Coco received her Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Dietetics/Community Nutrition from the University of California, Davis; her Masters of Public Health (MPH) in Nutrition from the University of Minnesota; her Registered Dietitian (RD) traineeship from the University of California, San Diego. Coco completed the “Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice” course through the Institute for Functional Medicine. She is a Certified Clinical Nutritionist (CCN) and is board certified through the International and American Associations of Clinical Nutritionists. Coco is owner of Lifetime Nutrition, LLC, a private practice focusing on integrative and functional nutrition therapy in chronic disease. She co-founded and served on the Nutrition Advisory Board at the Institute for Functional Medicine from 2007-2011. In 2010, she co-founded and is a member of the Michigan Nutrition Association. Coco served as Vice-Chair, Michigan Board of Dietetics and Nutrition 2007-2011, and was re-appointed through Governor Snyder’s office to the board until 2015.