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Maryland University of Integrative Health, Laurel, MD

Program Director of Applied Integrative Health and Health Management (August 2019 - Present)

Director of Experiential Programs (August 2019 - Present)

Manager of Experiential Programs (2016 – 2019)

Adjunct Faculty (2015-2018, 2023 - Present)

Internship & Practicum Coordinator (June 2014 - December 2015)

Teaching Assistant (2014-2015) - Graduate-level Micronutrients, Diabetes Education

Post-Graduate Nutrition Intern (February to June 2014)

Wellness with Elizabeth, LLC, Burke, VA

Owner, Clinical Nutritionist (2014 – Present)

Health Fitness Corporation, Washington DC area

On-Call Nutrition Counselor (2017 – 2020)

Rifkin Chiropractic & Wellness Center, Rockville, MD

Nutrition & Wellness Educator (2013 – 2014)

Expert Nutrition, Washington, DC

Nutrition Intern (2012 - 2013)

L&T Health & Fitness, Washington, DC area

Program Manager (2011 - 2014)

Health & Fitness Specialist (2009 - 2010)

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, Atlanta, GA

Student Intern (Fall 2007)

State University of New York (SUNY) College at Cortland

Supplemental Instructor (2005-2007) - Anatomy & Physiology 


Northeast College of Health Sciences (formerly New York Chiropractic College), Seneca Falls, NY

Master of Science in Applied Clinical Nutrition ~ Summa Cum Laude

State University of New York College at Cortland, Cortland, NY

Bachelor of Science in Health Science ~ Magna Cum Laude

  • Allied Health Concentration

  • Double Minors in Biology and Chemistry

  • Honors Program

  • Ross L. Allen Award for displaying administrative leadership potential, academic excellence and the qualities of warmth, sincerity and joie de vivre.

L’institut Catholique, Paris, France

Study Abroad Program - Six-week immersion in French language and culture

Columbia University

Inclusive Teaching: Supporting All Students in the College Classroom (edX course)

Certifications & Trainings

Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice (AFMCP) - Institute of Functional Medicine (2023)

Certified Nutrition Specialist® (CNS®) (2014-present)

Certified Ketogenic Nutrition Specialist℠ (CKNS℠) (2019-2024)

Licensed Nutritionist (LDN) – Maryland (2014-present)

Licensed Nutritionist (LN) - District of Columbia (2016-present)

CPR, AED and First Aid Certification (2009-2024) - American Heart Association

Certified Personal Trainer (2010-2024) - American Council on Exercise

Certified Group Fitness (2009-2021) - American Council on Exercise

Certified Pilates Fitness Instructor (2013-2019) – American Fitness Professionals and Associates

ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification (2015-2020)

Training the Pregnant and Post Natal Client Certificate – Annette Lang

Health Coaching Certificate - L&T Health and Fitness (2012)

Mastering Functional Blood Chemistry - Apex Energetics

Working with LGBTQ Patients in Healthcare Settings - Biologix Solutions

How to Be A Healthcare Antiracist - Rush University Medical Center

Public Speaking 

Arlington County Police Department

The Universities at Shady Grove

Alicia Cross Training

Representing L&T Health and Fitness from 2009-2014, I was chosen as a guest speaker on a variety of health topics for employees at:

Federal Reserve Board

Law Enforcement Unit at the Federal Reserve Board

Office of the Inspector General at the Federal Reserve Board

Defense Logistics Agency

Navy Federal Credit Union Headquarters


National Volunteer Fire Council


American Chemistry Society

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Washington Technology Park

Professional Memberships

Institute for Functional Medicine

American Nutrition Association

American Council on Exercise

Volunteer Work

American Nutrition Association - Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Task Force

Accreditation Council for Nutrition Professional Education Supervised Practice Experience Task Force

Holy Spirit Catholic School

St. Mary's Preschool

Real Food for Kids

Holistic Moms Network

Kilmer Middle School

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