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Nutrition Care Manual
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The Academy's Nutrition Care Manual is a comprehensive online resource that covers all aspects of nutrition management. NCM’s user-friendly resources include:

  • Disease-specific nutrition assessment, diagnosis, intervention, monitoring and evaluation recommendations.
  • Printable client handouts in English and Spanish.
  • Formulary database.
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Academy Spokespeople for 2014-2017

Ten registered dietitian nutritionists have been named new Academy media spokespeople for 2014-2017, joining eight members who are returning to the program. Spokespeople ensure the Academy is represented in the news media by registered dietitian nutritionists who know and understand the media and are experts at conveying the Academy’s healthful eating messages and the expertise of RDNs.

Joining the spokesperson program effective June 1 are:

  • Torey Jones Armul, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN, Chicago
  • Marina Chaparro, MPH, RD, LDN, CDE, Miami
  • Lisa Cimperman, MS, RD, LD, Cleveland
  • Wesley Delbridge, RD, Phoenix
  • Sara Haas, RDN, LDN, Chicago
  • Isabel Maples, MEd, RD, Washington, D.C.
  • Tamara Melton, MS, RDN, LD, Atlanta (African-American Nutrition Specialist)
  • Alissa Rumsey, RD, CDN, CNSC, CSCS, New York City
  • Lauri Wright, PhD, RDN, LDN, Tampa (Community Nutrition/Public Health Specialist)
  • Lori Zanini, RD, CDE, Los Angeles

The following current Spokespeople have been reappointed for a three-year term:

  • Deborah Beauvais, RDN, CDN, SNS, Rochester, N.Y. (School Nutrition Specialist)
  • Jessica Crandall, RDN, CDE, AFAA, Denver
  • Joy Dubost, PhD, RD, CSSD, Washington, D.C.
  • Angela Ginn, RDN, LDN, CDE, Baltimore
  • Ximena Jimenez, MS, RDN, LD, Miami (Latino Nutrition Specialist)
  • Vandana Sheth, RDN, CDE, Los Angeles
  • Toby Smithson, RDN, LDN, CDE, Chicago
  • Jim White, RDN, ACSM-HFS, Virginia Beach, Va. (Men’s Nutrition Specialist)

Eight Academy members will complete their service as Spokespeople at the end of May:

  • Constance Brown-Riggs, MSEd, RD, CDE, CDN, Massapequa, N.Y.
  • Judy Caplan, MS, RDN, Washington, D.C.
  • Melissa Joy Dobbins, MS, RDN, LDN, CDE, Chicago
  • Ruth Frechman, MA, RDN, CPT, Los Angeles
  • Andrea Giancoli, MPH, RD, Los Angeles
  • Amy Jamieson-Petonic, MEd, RD, CSSD, LD, LMT, Cleveland
  • Melinda Johnson, MS, RDN, Phoenix
  • Beth Thayer, MS, RDN, Detroit

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