Molly is a Registered Dietitian and communications consultant with more than 25 years experience in health/nutrition communications and the clinical management of obesity. She is frequently asked to serve as a media spokesperson, expert reviewer or speaker by corporations, food companies, trade associations, government agencies and pharmaceutical companies. She has been widely quoted in the media, including USA Today, the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Shape, Health, Weight Watchers and Self.
From 1992 to 2001, Molly reported on nutrition and health on KTRK-TV, the ABC network affiliate in Houston. Prior to health reporting, she was the nutrition expert on “Good Morning Houston.” Currently, Molly is the Program Coordinator at Baylor College of Medicine for LOOK AHEAD, a NIH multi-center clinical trial examining the cardiovascular benefits of sustained weight loss in people with Type 2 diabetes.
Molly is a dynamic leader in the American Dietetic Association. In recognition of her
dedication and contributions to dietetics, Molly received the ADA’s Medallion award in
2004. In addition to being on the ADA board of directors from 1995 to 2001, she was its treasurer in 2000-2001. Molly was one of the first spokespersons for ADA and still makes herself available to the group as a resource. She is the co-founder and past chair of the ADA’s Weight Management Dietetics Practice Group (DPG) and is on the Executive Committee of the Diabetes Care and Education DPG. She serves as Chair of Commission on Dietetic Registration’s (CDR) Weight Management Certificate Committee and as faculty for the Weight Management Certificate Workshop. Molly has been a member of many other professional associations and served on the Board of Directors of the American Heart Association in Houston.
Molly holds a MEd in Allied Health Education from Baylor College of Medicine/University of Houston. She completed her dietetic internship at Oklahoma State University and received a BS in dietetics from the University of Houston.
Molly can be reached at email@example.com.