BS in Food and Nutrition/Dietetics, Iowa State University; MS in Restaurant, Hotel and Institution Management, Purdue University; Ed.D., Administration and Supervision-Higher Education, University of Houston; Registered and Licensed Dietitian. CHE.
Expertise & Research Interests
- Nutrition with Applications to Restaurants and Senior Living
- Foodservice Management
- Environmental Sustainability for Foodservice Operations
Assisted Continental Airlines with its Special Meal Program; performed research for Minute Maid (a division of Coca-Cola Foods) in product development; serves as a dietetic consultant for Belmont Village Assisted Living Company; other industry experience includes positions at Uncle Ben's Rice, Richfield Hotels, Unocal and Earthwinds-Hilton; provides nutritional analysis information for many restaurants; conducted research for the Indiana Turkey Market Development Council; provided an analysis of Harris County's foodservice programs at acute care hospitals for Harris County; serves on the Greater Houston Restaurant Association Advisory Board; honored as the Educator of the Year from the Round Table for Women in Foodservice.