As a Registered Dietitian at SHIFT, Lauren engages with members to help them accomplish their nutrition and health goals in sustainable ways. With a passion for connecting with new people, Lauren values building trusting relationships in her practice. Having completed her Dietetic Internship at Rush University Medical Center, she is well-equipped to develop specialized fueling plans to address a range of health needs.
Lauren grew up on a farm in Wyoming and believes this experience gave her a unique appreciation for food in all its forms. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics at Brigham Young University where she contributed to research projects in a variety of areas, from pediatric nutrition to gluten-free cupcake production. In search of new experiences and new places, Lauren moved to Chicago to complete a Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition at Rush University. She maintains a Registered Dietitian (RD) credential and is a Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist (LDN) in the state of Illinois. In her free time, Lauren enjoys walking along the lakefront, finding Chicago's best delis, and being involved in her church community.