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Emerging Dietetic Leader

Shannon Sterne, MS, MA, RDN

Shannon Sterne is a dietitian, a dancer, and a leader. Currently, Shannon is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Dance at Case Western Reserve University where she teaches courses in modern dance technique, kinesiology, dieting and nutrition.  Her research is focused on the wellness and nutrition needs of dancers.  As the only RDN Board of Trustees member for OhioDance, Shannon has provided nutrition education at their annual festival and also writes for their quarterly newsletter. A nationally-recognized speaker on nutrition needs among dancers, she also recently wrote a chapter on Bone Health in the text DancerWellness.   Locally, GCAND is very fortunate to have Shannon, who has held several executive board positions since 2014.  Shannon worked with GCAND members to create a Visioning and Strategies report to guide the future of their organization and also helped in planning Cleveland’s centennial celebration for the Academy.  

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