Adria Huseth, RD, LD, CPT
Manger, Nutrition Communications & Research
National Pork Board
Adria Huseth, a registered, licensed dietitian and personal trainer, is the manager of Nutrition Communications and Research for the National Pork Board, headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa.
Adria manages Checkoff-funded human nutrition research projects in collaboration with the Science and Technology department and for communicating pork’s role in a healthful diet to media, health professionals and consumers using scientific and practical information.
Before joining the National Board in January of 2010, Huseth worked for the government nutrition education program WIC (Women, Infants and Children) in Central Iowa. Prior to WIC, she was a market research analyst at Maytag Corporation.
Huseth graduated from Iowa State University in 2008 after she completed the DidacticProgramin Dieteticsand joined Florida Hospital for her 10-month CADE dietetic internship. She also received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing from the University of Iowa in 2004 and her personal training certificate from National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) in May of 2016. Adria has her Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management and is currently pursuing becoming an Integrative and Functional Nutrition Certified Practitioner.
Adria is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics including the Food and Culinary Professionals, Public Health and Community Nutrition and Dietitians in Business and Communications DPG’s. She is also a member of the Iowa Dietetic Association and Integrative and Functional Nutrition Academy. She is the Track Program Coordinator on the Eat Well Task Force – a community initiative that focuses on the lifestyle and behavior considerations for a holistic approach to improving health and wellness engagement in her community.
Adria is passionate about helping others live a healthful lifestyle from the inside out while staying abreast of current human nutrition research. She resides in Urbandale, Iowa where you can find her chasing after her highly active three-year-old son, Jack, or encouraging her Husband to try new healthy dishes she is whipping up in her kitchen! In her spare time, she is an avid sports enthusiast where she enjoys training for half marathons, triathlons and enjoys running the trails around her neighborhood with Jack and her dog Daisy Mae. Adria welcomed her daughter, Charlotte, in August!