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2018-2019 Board of Directors

  Melanie Gillingham, PhD, RD                      
President, GMDI

Associate Professor
Oregon Health & Sciences Center
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

  Jessica Burfield, RD, CSP, LDN

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Jennifer Beazer, RD, CSP, LD
Chair, Communications and Advocacy Committee

PKU News


Casey Burns, RD, CSP, CNSC
Co-Chair, Communications and Advocacy Committee

Metabolic Dietitian
Children's Hospital Colorado
Aurora, CO


Amie Thompson, RD, LD
Chair, Conference Planning Committee

Pediatric and Metabolic Dietitian
Greenwood Genetic 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

Genetics and Genomics

Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Boston Children’s Hospital
Boston, MA


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

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

Children's National Medical Center
Washington, DC


Ulrike Reichart, 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 Development and Disability
Seattle, WA


Fran Rohr, MS, RD
Chair, Ad Hoc Nutritional Guidelines Workgroup

Clinical Nutrition Specialist
Children's Hospital of Boston
Boston, MA


Barbara Marriage, PhD, RD
Chair, Ad Hoc International Workgroup

Abbott Nutrition
Columbus, OH

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