Jill White, EdD, RD, LDN
Jill White is Associate Professor Emeritus at Dominican University, where she continues to teach online and administer a Head Start Nutrition Grant with the City of Chicago. Her clinical experiences as a Pediatric Dietitian centered around the South Side of Chicago where she began her academic career precepting students from Chicago internships, including Malcolm X College Dietetic Technology Program. Her research and dissertation work, framed in Critical Race Theory, has centered around increasing people of color in Dietetics. She initiated a Coordinated Program at Dominican, Cultural Diversity in Child Nutrition and piloted the first Independent Supervised Practice Program (ISPP) in collaboration with Alabama State Extension. She continues to advocate and speak nationally and internationally, and is on the Coordinating and Editorial Board for the Journal of Critical Dietetics and is current Past President of World Critical Dietetics. Her current graduate and undergraduate courses address Food, Diversity and Social Justice. She also serves on the Research Committee for the MIG National Organization of Blacks in Nutrition and Dietetics (NOBIDAN).
- Black Dietitians Matter: Addressing Inequities and Exploring Strategies for Increasing Blacks in Nutrition and Dietetics
Monday, October 18
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM