M.S., Nutrition; Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, 2011
R.D., Dietetic Internship; Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT, 2006
B.S., Nutritional Science; Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, 2004
Ms. Field serves as the Communication Specialist for the Institute. In this capacity she brings with her knowledge and experience as a Registered Dietitian from many different areas including nutrition public policy, clinical dietetics, and communications. She is an active participant in grant proposal decision making and writing, manuscript preparation, and is the nutrition content expert for the USDA – NIFA grant: Engaging Middle School Youth in the Development of Two Nutrition Education Media Products.
Ms. Field has been with the Institute since August 2011. Here prior professional experience includes serving as an Administrative Assistant for the TAMU Department of Nutrition and Food Science and Program Coordinator for the TAMU Ph.D. Training Program in Space Life Sciences. She has also worked as a clinical dietitian at St. Joseph’s Regional Health Center in Bryan, Texas and as a Program Assistant for the International Food Information Council in Washington, D.C.
Lindsey is a member of the American Dietetic Association and an active member of the Texas Dietetic Association in which she has served on the membership committee and is currently the website editor. She is also actively involved in the local community as a past president of the Mid-East Texas Dietetic Association and a past Chair of the Awards and Fundraising committees.
Lindsey’s areas of interest as a researcher are to understand and evaluate consumer use of nutrition labels and their influence on eating behavior and diet quality to shape policy decisions.