Rosalee is the Regional Dietitian for the Western Regional Health (WRHA) Authority in Jamaica W.I. Her major focus is on the training and development of nutrition and dietetics professionals resulting in improved patient care. She is a preceptor of nutrition and dietetic interns. She is a visionary and advocate and initiated the development of a supervised practice program for candidates unable to get into a traditional program. Her work spans diabetes support, especially for children, adolescent, and their caregivers, and the development of support groups. She holds a Doctorate in Behavioural Health from Arizona State University and a Master’s in Nutrition from the University of the West Indies Mona. She has a BSc in Nutrition and Dietetics and an internship with the Ministry of Health Jamaica, where she is registered and licensed as a dietitian. She is a National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach and a Diplomate of the International Board of Lifestyle Medicine. She is a Caribbean Board Certified Diabetes Educator. She holds a post-graduate certificate in Integrative Health from the University of Arizona, Andrew Weils Center for Integrative Medicine. She is an educator and trainer and holds a post-graduate diploma in education and training from Vocational Training Development Institute Jamaica. Her recent focus is on the use of behavioral health and lifestyle medicine for noncommunicable disease treatment.
She is a member of the Jamaica Association of Professionals in Nutrition and Dietetics (JAPINAD), the Caribbean Association of Nutritionists and Dietitians (CANDi), and the American College of Lifestyle Medicine.