Dr. Molly Vetter-Smith is an Assistant Extension Professor and State Health Education Specialist for the University of Missouri Extension. She has achieved a doctorate in Health Education and Health Promotion and a Master’s of Public Health both from the University of Missouri. She is Registered Dietitian and received a bachelor’s of Science in Nutritional Sciences also from the University of Missouri. Dr. Vetter-Smith has eight plus years of experience working in the area of health promotion through developing, implementing and evaluating programs and projects conducted locally and state-wide. She lead the of University of Missouri Extension’s Health Insurance Education Initiative to ensure that individuals, families, and businesses in Missouri have the knowledge and resources necessary to make informed health insurance decisions.