Theresa has been promoting balanced eating for 30 years. She is currently an outpatient community dietitian specialist with the Western Maryland Health System and serves on the nutrition faculty at Potomac State College of West Virginia University. She is also a nutrition writer, speaker, and exercise instructor.
Theresa was honored as the 2010 Dietitian of the Year by the Dietetic Caucus of the Western Maryland Area Health Education Center (AHEC), a regional health professionals organization in Maryland. The mission of the Western Maryland AHEC is to improve access to and promote quality in health care through educational partnerships with centers of higher education, community health professionals, and other vital supporters and advocates.
Some of her past experiences include nutrition counseling in
physicians’ offices, a dialysis center, a fitness center, a behavioral health hospital, and
addiction programs. She has also taught corporate wellness
classes and has written and performed regularly featured nutrition tips
for radio and television. She has been a priority session
speaker at the American Dietetic Association's (ADA) Food and Nutrition
Conference and Expo (FNCE).
She has been a priority session speaker at the American Dietetic Association's (ADA) Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo (FNCE).
She enjoys gardening, cooking, canoeing, and all sorts of exercise. She lives in the mountains of Western Maryland.