Registered Dietitians are the most reliable authority when it comes to food and nutrition. Illinois Academy has a group of diverse, specialized, media-trained registered and licensed dietitians ready to answer questions you might have in a variety of areas involving nutrition. Illinois Academy members interested in becoming a State Media Rep can fill out our IAND State Media Rep application.

Caitlin Mellendorf, MS, RD
Eastern Illinois Area
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Brooke Rush (Bisping), RD, LD
Central Illinois Area
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