Currently, she is a consultant for Age Well Senior Services and oversees the nutrition programs at 12 senior centers and Meals on Wheels programs. In addition, she has a private practice and provides nutrition counseling to clients with weight problems, heart disease and diabetes.
The aspect of her job she enjoys the most is nutrition education. She has given numerous presentations to a variety of groups on the subject of Fad Diets, Healthy Weight Loss and Body Image. She has worked with LA Times writer, Jeannine Stein on their Pantry Raids news articles. Currently, she is co-hosting a cooking show for the Laguna Woods community on healthy cooking for one or two people.
Rush University- Chicago, Illinois
Masters Degree- Clinical Nutrition 1977
Beloit College- Beloit, Wisconsin
B.A. Degree- Health Professions 1976
Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management,
Commission on Dietetic Registration, June, 2013
California Dietetic Association, President, 2004-2005
Vice-President, Public Policy 1999-2001
California Dietetic Association, Orange District, President 1994-1995
Dolores Nyhus Memorial Award 2009
(Outstanding Achievement Award for California Dietetic Association)
Emerging Dietetic Leader 1997