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.
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, food sensitivities and GI health, 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 Cal State University, Long Beach.