San Antonio, Texas
Areas of Expertise:
- Eating Disorders
- Gastrointestinal Nutrition
- Legislation and Policy Issues
- Medical Nutrition Therapy
- Obesity and Weight Management
Farr is the owner of Nutrition Associates of San Antonio, doing business as Nutritious Table. She is a board-certified specialist in obesity and weight management and provides personalized medical nutrition therapy to teens and adults and serves as a source for media interviews and participates in public speaking engagements. A former clinical dietitian and hospital foodservice director, Farr has more than 40 years of experience in medical, surgical, mental health, physical rehabilitation and private practice settings. She is a Medicare and insurance provider and a preceptor for several dietetic internships, focusing on reimbursement and business practices. Farr served as the Academy's President in 2020-2021. 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. She is a founding member of the Weight Management dietetic practice group. Farr is a past president of the Academy’s Texas, San Antonio and Dallas affiliates. Farr 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 was appointed to the San Antonio Mayor's Fitness Council and served as a volunteer for the city's Por Vida! healthy restaurant initiative. She was instrumental in developing nutrition guidelines for diabetes-friendly restaurant choices and healthful vending machine criteria earning praise from the federal government. Farr is a graduate of Iowa State University.