Rachel Higginson Staff Bio | Dietician/Sports Nutrition

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Rachel Higginson
Department
Sports Medicine

Responsibilities

To educate student-athletes on making healthy food choices for athletic performance as well as helping athletes create healthy habits for life. Co-teaches Health 201 and provides team education as well as individual consultations on a variety of topics which include, but are not limited to athletic performance, weight loss or weight gain, meal planning, healthy eating while traveling/eating out, disordered eating, celiac disease nutrition, diabetes nutrition, etc.

Education

  • BS in Dietetics from BYU, 2003

Prior to BYU

  • Completed a one year internship at Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria, Illinois
  • Clinical dietitian at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center
  • Wellness/clinical dietitian at the Central Utah Clinic and Provo Canyon School

Personal/Family

  • Resides in Spanish Fork, Utah, with her husband Kevin and their son Ty and daughter Ava
  • Hometown: Rapid City, South Dakota