Deborah received her Master’s Degree in Allied Health with an emphasis on Nutrition from Barnes Jewish Hospital, School of Nursing and Allied Health. She completed her undergraduate training in dietetics from Fontbonne College and did her internship at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. As one of about 200 Registered Dieticians in the U.S., Deborah also completed a post graduate program in nutrition and has been awarded Certification as a Clinical Nutritionist from The International American Association of Clinical Nutritionists (IAACN).
Deborah is a member of the American Dietetic Association and numerous Dietetic Practice Groups of the American Dietetic Association and she is also a member of the International and American Association of Clinical Nutritionists.
Deborah has written articles for Ladue Chapel Nursery School and The Healthy Planet newspaper; she wrote a cookbook and nutritional guide for Harris House St. Louis on supporting recovery from addiction. She has presented at many clubs, organizations and schools in the St. Louis community and led a monthly nutrition group for four years at the St. Louis Wellness Community. She is a past member of St. Louis Breastfeeding Task Force and The Nutrition Committee at Food Outreach.
Combining traditional training with a cutting edge holistic approach, Deborah specializes in helping people change their eating habits to achieve optimum health. What really sets Deborah apart from her peers is her ability to communicate with her clients. An experienced educator with a teaching degree, she excels at motivating individuals to improve the quality of their lives and their well-being.