Westchester Rockland Dietetic Association

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.

Join the WRDA

Introducing the 2016-2017 WRDA Board:

  • President Elect: Niharika Jaiswal MS, RD, CDN
  • Recording Secretary: Geraldine J. Jaffe, MA, RDN, CDN
  • Nominating: Melissa Keeney, MS, RD
  • President: Elisa Bremner, MS, RD, CDN
  • Past President: Marcia Rappaport, MS, RD, CDN, IBCLC
  • Membership Chair: Jennifer McGurk, RDN, CDN, CDE
  • Treasurer: Laura Feinblum, MS, RD, CDN

Upcoming Events

2016-2017 Meetings

25 Mar 2017 9:00 AM • Phelps Memorial Hospital, Tarrytown, NY

Nominate your WRDA colleagues before February 17

Do you know an RD or student who is doing great work?  Of course you do!  Help get him/her recognized, publicly and professionally.

The deadline for nominations has been extended to February 17.  Award nominations and questions should be sent to WRDA Immediate Past President, Marcia Rappaport. m.rappaport@att.net 

For more information, visit http://www.eatrightny.org/nysand-awards

Career Fair/ Nutrition Panel

WRDA invites all students and prospective professionals in the field of nutrition to join us for a career fair/nutrition panel. Explore several of the myriad opportunities in Nutrition and Dietetics.  Learn what it's really about from the experts who have been there. 

Location: Cabrini of Westchester 
3 Floor Boardroom
115 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry NY 10522
(914) 693-6800

Date: March 4, 2017
Time: 8:30-9:00 AM - Registration/light breakfast; 9:00-11:00 AM - Nutrition Panel and discussion

Please RSVP to wrdaboard@gmail.com

WRDA presents "Just Eat It: A Food Waste Movie"
Saturday, March 25
, 9-11AM
Phelps Memorial Hospital in Sleepy Hollow
With special guest speaker Douglas DeCandia
Food Growing Program Coordinator, Foodbank for Westchester


Phone: (914) 827-5952
Email: eatrightwrda@hotmail.com
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