Oldways Team

Sara Baer-Sinnott

President, Oldways

Sara has been an instrumental figure at Oldways since its early days, joining the staff in 1992 to work on one of the...

Cynthia Harriman

Director of Food and Nutrition Strategies

A self-described "serial re-inventer," Cynthia has had a varied career, working at jobs as diverse as...

Rachel Greenstein

Communications Manager

Rachel has a passion for all things food and truly believes that food not only feeds the body but also feeds the soul....

Georgia Orcutt

Program Manager

Georgia joined Oldways early in 2010 to work with our Mediterranean Foods Alliance program, and to add her voice to our...

Sarah Dwyer McMackin

Program Manager, African Heritage & Health

Sarah joined Oldways in 2011 and quickly became Program Manager for our African Heritage & Health Program. Growing...

Abby Sloane

Program and Financial Assistant Manager

Abby joined the Oldways team in mid-2011, delighted with the prospect of working within her passion. As Program...

Deborah Plunkett

Program Manager, Oldways Nutrition Exchange

Deborah joined Oldways as Program Manager for the Oldways Nutrition Exchange (ONE) program in 2013.   Before...

Brad Jones

Program Manager, Cheese of Choice Coalition

Brad manages the Cheese of Choice Coalition at Oldways, which supports the production and appreciation of artisan and...

Mallory Cushman

Stamp Program Manager, Whole Grains Council

Mallory joined Oldways in early 2012 and is now Stamp Program Manager for the Whole Grains Council. She graduated from...

Joan Kelley

Manager of Graphics and Website

Joan joined Oldways in 2011 to design and manage the organization’s publications and Web site. Joan has been a...

Kyle Potvin

Media Strategist (consulting)

Kyle works closely with Oldways to create and communicate important health messages designed to help change the way...

Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RD

Oldways Registered Dietitian (consulting)

Janice brings years of experience as a Registered Dietitian to her work advising Oldways programs. She is a nutrition...

Barbara Ruhs, MS, RD, LDN

Coordinator, Oldways Supermarket Dietitian Symposium (consulting)

Barbara Ruhs is a Phoenix, Arizona-based registered dietitian and licensed dietitian/nutritionist specializing in...

Sharon Palmer, RD

Consulting Dietitian, Oldways Vegetarian Network

Sharon has created a career based on combining her two great loves: food and writing. As a registered dietitian with 16...

Sally Cohen

Intern

Sally Cohen is a 2015 candidate in Boston University’s Didactic Program in Dietetics / Master of Science in...

Emily Dore

Intern

Emily is currently a dual-degree graduate student at Boston University School of Social Work and School of Public...

Suzannah Gifford

Intern

Suzannah is thrilled to be working as an intern at Oldways! Having grown up with K. Dun Gifford, the founder of Oldways...

Sadie Baer-Sinnott

The Oldways Dog

Like Carla and Mika before her, Sadie is a rescued Rottweiler, thanks to For The Love of Dog. She came to New England...

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