Monday, April 26, 2010

The Registered Dietitian
Donna Israel, PhD, RD, CLT, LPC

Donna Israel, PhD, RD, CLT, LPC
In 1995, Dr. Donna Israel joined forces with dietitian Dr. Carol Ireton-Jones and created the company Professional Nutrition Therapist (PNT).  PNT was the first dietitian-owned business in the United States to be accredited nationally and with commendation by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.

Donna Israel is a Fellow of the American Dietetic Association, member of the ADA Nutrition Care Process/Standardized Language Task Force, member of the ADA National Leadership Institute Team, winner of both the ADA Excellence in Consultation and Private Practice and the Texas Distinguished Dietitian Award. She is also a recognized licensed professional counselor and has provided medical nutrition therapy for over 10,000 individuals in medical nutrition therapy since beginning her private practice in 1982.

Dr. Israel has received numerous awards and honors in her profession and her community. She co-authored a journal for promoting an invigorating lifestyle and maintaining healthy weight entitled "Energy for Life". Her publications include more than 20 peer-reviewed articles on a wide variety of nutrition and wellness topics. Her research at Methodist Hospitals Dallas, TX was chosen for presentation at the 4th International Congress on Obesity. She was the dietitian filmed by PBS in 26 segments of Nutrition Pathways following her consultation with overweight/obese/hyperlipidemic clients and highlighting diabetes education and practice. News

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