The North Carolina Dietetic Association honored NC State dietitian Lisa Eberhart as Outstanding Dietitian of the Year at its annual meeting Friday in Charlotte. The award recognizes professional achievement and active participation in the association at the national, state and district levels. NCDA’s 2,000 members include registered dietitians, dietetic technicians registered, students and related professionals.
NCDA is the state affiliate of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, formerly the American Dietetic Association, the world’s largest association of food and nutrition professionals. The academy works to improve the nation’s health and advance the profession of dietetics through research, education and advocacy.