Foundation Chair Reminds Members February is American Heart Month

02/10/2016 – American Heart Month, celebrated every February, is at the center of the monthly message of Academy Foundation Chair Jean Ragalie-Carr, RDN, LDN, FAND.

Registered dietitian nutritionists and Academy members make an impact educating the public — helping to prevent and manage existing chronic diseases, such as heart disease — with the incredible potential to have a positive impact across our nation.

Ragalie-Carr continues by stating how the collaborative efforts of Academy organizations and those of Academy members are able to accomplish great things at a national and local level. As the centennial year of the Academy approaches, the Foundation will continue to help educate the next generation of food and nutrition professionals with the support of members.

Read more about Ragalie-Carr’s personal experience with cardiovascular disease in her monthly chair message.