2001: Graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Family & Consumer Science with an emphasis in Dietetics. She also was awarded the Outstanding Student Award Recipient for the College of Health and Applied Sciences.
2003: Graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Master of Science in Family & Consumer Science with an emphasis in Dietetics
2003: Completed Dietetic Internship UCA--Attained R.D. & L.D. Status
2003-2012: Adjunct Faculty Member at UCA--instructor of various courses including: Sports Nutrition, Nutrition in the Lifecycle, and Resource Management; developed an Online Resource Management course; taught online sections and campus sections of each course
2010: Partnered with St. Joseph School as a Registered Dietitian in an "Active Minds, Healthy Bodies" campaign/fundraiser for new playground equipment