Becky Dorner, RDN, LD, FAND is widely-known for her work in nutrition and continuing professional education. An experienced speaker and extensively published author on nutrition, aging and health, Becky is Founder/President of two nutrition based businesses. Becky Dorner & Associates, Inc. has provided a broad library of trusted continuing professional education (CPE) programs and nutrition resources since 2005, and Nutrition Consulting Services, Inc. dba Becky Dorner & Associates Consulting has provided food and nutrition services to approximately 100 health care facilities in two states (since 1983) thanks to a dedicated team of highly skilled and caring RDNs and NDTRs.
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.