A

Mary Abbott Hess LHD, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND
President
Culinary Nutrition Publishing
Jenica Abram
Manager, DPBRN
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Meghan Adler
Nutritionist
USDA/ARS Food Surveys Research Group
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
Performance Dietitian, Baylor College of Medicine Corporate Programs
Baylor College of Medicine
Laura Andromalos
Dietitian and Diabetes Educator
Virginia Mason Medical Center
Torey Armul MS, RD, CSSD, LD
Owner
Self-employed, Torey Armul Nutrition

B

Lisa Bailey-Davis
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, LD
Vice President of Clinical Nutrition Services
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
Consultant
Retired
Heather Bell-Temin
Clinical Dietitian
Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson
Martha Belury
Carol S. Kennedy Professor of Nutrition
The Ohio State University
Lucille Beseler
Immediate past President Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics 2016-2017
Family Nutrition Center or South Florida
Antonio Bianco PhD, MD
Senior Vice Chair Department Internal Medicine
Rush University Medical Center
Christina Biesemeier
Christina Biesemeier
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Greg Biggers
Chef
Sofitel Chicago Hotel
Kimberly Bisanz MFCS, RDN, LDN, CDE
Clinical Dietitian
Mayo Clinic
Dr. Joan Salge Blake MS, RDN, LDN, FAND
Clinical Associate Professor and Dietetic Internship Director
Boston University
Shirley Blakely
Wellness Expert
Blakely Associates
Bob Blancato MPA
National Coordinator
DefeatMalnutrition.Today
Jeanne Blankenship
VP, Policy Initiatives and Advocacy
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Dawn Jackson Blatner RDN, CSSD
Author & Media Personality
dawnjacksonblatner.com
Carol Blindauer
Sr. Strategist, Food & Nutrition - Consultant
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
Carol Boushey
Associate Research Professor
University of Hawaii Cancer Center
Dr. Don Bradley MD, MHS-CL
Associate Consulting Professor, Duke School of MEdicine; Executive Director, The Practical Playbook
Duke School of MEdicine
Dr. Patsy M Brannon Ph.D., R.D.
Professor
Cornell University
Nadine Braunstein PhD, RD, LDN, CDE, FAND
Asst. Professor
CSU Sacramento
Zachari Breeding
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
Attending physician, Division of Allergy, the Center for Pediatric Eosinophilic Disorders and the Integrative Health Program
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Meg Bruening
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
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Lauri Byerley
Associate Professor
LSH Health Sciences Center & APUS

C

Curt Calder MBA, RDN, CD
Clinical Informatics Analyst
Intermountain Healthcare
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
Dietitian (retired)
Texas Women's University (Retired)
Mr. Christian Alexandre Castellano PhD
Research Assistant / Study Coordinator
Research Center on Aging – CIUSSS de l’Estrie - CHUS
Chimene Castor
Assistant Professor and Clinical Coordinator of the Department of Nutritional Sciences
Howard University
Jean Caton
Business Woman's Coach
Mckinley Coaching & Consulting LLC
Marie Caudill
Professor
Cornell University
Sasha Bard Chamberlain
Lead Program Analyst
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Child Nutrition Programs
Dr Dorothy Chen-Maynard PhD, MS, RDN
Director, DPD/ISPP
California State University
Deirdra Chester
National Program Leader
USDA - NIFA
Dr. Helen Chipman PhD, RDN
National Program Leader, Food and Nutrition Education
National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), USDA
Jamie Chriqui
Professor
University of Illinois at Chicago
Alena Clark
Program Coordinator/Associate Professor
University of Northern Colorado
Stacia Clinton RD, LDN
National Director, Healthy Food in Health Care Program
Health Care Without Harm
Graeme Close BSc, PhD, ASCC, rSEN, fBASES, fECSS
Professor of Human Physiology
Liverpool John Moores University
Mary Cluskey PhD, RD
Associate Professor
Oregon State University
Paul Coates PhD
Director, Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS)
National Institutes of Health
Jennifer Cohen
Senior Oncology Dietitian
Syndney Children's Hospital
Sherry Coleman Collins MS, RDN, LD
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist/Consultant
Southern Fried Nutrition Services
Mandy Corrigan MPH, RDN, 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 LLC
Nina Crowley
Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Program Coordinator, Bariatric Dietitian
Medical University of South Carolina
Julianne Curran
LENTILS.ORG & PULSES.ORG

D

Patricia Davidson DCN, RDN, CDE, LDN, FAND
Assistant Professor
West Chester University
Amy Davis RDN, LRD
Director of Nutritional Services
Sanford Medical Center
Anne Marie Davis
DPD Director, Asst Professor
University of New Haven
Lea Anne Dea
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
Patti Delger
Iowa Dept of Education
Dr Wendy Demark-Wahnefried PhD, RD
Professor, Webb Endowed Chair of Nutrition Sciences
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Connie Diekman
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
Ann Diker
Professor
MSU Denver
Francois Dionne PhD
Managing Partner
Prioritize Consulting
Laura Dority MS, RD, LD
Ketogenic Diet Program Director
Medical University of South Carolina
David Dosa
Associate Professor of Medicine, Associate Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice
Brown University
Ms Julie Driscoll RDN, CSG, CSR, LDN
Clinical Dietitian
Federal Bureau of Prisons
Dr. Johanna Dwyer DSc, RD
Director;Senior Nutrition Scientist
Frances Stern Nutrition Center;National Institute of Health, Office of Dietary Supplements

E

Wanda Eastman
Professor Emeritus
New Mexico State University
Lisa Eaton Wright
Wellness Coordinator
Moraine Valley CC
Ms Debbie Eckhart MS, RDN
Consulting RDN, Chair of Consulting Dietitians of CA
CONSULT RD
Leigh Ann Edwards Hall MPH, RDN
Managing Director, Cooking Matters
Share Our Strength
Karen Ehrens RD, LRD
Nutrition and Health Consultant and Advocate
Ehrens Consulting
Ms Tatyana El-Kour MS, RDN, FAND
Global Health and Nutrition Consultant
Independent Practice
Ahmed El-Sohemy
Canada Research Chair in Nutrigenomics
University of Toronto
Lisa Epp
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
Chief, Community Meals Branch, Policy and Program Development Division
USDA, FOOD & NUTRITION SERVICE, TEAM NUTRITION
Dr. ARNY Ferrando PhD
Professor
University of Arkansas for Medical Science
Cade Fields-Gardner
Director of Services
TCE Consulting Group, Inc.
Susan Finn
Principal
FINN AND ASSOCIATES
Anastasia Fischer MD, FAAFP, FACSM
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Sports Medicine, Nationwide Children's Hospital
Erin Flynn
Erin Flynn
Green Gate Farms
Eileen Ford
Program Manager II also Chair-Elect Weight Management Dietetic Practice Group
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
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
Gail Frank DrPH, RD, CHES
Director, IPND & Professor of Nutrition
California State University Long Beach
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
Clinical Dietitian IV Pediatric / Outpatient Clinical Nutrition Supervisor
Geisinger Medical Center

G

Miriam Gaines
Dietetic Internship Director
Samford University
Dr. 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
Janice Giddens
Senior Nutrition Technical Advisor/Applied International Nutrition Research Fellow
Academy of Nutrition
Linda Gigliotti
Program Consultant
Diocese of Orange
Dr Judith Gilbride PhD, RDN, FAND
Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics
New York University
Beverly Girard
Director of Food & Nutrition Services
Sarasota County Schools
Mike Glasgow RDN, CD
Vice Chair, LPPC
Waukesha County
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
Angela Grassi
PCOS Nutrition Center
Mr. Jason Green
CEO + cofounder
Edenworks
Mary Gregoire PhD, RD, FADA, FAND
Executive Director
ACEND
Mary Gregory
Clinical Dietitian Cardiac and Lung Transplant Program
Advocate Christ Medical Center
Caitlin Griffin
Commission on Dietetic Registration
Dr. 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
Associate Director of Policy, Partnership and Communications; Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity
CDC/DNPAO

H

Ms Sara Haas RDN, LDN
Independent Dietitian and Culinary Contractor.
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
Instructor, Department of Nutrition
Case Western Reserve University
Dr Deepa Handu PhD, RD, LDN
Senior Scientific Director EAL
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Ms Linda Handy MS, RDN
Consultant Dietitian, Owner: Handy Dietary Consulting
self
Stacey Hanke
Founder/Owner
Stacey Hanke Inc.
Joyanna Hansen
Assistant Professor
Oregon Health & Science University
Ruth Hanson
Florida Hospital Orlando Dietetic Internship Program Manager
Florida Hospital
Dr. William Harris PhD
William Stephen Harris
OmegaQuant Analytics, LLC
Lauren Harris-Pincus
Owner, Nutrition Starring YOU, LLC
UNITED SORGHUM CHECKOFF PROGRAM
Jackie Haven MS, RD
Deputy Director
USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion
Dayle Hayes
President
School Meals That Rock
Amanda Hege RDN, LD
Director of Community Outreach
University of Kentucky
Rosalee Hellberg PhD
Assistant Professor, Food Science
Chapman University
Janet Helm MS, RDN
EVP, Chief Food and Nutrition Strategist
Weber Shandwick
Alice Henneman
Extension Educator
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Mindy Hermann MBA, RDN
Owner
Hermann Communications
Marianella Herrera MD, PhD
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
Chief Dietitian
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
James House
Professor and Department Head
University of Manitoba
Heather Hutchins-Wiese
Associate Professor
Easterm Michigan University

I

David Ingalls MS, RDN
CEO & FOUNDER
ZING BARS
Carol Ireton-Jones
Nutrition Therapy Specialist
Good Nutrition for Good Living
Ms Kellene A. Isom MS, RD, LDN, CAGS
Bariatric Program Director
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Barbara Ivens
Principal
Nutrition Information Exchange

J

Lisa Jahns
Research Nutritionist
USDA-Agricultural Research Service
Carrie Jaworski MD, FAAFP, FACSM
Director, Division of Primary Care Sports Medicine
University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Butch Jerinic
Lead Designer Second City Works
The Second City
Dr Elizabeth Jimenez PhD, RD
Research Associate Professor
University of New Mexico
Amber Johnson
Manager, Market Promotions
LENTILS.ORG & PULSES.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
Rachel Johnson
Professor of Nutrition and Professor of Pediatrics
University of Vermont
Regan Jones RDN
Founding Editor
HealthyAperture.com
Sherri Jones
Improvement Specialist
UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside
Dr Satya Jonnalagadda PhD, MBA, RDN
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
Katie Kage
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, RD, CDE, CLS, FNLA
Associate Research Scientist
Columbia University
Christine Karshin PhD
Associate Dean
Eastern Michigan University
Mary Beth Kavanagh
Adjunct Senior Instructor, Dept of Nutrition, CWRU
Case Western Reserve University
Alexandra Kazaks PhD, RDN, CDE
Professor
Bastyr University
Ms Patty Keane MS, RDN
Associate Scientist, Lecturer
UNM Prevention Research Center
Nikki Kendrick MDA, RDN, CNSC
Dietetic Internship
Utah State University
Deborah Kerr
Research Academic/Associate Professor
Curtin University
Jennifer Ketterly
Senior Sports Dietitian
Senior Sports Dietician
Mr Mujahed Khan MBA, RDN, LDN
Senior Manager, Quality Improvement
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Jana Kicklighter
Associate Professor Emeritus
Georgia State University
Dr. Joel Kimmons PhD
Health Scientist
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Kelly Kinnare
Manager, Enteral Center of Excellence
Option Care
Kimberly Kirchherr
Chair
Food & Culinary Professionals Dietetic Practice Group
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
Ms Ellie Krieger MS, RDN
Culinary Nutritionist
Self-Employed
JENNIFER KRUG
ALMOND BOARD OF CALIFORNIA
Toni Kuehneman
Cardiac Dietitian
Consultant
Brandon Kuszak
Associate Brand Manager
PREMIER PROTEIN
Gigi Kwok-Hinsley
Registered Dietitian & Wellness Specialist
NUTRIBULLET

L

Elin L?vestam
Post Doctoral Fellow
Uppsala University
Karen Lacey
Univ of WI-Green Bay
Peter Lam
Co-Chair
New Westminster
Ms 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
Lattoya Lartey PhD
Clinical Trials Results
ICF
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
Bill Layden
FoodMinds Founder, Executive Vice President
FoodMinds, a Division of Padilla CRT
Katie Leahy
Outpatient Registered Dietitian
Glens Falls Hospital
Kristin Leonberg
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
Administrator/Director, Dietetic Internship Program
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Ms Adrianna Logalbo
Managing Director
1,000 Days
Dr. Tim Lohman PhD
Professor Emeritus
The University of Arizona
Barbara Lusk
Clinical Nutrition Manager
UC Davis Health
Amanda Lynch
Assistant Professor
Oakland University

M

Annette Maggi
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
Research Review Analyst
University of Pittsburgh Human Research Protection Office
Caroline Mandel
Caroline Mandel
Michigan Athletics
Donna Manring NDTR
DTR
Innovative Dining Solutions
Dr Patricia Marincic PhD, RDN, CLE
Professor and Associate Vice President, Idaho State University
Idaho State University - Idaho, USA
Donna Martin
President
Burke County Board of Education
Melissa Masters PhD, RD
Associate 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
Catherine McCarron
Vice President of Clinical Programs
Health Partners Plans
Julie McGuire
Instructor and Master's Program Coordinator
OHSU, Grad Programs in Human Nutrition,
Dr. Veronica McLymont PhD, RD, CDN
Director Food and Nutrition Services
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Indra Mehrotra
Director, Scientific and Regulatory Affairs
Cargill Inc.
Amber Milan PhD
Research Fellow
The University of Auckland
Farida Mohamedshah
Director, Food Health & Nutrition
Institute of Food Technologists
Lisa Moloney
Evidence-based Practice Manager
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Dr. Lynn Monahan DCN, MPH, RDN, LDN
Assistant Professor
West Chester University at PA
Beth Mordarski
NFPE Project Manager
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
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
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
Eileen Myers
Health & Wellness Consultant
Self-Employed
Nathan Myers
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
Clinical Dietitian
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Sandhya Narayanan MS, RDN, CDN,CDE
Co Founder Executive Director Marjorie's Fund: The Type 1 Diabetes Global Initiative
Self
Ms Elana Natker MS, RD
President
Sage Leaf Communications, LLC
Patricia Nece JD
Counsel for Regulations and Legislation (in this session she is a patient advocate)
US Department of Labor
Dr. Kenneth Nepple MD, FACS
Clinical Associate Professor and Assistant Chief Medical Information Officer
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
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
Vice President
ALMOND BOARD OF CALIFORNIA
Tessa Nguyen
Owner, Registered Dietitian and Chef
Taste Nutrition Consulting LLC
Bill Novelli MA, MBA
Founder
Global Social Enterprise Initiative

O

Erin O'Connell MS
Program Manager, Knowledge & Learning Experiences
Carolyn O'Neil
Healthy Eating Columnist, Atlanta Journal-Constitution
NBC Atlanta & Company
Mr. Sol Orwell
Editor in Chief
SJO.com
Tamara Osgood
DoD Fellow, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Army Public Health Center

P

Constantina Papoutsakis
Director, Nutrition Care Process
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Antigoni Pappas MBA, RDN
Senior Manager - Consumer Nutrition, Healthy Living
American Heart Association
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 n/a
To vegan or not to vegan, while pregnant and/or breastfeeding?
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
Jessi Peterson
Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator
Salem Health Medical Group
Ms Lacie Peterson MS, RDN, CDE
Clinical Assistant Professor
Utah State University
Sarah Peterson PhD, RD, CNSC
Advanced Level Dietitian/Faculty
rush university medical center
Karissa Peyer PhD
Assistant Professor
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Dianne Polly
Executive Director
Shelby County Education Foundation
Dr. Rob C. Post PhD, MEd, MSc
Senior Director, Chobani Health and Wellness/Corporate Affairs, formerly with USDA's Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion
Chobani, LLC
Dr. Geoffrey Preidis MD. PhD
Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology, and Nutrition
Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital

Q

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

R

Jean Ragalie-Carr RDN, LDN, FAND
President, National Dairy Council
National Dairy Council
Mary Pat Raimondi MS, RDN
Vice President of Strategic Policy and Partnerships
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Kathleen Rasmussen
The Nancy Schlegel Meinig Professor of Maternal and Child Nutrition
Cornell University
Michelle Rasmussen MD
Associate Chief Medical Officer
Salem Health Medical Group
Dr Hollie Raynor PhD, RD, LDN
Professor
University of Tennessee
Diane Reader
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
Elizabeth Reverri
Senior Scientist
Abbott Nutrition
Barbara Rice
Research Dietitian
Johnson Space Center- Retired
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
Ms 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
Judith Rodriguez
Chairperson and Professor
University of North Florida
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
Dr. Pamela Ronald PhD
Professor
University of California, Davis
Lisa Ronco MS, RDN, CDN, CDE
Clinical Nutritionist
New York Presbyterian Hospital NYC
Andrea Rosanoff
Director of Research and Science Information Outreach
NATURE MADE VITAMINS, MINERALS & SUPPLEMENTS
Irwin H. Rosenberg MD
Professor and Senior Scientist
Tufts University; Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging
Christine Rosenbloom
Nutrition Professor Emeriti
USA Swimming
Sharon Rudy
Director, Global Health Fellows Program II
Pubic Health Institute
Alissa Rumsey MS, RD, CDN, CSCS
Founder and CEO
Alissa Rumsey Nutrition and Wellness P.C.
Mary Russell
Senior Manager, Medical Affairs/Nutrition
Baxter Healthcare Corporation
Mary Rybicki
Consultant Dietitian
Self-employed

S

Liora Sahar
Strategic Director of Geospatial Research
American Cancer Society
Abby Sauer
Senior Manager, Scientific & Medical Affairs
Abbott Nutrition
Frank Scheer PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical SchoolDirector, 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
Ms 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
Regional Clinical Nutrition Manager
Providence Health & Services, Portland, Oregan
Ms Susan Scott MS, RDN, LD
Private Practice Dietitian and Owner
SCS Nutrition Consulting LLC, Alabama, USA
Dorothy Sears PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Diego
Navindra Seeram PhD
Associate Professor
Bioactive Botanical Research Laboratory, Department of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, University of Rhode Island
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
CEO Abbey's Kitchen
Abbey's Kitchen
Mary Sharrett MS, RD, LD
Nutrition Support Dietitian
Nationwide Children
Mahshid Shelehchi MS, RDN
Clinical Research Dietitian and Research Coordinator
Clinical Research Dietitian and Research Coordinator
Anna Shlachter MS, RDN, LDN
Director, HOD Governance
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Georgie Shockey
Principal
Ruck-Shockey Associates,INC
Anna Maria Siega-Riz
Professor of Nursing and Associate Dean for Research
University of Virginia
Ms Sherry Simon RDN, LD
Systems Director of Food and Nutrition Services
Baylor Scott and White Health System
Amy Siverling
Director Menu Development
Aramark
Steven Sklare REHS, CP-FS, LEHP
Director, Customer Engagement-Food Program
United States Pharmacoopeia
Dr Joanne Slavin PhD, RD
Professor
University of MN
Sharon Smalling
Clinical Dietitian Specialist IV
Memorial Hermann Hospital-Tx Med Center
Janelle Smith MS, RDN, CEDRD
Owner/RD
Janelle Smith Nutrition
Karen Smith MS, MBA, RD, LD, FADA
Director
Morrison Mgmt Specialists
Ms Marianne Smith Edge MS, RD, FADA,FAND
Owner/Principal
The AgriNutrition Edge
Dr. Abbie Smith-Ryan
Associate Professor
PREMIER PROTEIN
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
Evaluation Consultant
Splett & Associates LLC
Dr Virginia Stallings MD
Professor of Pediatrics
The Children’s Hospital of PhiladelphiaUniversity of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Dr Alison Steiber PhD, RDN, LD
Chief Science Officer
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Francene Steinberg
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 INCORPORATED
Christopher Stocking
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
Amy Subar
Nutritionist and Program Director
National Cancer Insitute
Catherine Sullivan
Director, Clinical Assistant Professor
Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute
Dr. Susan Sumner PhD
Professor, Department of Nutrition
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

T

Kelly Tappenden
Kraft Foods Human Nutrition Endowed Professor, Distinguished Teacher-Scholar and Provost Fellow
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Karen Tarolli MNS, ACNP-BC, CHFN
Heart Failure Coordinator
VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
Beth Taylor
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
Dr Kyle Thompson DCN, RDN, LDN
Assistant Professor
Appalachian State University
Susan Thompson
School Nutrition Specialist
North Carolina Dept. of Public Instruct.
Cynthia Thomson
Director of The Canyon Ranch Center for Prevention and Health Promotion
University of Arizona
Maria Virginia Tijerina Walls MS, NC
PROFESSOR, RESEARCHER
Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon
Lesley Tinker
Nutrition Scientitist
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Cheryl Toner MS, RDN
Owner
CDT Consulting, LLC
Dr Naomi Trostler PhD RDN FAND
Professor
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Elaine Trujillo
Nutritionist
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Tami Turner
Registered Dietitian of the Florida Department of Citrus supporting the Scientific Research and Global Marketing Departments
FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF CITRUS
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
Professor, Associate Dean for Faculty Development
Feinberg School of Medicine
Luc J.C. van Loon PhD
Professor of Physiology of Exercise
Maastricht University Medical Centre
Ms Karen Virostek MS, RDN, FADA, LDN, FAND
Project Officer
USDA, FOOD & NUTRITION SERVICE, TEAM NUTRITION
Barbara Visocan MS, RD, LDN, FADA
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
Director of School Nutrition
Maplewood Richmond Hghts School Dist
Lindsay Watts
Nutrition Communication Analyst, Influencer Outreach
CAMPBELL SOUP COMPANY
Roxanne Way Carter
Credentialing Manager
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Christine Weithman
Christine K. Weithman
HMR Wt Mgt Services
Coni Westmoreland MHA, MSPH
Value Based Care Operations Director
Salem Health Medical Group
Ms Alicia White RD
Chief, Nutrition Education and Promotion Branch
USDA, Food and Nutrition Service
Ms Gene White MS, SNS
President of the Board of GCNF
Global Child Nutrition Foundation
Jim White
Owner/President
Jim White Fitness and Nutrition Studios
Holly Willis
Assistant Professor; Director of Nutrition and Dietetics Program
St. Catherine University
Jennifer Wills-Gallagher
Associate Director
UNC Health Care
Christy Wilson RDN
Nutrition Counselor and Owner of Christy Wilson Nutrition
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
Owner
NutritionFirst
Cynthia Wolfram RDN/LD
Principal/Owner
Dietitians for Healthcare LLP
Ms 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

Y

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
Mr. Richard Yarmosh n/a
Managing Director
Savvy Apps
Dr. Amy Yaroch PhD
Executive Director
Gretchen Swanson Center for Nutrition
Krista Yoder Latortue MPH, RD, LDN, PMP, PBA, FAND
Legislative and Public Policy Committee
Family Food, LLC
Lisa Young
Portion Guidance Advocate, Adjunct Professor of Nutrition at New York University, and Nutrition Consultant
Lisa Young Nutrition / NYU

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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
Director of Nutrition
WebMD
Alina Zolotareva
Marketing Manager & Nutrition Manager
AeroFarms
Ms Debi Zvi MSEd, RDN, CDN, CDE
Nutrition + Food Safety Manager
Edenworks