Ashley Draviam is a board certified specialist in oncology nutrition. She began working at the Mass General Cancer Center in 2015, after completing her dietetic internship at MGH. Ashley sees adult and pediatric patients in the main campus Cancer Center and in radiation oncology. She provides individualized medical nutrition therapy tailored to the needs of cancer patients and survivors. Ashley is certified as a Qualified Bilingual Staff in Spanish and enjoys connecting with patients and families from all backgrounds. She is involved with nutrition-related oncology research studies, and has been published for her work. She is a contributor to oncology newsletters, and has given numerous presentations on nutrition and cancer to patients, their families, oncology providers, and the general public.
Ashley received her BA in Spanish and Psychology from Williams College. She spent five years coaching elite athletes at a ski racing academy in Lake Tahoe, California, before returning to Boston to complete her Masters in Nutrition Communication from Tufts University concurrently with the Didactic Program in Dietetics at Simmons College.
She spends much of her free time in the mountains and the outdoors – skiing, hiking, biking, running, and playing tennis. The rest of the time she loves traveling the world to visit new places, cooking with her husband, and teaching her two young daughters about foods like sardines, okra, and spicy chicken wings.