Volunteer Chair

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Barbara J. Ivens, MS, RD, FAND

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Barbara J. Ivens, MS, RD, FADA

Barbara J. Ivens is Principal, Nutrition Information Exchange with a background in building multi-dimensional professional and consumer nutrition programs that promote healthful choices and balanced nutrition.

A Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Barbara is active in the Academy, having served as chair of the Academy's Foundation, and chair of the Commission on Dietetic Registration. She has been a member of the Weight Management DPG since 2008, serving as Volunteer coordinator since 2011.

Barbara holds a Master of Science degree in nutrition from Michigan State University and a Bachelor of Science in Foods and Nutrition from the College of St. Catherine, St. Paul, Minnesota. She completed her dietetic internship at the University of Texas Health Science Center, Dallas, TX.