As a Nutrition and Health Education Specialist, Amy provides educational opportunities focused on nutrition, food safety, health, wellness, physical fitness, fall prevention and chronic disease prevention and management.
Amy has been with Extension Since 2014. Prior to Extension, Amy worked in a WIC clinic as a Nutritionist with a focus on pediatric, prenatal and postnatal nutrition. Amy has her Bachelor's in Dietetics and a Master's in Kinesiology, both degrees are from University of Central Missouri. She is a Registered Dietetic Technician, Nutritionist. Besides teaching nutrition programs Amy has been a group fitness instructor for nearly 10 years. She began her career teaching kickboxing and spin, then transitioned to yoga and tai chi. Amy loves to learn new things and has taken the Certificate of training in Obesity interventions for adults and the Certificate of training in weight management for kids and adolescents.