Lindzi Torres, MPH, MS, RDN, CSSD, ACSM EP-C, FAND, Major, USAF
United States Air Force
Lindzi currently serves on active duty at Joint Base San Antonio, Texas. She has been a Dietitian in the USAF for the past 12 years. She has held various leadership roles, from managing a health and wellness center, leading inpatient and outpatient nutrition operations, and performance nutrition. She recently served as the military Chair for the DoD Performance Nutrition Working Group. During this time, she established the first AF active duty Performance Dietitian position and Performance Nutrition program for the Special Warfare (Air Force Special Operations) training enterprise overseeing a team of 9 nutrition professionals, $1.1M annual operation budget in support of 560 operators, and support staff, 1.1K trainees, over 16 programs across 10 states. Lindzi has experience in various areas of dietetics, including health promotion, public health nutrition, clinical dietetics, disordered eating, and sports/performance nutrition. She managed the largest overseas USAF health and wellness center nutrition program and deployed for 6 months to Afghanistan in support of Operation: ENDURING FREEDOM as the sole dietitian for all US military and coalition forces in theatre.
Lindzi earned a BA in physical education with a minor in psychology and coaching at the College of Idaho, a MS in nutrition at the University of the Incarnate Word, a MPH in health promotion and behavioral sciences from the University of Texas Health Science Center, and completed her dietetic internship with the United States Military Dietetic Internship Consortium at San Antonio Military Medical Center.
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