06/01/2020 - Effective today, June 1, Linda T. Farr, RDN, CSOWM, LD, FAND, begins her one-year term as the 2020-2021 President of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. As an entrepreneur and certified specialist in obesity and weight management, Farr provides personalized medical nutrition therapy to teenagers and adults.
In the Academy's first-ever virtual ceremony, the presidential gavel was officially passed from immediate past-president Terri J. Raymond, MA, RDN, CD, FAND, to Farr. Watch the full video below, which took place via Zoom.
Also effective June 1, the Academy has named nineteen national leaders in nutrition, health and business to serve as the 2020-2021 Board of Directors. The Board is responsible for strategic planning, policy development and fiscal management for the Academy.