MS, LDN, CNS, CPT
Christine Hanson Haas MS, LDN, CNS, CPT is a licensed nutritionist and personal trainer, founder & operator of Capitol Contours, the weight loss & body contouring division of The Washington Nutrition & Counseling Group™, a large mental health and nutrition counseling group with multiple locations throughout the Washington D.C. Area & Stellar Labs® Nutrition, a protein shake & supplement company. Christine has served as the Nutrition & Fitness Director at multiple bariatric, plastic surgery, GI, fertility & food allergy centers & contributes to various health publications & media. Christine was also the director of nutrition & a personal trainer at Sports Club L.A® in Washington D.C. (currently known as Equinox®), an adjunct professor of nutrition at Montgomery College and was a nutritionist for Medifast®. Christine is a member of the American Dietetic Association and the American College of Nutrition and her education includes Masters Degrees from the American University in Health & Fitness Management & from The University of Vermont in Nutrition Education. Christine received her undergraduate degree from the University of Vermont and studied dietetics at The University of The District of Columbia.
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
Shelby Grande, MS, RDN is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist supporting patients through the weight management programs at Capitol Contours. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics at James Madison University and completed her Dietetic Internship and Masters degree in Nutrition at Marywood University.
Shelby began her career in a rehabilitation hospital focusing on traumatic brain injury, stroke, transplant, spinal cord injury and trauma patients. She moved into a more acute hospital scene where her experience grew, working with a multitude of disease states. Her client population has included diagnoses such as diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, post gastrointestinal surgery, irritable bowel syndrome, post cardiac surgery, dialysis, chronic kidney disease and the list goes on!
Currently Shelby sees weight loss patients with or with out nutrition related medical conditions. She is passionate in helping others and believes that nutrition is a preventative and ever changing medicine. She is goal oriented and focuses on developing a strong bond with her patients to achieve their happiest, strongest and healthiest selves.
Family Nurse Practitioner
Zuzu Alimova is a cosmetic esthetician with over 10 years of experience working with patients in the Washington DC area. Zuzu specializes in skin care including but not limited to; dermablading, hydro facials, lymphatic drainage, skin care and body contouring. Zuzu is well trained and very experienced on a variety of the top of the line FDA- approved body devices including the BTL Emsculpt Neo, Emtone, Exilis, Cutera Trusculpt Flex, and Trusculpt ID. Zuzu has the unique ability to make all of our patients at our clinic feel comfortable, She truely cares about people in general, and helping them see lasting results.