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Ethics for All: Applying ethics principles across the dietetics profession

Aired July 10, 2014

This webinar identified guiding principles (fundamentals) used to resolve ethical dilemmas in dietetics; identified common situations across the full spectrum of dietetics profession that have ethical implications; applied Academy professional resources in considering ethical implications of traditional practice issues as well as new frontiers such as genetics and social media.


Additional Resources

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Code of Ethics Website
  • Handout containing Code of Ethics, Recommended Reading List/Bibliography, Articles: Funding food science and nutrition research and financial conflicts and scientific integrity



Esther F. Myers, PhD, RDN, FADA
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Dianne K. Polly, JD, RDN, LDN
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Esther F. Myers, PhD, RDN, FADA

Esther Myers is an internationally known author, lecturer, educator and researcher in dietetics and evidence analysis. She is currently the CEO of EF Myers Consulting, Inc. Dr Myers was the Chief Science Officer for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics from 2000 to 2012 and Military Consultant to the United States Air Force Surgeon General from 1994 to 2000. She focuses on collaborative initiatives in international practice-based research and dissemination of evidence analysis principles, Nutrition Care Process and Model (NCPM), and International Dietetics and Nutrition Terminology (IDNT). Dr Myers is the author of Nutrition Today columns using evidence analysis and NCP/IDNT in public policy.


Dianne K. Polly, JD, RDN, LDN

Nationally recognized authority in legal, ethical and nutrition/health issues with proven ability to direct and manage diverse groups of employees in healthcare and social service non-profit organizations. Solid understanding of legal and compliance issues. Frequently requested speaker at national and state meetings on legal and ethical issues. Ability to make complex legal concepts understandable to laymen.











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