Stephanie Kovarik is a licensed registered dietitian nutritionist. She is the program coordinator for PowerUp in the St. Croix Valley, which is a community-wide health initiative to make eating better and moving more easy and fun for kids and families. Stephanie has been part of the HealthPartners family since 2000. She previously worked in Health Promotion, where she provided health coaching and helped develop health and well-being programs that focused on nutrition, heart health, diabetes, weight management and more. Stephanie earned her bachelor’s degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of North Dakota. She enjoys partnering with families, schools, clinicians and local organizations to build healthier communities. And in her free time, she enjoys being active outdoors, traveling and cheering on her son and daughter in their many activities.