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Ethan Bergman, PhD, RDN, CD, FADA

Academy Past President

Ethan Bergman

Areas of Expertise:

  • Children's Nutrition
  • Infant Nutrition
  • School Meals
  • School Nutrition Policy
  • Sports Nutrition and Fitness

Bergman is the associate dean in the College of Education and Professional Studies and professor of food science and nutrition at Central Washington University. He was named CWU Distinguished University Professor in 2001-2002 and was named by the Washington State Dietetic Association as Outstanding Registered Dietitian of the Year in 2000. He is a past delegate and past speaker of the Academy's House of Delegates and was the Academy's president in 2012-2013. Bergman is a former high school biology, physics, mathematics and computer science teacher and a former volleyball and wrestling coach. He has served on the Academy's Educator’s Task Force on Education Reform in Dietetics Education and on the Evidence-Based Practice Committee. A graduate of Linn-Benton Community College and Eastern Oregon State College, Bergman received master's degrees in biology from the University of Oregon and in interdisciplinary studies in biology, general studies and education from Western Oregon State College. Bergman earned his doctorate from Washington State University.


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