Lori has a unique background as a registered dietitian and health care association management professional. Previous roles included serving as the Program Director, Professional Standards at the American Board of Medical Specialties; Director, Content Development for the American Association of Diabetes Educators; and the Director, Practice for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Lori has also worked in clinical settings. She is a creative and collaborative professional with experience leading and managing strategic initiatives and projects related to nutrition, health care, professional development, accreditation, and certification for dietitians, nurses, pharmacists, and physician leaders of healthcare associations and organizations. Areas of interests include health and wellness, women's health, diabetes, obesity, weight management, metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease.
Lori received her BS degree in Dietetics from Michigan State University, an MBA from the Keller Graduate School of Management, and is also a Certified Association Executive (CAE) with the American Society of Associaiton Executives. Lori holds an EdD in Organizational Leadership from Northcentral University and her dissertation focused on collaborative competency of physician trainees after exposure to interprofessional education. Lori also has interest in health care teams and leadership in health care.
Lori is currently the Director of Interprofessional Education and Practice at Ball State University College of Health.