Liz Harrison

Liz Harrison


Field Specialist in Nutrition and Health, MU Extension

LIZ HARRISON is a field specialist in nutrition and health education at the University of Missouri with a public health background in health planning. She is a Certified Health Education Specialist. Liz additionally serves as a graduate course instructor and the University of Missouri (MU) Extension liaison for the MU Department of Public Health.

Liz offers research-based well-being courses and presentations for communities in Boone and Howard counties. Well-being discussions and hands-on activities include disease management, nutrition, food safety, mindfulness, balance and physical activity, and more. She translates research and knowledge from the University for community use.

Educational background

  • Master of Public Health, Health Planning; A.T. Still University – School of Health Management; 2010
  • Bachelor of Arts in Biology; Truman State University; 2007
  • Bachelor of Arts in English; Truman State University; 2007
  • Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES®); National Commission for Health Education Credentialing (NCHEC); 2012