News & Press: Membership News

Sarah Agena, WAND President, featured in The Cap Times

Monday, December 12, 2016  
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Wisconsin has one of the premier health care systems in the nation, employing evidence-based medical professionals who practice at the top of their credentials, including registered dietitian nutritionists (dietitians), who strive to provide patients with the best possible care. However, there are political groups in the state who would like to eliminate occupational certification for dietitians. 
In a report released by the Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty, dietitians were named as an occupation whose certification should be eliminated. This report fails to recognize the vital role dietitians play in the health and safety of Wisconsin’s citizens. Eliminating the dietitian-credentialing process would not only lower the quality of health care, but would place patients in danger. The full article is available here.