Becky Dorner, RDN, LD, FAND is widely-known as one of the nation’s leading experts on nutrition, aging and long-term care. An experienced speaker and extensively published author, Becky is Founder/ President of Nutrition Consulting Services, Inc. dba Becky Dorner & Associates Consulting, whose dedicated team of RDNs and NDTRs have served health care facilities in Ohio since 1983 and currently provide food and nutrition services to approximately 100 health care facilities in two states; and Becky Dorner & Associates, Inc., which provides a broad library of trusted continuing professional education (CPE) programs and nutrition resources.
Publications and Programs
Becky’s mission to improve nutrition care for older adults has inspired her to present more than 500 programs for national, international and state professional meetings in 5 countries and 50 states; host more than 140 national professional CE webinars and teleseminars since 2004; and to publish more than 300 nationally/internationally recognized health care articles, manuals and CE programs including menus/recipes, clinical manuals, self-study CE programs, inservices, and publications primarily for health professionals working with older adults. Her free enewsletter keeps 35,000 health care professionals up to date on the latest news in the field.
Becky has been an active leader holding more than 20 board positions on national and state professional associations since 1984. Past positions for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics include the Board of Directors as Speaker-elect/Speaker/Past Speaker of the House of Delegates, Chair of the Council on Future Practice and Chair of the Dietetics in Health Care Communities DPG. She also served on the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel for 10 years (6 years as a director). Honors include: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Medallion Award, Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and the Academy Award of Excellence in Business and Consultation.
Devoted to sharing information and teaching the next generation, Becky and her staff have been active clinical preceptors since 1982 hosting students from 6 colleges and universities in Ohio.