• Project Team

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

    Workgroup Members

    • Theresa L. Dildy, MS,RD, LD, CNSD, Chair
    • Sujata L. Archer, PhD, RD, LD
    • Brenda M. Davy, PhD, RD
    • Debra A.Krummel, PhD, MS, RDBS, RD
    • Sharon G. Madalis, MS, RD, LDN, CDE
    • Janis F. Swain, MS, RD, LDN

    Project Manager/Lead Analyst

    • Erica K. Gradwell, MS, RD

    Evidence Analysts

    • Laura Byahm-Gray, PhD, RD, CNSD
    • Jamie M. Erskine, PhD, RD
    • Erica R. Dean, RD, LD
    • Sabrina Peterson, PhD, RD
    • Annalynn Skipper, PhD, RD, FADA

    Academy Staff

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

    Financial Contributor

    • Evidence Analysis 
      • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
      • Commission on Dietetic Registration
    • Guideline
      • 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.
  • Project Resources

    The following resources were developed: 

    • Hypertension Guideline Presentation - this 48-slide MS Powerpoint presentation includes all the recommendations and ratings of the Hypertension Evidence-based Nutrition Practice Guideline. Ideal for you to use for meetings, in-service presentations and classes (not designed for the consumer).  Click to order.
    • You and Your Blood Pressure: Beating out Hypertension - Just what is hypertension and what causes it? It has been called a silent threat because you can have high blood pressure and not even know it. While the condition itself has no symptoms, the effect on your body can become life-threatening over time. This brochure will help you learn what you can do to prevent and treat high-blood pressure. Click to order