• ABD, PhD in Education (Learning and Leadership): University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (Expected date of graduation: May 2020)
  • MEd (Health Education): University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
  • Dietetic Internship: University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • BS in Nutrition Science: Samford University



  • Public Health Community Nutrition, Hands-On Nutrition Education (HONE), Teaching Kitchens
  • Development, implementation, and assessment of health-related interventions using Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR) methods


Professional Service:

  • Member, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (national, state, and local levels)


Community Engagement:

  • Northside Neighborhood House, nutrition-related education and research
  • Opportunity Zone, Hamilton County Department of Education, community school partner