Irina G. Strogach, Registered Dietitian and Certified Dietitian-Nutritionist, has been practicing clinical nutrition and dietetics since 1996 in hospital and outpatient settings, in private practices, and as а public health official. Her academic knowledge and practical expertise spans from pediatrics to geriatrics, and she has in-depth clinical experience in treating patients with gastrointestinal disorders and diabetes
Ms. Strogach graduated from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, majoring in clinical nutrition and dietetics. She completed the Didactic Program in Dietetics and earned her M.S. in health and nutrition at Brooklyn College, and she also completed certificate programs in pediatric nutrition, breastfeeding counseling, nutritional epidemiology, group therapy for dietitians, and medical nutrition therapy for various gastrointestinal disorders. She is an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
An accomplished educator and health advocate, Ms. Strogach has directed dietetic internship courses at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. As a course director at the World Health Organization (WHO), she lectured medical doctors from Eastern European countries on breastfeeding, women’s health, and pediatric nutrition. She worked also as an adjunct professor at the City University of New York, where she was teaching human nutrition courses to nutrition and pre-med students.
Currently Ms. Strogach is an administrative dietitian at the Pediatric Gastroenterology division at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore Medical Center, where she provides medical nutrition therapy for children with complex gastrointestinal disorders. She also provides individual nutrition consultations online in her private practice. In addition, she is a founder of an online nutrition school in Russian language “Мудрое питание” where she teaches the physiology and psychology of nutrition and helps to establish healthy eating habits.
Ms Strogach areas of interest:
Pediatric: IBS (including FODMAPs and other approaches), Crohn’s (including CDED and others), Celiac, EOE (GI allergies), constipation, poor weight gain, weight management, sports nutrition.
Adults: diabetes, GI problems.