Stacy Kennedy MPH, RD, CSO, LDN

Adjunct Faculty


Stacy is a nutrition & fitness expert, educator and keynote speaker with 20+ years’ experience helping individuals, companies and professionals with the latest discoveries in nutrition science.

Her career highlights include collaborating with the industry’s top nutrition and technology talent to pioneer programs, platforms and products from the ground up that reengineered healthy eating experiences and transformed how people approached their health. She has served on scientific advisory boards and held executive VP & Chief level positions in start-up companies.

Stacy holds a B.S. degree in Nutrition & Dietetics from Indiana University, and a Master’s degree in Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She’s a Board-Certified Specialist in Oncology Nutrition, an American College of Sports Medicine Certified Fitness Specialist, adjunct faculty in the graduate school of nutrition at Simmons University teaching entrepreneurship, and worked for 19 years as Senior Clinical Nutritionist at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, a Harvard Medical School Teaching Affiliate Hospital in Boston, and Co-Founded her private practice, Wellness Guides and the Cancer Nutrition Training Center.  A recognized thought leader and media personality, Stacy speaks all over the world on the topics of nutrition science, oncology, gut health, behavioral change, and entrepreneurship.


Indiana University (Bachelor’s of science degree in nutrition science & dietetics, Minor in Psychology. Graduated with High Distinction, 1996)

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Master’s degree public health nutrition, 2000, Maternal and Child Health Grant Recipient, full scholarship award)

Massachusetts General Hospital 1996-1997, Boston, MA –  Dietetic Internship Graduate

Louise Hatch Award, Outstanding Dietetic Intern of the Year

Board Certified Specialist in Oncology Nutrition 2009 – Present, by the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics

American College of Sports Medicine, Certified Health/Fitness Specialist & Trainer   2003-Present

Classes Teaching:

NUTC 5750 Clinical Applications IV: Co-morbidities and Complex Medical Disorders


Lu W, Ott MJ, Kennedy S, Mathay MB, Doherty-Gilman AM, Dean-Clower E, Hayes CM, Rosenthal DS. Integrative Tumor Board: a case report and discussion from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Integr Cancer Ther. 2009 Sep;8(3):235-41. doi: 10.1177/1534735409343446. PMID: 19815593; PMCID: PMC2831080.

Schacht MJ, Saxe GA, Bauer-Wu S, Kennedy S, Monti DA, Peterson C, Rosenberg Z, Block KI. Integrative tumor board: recently diagnosed prostate cancer. Integr Cancer Ther. 2003 Mar;2(1):63-90. doi: 10.1177/1534735403251290. PMID: 12941168.

Miller, Kenneth MD. Excellent Care for Cancer Survivors: A Guide to Fully Meet Their Needs in Medical Offices and in the Community, 1st Edition. ISBN-13: 978-0313397868

Medscape Continuing Medical Education learning center The Team Approach to Optimizing Gastric Cancer Treatment: A Focus on Nutrition, 2020

Can a Detox Really Help Prevent Illness? , 2019 by AARP

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Podcast: Why is nutrition important?, published 2019

Eating well during cancer video series –  winner of Bell Ringer Award, Boston, 2015

Featured in the award-winning documentary films, Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead & FSND 2, The Boston Globe, Women’s Day Magazine, Men’s Health, Harvard Health Newsletter, Oprah Magazine, US News & World Report, Reuters, NPR, Prevention, HuffPost.

Professional Associations:

American College of Sports Medicine, (ACSM)

Commission for Dietetic Registration (CDR)