Meet Our Diabetes Educators
Emily Zans, Masters of Science, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator
Emily Zans earned her Bachelors of Science degree and completed her accredited internship through a coordinated program at the University of Missouri. She then obtained a Master's degree in Nutrition and Dietetics at the University of Kansas Medical Center. In 2015, she became a Certified Diabetes Educator. Emily is passionate about helping others achieve their health goals. She has special interest in diabetes, cancer and heart disease.
Halley Rust, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
In 2008, Halley Rust earned her Bachelor’s degree in Health Science Nutrition from Keene State College in Keene, New Hampshire. She completed her accredited dietetic internship at Keene State College. Halley has diverse work experiences in community nutrition with extensive experience in nutrition education and counseling, specifically working for the Arizona Woman Infants & Children (WIC) program.
Halley is passionate about promoting optimal nutrition by enabling others to make informed food choices. As a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Halley specializes in weight management, Diabetes, hepatic nutrition, renal nutrition, pediatric nutrition, cardiovascular health & currently focuses on kidney & liver transplant. She is a board member of the Colorado Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics Association, Denver Dietetic Association and Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics. She is working towards becoming a Certified Diabetes Educator.
Jessica Crandall, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator
Jessica Crandall earned her Bachelor's degree at Colorado State University and completed her postgraduate work in Oneonta, New York. She completed rotations at Rose Medical Center, through which she is accredited by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. As a Registered Dietitian, Jessica specializes in nutritional counseling in weight management, bariatric education, cardiac diet modification, renal diet guidance, celiac disease, diabetes nutrition counseling, oncology and also works with children with special nutritional needs. She is a Certified Diabetes Educator and Aerobics Instructor. Jessica is the national Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics spokesperson.