Academy Spokesperson Schedule2018-09-24T14:52:59+00:00

Academy Spokesperson Schedule

Interested in a certain topic? Academy Spokespeople are available for interviews by appointment and may be located in the Press Room (Room 208AB).

See the schedule below:

Sunday, October 21

9 – 10 a.m.

Ginger Hultin, MS, RDN, CSO

  • Cancer Nutrition
  • Herbal Remedies and Phytochemicals
  • Holistic, Integrative and Functional Nutrition
  • Recipe Development and Makeovers
  • Nutrigenomics

Kristi King, MPH, RDN, LD, CNSC

  • Adolescent Nutrition
  • Children’s Nutrition
  • Gastrointestinal Nutrition
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • Wellness

10 – 11 a.m.

Julie Stefanski, MEd, RDN, CSSD, LDN, CDE

  • Autism/Development Disorders
  • Children’s Nutrition
  • Gastrointestinal Nutrition
  • Gluten Intolerance
  • Sports Nutrition and Fitness

Mascha Davis, MPH, RDN

  • Fad Diets
  • Obesity and Weight Management
  • Wellness Nutrition
  • International/Global Nutrition
  • Community Nutrition/Public Health

11 a.m. – Noon

Wesley Delbridge, RDN

  • Nutrition & Education Technology
  • Food Allergies
  • Health Education
  • Child & School Nutrition
  • School Nutrition Policy

Robin Foroutan, MS, RDN, HHC

  • Gastrointestinal Nutrition
  • Gluten Intolerance
  • Herbal Remedies and Botanicals
  • Holistic, Integrative and Functional Nutrition
  • Supplements and Vitamins

Noon – 1 p.m.

Melissa Majumdar, MS, RD, CSOWM, LDN, CPT

  • Bariatric/Weight Loss Surgery
  • Obesity and Weight Management
  • Sports Nutrition and Fitness
  • Stress and Emotional Eating
  • Weight Loss

1 – 2 p.m.

Libby Mills, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND

  • Culinary/Chef
  • Eating on a Budget
  • Food Preparation and Meal Planning
  • Food Safety
  • Healthful Shopping

Cordialis Msora-Kasago, MA, RDN

  • African-American Nutrition
  • Cultural Foods/Cultural Competency
  • Disease Prevention
  • Food Preparation and Meal Planning
  • Food Safety

2 – 3 p.m.

Angel Planells, MS, RDN, CD, FAND

  • Aging and Nutrition
  • Behavior and Lifestyle Modification
  • Elderly Nutrition/Gerontology
  • Men’s Nutrition
  • Obesity and Weight Management

Vandana Sheth, RDN, CDE

  • Children’s Nutrition
  • Diabetes
  • Food Allergies
  • Obesity and Weight Management
  • Vegetarian/Vegan Nutrition

3 – 4 p.m.

Kelly Pritchett, PhD, RDN, CSSD

  • Carbohydrates
  • Eating Disorders/Nutrition Psychotherapy
  • Epidemiology (Research Review and Analysis)
  • Sports Nutrition and Fitness
  • Vitamin D

Torey Armul, MS, RD, LD

  • Family Nutrition
  • Maternal and Prenatal Nutrition
  • Obesity and Weight Management
  • Sports Nutrition and Fitness
  • Stress and Emotional Eating

4 – 5 p.m.

Debbie Petitpain, MS, RDN, LDN

  • African-American Nutrition
  • Disease Prevention
  • Men’s Nutrition
  • Vegetarian/Vegan Nutrition
  • Wellness Nutrition

Caroline Passerrello, MS, RDN, LDN

  • Behavior and Lifestyle Modifications
  • Children’s Nutrition
  • Food Labels, Label Reading
  • Healthful Shopping
  • Nutrition Education for Consumers

Monday, October 22

9 – 10 a.m.

Jessica Crandall, RDN, CDE, AFAA

  • Behavior and Lifestyle Modification
  • Diabetes
  • Disease Prevention
  • Family Nutrition
  • Sports Nutrition and Fitness

Malina Linkas Malkani, MS, RDN, CDN

  • Behavior and Lifestyle Modification
  • Family Nutrition
  • Food Preparation and Meal Planning
  • Obesity and Weight Management
  • Recipe Development and Makeovers

10 – 11 a.m.

Rahaf Al Bochi, RDN, LDN

  • Diabetes
  • High Blood Pressure, Hypertension
  • Mindful/Intuitive Eating
  • Obesity and Weight Management
  • Wellness Nutrition

Jennifer Bruning, MS, RDN, LDN

  • Cultural Foods/Cultural Competency
  • Diet Trends
  • Elderly Nutrition/Gerontology
  • Employee Wellness Programs
  • Worksite Nutrition

11 a.m. – Noon

Sonya Angelone, MS, RDN, CLT

  • Behavior and Lifestyle Modification
  • Cardiovascular Nutrition
  • Food Allergies
  • Insulin Resistance and Metabolic Syndrome
  • Obesity and Weight Management

Noon – 1 p.m.

Kristen Gradney, MHA, RDN, LDN

  • African-American Nutrition
  • Diabetes
  • Family Nutrition
  • Healthful Shopping
  • Recipe Development and Makeovers

1 – 2 p.m.

Angela Lemond, RDN, LD, CSP

  • Behavior and Lifestyle Modification
  • Children’s Nutrition
  • Family Nutrition
  • Gastrointestinal Nutrition
  • Obesity and Weight Management

Whitney Linsenmeyer, PhD, RD, LD

  • Culinary/Chef
  • Eating Disorders/Nutritional Psychotherapy
  • Epidemiology (Research Review & Analysis)
  • Mindful/institute Eating
  • Transgender Nutrition

2 – 3 p.m.

Sandra Arévalo, MPH, RDN, CDN, CLC, CDE, FAND

  • Behavior and Lifestyle Modification
  • Breast-Feeding
  • Community Nutrition/Public Health
  • Diabetes
  • Latino Nutrition

Isabel Maples, MEd, RDN

  • Calcium
  • Children’s Nutrition
  • Family Nutrition
  • Food Preparation and Meal Planning
  • Food Safety

3 – 4 p.m.

Marjorie Nolan Cohn, MS, RDN, CSSD, CEDRD

  • Behavior and Lifestyle Modification
  • Diet Trends
  • Eating Disorders
  • Functional and Integrative Nutrition
  • Weight Loss

4 – 5 p.m.

Lauri Wright, PhD, RDN, LD

  • Community Nutrition/Public Health
  • Disease Prevention
  • Epidemiology (Research Review & Analysis)
  • Family Nutrition
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy