MPBH, RD – Food and Nutrition Communications Specialist
Founder and CEO, Nutrition On Demand
Shelley has been a Washington, DC-based dietitian for more than two decades. With a specialty in science- and consumer-based communication at both the national and individual levels, it is Shelley’s mission to support Americans in making personalized and realistic changes that are intuitive and sustainable for them so that behaviors confer long-lasting health and wellness benefits.
Shelley began her career at the National Academies’ Institute of Medicine supporting key Food and Nutrition Board projects such as the Dietary Reference Intakes. She spent 8 years at the International Food Information Council conducting consumer research that informed initiatives related to weight management, dietary guidance, and others. Shelley transitioned to the USDA Center for Nutrition Policy where she contributed to the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and development of MyPlate. While at CNPP, Shelley created and grew the USDA/CNPP Nutrition Communicators Network and led the nationwide MyPlate campaign to help the public implement the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020.
Currently, Shelley is the CEO of Nutrition On Demand where she consults with national organizations.