Speaker, House of Delegates
San Antonio, Texas
Farr is the owner of Nutrition Associates of San Antonio, providing personalized medical nutrition therapy to teens and adults, media interviews, wellness classes and public speaking. A former clinical dietitian and foodservice director in hospitals, Farr has more than 35 years of experience in medical surgical, mental health, physical rehabilitation and private practice settings.
In the Academy’s House of Delegates, Farr served on the House Leadership Team and as a Texas affiliate delegate. She is a past president of the Texas, San Antonio and Dallas affiliates. Farr was named a 2005 Healthcare Hero by the San Antonio Business Journal and was the Texas Academy’s 2011 Distinguished Dietitian of the Year. As a volunteer, Farr is a preceptor for several local and distance dietetic internships; an appointee to the Mayor’s Fitness Council; and a volunteer for San Antonio’s Por Vida! Healthy Restaurant Initiative, where she was instrumental in developing nutrition guidelines for diabetes-friendly restaurant choices and healthy vending criteria.
Farr is a graduate of Iowa State University and interned at the University of Iowa.