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2018-2019 Board of Directors

Melanie Gillingham PhD, RD

President, GMDI

Associate Professor
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, OR

Mary Sowa, MS, RD, CSP,CNSC

President-Elect, GMDI

Clinical Dietitian
CHOC Children's
Orange, CA

Christie Hussa, MBA,RD,LDN

Treasurer, GMDI

PKU Clinical Coordinator

Sharon Ernst,MPH,RD,CSP,FAND

Secretary, GMDI

Nutritional Designs, LLC

Jennifer Beazer RD, CSP, LD

Chair, Communication and Advocacy Committee

Clinical Dietitian
Boise, ID

Casey Burns, RD, CSP, CNSC

Co-Chair, Communication and Advocacy Committee

Metabolic Dietitian
Children's Hospital Colorado
Aurora, CO


Amie Thompson, RD, LD

Chair, Conference Planning Committee

Pediatric and Metabolic Dietitian
Greenwood Genetics Center
Greenwood, SC

Jennifer Branov RD

Co-Chair, Conference Planning Committee

Metabolic Dietitian
Vancouver General Hospital
Vancouver, BC  Canada

Krista Viau, PhD, RD

Co-Chair, Conference Planning Committee

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
USC/ Keck School of Medicine
Los Angeles, CA



    Suzanne Hollander, MS, RD, CSP

     Chair, Editorial Committee

     Clinical Dietitian
     Los Angeles, CA

   Sarah Rose. MS, RD, CCRP

    Co-Chair, Editorial Committee

    Medical Science Liaison
    BioMarin Pharmaceuticals


    Emily Barr MS, RD, LD

     Co-Chair, Education Committee

     Children's Mercy Kansas City
     Kansas City, MO


    Chanel Suares, RD

     Co-Chair, Education Committee

     Metabolic Dietitian
     Los Angeles, CA

Keiko Ueda, MPH, RD

Chair, Membership Committee

Clinical Dietitian Specialist
BC Children's Hospital
Vancouver, BC  Canada

Kim Page, MS, RDN, LDN

Co-Chair, Membership Committee

Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Cincinnati, OH

Erin MacLeod, PhD, RD,LD

Chair, Research Committee

Director of Metabolic Nutrition
Children's National Medical Center
Washington, DC

Ulrike Reichert, MS

Co-chair, Research Committee

Nutricia North America
Rockville, MD

Sarah Sullivan, MS,RDN, CD

Chair, Technology Committee

Seattle Children's Hospital
Seattle, WA

Mari Mazon, MS, RDN, CD

Co-Chair, Technology Committee

University of Washington
Center on Human Dev. and Disability
Seattle, WA

Fran Rohr, MS, RD

Chair, Ad Hoc Nutritional Guidelines Workgroup

Clinical Nutrition Specialist
Children's Hospital Boston
Boston, MA


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