Liz is president and owner of Friedrich Nutrition Consulting. Established in 1994, the company has developed a niche as a provider of nutrition services for older adults and education for health care professionals. She serves as a food service and clinical expert for several long-term care facilities. Liz's extensive practice in long-term care gives her hands-on experience that enhances her skill set as an expert writer and speaker. She has authored or co-authored numerous articles for journals and magazines and has presented at professional wound healing organizations, dietetic associations, and other professional groups. Liz also serves as an expert witness in lawsuits against long-term care facilities. She has also provided consulting services and presentations to Nutrition411.com, school nutrition programs, daycare providers, and correctional institutions.
A graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Liz is a registered dietitian nutritionist, a licensed dietitian in the state of North Carolina, Serve-Safe Certified, and Board Certified as a Specialist in Gerontological Nutrition. She is a member of the American Dietetic Association, the Nutrition Entreprenuers Dietetic Practice Group and the Dietitians in Health Care Communities (DHCC) Dietetic Practice Group. She has been an active volunteer for the North Carolina Dietetic Association, the North Carolina DHCC, and the Nutrition Entrepreneurs DPG. She is a Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Liz has been awarded two of the North Carolina Dietetic Association's highest awards, Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year (1991) and Member of the Year (2001). In 2013 the Dietetics in Health Care Communities DPG awarded her the Distinguished Member of the Year Award. In 2014 she became a Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Liz's business philosophy is simple-she provides prompt, personal, and attentive service to all her clients.