As a second career dietitian nutritionist with over 10 years of experience in the hospitality industry, I am passionate about helping people meet their health and wellness goals. My credentials include a decade as a cosmetologist, working 1 on 1 with clients to achieve their goals, a Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition from the University of Illinois at Chicago, I am a current Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, as well as a Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist, all of which have prepared me to provide quality care and improve patient outcomes. My expectations for patient care are high, and I strive to deliver the best possible experience for every individual I work with. I believe that effective communication is the foundation of quality care, and I work hard to build strong relationships with my patients. If you're looking to get to know me better, you'll find that I am creative, I enjoy challenges, and I am a forever student. I am dedicated to providing personalized care that is tailored to each patient's unique needs, and I take pride in going above and beyond to ensure that my patients feel comfortable and supported. Outside of work, I enjoy a budding yoga practice, practicing mindfulness, and taking care of my many houseplants and my dog. I believe that if you dream it, you can achieve it, and I strive to incorporate these principles into my work as a healthcare professional. My drive to excel in healthcare comes from my desire to educate others about nutrition to build confidence and autonomy in their personal health and wellness journeys. I am committed to ongoing education and professional development, and I stay up-to-date on the latest advancements in nutrition to provide the highest level of care possible.