Bridget graduated from Northwest Missouri State University in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science in Food and Nutrition: Dietetics. She went on to complete her dietetic internship in 2004 and then her Masters of Science degree in Nutrition and Health Sciences from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2005. She has been a Registered Dietitian and licensed medical nutrition therapist for nearly 8 years and consulting with various nutritional issues since becoming a R.D. Bridget areas of focus include gastrointestinal disorders, weight management, eating disorders, women’s health and pregnancy, sports nutrition, and cardiovascular disease prevention. She is a member of the American Dietetic Association, Nebraska Dietetic Association, and Lincoln District Dietetic Association and has served on elected board positions at the state and local levels. She has been a consulting registered dietitian for Gastroenterology Specialties since July 2011.
In her spare time Bridget is an avid runner who enjoys competing in distance running, as she has completed numerous half and full marathons. Her enthusiasm for health and wellness led her to her career in dietetics, specifically the area of consulting. She is passionate in helping others view food in a positive manner while achieving desired outcomes, including that of optimal health.