Dr. Sawyer-Morse has taught both online and in the traditional classroom setting for over 25 years. She is a Registered Dietitian by clinical training and holds a Master of Science in Nutrition and a PhD in Health Education/Health Promotion from the University of Texas at Austin. Her career path has included running the largest home-delivered meals program in south Texas to directing a Community Health Education program in an urban hospital setting to teaching health leadership, community wellness and nutrition education and counseling at the university level to being a Health Management Director for one of the largest insurance companies in the US. In this position, Dr. Sawyer-Morse had oversight for disease management and health and wellness programs utilized by hundreds of companies and managed a multi-million-dollar budget. This role also included the development of one of the first nationally delivered telehealth wellness coaching program. Dr. Sawyer-Morse has a passion for addressing hunger within communities and volunteers for local food banks and related programs.
Dr. Sawyer-Morse teaches self-care: role modeling healthy behaviors.