Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
Cardiac Rehabilitation Nutrition
Pulmonary Rehabilitation Nutrition
Erin Lopynski has been a practicing registered dietitian nutritionist for two and a half years. She received a Bachelors in Science at Virginia Tech in 2013, studying human nutrition, food and exercise. After graduating, she completed a one-year dietetic internship, during which, she assisted sports dietitians at Virginia Tech who worked closely with all of the VT sports teams. From 2014 until now, she has worked as the dietitian in Fairfax Inova's cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation gyms. Her role is to personalize healthy eating plans for patients' specific needs and exercise goals, while working alongside exercise physiologists to strengthen patients heart muscles after cardiac episodes and to improve work of breathing in patients enduring lung disorders.