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TWU’s Rew voted president-elect of Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics


DENTON — Martha Rew, associate clinical professor of nutrition and food sciences at Texas Woman’s University, recently was voted president-elect of the Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (TAND). She will assume leadership of the more than 4,000-member organization in 2015.

“Serving as president of this organization is an honor and a privilege,” Ms. Rew said. “As president, I will assure the strategic plan will be fulfilled by optimizing Texans’ health through food and nutrition and empowering Texas Academy members to be food and nutrition leaders.”

A registered dietitian nutritionist and licensed dietitian, Ms. Rew has served as an associate clinical professor and dietetic internship director at TWU for more than 20 years. She also has served as president of the Dallas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, director of the Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation and is the adviser for the Texas Student Dietetic Association. Her research interests include diabetes, weight management and nutrition education interventions for the prevention of childhood obesity.

TAND, an affiliate of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, is a not-for-profit professional organization of more than 4,000 registered dietitian nutritionists, dietetic technicians and students in Texas. For more information, visit

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page updated 11/30/2015 12:23 PM

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