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Lori Carlson earned Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Dietetics from Eastern Illinois University. She initially worked as an inpatient dietitian prior to obtaining a position with VA Illiana Health Care System in Danville, IL. Currently Lori acts as the Weight Management Program Coordinator and is the site’s Healthy Teaching Kitchen Subject Matter Expert. She enjoys working on a variety of program enhancement projects while continuing to provide nutrition education and counseling to Veterans individually and in group classes. She uses her culinary degree from Richland Community College to lead interactive cooking demonstrations and grocery store tours. She also chairs a national Marketing & Nutrition Informatics Committee to provide evidenced-based nutrition information to Veterans, families and the community while promoting the role of the Registered Dietitian Nutritionist as a member of the healthcare team.
Image Lori Carlson MS, RDN, LDN teaching a cooking class.
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