May DEI Spotlight

May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month – a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. A rather broad term, Asian/Pacific encompasses all of the Asian continent and the Pacific islands of Melanesia (New Guinea, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji,...

April DEI Spotlight: Afaf Qasem, MS, RDN, LDN

Ramadan also spelled Ramazan, Ramzan, Ramadhan or Ramathan, is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting, prayer, reflection, and community. A commemoration of Muhammad’s first revelation, the annual observance...

March DEI Spotlight: Lucille Beseler MS, RDN, LDN, CDCES, FAND

What was the thought process and motivation behind our profession? The impetus behind my career in nutrition and dietetics came from my desire to improve the health of others while incorporating my love of food, and cooking. Since young, diet directly influences...

February DEI Spotlight: Roniece Weaver & Fabiola Demps Gaines

In pride of celebrating Black History Month, FAND would like to recognize Roniece Weaver and Fabiola Demps Gaines for all their hard work and making a difference in our community. Below find their positive impact on our community health and well being. What was the...