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Visioning Report 2017: A Preferred Path Forward for the Nutrition and Dietetics Profession

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      B. Dorner is president, Becky Dorner & Associates, Inc, and president, Nutrition Consulting Services, Inc, Dunedin, FL.

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      A. M. Hunter is an associate professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Missouri State University, Springfield.

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      M. Kyle is a diabetes and nutrition care coordinator, Pen Bay Medical Center, Rockport, ME.

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      M. Pflugh Prescott is a postdoctoral fellow, Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Colorado State University, Fort Collins.

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      S. Roberts is area director of clinical nutrition and dietetics internship director, Baylor University Medical Center/Aramark Healthcare Nutrition Services, Dallas, TX.

      Biography

      B. Spear is professor of pediatrics emerita, University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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      R. K. Hand is director, Dietetics Practice Based Research Network, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Chicago, IL.

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      C. Byrne is former director, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Chicago, IL.