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Eileen Ford, MS, RD

Eileen Ford, MS, RDN’s is currently the Program Manager for the Nutrition and Growth Lab and the Infant Growth and Microbiome Study at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.  Eileen has more than 15 years of nutrition program and NIH funded research management experience.  Her research focus is risk factors in childhood obesity.  Previously, Eileen served as nutrition faculty at Drexel University and The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.  Eileen’s clinical practice areas are weight management and maternal and infant feeding.  

Eileen’s previous roles with WM DPG include Secretary, Nominating Director, and Weight Management Credential Task Force.  Over the years Eileen has been active with her local and state affiliates in many roles including Academy Delegate, Strategic Planning and Philadelphia President resulting in the following awards: Recognized Dietitian of the year, Keystone Award for Pennsylvania Dietetic Association and Outstanding Dietitian for Pennsylvania.