Allison is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics located in southeast Michigan. She has also obtained her Certificate of Training in Weight Management. Allison attended the University of Michigan School of Kinesiology for her undergraduate degree in Movement Science. Lead by her lifelong passion for health, wellness and nutrition, after graduation she attended the University of Michigan School of Public Health, where she completed her Masters of Public Health in Human Nutrition and Dietetics.
Shortly after finishing her Dietetic Internship and becoming a Registered Dietitian, she was hired as the Sports Dietitian at Eastern Michigan University. At EMU she provides nutrition support and counseling to all varsity student-athletes, coordinates the sports medicine eating disorder management team and runs the student-athlete fueling program. In addition to her current work with Eastern Michigan Athletics, she has also served as a consultant dietitian for the Detroit Lions, assisted many local high school and youth sports teams, presented at conferences across the country, and worked with numerous athletes of all ages.
Beyond her work with sports nutrition and athletes, Allison also has experience providing counseling to middle school and high school students and their families at the Michigan Medicine Regional Alliance for Healthy Schools school-based health center. In this role, Allison worked to encourage positive nutrition behaviors for both the youth and their families, as well as promoting positive body image and mindful weight management.
Eating disorder recovery
Mindful and intuitive eating
Child and adolescent nutrition
When she isn't helping others achieve their weight and nutrition goals, Allison enjoys being with her husband and children, spending time outside or attending sporting events. As a lifelong athlete, she continues to stay active by training and competing in weightlifting and functional fitness. She has also run a sprint triathlon, 5 half-marathons and numerous 5k and 10k races. After almost a decade of coaching high school cheerleading, she continues her involvement in the cheer world as an MHSAA official for competitive cheerleading.