Liz is a Registered Dietitian (RD) specializing in sports nutrition for elite endurance athletes. She completed her undergraduate degree in dietetics and kinesiology at the University of Rhode Island from 2007-2011, where she was a member of the URI Rams sailing team. Liz was an active participant in the Energy Balance Laboratory (EBL) under Kathleen Melanson and also contributed to exercise science research studies conducted by “Doc” Manfredi and Matthew Delmonico. After graduating, Liz attended San Diego State University from 2011-2014 to pursue concurrent masters’ degrees in nutrition science and exercise physiology and began working with Team USA athletes and staff as a graduate assistant.
Liz completed her dietetic internship through the University of Houston. She completed most of her supervised practice at the Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas. After acquiring her RD credential in April 2014, Liz returned to the USOC as a consultant to the endurance sports leading up to and throughout the Rio 2016 Olympic games. Liz joined the staff of USRowing as their first sports dietitian in the Fall of 2016. She continues to consult with USA Triathlon, USA Cycling, and US Sailing athletes.