Dr. Benson-Davies is a MBS Nutrition Consultant and a Clinical Assistant Professor for the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine. She developed and led a metabolic-focused MBS nutrition clinic for several years while conducting translational research in human metabolism, disordered eating behaviors, and body composition in an outpatient setting. Dr. Davies also has extensive experience as a lead evidence analyst on national nutrition guideline projects for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, following a career with academic teaching appointments. Her contributions to ASMBS include the Integrated Health Executive Council, in addition to other committee and task force appointments. She has led and co-authored several ASMBS publications and projects. Dr. Davies continues to be nationally recognized as an expert in bariatric nutrition.