Staff

Holley Boeger, MA
Program Manager
boegerh@wustl.edu

Holley has over nine years of experience at Washington University as a Program Manager in the Center of Healthy Weight and Wellness. She received her M.A. in Education from Webster University and her B.A. in Elementary Education from Webster University. Holley has combined her background in education with her passion for healthy eating and physical activity to inspire people to achieve their wellness goals.  She enjoys running, Pilates, and spending time with her husband and six children.


Shaina Costello, MPH
Program Manager
ssowles@wustl.edu

Shaina Costello is a clinical research supervisor in the Center for Health Weight and Wellness. After receiving her BS in Brain, Behavior and Cognitive Science from the University of Michigan, she moved to St. Louis where she received her Masters of Public Health degree from Saint Louis University. Shaina has worked at Washington University since 2012 conducting research in health communication, mental health and substance use. She is passionate about childhood obesity prevention and early intervention with children and families.


Rebecca Ehlich, MA, RDN, LD
PLAN Behavioral Interventionist
rebecca.ehlich@wustl.edu

Rebecca is a registered dietitian nutritionist and PLAN Behavioral Interventionist in the Center for Healthy Weight and Wellness. After completing her BS in Nutrition and Dietetics at Ball State University, she moved to St. Louis to complete her MA and dietetic internship at Fontbonne University. Her interests include helping others set goals to help maintain lifelong healthy habits.


Marie-Laure Firebaugh, LMSW
Clinical Research Coordinator
mcallewaert@wustl.edu

Marie-Laure Firebaugh is a clinical research coordinator in the Center for Healthy Weight and Wellness. She received her Masters of Social Work from Washington University in St Louis in 2013. Her primary focus in the lab is working on the Body U Program, a comprehensive online program for eating disorder screening and intervention for students in the Missouri public universities, funded by the Missouri Eating Disorders Council. In general, she is very interested in how to increase awareness of and prevent the public health problems of eating disorders and obesity.


Alicia Flewelling, MPH
Clinical Lab Supervisor
aflewelling@wustl.edu

Alicia Flewelling is the Clinical Lab Supervisor at the Center for Healthy Weight and Wellness. She oversees and coordinates all aspects of the lab, including personnel and financial management as well as provides assistance for grant management, presentations and correspondence. She also facilitates management of research and clinical activities for Denise Wilfley, PhD. She received her Masters in Public Health and BS in Health Promotion Disease Prevention Studies from the University of Southern California, in 2013 and 2011 respectively. Her research interests reducing health disparities and pediatric obesity prevention.


Sarah Kruger, LMSW
PLAN Behavioral Interventionist
sarahkruger@wustl.edu

Sarah Kruger is a PLAN Behavioral Interventionist in the Center for Healthy Weight and Wellness. She received both her BA in psychology with a minor in public health and her MSW with a concentration on mental health from Washington University in St. Louis. Her primary focus is working on the PLAN study to implement family-based behavioral weight loss treatment within the primary care setting. Her passion is to empower others to create lifelong healthy habits.


Angela Lima, MBA, RD, LD
Program Manager
limaa@wustl.edu

Angela Lima is a program manager in the Center for Healthy Weight and Wellness. She received her bachelor’s degree in nutrition and dietetics in 2001 and her MBA from Webster University in 2013. Lima’s research interests include increasing access to care, reducing health disparities, improving health literacy, and dissemination and implementation of evidence-based treatment for childhood obesity.


Nasreen Moursi, BA
Recruitment Coordinator
namoursi@wustl.edu

Nasreen Moursi is a Recruitment Coordinator for the PLAN study at the Center for Healthy Weight and Wellness. She oversees the recruitment, screening, and scheduling of families in the PLAN study for the St. Louis, MO and Columbus, OH study sites. She received her BA in Psychological and Brain Sciences with a minor in Writing from Washington University in St. Louis in 2016. Her research interests include evidence-based treatment for eating disorders and obesity in children and adolescents.


Sophia Rotman, BA
Clinical Research Coordinator
sophiarotman@wustl.edu

Sophia Rotman is a clinical research coordinator in the Center for Healthy Weight and Wellness. She received her BA in Psychology with a minor in Spanish from Washington University in St. Louis in 2018. Her research interests are in the areas of pediatric obesity treatment and prevention and reducing health disparities.


Kelly Springstroh, MS, RDN, LD
PLAN Behavioral Interventionist
springstrohkelly@wustl.edu

Kelly is a registered dietitian nutritionist and PLAN Behavioral Interventionist in the Center for Healthy Weight and Wellness. She received her BS in Food Science and Human Nutrition from the University of Florida and then moved to St. Louis for her graduate degree. She completed both her dietetic internship, specializing in medical nutrition therapy, and MS in Nutrition and Dietetics from St. Louis University. Her interests include using nutritional counseling and positive messages about food to motivate individuals and families towards healthy lifestyle changes.


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Lisa Tigges, MS, RD, LD
MyWay to Health Wellness Coach
tiggesl@wustl.edu

Lisa Tigges is a Registered Dietitian for MyWay to Health. She received her B.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics with a Culinary Emphasis from Saint Louis University, where she subsequently completed her dietetic internship. Lisa earned a Master’s Degree in Human Nutrition from the University of Alabama. Through empowering individuals with wellbeing knowledge, tools, and skills, Lisa helps guide individuals to discovering their personal path to wellness