ABOUT ME

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Brooke graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. In 2010, she earned her Master of Public Health degree from UCLA in combination with a Dietetic Internship at the Veteran  Affairs Medical Center in West Los Angeles. After completing her internship, Brooke worked for a Federally Qualified Health Clinic as part of their CPSP  (Comprehensive Perinatal Services Program) in collaboration with the Los Angeles Best Babies Network. She is trained in lactation education (CLE) by Childbirth and Postpartum Professional  Association. Additionally, Brooke works with the Santa Monica-Malibu School Head Start program and counsels families on nutrition to ensure healthy growth and development for preschoolers.

           

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS 

 

CAL POLY STATE UNIVERSITY, SAN LUIS OBISPO 

Bachelor of Science: Nutrition, Cum Laude 

Minors: Biology, Psychology & Gerontology 

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES 

Master of Public Health (MPH), Community Health Sciences 

ACADEMY OF NUTRITION & DIETETICS 

Registered Dietitian (RD) Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics

VA GREATER LOS ANGELES HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS 

Dietetic Internship, Concentration: Medical Nutrition CHILDBIRTH AND POSTPARTUM ASSOCIATION (CAPPA

Certified Lactation Educator (CLE)                           

NATIONAL BOARD FOR DIABETES EDUCATOR 

Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) 


Brooke  specializes in weight loss, sports nutrition, treatment for eating disorders and chronic disease management. She teaches classes and works individually with clients on weight concerns, disordered eating habits and Diabetic care. She works with the UCLA athletics department, an opportunity that gives her vast knowledge on sports nutrition. Brooke is certified in Diabetes Education (CDE) accredited by the American Association for Diabetes Educators giving her expertise knowledge to work with high risk clients. Brooke works part-time in corporate wellness with Sony Pictures Entertainment and Disney Animation in addition to private counseling. She is also teaching Nutrition Science courses at California State University, Long Beach.