Hunter Farthing is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, certified by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, at Ascend Champaign-Urbana. She received her Bachelors of Science Degree with specialization in Food and Nutrition-Dietetics and combined Master’s Degree and Dietetic Internship Program with specialization in Community Nutrition from Southern Illinois University.
Hunter first came to Ascend as an intern, and joined the team full-time after graduating and completing her internship. Her passion for nutrition her began senior year of high school and continued to grow throughout her next 6 years of schooling. Through her classes and community experiences she developed an interest in eating disorders, and helping those who are struggling improve their relationship with food.
Currently, Hunter plans and leads meals for the Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) and leads individual nutrition counseling sessions. She is an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.