About Us

Gutsify is a community-driven website for people who want to live healthier lives and take care of their gut. We are a group of healthcare professionals who have come together to help you, the consumer, understand what it means to be healthy through practical advice from doctors, nutritionists, and dietitians. We are constantly working on creating new articles on hot topics and continually review our older articles to make sure everything remains relevant and up-to-date!

Our Writers

Dr. Dina Elsalamony is a well-versed physician with a Bachelor’s degree in medicine and surgery, and a master’s degree in public health. With over 8 years of experience practicing medicine, and working across diverse health-oriented roles, including medical research, health informatics, nutrition, and healthcare management, she has in-depth knowledge in all aspects of medicine, dieting, and nutrition.

Abigail Courtenay

Abigail Courtenay is an experienced registered dietitian with a genuine passion for writing, health, and nutrition. After all, it’s the perfect combination; what’s no to love? She has significant experience in medical writing and prides herself on being able to take complex topics and convey them in an interesting and understandable way.

Muhammad Usman

Dr. Muhammad Usman is a UK-trained physician with a particular interest in gastroenterology and gut-related disorders. With his knowledge and passion, he has assisted countless people struggling with gut-related conditions. He is a distinguished doctor and an avid researcher, with his publications appearing in peer-reviewed journals.

Diana Gariglio-Clelland

Diana Gariglio-Clelland is a registered dietitian and Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist. She obtained her Bachelor’s in Nutrition from the Univ. of Idaho and has worked as a dietitian in clinical, community, and primary care nutrition settings. She also has experience counseling patients in an online Diabetes Prevention Program where she received her certification as a Lifestyle Coach. 

Julie Harris

Julie Harris is a registered dietitian nutritionist and certified personal trainer based in Frederick, Maryland. She has worked with companies like Amgen, Montage Hotels, Welldoc, and the American College of Sports Medicine. She is a freelance writer and her articles have been featured in Washington Post, Frederick News Post, Maryland Road Trips, Sass Magazine, VeryWellFit, and Parade.com.

Sandra Bracken gears herself to writing informative and educational material in support of readers seeking advice on various health topics. Sandra is passionate about gut health specifically and helps her audience consistently make wise choices regarding their diet, nutrition, and overall well-being.