Dr. Julie Conner, RD, CD-N, MPH, PhD, IFM-CP, BCHN

CEO, President, Registered Dietitian (RD), Certified Dietitian/Nutritionist (CDN), Certified Adult Weight Management Specialist, Board Certified IFM Functional Medicine Practitioner (IFM-CP), Board Certified Holistic Nutritionist, and Certified Health Coach

Dr. Julie Conner is the founder of Healthy Weighs Wellness Center. Dr. Julie has a B.S. in Nutritional Sciences from Cornell University and a M.P.H. in Health Policy and Management from New York Medical College. She completed her doctorate in Holistic Nutrition with High Honors at Clayton College of Natural Health. She completed her internship at Westchester County Medical Center. Dr. Julie is a Certified Health Coach and is Certified in Adult Weight Management. Dr. Julie is also a Board- Certified Institute of Functional Medicine Practitioner. In 1987, Dr. Julie was honored by the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics as Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year. She has both authored and co-authored numerous publications for nutrition professionals. Dr. Conner has co-hosted a weight management video, titled “Double Team Your Weigh Down.” Dr. Julie has been in private practice since 1983. Presently, Dr. Conner provides Medical Nutrition Therapy, Nutrition Counseling Services and Functional Medicine evaluations to thousands of patients across New York and Connecticut. Dr. Julie is the Director of our Nutrition, Functional Medicine, and Integrative Medicine Residency Program. She really enjoys to mentor both students and our integrative team at Healthy Weighs Wellness Center. Dr. Julie loves being at the helm of this family business with her husband, Will, our CFO, and their two sons, Billy, our office manager, and Dr. Brian, our Medical Director.

Professional Experience

May 2019 – Present

Director of Nutrition, Functional Medicine, and Integrative Medicine Residency Program

Healthy Weighs Wellness Center, Brookfield, CT

Oct. 1996 – Present

CEO, Nutritionist, Registered Dietitian

Healthy Weighs Wellness Center, Brookfield, CT

Feb. 2017 – Present

CT/NY Associate Broker

Coldwell Banker Realty, Danbury, CT and Katonah, NY

Dec. 1995 – Jul. 1999

Co-owner and Co-Host Cable Show Fitness on Location

Wellness News Network, LLC, Brookfield, CT

Oct. 1992 – Jan. 1997


Primary Care Consultants, Inc.
Suffern, New Windsor and Mamaroneck, N.Y.

May 1990 – Mar. 1993

Executive Vice President

Nutrition Counseling Services, Inc.
Pomona, Fishkill & New Rochelle, NY

Apr. 1984 – Dec. 1985

Vice President

Nutrition Counseling Services of Westchester Bronxville, NY

Jul. 1983 – Oct. 1996


Conner Counseling Services, Brookfield, CT


2015 -2018

Institute for Functional Medicine Certification Program

Completed Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice, Hormone Advanced Practice Module (APM), Cardiometabolic APM, Detox APM, Immune APM, Energy APM, and GI APM

Sep. 1998 – Oct. 2003

Ph.D. Holistic Nutrition

Clayton College of Natural Health/Birmingham, Alabama

Sep.1985 – Jan. 1990

M.P.H. Health Policy and Management

New York Medical College
Department of Community and Preventive Medicine/Valhalla, NY

Sep. 1982 – Jun. 1983

Dietetic Intern

Westchester County Medical Center/Valhalla, NY

Sep. 1979 – May 1982

B.S. Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics

Cornell University
College of Human Ecology
Division of Nutritional Sciences/Ithaca, NY

Certifications & Licenses

Feb. 2018 – Present

Accredited Real Estate Professional (AREP)

NAR Designation: At Home with Diversity (AHWD)

Certified Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA)

May 2018 – Present

Board- Certified Institute for Functional Medicine Practitioner (IFM-CP)

Feb. 2017 – Present

Connecticut and New York Associate Broker

Coldwell Banker Realty
Danbury, CT and Katonah, NY

Jun. 2013 – Present

Certified Health Coach

Villanova University College of Nursing and The McDonald Center for Obesity Prevention and Education

Mar. 2009 – Present

Board Certified in Holistic Nutrition (BCHN)

Holistic Nutrition Credentialing Board
National Association of Nutrition Professionals

Apr. 2001 – Present

Certified in Adult Weight Management

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

1983 – Present

Registered Dietitian (RD)/ Registered Dietitian- Nutritionist (RDN)

Commission on Dietetic Registration
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Certified Dietitian- Nutritionist (CD-N)

State of CT Dept of Public Health

Associations & Memberships

• Business Networking International (BNI)

• Northern Fairfield County Association of Realtors (NFCAR)

• Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND)

• CT Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (CAND)

• National Association of Nutrition Professionals (NANP)

• The Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM)

Honors & Awards

• 1987 New York State Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year, American Dietetic Association


• Double Team Your Weigh Down, video for Lifetime Weight Management, 1996.

• Nutrition Entrepreneur’s Guide to Reimbursement Success, The American Dietetic Association, 1995

• Beyond Nutrition Counseling, Chapter 6: Getting Your Money’s Worth, The American Dietetic Association, 1996

• Articles in The Family Guide to Medical Services, August 1994

• September 1994- May 2001: Weekly “Nutrition Tips” column in the Brookfield Journal, Brookfield, CT


• Cardiovascular Disease

• Dyslipidemia

• Eating Disorders (Anorexia, Bulimia, Orthorexia)

• Food Intolerances and Food Sensitivities

• Functional Medicine & Functional Medicine Testing

• Gastrointestinal Diseases (IBD, Celiac Disease, Crohn’s Disease)


• Gluten Sensitivity

• Hypertension

• Hypothyroidism

• IBS (Diarrhea, Constipation, Gas and Bloating)

• Inflammation and Pain Management

• Insomnia

• Lactose Intolerance

• Menopause and Perimenopause

• Pregnancy and Lactation

• Type II Diabetes

• Underweight

• Weight Management (Overweight, Obesity, Morbid Obesity)


1992-present- Hundreds of lectures and programs for Weight control, and Nutrition for both children and adults at corporations, senior centers, Chamber of Commerce groups and through Parks and Recreation Departments throughout New York and Connecticut

November 16, 1996- “Nutrition for the Female Athlete,” O’Neill Center at Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, CT

July 1994 to July 1999- Consumer nutrition lectures at Brookfield Community Center and Health South, Brookfield, CT

May 19, 1996 “Insurance Reimbursement Savvy: Do You Have What It Takes to Get Paid?” presented at Nutrition Entrepreneur’s First Annual Regional Workshop, Rocky Hill, CT

October 19, 1994 “Private Practice Reimbursement: Tales from The Front,” presented at 77th Annual Convention of the American Dietetic Association, Orlando, Florida

April 29, 1994 “Maximizing Reimbursement for Nutrition Services in Your Private Practice,” NYSDA Annual Meeting, Garden City, New York

May 1993 NYSDA Legislative Update Videoconference

May 24, 1993 “Nutrition Counseling,” New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York.

Community Involvement

2020 – Present: BNI Bobcats Visitor Host

2017 – Present: BNI Bobcats (Business Networking International) CT

2010 – Present: Brookfield Chamber of Commerce


Travel, Camping