Back to All Speakers

Therese Shumaker, MA, RDN, CTTS, NBC-HWC

Tobacco Treatment Specialist, Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center

Diets don't work, all foods can fit. Eat more to weigh less.

Therese has worked in the field of Nutrition and Wellness for over 25 years. She is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian, having received academic appointment from the Mayo Clinic as Instructor in Nutrition in 2014. She has Master’s degrees in both exercise science and counseling.  She currently works in the Nicotine Dependence Center as the lead counselor and Program Director for Mayo Clinic’s Tobacco Treatment Specialist training program. She is a nationally board certified health and wellness coach and she serves as faculty in the Mayo Clinic Wellness Coaching Training Program. She is an adjunct faculty member at Saint Mary’s University in Minnesota, where she teaches courses on motivational interviewing and counseling skills. She was accepted into the prestigious  Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) and will be attending the forum in November of 2018.

Professional Highlights

Masters Degree, Excercise Science

Masters Degree, Counseling Psychology, Saint Mary’s University

Adjunct faculty member at Saint Mary’s University in the Graduate Counseling Program.

Awarded Excellence in Practice award, 2015, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics for role in working in the field of mental health nutrition



Sessions This Year

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Town Hall

12:00 pm - 12:15 pm
Phillips Hall