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Ginger Hultin, MS, RDN, CSO
Hultin is a media dietitian and health writer. She is the owner of the brand and blog Champagne Nutrition and serves as national spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, past chair of Vegetarian Nutrition dietetic practice group, and past President of the Chicago Academy.
Anna Hall, MS, RDN, LD
Hall is a Registered Dietitian at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Arkansas. She is an active member of the Arkansas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, previously serving on the 2017-2018 Board of Directors, and is the current Newly Credentialed Practitioner for the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 2017-2019.
Dawn Jackson Blatner, RDN, CSSD
Jackson Blatner is a registered dietitian nutritionist and certified specialist in sports dietetics. She is in her ninth season as the nutritionist for the Chicago Cubs. She is a nutrition expert on the advisory board of Shape and is a celebrity diet consultant for People, and was a national media spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics for nine years.
Mary Purdy, MS, RDN
Purdy was in private practice for eight years and now works at Arivale as a Coach and Clinical Education Lead providing nutrition and lifestyle counseling to clients using personalized genetic data and functional labs. She is the immediate Past Chair of Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine and the Past President of the Greater Seattle Dietetic Association.
Lucille Beseler, MS, RDN, LDN, CDE, FAND
Past President of the Academy, Lucille Beseler is a registered and licensed dietitian/nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, author, speaker and entrepreneur. She is president and owner of the Family Nutrition Center of South Florida, one of the first pediatric nutrition practices pioneering insurance coverage for nutrition services. In addition to serving on a number of the scientific advisory boards, Beseler was the Chairman of the Florida Dietetics Nutrition Practice council under the Board of Medicine for nine years and the Vice Chairman of the Nutrition Services Payment Committee.
Chris Taylor, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND
Dr. Taylor is a Professor of Medical Dietetics as well as Family Medicine in the College of Medicine at the Ohio State University. He completed his bachelor’s degree in dietetics at Bowling Green State University and his master’s and internship at Arizona State University. Before he started his PhD at Oklahoma State he was an intern at the NIH Center in Phoenix to work with the Pima Indian population with the highest rate of type 2 diabetes in the world. Dr. Taylor has spent 20 years examining secondary data to evaluate lifestyle behaviors and the risk factors related to obesity chronic disease.
Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN
Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN, is the founder of Toby Amidor Nutrition, where she provides nutrition and food safety consulting services for individuals, food brands, and restaurants. She has been the nutrition expert for FoodNetwork.com for 10 years and is a Wall Street Journal bestselling cookbook author. In 2018, Toby was awarded the Academy’s Media Excellence Award.