Westchester Rockland Dietetic Association
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WRDA is a professional organization of nutrition experts serving Westchester, Rockland, and their neighboring counties.  Please explore our website for information about the dietetic profession, opportunities, and events for dietitians in our district as well as the latest news and information on nutrition and health. Our membership is made up of nutrition professionals who work and/or live in the Westchester/Rockland area.  

WRDA is committed to leading the future of the dietetics profession and its members while serving the public through the promotion of optimal nutrition and well-being. We are an affiliate of the New York State Dietetic Association (NYSDA) and all of our members are members of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics (AND), the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals.

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Introducing the 2017-2018 WRDA Board:

  • President: Niharika Jaiswal MS, RD, CDN
  • Recording Secretary: Geraldine J. Jaffe, MA, RDN, CDN
  • Co-Presidents Elect: Melissa Keeney, MS RD and Kathleen Ryan, MS RD CSO CDN
  • Immediate Past President: Elisa Bremner, MS, RD, CDN
  • Membership Chair: Janice Shaw, MS RDN CDN
  • Treasurer: Jenna Saidel Lebowich, MS RD CDN


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Upcoming Events

2016-2017 Meetings

07 Dec 2017 8:30 AM • Raso Room, Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack, NY

Public Policy

The U.S.House and Senate have recently introduced the bipartisan Preventing Diabetes in Medicare Act (H.R. 3124/S. 1299), which will allow a dietitian or nutrition professional to provide MNT services for prediabetes. Let members of Congress know that you support them in improving health care access and reducing health care costs associated with diabetes among Medicare beneficiaries.

Click here and follow the prompts: http://www.eatrightpro.org/action-center

Members - we need your help! PLEASE respond to the ACTION ALERT!

WE ARE THE FUTURE; LET'S FORGE AHEAD TOGETHER WITH ONE VOICE SO THAT WE ARE HEARD.

For questions or help doing the Action Alerts, contact:

Catherine Foley MS, RDN, CDN
Public Policy Chair
catherinefoley14@aol.com

We are pleased to announce the Westchester Rockland Dietetic Association Student Liaison:

Toni Turner, Lehman College
Tanisha Bandoo, Lehman College


Phone: (914) 821-5040
Email: wrdaboard@gmail.com
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