Mary has over 35 years’ experience in health care facilities. She specializes in geriatric nutrition and consults for food manufacturers and distributors. Mary remains active in local, state, and national professional organizations including Past-Chair of the Consulting Dietitians of California and National Board Member of the Consultant Dietitians of Health Care Facilities practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
At the state and federal levels, she takes a strong role in nutrition legislation. Mary has been featured in the media for skilled nursing issues and combating nutrition fraud. She is a speaker at health care seminars at the state and national levels for organizations such as: AHCA, CAHF, HPSI, DMA, CD-HCF of California, and Sysco.
Mary is an author of manuals and professional publications that are setting trends in dietetics. Mary has received distinguishing honors as Registered Dietitian of the year from HPSI and Distinguished CD-HCF Member of the Year for Area 1.