Member Spotlights

At IAAND, we take pride in showcasing the incredible work and achievements of our members. Through these spotlights, we aim to promote and celebrate the diverse talents and contributions of our members, highlighting their professional accomplishments and dedication to our community. Discover inspiring stories, connect with fellow members, and join us in recognizing the outstanding individuals who make up our IAAND family.

INTERVIEW WITH LIYAN LIN, RD, CDN

By Lisa Dorfman, MS, RD, CSSD, LMHC, FAND, CR Chairperson Little did Liyan know as an undergraduate library science student at Nankai University in Tianjin, China, that a move to California for her husband’s graduate school would change her career trajectory and life...

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MEET OUR IRAQ COUNTRY REPRESENTATIVE AHMED CHALOOB

BY: LISA DORFMAN, COUNTRY REPRESENTATIVES CHAIR I had the joy & privilege of speaking with Ahmed Chaloob, our first Iraqi CR, and a native and Graduate Teaching Assistant at Mississippi State University (MSU.)  Ahmed is a graduate of University of Bagdad,...

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IAAND Jamaica Country Representative

By Lisa Dorfman, MS, RD, CSSD, LMHC, FAND, CR Chairperson With a passion and decades long career in the nutrition and dietetics field, Patricia Thompson has been leading the way—guiding clients, industry, the public and press and dozens of future dietitians on the...

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