By Lisa Dorfman, MS, RD, CSSD, LMHC, FAND, CR Chairperson As a native of a Washington DC area suburb, Emily never thought that a summer job as a camp counselor would lead her to the man of her dreams, Matthew a “visiting” counselor from Scotland who would lead her to a new life in Glasgow, Scotland where she has resided for the past 1 ½ years. Meet Emily Spees With a BS in Nutritional Sciences from The Pennsylvania State University; and a Dietetic Internship at Syracuse University, previous experience with the Food Bank of Central New York, nursing homes and hospitals, Emily currently works as a Clinical Dietitian with NHS Tayside with a special interest in medicine for the elderly. She works primarily in the stroke unit with follow up support she provides after patients are discharged. As our UK CR she overseas not one but 4 countries—Scotland, Northern Ireland, England and Wales. She is a member of the Health and Care Professions Council, the “CDR” of Scotland and the British Dietetic Association. Country Health Issues & Challenges Impacted by Nutrition “Scotland is a cake culture” biscuits morning day and night are available at the office, on every street corner, for […]

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