A

Mary Abbott Hess LHD, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND
President
Culinary Nutrition Publishing
Jenica Abram MPH, RDN, LDN
Manager, DPBRN
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Meghan Adler MS, RDN
Nutritionist
USDA/ARS/BHNRC Food Surveys Research Group
Dr. Lisa Akers PhD, RDN, IBCLC, RLC, FAND
Executive Director
Best for Babes Foundation
Ms Uche Akobundu PhD, RD
Director of Project Management and Impact
Meals on Wheels America
Adele Allison
Director, Provider Innovation Strategies
DST Health Solutions
Miriam Anand MD, FACAAI, FAAAAI, FACP
Owner, MD
Allergy Associates and Asthma, Ltd.
Roberta Anding MS, RD/LD, CDE,CSSD, FAND
Performance Dietitian, Baylor College of Medicine Corporate Programs
Baylor College of Medicine
Laura Andromalos MS, RD, LDN
Bariatric Nutrition Manager
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Torey Armul MS, RD, CSSD, LD
Owner
Self-employed, Torey Armul Nutrition

B

Lisa Bailey-Davis DEd, RD
Assist. Professor, Epidemiology & Health Services Research; Assoc. Director, Obesity Institute
Geisinger Health System
Ms Shari Baird MS, RD, CPHQ, LSSBB
Therapeutic Nutrition Specialist Acute Care
Abbott Nutrition
Antoaneta Balabanov MD
Associate Professor of Neurology and a Senior Attending Physician at Rush University Medical; Director Dietary Treatments for Epilepsy Center, Rush Epilepsy Center
Rush University Medical Center
Jason Ball
Actor and Director
Second City Works
Joy Bauer MS, RDN
Founder
NBC’s TODAY Show, Nutrition & Health Expert and Founder of Nourish Snacks
Tammy Beasley RDN, CEDRD, CSSD
National Coordinator for Nutrition Education
Castlewood Treatment Centers for Eating Disorders
Bethany Belanger PHD, RD, LD, CSCS
Chief, Education Training and Research, Nutrition Care Division, Madigan Army Medical Center
US Army
Karen Bellesky RDN, LDN
Consultant
Semi-Retired
Heather Bell-Temin MS, RD, CSO
Clinical Dietitian
UPMC
Dr. Martha Belury PhD, RD
Carol S. Kennedy Professor of Nutrition
The Ohio State University
Lucille Beseler MS, RDN, LDN, CDE, FAND
Immediate past President Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics 2016-2017
Antonio Bianco PhD, MD
Senior Vice Chair Department Internal Medicine
Rush University Medical Center
Christina Biesemeier MS, RD, LDN, FADA, FAND
Christina Biesemeier
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Greg Biggers
Chef
Sofitel Chicago Hotel
Kimberly Bisanz MFCS, RDN, LDN, CDE
Clinical Dietitian
Mayo Clinic
Joan Salge Blake MS, RDN, LDN, FAND
Clinical Associate Professor and Dietetic Internship Director
Boston University
Dr. Shirley Blakely PhD, RDN
Wellness Expert
Nutrition Consultant, Self-employed
Bob Blancato MPA
National Coordinator
DefeatMalnutrition.Today
Jeanne Blankenship MS, RDN
VP, Policy Initiatives and Advocacy
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Dawn Jackson Blatner RDN, CSSD
Author & Media Personality
dawnjacksonblatner.com
Carol Blindauer MBA, RD
Sr. Strategist, Food & Nutrition - Consultant
DanoneWave
Mr. Jack Bobo JD, MS
Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer
Intrexon - formerly Senior Advisor for Agricultural Policy, US Department of State
Laura Borgelt PharmD, FCCP, BCPS
Dr Laura Borgelt
University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy
Dr. Carol Boushey PhD, MPH
Associate Research Professor
University of Hawaii Cancer Center
Dr. Patsy M Brannon Ph.D., R.D.
Professor
Cornell University
Nadine Braunstein PhD, RD, LDN, CDE
Owner
PolicyRD Consulting
Mr. Zachari Breeding MS, RDN, LDN, FAND
Clinical Nutrition Manager
Kate Farms Nutrition
Dr. Rebecca Brody PhD, RD, LD, CNSC
Associate Professor
Rutgers University, School of Health Professions
Jean Marie Brownson
Culinary Director
Conagra Brands
Terri Brown-Whitehorn MD
Attending physician, Division of Allergy, the Center for Pediatric Eosinophilic Disorders and the Integrative Health Program
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Meg Bruening PhD, MPH, RD
Meg Bruening
Nutrition
Carol Brunzell RDN, LD, CDE
Registered Dietitian-Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator
University of Minnesota Health, Diabetes Education
Dana Buelsing MS
Manager, Quality Standards Operations
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Mara Bujnowski MAEd, RD
Manager Advocacy & Communications
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Dr. Lauri Byerley RDN, LDN, FAND
Associate Professor
LSU Health Sciences Center

C

Curt Calder MBA, RDN, CD
Clinical Informatics Analyst
Intermountain Health Care
Lisa Carlson MS, RDN
Adjunct Professor
Dominican University
Jo Ann S. Carson PhD, RDN, FAHA
Professor of Clinical Nutrition
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
Jo Anne Cassell PhD, RD, LD
Faculty (retired)
Texas Woman's University (retired)
Mr. Christian Alexandre Castellano PhD
Research Assistant / Study Coordinator
Research Center on Aging – CIUSSS de l’Estrie - CHUS
Dr. Chimene Castor EdD, MS, RD, LDN
Assistant Professor and Clinical Coordinator of the Department of Nutritional Sciences
Howard University
Ms Jean Caton MS, MBA, RDN
Business Woman's Coach
McKinley Coaching & Consulting LLC
Dr. Marie Caudill PhD, RD
Professor
Cornell University
Dr. Dorothy Chen-Maynard PhD, RD. FAND
Director, DPD/ISPP
Calif. State Univ., San Bernardino
Deirdra Chester PhD, RDN
National Program Leader
National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Dr. Helen Chipman PhD, RDN
National Program Leader, Food and Nutrition Education
National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), USDA
Jamie Chriqui PhD, MHS
Professor
University of Illinois at Chicago
Dr. Alena Clark PhD, MPH, RD, CLC
Program Coordinator/Associate Professor
University of Northern Colorado
Stacia Clinton RD, LDN
National Director, Healthy Food in Health Care Program
Health Care Without Harm
Mary Cluskey PhD, RD
Associate Professor
Oregon State University
Paul Coates PhD
Director, Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS)
National Institutes of Health
Dr. Jennifer Cohen PhD, MND, BSc, APD
Senior Oncology Dietitian
Sydney Children’s Hospital
Sherry Coleman Collins MS, RDN, LD
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist/Consultant
Southern Fried Nutrition Services for National Peanut Board
Ms Mandy Corrigan MPH, RD, CNSC, FAND
Nutrition Manager - Home Parenteral Nutrition and Center for Gut Rehabilitation and Transplantation
Cleveland Clinic
Dr. John Coupland PhD
Professor of Food Science; 2016-2017 President, Institute of Food Technologists
Penn State University
Ms Sharon Cox MA, RDN, LDN
Owner and Cofounder
Cox Duncan Network
Dr. Nina Crowley PhD, RDN, LD
Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Program Coordinator, Bariatric Dietitian
Medical University of South Carolina
Julianne Curran PhD
Pulse Canada

D

Susan Daugherty RD, LDN
CEO
MANNA (Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance)
Dr. Patricia Davidson DCN, RDN, LDN, CDE, FAND
Assistant Professor
West Chester University at PA
Amy Davis RDN, LRD
Director of Nutritional Services
Sanford Medical Center
Anne Marie Davis PhD, RDN, FAND
DPD Director, Asst Professor
University of New Haven
Lea Anne Dea RDN
Culinary Manager
Conagra Brands
Richard Deckelbaum MD, CM, FRCP(C)
Professor of Pediatrics/Epidemiology; Director, Institute of Human Nutrition
College of Physicians and Surgeons; Columbia University Medical Center
Patti Delger RDN, LD
Patti Delger
Iowa Department of Education
Wendy Demark-Wahnefried PhD, RD
Professor, Webb Endowed Chair of Nutrition Sciences
University of Alabama at Birmingham, UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center
Connie Diekman M.Ed., RD, CSSD, LD, FADA, FAND
Director of University Nutrition
Washington University in St Louis
Bill Dietz MD, PhD
Chair, Sumner M. Redstone Global Center for Prevention and Wellness
Redstone Global Center for Prevention and Wellness GWU
Dr. Ann Diker PhD, RDN
Professor
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Francois Dionne PhD
Managing Partner
Prioritize Consulting
Laura Dority MS, RD, LD
Ketogenic Diet Program Director
Medical University of South Carolina
Dr. David Dosa MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine, Associate Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice
Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research, Brown University
Ms Julie Driscoll RDN, CSG, CSR, LDN
Clinical Dietitian
Federal Bureau of Prisons
Johanna Dwyer DSc, RD
Director;Senior Nutrition Scientist
Frances Stern Nutrition Center;National Institute of Health, Office of Dietary Supplements

E

Wanda Eastman PHD, RD, LD
Professor Emeritus
New Mexico State University, Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
Debbie Eckhart MS, RDN
Chair
"Consultant Dietitians of California", hospitals & private practice
Leigh Ann Edwards Hall MPH, RDN
Managing Director, Cooking Matters
Share Our Strength
Ms Tatyana El-Kour MS, RDN, FAND
Independent Expert
Independent Practice
Dr. Ahmed El-Sohemy PhD
Canada Research Chair in Nutrigenomics
University of Toronto
Lisa Epp RDN, LD, CNSC
Home Enteral Nutrition Coordinator
Mayo Clinic
John Erdman PhD, MPH, MS
Emeritus Professor of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Professor of Internal Medicine, Professor of Nutrition
University of Illinois at Urbana. Division of Nutritional Sciences
Ms Sylvia Escott-Stump MA, RDN, LDN, FAND
Clinical Assistant Professor and Director, Dietetic Internship
East Carolina University

F

Andrea Farmer MS, RD, LD
Chief, Community Meals Branch, Policy and Program Development Division
Employer US Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service Child Nutrition Programs
Dr. ARNY Ferrando PhD
Professor
University of Arkansas for Medical Science
Cade Fields-Gardner MS, RDN, LDN, CD
Director of Services
TCE Consulting Group, Inc.
Dr. Susan Finn PhD, RDN, FAND
Principal
Finn|Parks & Associates
Anastasia Fischer MD, FAAFP, FACSM
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Sports Medicine, Nationwide Children's Hospital
Erin Flynn Organic Farmer
Organic Farmer and Executive Director
Green Gate Farms and New Farm Institute
Ms Eileen Ford MS, RDN
Program Manager II also Chair-Elect Weight Management Dietetic Practice Group
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia also: Weight Management Dietetic Practice Group
Daniel E Forman MD
Professor; Chair, Geriatric Cardiology; Director, Cardiac Rehabilitation; Chair; Physician Scientist, Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; Veterans Affairs Public Health System-Pittsburgh
Jennifer Franck MS, RDN
An innovative way to screen for nutritional risk in children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)- the Sensory, Aberrant Mealtime Behavior Inventory for Eating (SAMIE)
The Center for Discovery
Whitney Franz MPH, RD
Quality Improvement Program Manager
L.A. Care Health Plan
Rita Frickel MS, RDN, LMNT
Clinical Dietitian Division of Cardiology
CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center Cardiac/Pulmonary Rehab
Kelly Fugok RDN, CSP, LDN
Clinical Dietitian IV Pediatric / Outpatient Clinical Nutrition Supervisor
Geisinger Medical Center

G

Ms Miriam Gaines MACT, RDN, LD
Dietetic Internship Director
Samford University
Dympna Gallagher EdD
Professor of Nutritional Medicine
Columbia University
Tylane Garrett RDN, LD
Wellness Program Manager
Bass Pro Shops
Heather Gavras MPH, RDN
Sr. Program Manager
American Heart Association
Mr. William George Member, PICPA and AICPA
President & CEO
Health Partners Plans
Janice Giddens MS, RDN, LD
Applied International Nutrition Research Fellow
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation
Linda Gigliotti MS, RDN, CDE
Program Consultant
Diocese of Orange
Judith Gilbride PhD, RDN,FAND
Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics
New York University
Diana Gonzales-Pacheco DCN, RD
Assistant Professor, Nutrition Program
University of New Mexico
Dr. Dennis Gordon PhD
Professor Emeritus
Self
Holley Grainger M.S., R.D.
Holley Grainger
HJG Communications, LLC
Angela Grassi MS, RDN, LDN
Angela Grassi
PCOS Nutrition Center
Mr. Jason Green
CEO + cofounder
Edenworks
Mary Gregoire PhD, RD, FADA
Executive Director
Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Mary Gregory RDN, LDN
Clinical Dietitian Cardiac and Lung Transplant Program
Advocate Christ Medical Center
Timothy Griffin PhD
Director – Agriculture Food and Environment Program
Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy – Tufts University
Kristin Guertin PhD
Assistant Professor of Research
University of Virginia School of Medicine
Janelle Gunn MPH, RD
Associate Director of Policy, Partnership and Communications; Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

H

Ms Sara Haas RDN, LDN
Independent Dietitian and Culinary Contractor. A National Spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Self-employed
Ms Beth Hall RD, CSO, LN
Registered Dietitian
Big Sky Nutrition and Wellness
William Hallman PhD
William K Hallman
Department of Human Ecology, Rutgers University
Samia Hamdan MPH, RDN
Senior Nutritionist
USDA FNS
Ms Rosa Hand MS, RDN, LD, FAND
Director, Dietetics Practice Based Research Network
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Dr. Deepa Handu PhD, RD, LDN
Lead Analyst/ Program Manager EAL
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Linda Handy MS, RDN
Consultant Dietitian
self
Stacey Hanke
Founder/Owner
Stacey Hanke Inc.
Joyanna Hansen PhD, RD, LD
Assistant Professor
Oregon Health & Science University
Ruth Hanson RD, LD/N, CDE
Florida Hospital Orlando Dietetic Internship Program Manager
Florida Hospital
William Harris PhD
President
OmegaQuant
Lauren Harris-Pincus MS, RDN
Owner, Nutrition Starring YOU, LLC
Nutrition Starring YOU, LLC
Dayle Hayes , MS, RD
President
Nutrition for the Future, Inc.
Amanda Hege RDN, LD
Director of Community Outreach
University of Kentucky
Rosalee Hellberg PhD
Assistant Professor, Food Science
Chapman University
Ms Janet Helm MS, RDN
EVP, Chief Food and Nutrition Strategist
Weber Shandwick
Alice Henneman MS, RDN
Extension Educator
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Mindy Hermann MBA, RDN
Owner
Hermann Communications
Dr. Marianella Herrera PhD, MD
Associate Professor and Researcher
Universidad Central de Venezuela
Ms Lindsey Hoggle MS, RDN, PMP
Director, Nutrition Informatics
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Judi Holler DES
Fear Slayer
HOLLA! Productions LLC
Mitchel Holliday MS, MSED, RDN, CDE, FAND
Chief Dietitian
United States Public Health Service / Federal Bureau of Prisons
Becki Holmes MS, RDN, LDN
Founding Principal
Foodwit, a Scientific and Regulatory Solutions Agency
Leroy Hood MD, PhD
President & Co-Founder
Institute for Systems Biology
Shirin Hooshmand PhD
Associate Professor of Nutrition at the School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences at San Diego State University (SDSU)
San Diego State University
Brierley Horton MS, RD
Food & Nutrition Director
Cooking Light
Dr. James House PhD
Professor and Department Head
University of Manitoba
Dr. Heather Hutchins-Wiese PhD, RD
Associate Professor
Eastern Michigan University

I

Ms Franciel Ikeji MS, RD, LD
Nutritionist
USDA, Food Nutrition Service, Child Nutrition Division, Nutrition Education, Training, and Technical Assistance Division
David Ingalls MS, RDN
CEO & FOUNDER
ZING BARS
Dr. Carol Ireton-Jones PhD, RDN. LD, CNSC, FASPEN, FAND
Nutrition Therapy Specialist
Good Nutrition for Good Living
Kellene A. Isom MS, RD, LDN, CAGS
Bariatric Program Director
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Barbara Ivens MS, RDN, FADA, FAND
Principal
Nutrition Information Exchange

J

Cheryl Jackson Lewis MS, RD
Director, Nutrition Promotion and Technical Assistance Division
USDA Food and Nutrition Service, Child Nutrition Programs
Dr. Lisa Jahns PhD, RD
Research Nutritionist
USDA-Agricultural Research Service
Butch Jerinic
Lead Designer Second City Works
The Second City
Dr. Elizabeth Jimenez PhD, RDN
Research Associate Professor
University of New Mexico
Amber Johnson
Manager, Market Promotions
Lentils.org
Bonnie Johnson MS, RD
Director of Science Activation & Healthcare Professional Outreach
The a2 Milk Company
Elizabeth Johnson M.S., RD
President and CEO
Food Reflections, LLC
Dr. Rachel Johnson PhD, MPH, RD, FAHA
Professor of Nutrition and Professor of Pediatrics
University of Vermont
Regan Jones RDN
Owner
ReganMillerJones, Inc
Sherri Jones MS, MBA, RDN, LDN, FAND
Improvement Specialist
UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside
Dr. Satya Jonnalagadda PhD, MBA, RD
Director of Global Nutrition Science
Kerry Health and Nutrition Institute
Ms. Erin Jundef
Managing Account Supervisor
Ketchum

K

Lesley R. Kadlec MA, RHIA, CHDA
Director of HIM Practice Excellence
American Health Information Management Association
Dr. Katie Kage PhD, RD
Assistant Professor
University of Northern Colorado
Dr. Scott Kahan MD, MPH
Director, NCWW
Johns Hopkins University/NCWW
Dr. Michio Kaku
Theoretical Physicist, Best-Selling Author, and Popularizer of Science
Dr. Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh MD, MPH, PhD
Professor and Chief
University of California
Wahida Karmally Dr.PH,RDN,CDE,CLS,FNLA
Associate Research Scientist
Columbia University
Christine Karshin PhD
Associate Dean
Eastern Michigan University
Mary Beth Kavanagh MS, RDN, LD, FAND
Adjunct Senior Instructor, Dept of Nutrition, CWRU
Department of Nutrition, Case Western Reserve University
Alexandra Kazaks PhD, RDN, CDE
Professor
Bastyr University
Nikki Kendrick MDA, RDN, CNSC
Dietetic Internship
Utah State University
Dr. Deborah Kerr B.App.Sci., Grad.Dip.Diet., M.Sc., PhD., APD
Research Academic/Associate Professor
Curtin University
Jennifer Ketterly MS, RD, CSSD, LD
Director, Sports Nutrition; Adjunct Faculty
University of Georgia
Mr. Mujahed Khan MBA, RDN, LDN
Senior Manager, Quality Improvement
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Dr. Jana Kicklighter PhD, RDN, LD, FAND
Associate Professor Emeritus
Georgia State University
Dr. Joel Kimmons PhD
Health Scientist
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Kelly Kinnare MS, RD, CNSC
Nutritional Services Manager
Option care
Ms Kimberly Kirchherr MS, RDN, LDN, CDE, FAND
Vice President
National Dairy Council
Megan A. Kniskern MS, RD, CEDRD-S, LD/N
Megan Kniskern
MAK Nutrition Services
Dr. Amy Knoblock-Hahn PhD, MPH, MS, RD
Academy Foundation Project Specialist
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation-contractor
Chad Koenig MS, RD, LD, CSSD, CSCS
Chief Dietitian US Army and Assistant Chief Army Medical Specialist Corps
US Army
Toni Kuehneman MS, RDN, LMNT
Cardiac Dietitian
Consultant
Dr. Gigi Kwok-Hinsley DrPH, MS, RD
Registered Dietitian & Wellness Specialist
Capital Brands

L

Peter Lam RD, CFE
Co-Chair
International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative
Dr. Helen Lane PhD, RD
NASA senior scientist emeritus
NASA Life Scientist Emeritus
Susan Laramee MS, RDN, FADA, FAND
2017 Chair, Ethics Committee
Retired
Dr. Enette Larson-Meyer PhD, RD, LD, CSSD, FACSM
Professor of Human Nutrition at the University of Wyoming
University of Wyoming
Marie Latulippe MS RD
Senior Program Officer
The National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine
Nicole Laverty RD, LDN
Senior Manager of Nutrition and Client Services
MANNA
Katie Leahy MS, RDN, LD, CDN
Outpatient Registered Dietitian
Glens Falls Hospital
Kristin Leonberg MS, RD, CSR, LD/N, CDE
Senior Renal Clinical Consultant
Sanofi Renal
Rebecca Lewis MS, RDN
HEAD DIETITIAN AT HELLOFRESH
HELLOFRESH
Jennifer Ligibel MD
Associate Professor, Medicine
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Coleen Liscano MS, RD, CSP, CDN, CNSC, FAND
Administrator/Director, Dietetic Internship Program
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Adrianna Logalbo
Managing Director
1,000 Days
Dr. Tim Lohman PhD
Professor Emeritus
The University of Arizona
Dr. Elin Lövestam PhD, RD
Post Doctoral Fellow
Uppsala University
Barbara Lusk MFCS, RD, LDN, FAND
Clinical Nutrition Manager
UC Davis Health
Dr. Amanda Lynch RD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Oakland University

M

Ms Annette Maggi MS, RDN, LD, FAND
President
Annette Maggi & Associates, Inc.
Jason Majorowicz MBA
Quality Management Coordinator
Mayo Clinic
Rachael Majorowicz RDN LD FNKF
Clinical Renal Dietitian
Mayo Clinic
Ainsley Malone MS, RDN, LD, CNSC, FAND, FASPEN
Nutrition Support Dietitian
Mt. Carmel West Hospital
Ms Juliet Mancino MS, RDN, CDE, CCRC, FAND
Clinical Research Coordinator
University of Pittsburgh
Caroline Mandel MS, RD, CSSD
Director of Performance Nutrition
University of Michigan Department of Athletics
Donna Manring NDTR
DTR
Innovative Dining Solutions
Dr. Patricia Marincic PhD, RDN, LD, CLE
Associate Professor and Program Director Dietetics Auburn University
Auburn University
Donna Martin RDN, LD, SNS, EDS, FAND
President
Burke County Board of Education
Melissa Masters PhD, RD
Assistant Professor
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Dr. Susan Mayne PhD, F.A.C.E.
Director, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
Food and Drug Administration
Julie McGuire MS, RDN, LD
Instructor and Master's Program Coordinator
OHSU, Graduate Programs in Human Nutrition, Portland, OR
Dr. Veronica McLymont PhD, RD, CDN
Director Food and Nutrition Services
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Indra Mehrotra MS, RDN
Director, Scientific and Regulatory Affairs
Cargill Inc
Dr. Kathleen Merrigan PhD
Executive Director of Sustainability; Former Deputy Secretary and COO of USDA
George Washington University
Amber Milan PhD
Research Fellow
The University of Auckland
Ms Lisa Moloney MS RDN
Evidence-based Practice Manager
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Dr. Lynn Monahan DCN, MPH, RDN, LDN
Assistant Professor
West Chester University at PA
Dr. Terezie Mosby EdD, MS, RD, FAND, LDN
Assistant Professor and Dietetic Internship Director
Mississippi State University, Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Health Promotion
Lois Moss-Barnwell MS, RD, LDN, CDE
Principal Nutrition Consultant
Diet Rx, Ltd
Mr. Will Murphy MS, RDN
Data Scientist
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Dr. Robert Murray MD
Professor of Pediatrics and of Human Nutrition, The Ohio State University
Robert Murray MD Nutrition LLC
Kimbal Musk
Leading Entrepreneur, Environmentalist and Thought Leader in the Future of Innovation in Technology and Food Sustainability
Dr. Henna Muzaffar PhD, RD
Visiting Research Coordinator
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Ms Eileen Myers MPH, RDN, LDN, CEDRD, FADA, FAND
Health & Wellness Consultant
Self-Employed
Nathan Myers MS, RDN, CDN
Clinical RD/Adjunct Professor
JJPVA Medical Center/New York University
Amy Myrdal Miller MS, RDN, FAND
Founder & President
Farmer's Daughter Consulting, Inc.

N

Mr. Joseph Nadglowski
President/CEO
Obesity Action Coalition
Monica Nagle RD-AP, LDN
Clinical Dietitian
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Sandhya Narayanan MS, RDN, CDN
Co Founder Executive Director Marjorie's Fund: The Type 1 Diabetes Global Initiative
Self
Elana Natker MS, RD
Elana Natker
Sage Leaf Communications
Patricia Nece JD
Counsel for regulations and legislation (in this session she is a patient advocate)
US Department of Labor
Linda Netterville MS, RD, LD
Vice President, Project Development and Impact
Meals on Wheels America
Marian Neuhouser PhD, RD
Full Member in the Cancer Prevention Program
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
KERRY NEVILLE MS, RD
Vice President
Porter Novelli
Ms Tessa Nguyen RD, LDN
Owner, Registered Dietitian and Chef
Taste Nutrition Consulting, LLC

O

Erin O'Connell MS
Program Manager, Knowledge & Learning Experiences
Ms Carolyn O'Neil MS RD LD
Healthy Eating Columnist, Atlanta Journal-Constitution
ONeil Nutrition Communications
Sol Orwell
Editor in Chief
SJO.com
Tamara Osgood MS, RD, LD
DoD Fellow, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
United States Department of Defense, Army

P

Constantina Papoutsakis PhD, RD
Director, Nutrition Care Process
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Antigoni Pappas MBA, RDN
Senior Manager - Consumer Nutrition, Healthy Living
American Heart Association – National Center
Kathy Parry MPH, IBCLC, LMBT
Project Director
Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute; Department of Maternal and Child Health; Gillings School of Global Public Health; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Dr. Roman Pawlak PhD, RDN,
Assessment of vitamin B12, EPA, DHA and BDNF in human milk of vegan, vegetarian and non-vegetarian lactating women
East Carolina University
Ms Sandy Pernecky MS, RDN
Lecturer II, Co-Director, Dietetics and Human Nutrition
Eastern Michigan University
David Peterson PharmD
Drug Information Specialist
University of Utah
Ms Jessi Peterson MS, RD, CDE
Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator
Salem Health Medical Group
Lacie Peterson MS, RD, CDE
Clinical Assistant Professor
Utah State University
Sarah Peterson PhD, RD, LDN, CNSC
Advanced Level Dietitian/Faculty
Rush University Medical Center
Karissa Peyer PhD
Assistant Professor
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Ms Dianne Polly JD, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND
Executive Director
Shelby County Education Foundation
DR. ROB POST PhD, MEd, MSc
Senior Director of Nutrition, formerly with USDA's Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion
Chobani
Dr. Geoffrey Preidis MD. PhD
Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology, and Nutrition
Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital
Lisa Prins
Senior Consultant, Inpatient Nursing and Ancillaries
Intermountain Healthcare /Cerner

Q

Joseph Quinlan MSH, RD, CSG, LD/N, FAND
Clinical Nutrition Manager
Florida Hospital
Dr. Elizabeth Quintana EdD, RD, LD, CDE
Program Director, Diabetes Services
Sandia National Laboratories

R

Jean Ragalie-Carr RDN, LDN, FAND
President, National Dairy Council
National Dairy Council
Kathleen Rasmussen ScD, RD
The Nancy Schlegel Meinig Professor of Maternal and Child Nutrition
Cornell University
Michelle Rasmussen MD
Medical Director
Salem Health Medical Group
Hollie Raynor PhD, RDN
Professor
University of Tennessee
Diane Reader RD CDE
Manager, Diabetes Professional Education
International Diabetes Center
Joanna Reagan MS, MHA, MSS, RDN
DOD Food and Nutrition Subcommittee Chair, & Division Chief, Health Education and Application US Army Public Health Center
US Army
Michele Redmond MS, RDN
Dietitian Chef & Food Enjoyment Activist
The Taste Workshop
Dr. Bruce Rengers PhD, RD
Professor
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Dr. Elizabeth Reverri PhD, RD
Senior Scientist
NA
Barbara Rice MA, RD, LD
Research Dietitian
Johnson Space Center
Jason Riis PhD
Lecturer and Research Scholar
Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Luis F. Riquelme PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
IDDSI Board of Directors, Chair, AB-SSD, Assoc. Professor, NYMC
IDDSI, American Board of Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders, New York Medical College
Julia Robarts MS, MPH, RDN, LDN
Dietetic Internship Coordinator
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Susan Roberts MS, RDN, LD, CNSC
CFP Chair
Baylor University Medical Center/Aramark
Shannon Robson PhD, MPH, RD
Assistant Professor
University of Delaware
Ms Annamarie Rodriguez RDN, LD
Renal Clinical Case Manager
Pentec Health, Inc
Dr. Luis Rodriguez PhD
Director, Product Management, Internet of Things (IoT) Ecosystem
Honeywell
Kelly Roehl MS, RDN, LDN, CNSC
Advanced Level Dietitian
Rush University Medical Center
Christina Rollins MS, RD, LDN, CNSC
Director, Food and Nutrition Services
Memorial Medical Center
Pamela Ronald PhD
Professor
University of California Davis
Lisa Ronco MS, RDN, CDN, CDE
Clinical Nutritionist
New York Presbyterian Hospital NYC
Christine Rosenbloom PhD, RDN, LD, CSSD, FAND
Owner
Chris Rosenbloom Food and Nutrition Services, LLC
Alissa Rumsey MS, RD, CDN, CSCS
Founder and CEO
Self-employed, Alissa Rumsey Nutrition and Wellness
Mary Russell MS, RDN, LDN, FAND
Senior Manager, Medical Affairs/Nutrition
Baxter Healthcare Corporation
Mary Rybicki MS, RDN, LDN
Consultant Dietitian
Self-Employed

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Dr. Liora Sahar PhD, GISP
Strategic Director of Geospatial Research
American Cancer Society
Abby Sauer MPH, RD
Senior Manager, Scientific & Medical Affairs
Abbott Nutrition
Frank Scheer PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School Director, Medical Chronobiology Program, Brigham & Women's Hospital
Brigham & Women's Hospital
Dr. Rachel Scherr PhD
Assistant Research Scientist
University of California, Davis
Claire D. Schmelzer PhD, MPH, RDN, LDN
Claire Schmelzer, Associate Professor, Retired; Adjunct Professor, Current
Eastern Kentucky University
Jennie Schmidt MS, RD
Farmer
Schmidt Farms Inc
Allyson Schwartz
President and CEO
Better Medicare Alliance
Jaime Schwartz MS,RD
VP, Director, Nutrition
Ketchum
Terese Scollard MBA, RDN, LD, FAND
Regional Clinical Nutrition Manager
Providence Health and Services, Portland Oregon
Ms Susan Scott MS, RDN, LD
Founder, President, & CVO
SCS Nutrition Consulting, LLC
Dorothy Sears PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Diego
Laura Seng JD
Attorney, Chair, Healthcare Department
Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Kathy Seurynck DNP, RN, CNE, CHSE
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Eastern Michigan University
Abbey Sharp RD
CEO Abbey's Kitchen
Self Employed
Mary Sharrett MS, RD, LD, CNSC
Nutrition Support Dietitian
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Mahshid Shelehchi MS, RDN
Clinical Research Dietitian and Research Coordinator
Clinical Research Dietitian and Research Coordinator
Anna Shlachter MS, RDN, LDN, FAND
Director, HOD Governance
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Georgie Shockey
Principal
Ruck-Shockey Associates,INC
Anna Maria Siega-Riz BSPH, MS, PhD
Professor of Public Health Sciences and Obstetrics & Gynecology
University of Virginia
Ms Sherry Simon RDN, LD
Systems Director of Food and Nutrition Services
Baylor Scott and White Health System
Amy Siverling MS, RDN, LDN
Director Menu Development
Aramark
Steven Sklare REHS, CP-FS, LEHP
Director, Customer Engagement-Food Program
United States Pharmacoopeia
Joanne Slavin PhD, RD
Professor
University of Minnesota, Department of Food Science and Nutrition
Sharon Smalling MPH, RD, LD
Clinical Dietitian Specialist IV
Memorial Hermann Hospital
Janelle Smith MS, RDN, CEDRD
Owner/RD
Janelle Smith Nutrition
Karen Smith MS, MBA, RD, LD, FADA
Director
Morrison Mgmt Specialists
Marianne Smith Edge MS, RDN, FADA, FAND
Owner
The AgriNutrition Edge
Thorkild IA Sørensen MD, Dr Med Sci, Dr HC.
Professor of Metabolic and Clinical Epidemiology
University of Copenhagen
Mr. Ted Souder
Head of Industry, Retail
Google
Patricia Splett MPH, PhD, RDN, FADA
Evaluation Consultant
Splett & Associates, LLC
Virginia Stallings MD
Professor of Pediatrics
The Children’s Hospital of PhiladelphiaUniversity of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Alison Steiber PhD, RDN
Chief Science Officer
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Dr. Francene Steinberg PhD, RD
Professor and Chair
University of California, Davis
Phyllis Stell Crowley MS, RD, IBCLC
State Nutrition & Breastfeeding Coordinator
Utah Department of Health/Utah WIC Program
Natalie Stephens RDN, LD, FAND
Natalie M Stephens
OSU Wexner Medical Center
Maria Stewart
Clinical Research Lead
Ingredion Inc
Christopher Stocking MS, RD, LD, CDE
Certified Diabetes Educator
MetroHealth
Dr. Cyndie Story PhD, RDN, CC, SNS
Owner
Culinary Solution Centers, LLC
Alison Stuebe MD, MSc, FACOG, FABM
Medical Director of Lactation Services : associate professor of maternal-fetal medicine
UNC Health Care
Dr. Amy Subar PhD, MPH, RD
Nutritionist and Program Director
National Cancer Institute
Catherine Sullivan MPH, RD, LDN, IBCLC, RLC
Clinical Instructor & Director of Training
Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute; Department of Maternal and Child Health; Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Dr. Susan Sumner PhD
Professor, Department of Nutrition
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Beth Taylor DCN, AP-RD, CNSC, FCCM
Research/Education Nutrition Support Specialist Advanced Practice Dietitian
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Dr. Hilary Thesmar PhD, RD
Chief Food and Product Safety Officer and Vice President Food Safety
Food Marketing Institute
Dr. Paul Thomas EdD, RDN
Scientific Consultant
NIH Office of Dietary Supplements
Ms Kyle Thompson MS, RD, LDN, CNSC
Senior Lecturer in Nutrition and Director of the Dietetic Internship
Appalachian State University
Susan Thompson MS, RDN, LDN
School Nutrition Specialist
North Carolina Dept. of Public Instruction
Cynthia Thomson PhD, RD, FAND, FTOS
Director of The Canyon Ranch Center for Prevention and Health Promotion
University of Arizona College of Public Health
Maria Virginia Tijerina Walls MS, NC
PROFESSOR, RESEARCHER
Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon
Lesley Tinker PhD,RDN
Nutrition Scientitist
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Cheryl Toner MS, RDN
Owner
CDT Consulting, LLC
Naomi Trostler PhD, RDN, FAND
Professor
Hebrew University of Rehovot
Ms Elaine Trujillo MS, RDN
Nutritionist
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
Edward Tyson MD, CEDS
Medical Director and Owner
Medical Center for Eating Disorders

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Lisa Valente MS, RD
Digital Nutrition & News Editor
EatingWell.com/Meredith Corporation
Linda Van Horn PhD,RDN
Professor, Associate Dean for Faculty Development
Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
Luc J.C. van Loon PhD
Professor of Physiology of Exercise
Maastricht University Medical Centre
Barbara Visocan MS, RDN, LDN, FADA, FAND
Vice President, Member Services
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Dr. Angela Vivanti Adv APD
Research and Development Dietitian
Princess Alexandra Hospital. Brisbane Australia

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Irene Wan RD, LD
Director of School Nutrition
Maplewood Richmond Heights School District, St. Louis, MO
Lindsay Watts RDN
Nutrition Communication Analyst, Influencer Outreach
Campbell Soup Company
Roxanne Way Carter
Credentialing Manager
CDR
Christine Weithman MBA, RD, LDN
Christine K. Weithman
HMR Wt Management Services
Coni Westmoreland MHA, MSPH
Value Based Care Operations Director
Salem Health Medical Group
Alicia White MS, RD
Chief, Nutrition Education and Promotion Branch
United States Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service, Child Nutrition Programs, Nutrition Promotion and Technical Assistance Division
Ms Gene White MS, SNS
President of the Board of GCNF
Global Child Nutrition Foundation
Jim White RDN, ACSM-HFS
Owner/President
Owner of Jim White Fitness & Nutrition Studios
Holly Willis PhD, RD
Assistant Professor; Director of Nutrition and Dietetics Program
St. Catherine University
Christy Wilson RDN
Nutrition Counselor and Owner of Christy Wilson Nutrition Blog and Consulting Business
Christy Wilson Nutrition; University of AZ Campus Health Service; El Rio Community Health Center Special Immunology Associates
Kathy Wilson-Gold MS, RDN, LD, FAND
Vice President, K-12
The CORE Group
Dr. Nicole Withrow PhD, MS, RD
Assistant Professor/Dietetic Internship Director
University of Northern CO
Anne Wolf MS, RDN
Owner
NutritionFirst
Leanne Worsfold RPN
Director, Quality Programs
IComp Consulting, Inc.
Patricia Worthington MSN, RN, CNSC
Nutrition Support Clinical Specialist
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Catherine Woteki PhD
Former USDA Under Secretary/ Chief Scientist
United States Department of Agriculture
Ms Mimi Wu MS, RD
Nutritionist
United States Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service, Child Nutrition Programs, Nutrition Promotion and Technical Assistance Division
Ms Tsun-Min Wu MS RD
Nutritionist
US Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service, Child Nutrition Programs

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Mr. Martin Yadrick MBI, MS, RDN, FAND
Director of Nutrition Informatics
Computrition, Inc.
Dr. Ann L. Yaktine PhD, MS, RD
Director, Food and Nutrition Board
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Richard Yarmosh
Managing Director
Savvy Apps
Amy Yaroch PhD
Executive Director
Gretchen Swanson Center for Nutrition
Krista Yoder Latortue MPH, RD, LDN, PMP, FAND
Legislative and Public Policy Committee
Family Food, LLC

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Lori Zanini RD, CDE
Owner & Creator
For The Love Of Diabetes
Trish Zecca MS
Senior Program Manager of Global Nutrition
Campbell Soup Company
Steven Zeisel MD, PhD
Professor and Director
Nutrition Research Institute, Nutrition Obesity Research Center
Kathleen Zelman MPH, RDN, LD
Director of Nutrition
WebMD
Alina Zolotareva RDN
Marketing Manager & Nutrition Manager
AeroFarms
Ms Debi Zvi MSEd, RDN, CDN, CDE
Nutrition + Food Safety Manager
Edenworks