Areas of Expertise:
- Children's Nutrition
- Family Nutrition
- Food Preparation and Meal Planning
- Food Safety
Maples is a hospice dietitian who works with patients and families on feeding and nutrition issues. She teaches specialty classes to preschool and elementary school students and works closely with chefs to offer healthier menu options and nutrient analysis. Maples also hosts cooking demonstrations at wellness events and health fairs. She is certified in adult weight management, child and adolescent weight management and cardiovascular counseling. Maples is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and earned her master's degree at the University of North Carolina – Greensboro.