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Andrea Slater MS, RDN, LD, CNSC, CHC
Andrea Slater has been working as Personal Wellness Coach at Cerner Corporation in an onsite employee health clinic since 2013. This unique clinic follows a team care model in which a health coach and dietitian are an essential part patient care. She works daily with clients to increase their motivation for behavior change and finds it rewarding to help people recognize what they are capable of doing.
Andrea graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics and Nutrition from the University of Central Missouri and completed her dietetic internship at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center where she gained experience in nutrition research. She then went on to complete her Masters of Science from the University of Kansas Medical Center. She started her career in an acute care setting and went on to specialize in nutrition support. After working several years as a Certified Nutrition Support Specialist, Andrea decided to pursue her passion for well-being and preventative counseling and took a role as a Personal Wellness Coach. She has completed her Level 1 certificate of training in Adult Weight Management and is a Certified Health Coach through the National Society of Health Coaches.
She has served locally on the Kansas City Dietetics Association board and was honored as the Emerging Dietetic Leader of the Year in 2009 and the Outstanding Dietitian of the Year in 2014 by the KCDA.
In her free time Andrea enjoys playing with her almost 2 year old son, reading, running, and relaxing with her husband and Shih-Tzu.