual. Elaine is interested in coaching individuals to help them achieve a healthy relationship with their nutrition, and ultimately a healthy lifestyle.

Elaine’s passion for nutrition led her to found and develop a culinary nutrition program with Fairfax County Public Schools aimed at fostering nutrition awareness and improved food choices at the middle school level.

A native of Northern Virginia, Elaine currently resides in Fairfax County with her husband, two teen-aged children and dog. In her spare time she likes to cook, bike, and spend time with family.

Education

Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland OH
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Internship

Metro Health Metro Center, University Hospitals Rainbow Babies Hospital, Cleveland Public Health Department, and Virginia Department of Health

Awards/Associations/Appointments

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Weight Management Practice Group Member
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Member
Commission of Dietetic Registration