Alison Acerra, MS, RDN

Medical Advisor for MedShadow Foundation

Alison Acerra MS RDN is founder of Strategic Nutrition Design, a consulting agency that serves the food industry at the intersection of human and planetary health.  She brings years of experience defining nutrition strategies for a variety of businesses in the food, tech and wellness sectors.  Alison has worked on behalf of several high profile Silicon Valley companies and specializes in plant-based nutrition, cardiovascular disease and diabetes prevention and management.  She has co-authored a diabetes cookbook, served as a workgroup contributor to the Department of Defense Treatment Guidelines on Weight Management and is called upon to lecture on a variety of nutrition and food topics to various groups including physicians and professional organizations. She earned her Master’s of Science degree in Clinical Nutrition at New York University. In addition to her Medical Advisory Board membership with MedShadow, Alison also serves as an Advisory Board Member for the Nourishment Concept at the International Well Building Institute (IWBI).  On her off hours, you can find Alison traveling the globe, cycling through the Bay Area, cooking plant-based meals or engaging in mindfulness practices like yoga and meditation.

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