Meet Our Team
Kara Stromberg, MS, RD, CDE, LDN
Clinical Nutrition Manager
Kara is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator. After earning her bachelor’s degree in Dietetics at the University of Delaware, she completed her master’s in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetic Internship at New York University. Kara’s passion lies in growing the role of the Registered Dietitian while ensuring that everyone has access to the nutrition services they need. She oversees all inpatient and ambulatory nutrition areas, as well as nutrition-related research efforts and quality improvement programming.
Jacquelyn Costa, MA, RD, LDN
Outpatient Oncology Dietitian
Jacquelyn provides individualized nutrition counseling for patients newly diagnosed with cancer, currently undergoing treatment, during active surveillance after treatment, and throughout survivorship. Since joining the Fox Chase nutrition team in 2022, she has had a particular interest in counseling patients on managing their nutrition during chemotherapy and radiation treatment, as well as optimizing their health and promoting general healthy eating as part of their lifestyle after treatment. Jacquelyn completed her dietetic internship and earned a Master of Arts in Nutrition Education from Immaculata University, as well as earning a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition from La Salle University. She is studying to become a Board Certified Specialist in Oncology Nutrition.
Karen Vincek, RD, LDN
Inpatient BMT & Outpatient Oncology Dietitian
Karen has been part of Fox Chase Cancer Center since 2016. She completed her bachelor’s degree in Dietetics at West Chester University and her Dietetic Internship with Sodexo. She is working toward a Master’s in Public Health degree from Temple University. At Fox Chase, Karen has had the privilege of working very closely with individuals touched by cancer. In the outpatient setting, she provides tailored nutrition counseling to patients before, during and after cancer treatment. She also regularly holds patient and community educational seminars and presentations.
Casandra Stidham, MS, RD, CSR, LDN, CCTD
As a Registered Dietitian, Casandra works with people with cancer in the inpatient setting. She has a particular interest in helping patients navigate nutrition during treatment for head and neck cancers. Casandra completed a Master of Science in Health Management at Northern Kentucky University and a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics at the University of Kentucky. Casandra is a Board Certified Specialist in Renal Nutrition and a Certified Clinical Transplant Dietitian.
Jaylin Kellogg, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC
Nutrition Support Dietitian
Jaylin cares primarily for patients who are receiving enteral or parenteral nutrition in the inpatient setting. She has a special interest in ethical feeding practices, particularly the safety and appropriate use of parenteral nutrition. She obtained a Master of Science in Nutrition from Case Western Reserve University and a Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Sciences from The Pennsylvania State University. She also is a Certified Nutrition Support Clinician through the National Board of Nutrition Support Certification.
Martha Killian, MS, RD, LDN
Since 2004, Martha has been a Registered Dietitian at Fox Chase, where she shares more than 30 years of clinical experience. Martha has a particular interest in the nutritional management of surgical oncology patients and GI cancers. She has a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition from Penn State University and a Master of Science in Health Education from St. Joseph’s University. Martha provides inpatient nutrition care from admission to discharge, specializing in Nutrition Support therapies.