About the Author
Joan Salge Blake, MS, RD, LDN
Joan Salge Blake is a Clinical Associate Professor and the Dietetics Internship Director at Boston University’s College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (Sargent College). She received her MS from Boston University and teaches both graduate and undergraduate nutrition courses. She has also been a guest lecturer at the Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine.
Joan is a member of the American Dietetic Association and the Massachusetts Dietetic Association (MDA) and has been a presenter and Presiding Officer at both the ADA Annual Meeting and MDA Annual Convention. She has been a recipient of the Outstanding Dietitian (2009), Outstanding Dietetic Educator (2007) and Young Dietitian of the Year awards. She also received the Whitney Powers Excellence in Teaching Award from Boston University. Joan is an ADA National Media Spokesperson and conducts over 100 media interviews annually. Her nutrition segments can be seen regularly on Fox25 TV, Boston.