Academy Foundation Chair
Dorner has more than 30 years of experience as a consultant, author and speaker. She is president of Becky Dorner & Associates Inc., which provides a broad library of credible continuing education programs and nutrition resources. She was founder/president of Nutrition Consulting Services Inc., whose dedicated team of RDNs/NDTRs served health care facilities in Ohio from 1983 to 2020.
Dorner has written and published more than 300 health care articles, manuals and CE programs; and presented and/or hosted more than 650 CE presentations for national, international and state professional meetings. Her free e-newsletter keeps 30,000 health care professionals up to date on the latest news in the field. An active leader, she has held more than 20 board positions on national and state professional associations including the Academy and the National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel.
Dorner has served the Academy as Speaker of the House of Delegates, chair of the Council on Future Practice, HOD Professional Issues Delegate (Business and Consultation), chair of the Consultant Dietitians in Health Care Facilities DPG, board member of the Nutrition Entrepreneurs DPG, and many other positions. Academy honors include: Medallion Award, Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Award of Excellence in Business and Consultation and Recognized Young Dietitian Award.
Dorner is a graduate of the University of Akron.