• Academic Advisor, College Of Health



  • Bachelor of Science, Health Promotion and Education, University of Utah
  • Minor, Nutrition, University of Utah
  • Graduate Certificate in Global Health, University of Utah School of Medicine, University of Utah . Project: Nielson, H. E; Crookston, B. T; Willardson, S. L; Templin, K; Brown, E. K; Kudiya, H; Ansong, D & Dickerson, T. (April, 2011). Micronutrient Deficiencies, Beliefs about Food and Attitudes Toward Supplementation in Women of Reproductive age in Rural Ghanaian Communities. Poster Presented at Experimental Biology. Washington DC.
  • Master of Science, Health Promotion and Education, University of Utah. Project: Nielson, H.E; Reel, J.J; Galli, N.A; Crookston, B.T. & Miyairi, M. (2013). Body Image and Westernization Trends Among Japanese Adolescents. The Health Educator.

Honors & Awards

  • Member. Golden Key International Honour Society, 05/2011


I am a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES), past student board member of the Health Education Association of Utah, and current SPEAK (Students Promoting Eating Disorder Awareness and Knowledge) member.  I received my Bachelors degree in Health Promotion and Education with an emphasis in Community Health and minor in Nutrition in addition to a Masters degree in Health Promotion and Education with an emphasis in weight management, body image and eating disorders and certificate in global health from the University of Utah.  I have conducted research related to nutrition globally, worked with refugees to improve their nutrition status and have provided nutrition consultations to cardiac rehab patients.  I am currently working as the academic advisor for Health Promotion and Education at the University of Utah and instructor.


  • University of Utah Department of Health Promotion and Education (H EDU), Associate Instructor, 05/2014 - present
  • College of Health Diversity and Inclusion Committee (CoH Diversity), Representative, 01/2016 - present
  • Multicultural Concerns Commission (MCC), Member, 10/2015 - present
  • Assessment of Advising Commission (ASAC), Member, 10/2015 - present


  • English, fluent.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Eastern Asia
  • Southern Asia
  • Western Africa
  • Western Asia
  • Western Europe


Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES), 2009- present