Date: February 28 2013 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Leslie Bonci Presentation
Leslie J. Bonci, MPH, RD, CSSD, LDN is the director of sport nutrition at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. She is also a former spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association and nutrition consultant to countless organizations in Pittsburgh and nationwide, an active member of the editorial advisory board of Fitness Magazine and member of the U.S. Olympic committee’s sports nutrition network. Leslie Bonci received a bachelor’s degree in biopsychology from Vassar College and a master’s degree in public health from the University of Pittsburgh.
She is a certified specialist of sport dietetics, and she has been working in the areas of sport nutrition and general nutrition for over 20 years. Bonci works with sport teams and athletes at all levels. Her work at the professional level includes consulting with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Pittsburgh Pirates, Milwaukee Brewers, Toronto Blue Jays,and the Washington Nationals as well as the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre. She also works with the University of Pittsburgh and University of Texas at Austin athletic departments and with coaches and athletes at 45 high schools. Bonci also works with Olympic athletes as a member of the USOC sport nutrition network.