The EAL is seeking RDNs and NDTRs who work with patients, clients, or the public to treat children and adolescents living with type 1 diabetes, for participation in a usability test and focus group. Interested participants should email a professional resume to by July 15, 2024.

  • Project Team

    The following individuals contributed their valuable time and expertise to this project:

    Workgroup Members

    • Rebecca S. Reeves, PhD, RD, FADA, Chair
    • Nicole Clark, MS, RD, LDN
    • Catherine V. Hapgood, MS, RD, CDE, LDN
    • Bonnie Jortberg, MS, RD, CDE
    • Katheryn Keim, PhD, RD, LDN
    • Molly Kellogg, RD, LCSW
    • Idamarie Laquatra, PhD, RD, LDN
    • Catherine L.S. Arnold, MS, EdD, RD, LDN (resigned)

    Project Manager/Lead Analyst

    • Joanne M. Spahn, MS, RD, FADA


    • Lori S. Brizee, MS, RD, LD, CSP
    • Cynthia P. Cadieux, PhD, RD
    • Joy Dubost, PhD, RD
    • Chandra Carthy, MMSc, RD, LD
    • Charlene G. Harkins, EdD, RD, LD, FADA
    • Mary Harris, PhD, RD
    • Diane L. Helsel, PhD, RD, CSSD
    • Mary Katherine 'Kathy' Hoy, EdD, RD, CDE
    • Vijaya Juturu, PhD, FACN
    • Elizabeth Palmer-Reed, MPH, RD
    • Jeanette Waite, MS, RD, CDE

    Academy Staff

    • Deborah Cummins, PhD
    • Kari Kren, MPH, RD
    • Esther Myers, PhD, RD

    Financial Contributor

    • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

    Disclosures of Potential Conflicts of Interest: In the interest of full disclosure, the Academy has adopted the policy of revealing relationships workgroup members have with companies that sell products or services that are relevant to this topic. Workgroup members are required to disclose potential conflicts of interest by completing the Academy Conflict of Interest Form. It should not be assumed that these financial interests will have an adverse impact on the content, but they are noted here to fully inform readers.

    • None of the workgroup members listed above disclosed potential conflicts.