Amy’s diverse educational background allows her to provide the most up to date nutritional therapy to a wide range of individuals. Amy’s specialties include adult and childhood weight management, sports nutrition, and wellness. As a Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics, Amy has become one of the top local sports nutrition experts, and was the consultant to such prestigious organizations as the Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Cavaliers, Cleveland Rockers, The Cleveland San Jose Ballet and the 2006 Olympic Figure Skating Teams.
Amy is a professional speaker on nutrition and fitness, complementary medicine, and wellness. She is also the author of two publications: How to Lose Weight and Feel Great without Dieting and No Nonsense Nutrition: Real Nutrition for Real People. Amy is passionate about sharing nutrition information with others and was an adjunct faculty instructor at Lorain County Community College and as well as past nutrition editor for Ohio Sport and Fitness Magazine.
Amy has dedicated her life to becoming a coach, role model and motivator for healthy living. She is currently a National Media Spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association, which represents approximately 70,000 members. Amy has extensive media experience as a nutrition and exercise consultant to national and local television, radio and print media. Amy was instrumental in bringing one of the first family-based weight management programs to the west side of Cleveland. She was recently nominated and received the Outstanding Young Dietitian of the Year award.
In her role as a Director of Wellness Coaching, Amy has written an exceptional on line nutrition program called GO! Foods for You, based on the latest clinical research on the benefits of following a Mediterranean based program. The program is 8 weeks of engaging tips, recipes, and menu planning tools by your coach, Amy, and the Cleveland Clinic team on how to make good food taste great! Go Foods has been offered to Cleveland Clinic employees as well as organizations in the community. Go Foods for you is one out of the box” method in helping employees take action to improve health, wellness and vitality.
Amy obtained her Bachelor’s of Science in Dietetics from The University of Akron in 1992 and her Master’s Degree in Education with an Emphasis on Exercise Science from Cleveland State University in 2001.
Currently Amy serves as a Clinical Pediatric and Adult Outpatient Sports Dietitian. Developing, implementing and executing individual and group strategies to allow children and adults to meet their highest potential. While providing high energy presentations to athletes, coaches and community members to achieve optimal health, wellness and performance, Amy offers solutions for improving patient experience.