Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Molly Gladding, RD, LDN
Dedication, Commitment and Leader
in the field of Dietetics and Nutrition

"ADA is not an entity, it is people. Encouraging and supporting members
who are willing to volunteer and work for a stronger and more vibrant
profession is vital to our future success."
- Molly Gladding, RD, LD/N

Molly Gladding has been a registered dietitian since 1969. During the past 42 years, she has been a teacher, mentor, leader, friend, and advocate. She has worked as a Director of Food and Nutrition Services; Quality Improvement and Training Coordinator; Dietetic Internship Regional Coordinator; and WIC Coordinator.

In addition, Molly has been active in the dietetic association at the local, state and national level. She has held positions in the Florida Dietetic Association (FDA) as the Treasurer, Strategic Planning Chairperson, and President of FDA. She currently is the FDA Delegate for ADA and  a House of Delegate1 (HOD) representative for the ADA Finance and Audit Committee.

The Broward County Dietetic Association was honored to have Molly Gladding, RD, LD/N as our guest speaker on May 5, 2011. She recently attended the ADA Spring 2011 House of Delegates meeting (April 30 - May 1, 2011) and discussed the direction of our profession; identification of mega issues and market place relevance.

Below is part of the speech Molly Gladding presented.

Molly is an accomplished and dedicated registered dietitian who inspires others to get involved.  Molly - Are you sure you are ready to retire?

1 What is the ADA House of Delegates?
The HOD governs the profession. Each state and area of practice is represented by one or more delegates for a total of 100 delegates. The House Leadership Team (HLT) develops and implements program goals of the House. To learn more about ADA HOD, visit: http://www.eatright.org/hod/

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