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Stacy Kennedy, MPH, RD, CSO, LDN, CPT

VP of Operations & Associate Director of Wellness, Synergy Private Health

Stacy Kennedy




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 vice president and chief-level positions in startup companies. Stacy is currently the vice president of operations and associate director of wellness for Synergy Private Health, a concierge-based personalized primary care practice in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, focused on lifestyle medicine, cardiology, functional medicine, health coaching, wellness programs, and member-exclusive amenities at a state-of-the-art facility.

Stacy is 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, former professor of clinical nutrition in the graduate school of Southwest Naturopathic College, and worked for 19 years as a senior clinical nutritionist at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, a Harvard Medical School Teaching Affiliate Hospital in Boston. She co-founded her private practice, Cancer Nutrition and Wellness.

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.


Experience & accolades


  • Nutrition
  • Oncology nutrition
  • Fitness


  • University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
    • Masters in Public Health Nutrition
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    • Dietetic Internship Graduate
  • Indiana University
    • Bachelor of Science in Nutrition Science and Dietetics
  • American College of Sports Medicine
    • Certified health/fitness specialist and trainer


  • Synergy Private Health (2022-Present)
    • Vice president, operations
    • Director, member services
    • Associated director, wellness
  • Simmons University (2017-Present)
    • Adjunct faculty, graduate school of nutrition
  • Wellness Guides, LLC (2001-Present)
    • Co-founder
    • Director of nutrition
  • New England Cancer Speclialists (2022-2023)
    • Consultant, Food as Medicine Program
  • Sonoran University of Health Sciences (2021-2023)
    • Professor, graduate school of nutrition
  • Upshoot (2018-2020)
    • Vice president, program development and customer care
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Brigham and Women’s Hospital (2000-2019)
    • Senior clinical nutritionist
  • AVA (2016-2017)
    • Chief wellness officer


  • Lu, W., Ott, M.J., Kennedy, S., et al. "Integrative Tumor Board: A Case Report and Discussion from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute." Integrative Cancer Therapies, 2009.