Lauren Papanos joins our team at PPMA as our Nutritionist. Lauren is board certified by the Commission on Dietetic Registration as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist.
Lauren received her Bachelor’s Degree in food, nutrition, and dietetics, with a minor in combined sciences from Stephen F. Austin State University. She also holds her Master’s Degree in Nutritional Sciences with a specialty in integrative nutrition from Stephen F. Austin State University. Here she also completed the nationally accredited Dietetic Internship, where she worked in various inpatient, outpatient, and community settings training under established Registered Dietitians.
During her Dietetic Internship she spent time training at the Institute of Lifestyle, Family, and Preventive Medicine, working under a gastrointestinal specialist dietitian. She then went on to complete a fellowship at Texas A&M University. She has spent most of her career running a private practice where she specializes in integrative nutrition, specifically as it relates to hormones, metabolism, digestion, and wellness. She also has worked as a performance dietitian for Division I Universities like the University of California, Los Angeles and Texas Tech. There she served as the coordinator of clinical nutrition and team performance dietitian for intercollegiate athletics.
Lauren is a native of San Diego, California and considers Southern California home. She loves to travel, exercise, and spend time outdoors.