B.S. Dietetics, Western Illinois University M.S. Nutritional Sciences, University of Illinois Dietetic Internship, OSF Saint Francis Medical Center Ph.D. (in progress) Higher Education Administration, Illinois State University
Amanda is a registered dietitian and licensed dietitian/nutritionist (RD, LDN). Prior to coming to Bradley, Amanda worked as a clinical dietitian at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL. During graduate school she was a research assistant at the University of Illinois where her thesis focused on the chemopreventitive potential of various herbal teas.
Amanda teaches general courses for all FCS students as well as required nutrition courses.
Some of her nutritional interests include the links among diet, lifestyle and health, as well as functional foods and their role in the prevention of various diseases.
Currently, Amanda serves as one of the Public Policy Coordinators for the Illinois Dietetic Association, as well as the public policy representative for the Central Illinois Dietetic Association.