Laura Sebring earned her Master of Science in Nutrition from Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina, where she graduated as a member of Kappa Omicron Nu, the National Honor Society for the Human Sciences. She also completed her dietetic internship at Meredith College. As a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the American Society of Nutrition, the Obesity Action Coalition, and the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, she is constantly striving to stay abreast of the latest research and developments in her field.
While Laura has served in many different settings in the world of dietetics, her passion lies with bariatrics and weight management. As someone who has struggled with excess weight herself, she is able to help her patients feel comfortable and strong in the world of weight loss where they may have been very uncomfortable in the past. Her energy and enthusiasm encourage patients to be highly motivated and ready for a life change.
Laura is originally from Cary, North Carolina, but has lived in Arizona and Maryland before moving back to her hometown. She is the mother of two boys and stepmother to two more. She likes to experiment and expand their palates to many different healthy foods. She and her husband love to travel and they are avid food tourists. When she is not thinking about food and nutrition, she loves to practice yoga, hike, and go fishing with her boys.
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*Laura Sebring is a Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist in the state of North Carolina only. Outside of NC, Laura provides general health coaching and weight control services under the supervision of Obesity Medicine specialist, Dr. Christopher McGowan, MD.