Judith Anglin is the Chair of the Department of Health, Nursing, and Nutrition at the University of the District of Columbia (UDC). Dr. Anglin is a graduate of Howard University and a holder of a PhD in Nutrition Sciences with an emphasis in Nutritional Biochemistry. Her journey in the field of Nutrition and Dietetics began at the University of Technology in Jamaica.
She has over twenty years of experience as a clinical dietitian, researcher, program director, and educator. She has conducted studies and published in peer review journals assessing nutritional status of individuals with chronic diseases including obesity, kidney diseases, diabetes, and sickle cell anemia. Dr. Anglin intuitively sees and uses opportunities to advance students’ education and conduct research to improve health outcomes of African Americans/Blacks.
The Nutrition and Dietetic Educators and Preceptors (NDEP) awarded her as an “Outstanding Dietetic Educator”. Judith received from the National Organization of Blacks in Dietetics and Nutrition (NOBIDAN) the “Golden You Are Magnificent Award” for outstanding leadership and contribution to the organization and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
With passion, she advocates for diversity, equity, and inclusion and serves on the Academy’s Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access Committee. Judith is the Treasurer for NOBIDAN and is a Policy and Advocacy Leader (PAL) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. In her capacity as a PAL, she helps to develop nutrition policies and advocates from the grass root to members of congress. She is an inspirational leader with strong decision-making and relationship building skills.