State Media and PR Team

You can count on accurate and reliable food and nutrition information from Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RD/RDNs). The Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (PAND) media team looks forward to supporting your media efforts by providing evidence-based nutrition information.  Check back each week for updated, cutting-edge information from our #EatrightPA bloggers!

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PAND Public Relations & Media Chairs

Julie Stefanski, MEd, RDN, CSSD, LDN, CDE

Beth Chiodo, MS, RD, LDN, CHWC


EatRight PA Blogging Coordinators

Deanna Segrave-Daly, RD is a food-loving dietitian from Philadelphia who shares nutritious family recipes, healthy kitchen hacks and culinary tips at

Jess DeGore RD LDN CHWC is a Pittsburgh based Registered Dietitian and Certified Health and Wellness Coach sharing healthy recipes, fun workouts, delicious eats, and her non-diet nutrition philosophy at

Julie Stefanski, MEd, RDN, CSSD, LDN, CDE is the Editor of Food, Nutrition & Dietetics for Nutrition Dimension a division of OnCourse Learning.

PAND monthly newsletter team:

Alissa Smethers, MS, RDN, LDN

Michelle Cullen RD

Katie Dwyer RD

Kimberly Wolf RD

Emily Wunder RD

Spencer Poston, student member



Social media team contributors:

Lauren Swann MS, RDN, LDN

Erin Fischer, student member

Tori Vallana RD

Kimberly Jo Slack RD

Lindsay Watts RD