The nutritionDay in the U.S. Team:
President: Gail Gewirtz, M.S, R.D. Greater Chicago Area, Registered Dietitian since 1987, Master of Science Degree from the University of Florida. Experienced with nutrition support, patient consultation, parenteral and enteral nutrition, medical sales, and marketing, as well as sales training. Achieved many dietitian, sales and marketing awards in her medical, sales, and marketing career.
Vice President-Healthcare Operations-Ed Lorgeree, M.S., FACHE, LNA. Greater Chicago area, Master’s Degree in Economics from the Boston University. Senior Healthcare Executive with experience and solid achievement in operations, finance, strategic planning, human resources and organizational start-up in the hospital and healthcare related industries. Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives. Chicago region board member of the American Cancer Society.
Vice President-Healthcare Community: Scott Blanton, Richmond, Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, Bachelor of Science: Marketing. Extensive business experience in the parenteral and enteral nutrition market, with a focus on building relationships to achieve success with the primary clinical nutrition professionals. Achieved numerous awards for his knowledge of this U.S. clinical nutritional market place.
Vice President-Finance and Strategic Initiatives: Beth Spangler, Greater Chicago area, Master’s Degree in Tax and Accounting from Florida Gulf Coast University. Experienced with budget and forecasting with a major medical corporation.
Nutrition Consultant-Ann LaFontaine, M.S.,R.D., Atlanta area dietitian with extensive experience in clinical dietetics in hospitals, long term care and the insurance industry.
Professional Supporting Organizations: European Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ESPEN), nutritionDay Worldwide, State and Local Dietetic Associations: North Carolina Dietetic Association, Greensboro Dietetic Association, Tennessee Dietetic Association
Key Physician Support: Dr. Michael Hiesmayr, M.D.,Ph.D., Dr. Rafeal Barrera, M.D., M.D., Dr. John Tayek, M.D. Dr. Robert Martindale, M.D.,Ph.D.
Office Address: 3149 Dundee Road, Suite 165 Northbrook IL. 60062
Telephone number: 847-254-2034
Email address: office@nutritionDayUS.org
U.S. Website: www.nutritionDayUS.org
Global Website: www.nutritionDay.org