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Anne Lindsay appointed to Dietitian Advisory Group

Posted 12/12/2016

Longtime health advocate and instructor joins group to advise Nevada Board of Health

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Anne Lindsay, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Exercise Physiologist for University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Anne Lindsay, Ph.D., M.S., ACSM-HFI, has been appointed by the Nevada State Board of Health to represent the public on the Dietitian Advisory Group (DAG) for a term of four years.

Lindsay has been with Cooperative Extension for over 10 years and has nearly 40 years of experience as a health and wellness professional. She began her career in healthcare in 1978 in southern California as a physical director at several YMCA locations.

Lindsay moved to Nevada to attend graduate school, work as the health promotion director at the Nevada Test Site for eight years and then owned her own corporate wellness consulting business for almost a decade. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in ergonomics and physical education from the University of California, a Master of Science degree in exercise physiology and a Ph.D. in public health from the University of Nevada Las Vegas.

Lindsay previously served as a member of the Chronic Disease Prevention Coalition of Southern Nevada and as chair of the Nutrition and Physical Activity Subcommittee of the US Department of Agriculture’s Nutrition and Health Committee for Planning and Guidance. She currently serves on the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity SNAP-Ed National Framework Evaluation Committee and the Nevada Early Childhood Education Obesity Steering Committee.

The meetings of the DAG for 2017 will be posted on the website and anyone who is interested is encouraged to attend to express public comment regarding the important issues as they relate to the practice of dietetics. For additional information about regulation of dietitians in Nevada, visit the Bureau of Health Care Quality and Compliance Dietitians web page listed above. Email or call Lindsay at 702-940-5434.

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