President-Elect - Linda T. Farr, RDN, CSOWM, LD, FAND

Linda FarrSan Antonio, Texas

Areas of Expertise:

  • Community Nutrition/Public Health
  • Food Labels/Label Reading
  • Food Policy and Programs
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • Obesity and Weight Management

Farr is the owner of Nutrition Associates of San Antonio. She is a board-certified specialist in obesity and weight management and provides personalized medical nutrition therapy to teens and adults, as well as conducting media interviews and public speaking. Farr has more than 35 years of experience in medical, surgical, mental health, physical rehabilitation and private practice settings. She is a Medicare and insurance provider and a preceptor for several dietetic internships, focusing on reimbursement and business practices.

Farr will serve as the Academy's President in 2020-2021. In the Academy's House of Delegates, Farr served on the House Leadership Team and as a two-term Texas affiliate delegate. She was Speaker of the House of Delegates in 2016-2017. She is a founding member of the Weight Management dietetic practice group.

Farr was named a 2005 San Antonio Healthcare Hero by the San Antonio Business Journal and was the Texas Academy's 2011 Distinguished Dietitian of the Year. Farr was appointed to the San Antonio Mayor's Fitness Council and served as a volunteer for the city's Por Vida! healthy restaurant initiative. She was instrumental in developing nutrition guidelines for diabetes-friendly restaurant choices and healthful vending machine criteria earning praise from the federal government. Farr is a graduate of Iowa State University.