• Boston University - MS, Health Communication (2013)

  • Humboldt State University- BSW (2006)


  • AADE, Diabetes Educator Level II Certification- 2019

  • National Board Certified Health & Wellness Coach (NBC-HWC) (2017)

  • Duke Integrative Medicine - Duke Certified Integrative Health Coach (2017)

  • Duke Integrative Medicine - Integrative Health Coach (2016)


  • Medicare, Diabetes Education Empowerment Program, DEEP Facilitator (2017)

Previous/Upcoming Speaking Engagements

  • CF RD/SW Consortium 2019: The changing perspective on nutrition for cystic fibrosis:  the evidence analysis by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the real life impact of nutrition guidelines on the cystic fibrosis community.

  • SUNY Upstate Medical University, Teaching Day 2019: Empowering Connection

  • NACFC 2019: Family coping with chronic illness in childhood: coping with adverse events as risk factors for mental health outcomes

  • NACFC 2018- NRS: Innovative and Creative methods to provide CF patient and family education.

  • ATS 2018- "Integrating Telehealth and Integrative Health Coaching in Cystic Fibrosis Care"- Pulmonary Rehabilitation in non-COPD and Lung Transplantation.

  • NACFC 2017 - NRS: Successful Integration of Complimentary Therapies

  • NACFC 2017-NTR: Partnerships in Care & Nutrition Education: Thinking Outside the Box

  • NACFC 2017- R114- SW/PSYCH: Alternative Therapies

  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation- Volunteer Leadership Council, "Tackling Access and Coverage Issues Through Policy and Compass"- April 2017

  • CFF Social Work & Dietician Consortium, Parent Panel - March 2017

  • Billings Clinic, CF Staff Education Day, Parent Panel – May 2016

  • NACFC 2015 – CG17 “Developing and Strengthening Community Relationships” – October 2015

  • FDA Workshop – Successes and challenges of performing long-term pediatric safety studies "Living with CF" – April 2015

  • Beartooth Billings Clinic, Nurse In-Service, “Cystic Fibrosis in the Clinic Setting” – April 2015

  • CFRI Mom’s Retreat – Keynote Speaker – March 2015

  • Blank CF Center Family Days – Keynote Speaker – March 2015

  • Cody Dieruf Benefit Fundraiser – Keynote Speaker – February 2015

  • NACFC 2014– “Improving Adherence and Proactivity in Children” – October 2014

  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals – “Inspire the Scientists” – April 2014

Board/Committee Work

  • Academy for Nutrition and Dietetics- EAL Cystic Fibrosis Workgroup, Guideline Panel for Pediatric Nutrition in CF (2017-present)

  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation- Mental Health Advisory Committee, (2017-Present)

  • Harvard- Child and Family Patient Centered Outcomes Research Scholars Program Advisor, (2017-Present)

  • Gilead- CF Opinion Leader Advisory Board, (2017-Present)

  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation- Partnerships for Sustaining Daily Care Committee, (2017-Present)

  • Cystic Fibrosis Research News, subsidiary of Journal of Cystic Fibrosis- Editorial Board Member (2016-Present)

  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, PRFAC - Patient and Family Research Advisory Committee, Communications Team (2016-2017)

  • Genetech - Pulmozyme Community Advisory Board Member (2015-Present)

  • AbbVie- iCAN Advisory Board member (2012-2014)

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