Lindsey Field joined the Mount St. Mary's University athletic department as a sports dietitian in 2017. She provides individual and team nutrition counseling and education to enhance the performance of the student-athletes, and also focuses on meeting hydration needs and proper recovery nutrition. Field is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) and a Licensed Dietitian (LD) by the state of Maryland. She holds a Master’s of Science degree in Nutrition from Texas A&M University.
Field has served in a number of roles as a dietitian over her 10-plus years in the field. She was a clinical dietitian treating patients with heart disease, diabetes, and other chronic illnesses in addition to critically ill patients in Texas. For three years she was a Research Associate for the Institute for Obesity Research and Program Evaluation with Texas A&M AgriLife Research. At the Institute she served as project coordinator for a number of research studies. She served as the project coordinator for a pilot project that studied entrée and vegetable plate waste among elementary school students in Texas before and after the implementation of the USDA Nutrition Standards for School Meals in 2012. She was instrumental in developing and executing the projects protocol initially in three schools in central-east Texas and assisted with expanding the project into three more schools in a large metropolitan city also in Texas. With the help of student workers from Texas A&M, Field collected over 7,000 student lunches among the 3 elementary schools in central-east Texas.
Continuing her love for research, she was selected to serve as the Abbott Nutrition Malnutrition Research Fellow for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics from 2014-2015. During the fellowship, she served as project coordinator for the Malnutrition Clinical Characteristics Validation Pilot Study. Lindsey assisted with data extraction and analysis and communicated regularly with dietitian participants at three study sites.
Currently, Lindsey is an adjunct professor at Mount St. Mary’s University in the department of Science. She teaches courses in nutrition and healthy lifestyles, exercise science, and a first- year symposium course.
Field has been married to her husband, Layton, for 10 years. Layton is an assistant professor at Mount St. Mary’s University in the department of sociology and criminal justice. They currently live in Pennsylvania with their four children: Abigail, Philip, Maximilian, and Agnes.