AODA appoints Country Representatives (CRs), who serve as first points of contact for AODA and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics within their country.

What does a Country Representative do?

  • Serves as a local resource to integrate new AODA members into practice in the country.
  • Serves as an information base for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics/AODA regarding country-specific food and nutrition issues.
  • Serves as a resource base to Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics/AODA, helping field inquiries regarding practice & educational opportunities abroad.
  • Establishes relationships with key nutrition and dietetics associations and other relevant professional organizations.
  • Serves as a resource for referrals in collaboration with local dietetics professionals.

How can you become an AODA Country Representative?

  • Be an AODA member (Active or International), ideally living and working in the country of interest.
  • Know the nutrition issues in the country that you wish to represent.
  • Be ready to actively network with local dietetic associations and other nutrition-related organizations.
  • Be able to communicate regularly through e-mail.
  • Be willing to write quarterly reports on your work as the Country Representative.

If you are interested in becoming a Country Representative, please contact AODA’s CR Chair at CR-Chair@eatrightoverseas.org.

 

If you have a question about a particular country, please contact the relevant CR from the list below:

Latin America & the Caribbean
Argentina cr-argentina@eatrightoverseas.org Romina Defranchi
Barbados cr-barbados@eatrightoverseas.org Aloma Cassell
Dominican Republic cr-dominicanrepublic@eatrightoverseas.org Dr. Anayanet Jaquez
Jamaica cr-jamaica@eatrightoverseas.org Patricia Thompson
Europe
Germany cr-germany@eatrightoverseas.org Nicole Erickson
Greece cr-greece@eatrightoverseas.org Helena Paravantes
Italy cr-italy@eatrightoverseas.org Marta Rahm
Russia cr-russia@eatrightoverseas.org Maria Pastukhova
Scotland cr-scotland@eatrightoverseas.org Emily Spees
The Netherlands cr-netherlands@eatrightoverseas.org Emmy Steiner
North America
United States cr-usa@eatrightoverseas.org Camella Rising
Mexico cr-mexico@eatrightoverseas.org Virginia Tijerina Walls
Middle East
Iraq cr-iraq@eatrightoverseas.org Ahmed Chaloob Saddam
Israel cr-israel@eatrightoverseas.org Brigitte Kochavi
Jordan cr-jordan@eatrightoverseas.org Tatyana El Kour
Pakistan cr-pakistan@eatrightoverseas.org Dr. Rubina Hakeem
Saudi Arabia cr-saudiarabia@eatrightoverseas.org Hebah Kutbi
Turkey cr-turkey@eatrightoverseas.org Fusun Atayata
Asia Pacific
Cambodia cr-cambodia@eatrightoverseas.org Kelsey Swalwell
China cr-china@eatrightoverseas.org Liyan Lin
Hong Kong cr-hongkong@eatrightoverseas.org Charmain Tan
India cr-india@eatrightoverseas.org Shilpa Joshi
Japan cr-japan@eatrightoverseas.org Melinda Seff-Boyd
Laos cr-laos@eatrightoverseas.org Joanna Cummings
Malaysia cr-malaysia@eatrightoverseas.org Mary Easaw
Phillipines cr-phillipines@eatrightoverseas.org Beatriz Dykes
South Korea cr-korea@eatrightoverseas.org Dee Dee Urugusal
Africa
Egypt cr-egypt@eatrightoverseas.org Mohmaed Radwan
Ghana cr-ghana@eatrightoverseas.org Laurene Boateng
Malawi cr-malawi@eatrightoverseas.org Tessa Acker