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The Dietitians at Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health

Nancy Black

Nancy Black, MS, RD, LDN, CDE
Nancy has a bachelor's degree in biology and a master's in nutrition. She has worked at Abington Hospital for almost 30 years as a Clinical Dietitian and is specialized as a Certified Diabetes Educator. When not nourishing people at home or work, she returns to her love of botany through her addiction to house plants, outdoor gardening and eating vegetables.

Kate Nellett

Kate Nellett, MS, RD, LDN
Kate has been an employee at Abington Hospital as a Clinical Dietitian for 14 years. She enjoys working in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. Outside of work, Kate is a huge Phillies and Eagles sports fan and enjoys spending a lot of her free time with her granddaughter.

Amanda Szynal

Amanda Szynal, RD, LDN
Amanda received her bachelor’s degree in nutrition and dietetics from La Salle University and interned at Abington Hospital in 2013. In 2015, she joined the Clinical Dietitian team. Currently, she works closely with patients with neurological disorders and those undergoing acute rehab. Other than working, Amanda enjoys running and spending time with family and friends, especially during the summer at the Jersey Shore. 

Christine Wilkinson

Christine Wilkinson, MS, RD, LDN
Chris received her bachelor’s degree in biology from Long Island University and her master’s in human nutrition from Drexel University. Chris has been working at Abington Hospital for almost 3 years focusing primarily on cardiac patients. Outside of work, Chris enjoys scuba diving and running with her friends. Chris also enjoys baking and sometimes experimenting with healthy recipes with her husband!

Anna Clift

Anna Clift, RD, LDN
Anna graduated with a bachelor’s degree in nutrition and dietetics from La Salle University. She completed her internship with Abington Hospital in 2013. Shortly after, she began her first job as a Registered Dietitian at the hospital. Anna mostly works with the oncology and gastrointestinal patient populations. Aside from her love for dietetics, Anna enjoys spending time with her closest friends and family and is looking forward to continuing her education in nursing school and traveling during her free time. 


Cheryl Osburn-Adams, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC

Cheryl is the Nutrition Support Dietitian at Abington Hospital and she also covers critical care. She has a master’s degree in nutrition from the University of California, Davis, and her favorite beverage is Jevity with an Ensure chaser.

Bernadette Marass

Bernadette Marass, RD, LDN

Bernadette graduated from Penn State University with a degree in nutrition science. She has enjoyed working at Abington Hospital for over 28 years, with much of that time dedicated to the nutritional needs of patients in critical care and patients on hemodialysis. Aside from food and nutrition, her interests take her outside: hiking, biking, birding and camping.

Natalie Darcy, MA, RD, LDN
Natalie completed her undergraduate degree in nutrition at Penn State University, and she received a master’s degree in nutrition from Syracuse University. She started at Abington Hospital in October 2014. Natalie covers The Rosenfeld Cancer Center and Abington Family Medicine. Outside of caring for her patients, Natalie enjoys attending kick boxing classes and traveling to her favorite vacation spot, which is Disney World in Orlando, Florida.

Sarah Schein

Sarah Schein, MS, RD, LDN
Sarah currently is the Clinical Nutrition Manager at Abington Hospital, but she started her career in sports and clinical nutrition after graduating from Auburn University. She has a passion for outdoor recreation and enjoys hiking and camping with the family. She likes to grow fresh vegetables and herbs and even raises chickens for fresh eggs daily.

Elizabeth Rothman

Elizabeth A. Rothman, MS, RD, LDN
Liz has a bachelor’s degree in nutrition and food science and a master’s degree in human services management from Drexel University. Currently, Liz is a clinical dietitian at Abington - Jefferson Health and works at both Abington Hospital and Abington - Lansdale Hospital. Outside of work, Liz loves the gym, hiking, sightseeing, going to new restaurants and trying out any new recipes.