Past 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 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 two-term Texas affiliate delegate. She was Speaker of the House of Delegates in 2016-2017. Farr is a Fellow of the Academy and has served on the Academy's Diversity, Quality Management, Finance and Audit, LPPC and Evidence Based Practice committees. She is a founding member of the Weight Management dietetic practice group and is a member of several other DPGs. Farr is a past president of the Academy's Texas, San Antonio and Dallas affiliates.
She was named a 2005 San Antonio Healthcare Hero by the San Antonio Business Journal and was the Texas Academy’s 2011 Distinguished Dietitian of the Year. Farr is a volunteer 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.