Florida Academy

of Nutrition and Dietetics

Legislation and Public Policy Liaison

Jenifer Ross, MS, RDN, LDN

Public Policy Liaison

jenifermross@gmail.com

The role of public policy in our profession is vital as we help promote policies that enhance and advance the nutritional status of Florida and U.S. residents. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics focuses on priority areas such as aging, food safety, child nutrition, Medical Nutrition Therapy, nutrition research, and others. Press releases from the Academy help members stay informed on current efforts of the Academy and legislation at both the Federal and State level.

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The Academy provides helpful information to encourage members to become involved with local advocacy including tips for success, how to engage your member of congress, leadership roles for members, and more.

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The Academy urges members to take action by sending electronic letters to their senators or representatives to express support or opposition for bills that impact our profession.

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