Dr. Joan Salge Blake, EdD, RDN, LDN, FAND, Boston University
Dr. Joan Salge Blake is a clinical professor and dietetics internship director at Boston University's Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences. She has taught both graduate and undergraduate nutrition courses and has been a guest lecturer at both the Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine and the Boston University School of Medicine. She received the Whitney Powers Excellence in Teaching Award from Boston University, twice. She is also the recipient of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) Media Excellence Award. Joan completed both her master of science and doctorate degree at Boston University.
Joan is a member of AND and the Massachusetts Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics (MAND). She has been a presenter and presiding officer at both the AND Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE) and the MAND Annual Convention, and she was previously named the MAND's Young Dietitian of the Year, Outstanding Dietitian, and Outstanding Dietetic Educator.
In addition to teaching and writing, Joan is also a national media spokesperson and is often asked to translate complex nutritional issues into understandable terms. She has conducted more than 2,500 media interviews and is also a nutrition blogger for the U.S. News & World Report's Eat + Run website.