Our Board

The Pittsburgh Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Our Team

Angela Tetteris, MS, RD


President 
Registered Dietitian Since: 20xx

Current Job Title
Corporate Food & Nutrition Services Consultant with Grane Healthcare

Education
B.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics from IUP, M.S. in Exercise Science and Health
promotion from California University of PA

Jennifer Simpson, MS, RDN, LDN

Past President
Registered Dietitian Since: 2009

Current Job Title
Wellness Coach at Highmark, Inc.


Education
B.S. Marketing, University of Maryland.  M.S. Nutrition, University of Pittsburgh

OPEN POSITION


President-Elect
Registered Dietitian Since: 

Current Job Title
N/A


Education
N/A

Erin Pover, MS, RD, CSOWM, LDN

Secretary
Registered Dietitian Since: 2009

Current Job Title
Wellness Coach at Highmark, Inc.


Education
University of Pittsburgh, MS and BS in Clinical Dietetics and Nutrition

Sherri Jones, MS, MBA, RDN, LDN, SSGB, FAND

Delegate
Registered Dietitian Since: 1998

Current Job Title
Senior Improvement Specialist at UPMC Shadyside

Education
BS in Dietetics (Chemistry Minor) from IUP
Dietetic Internship with Maryland State
MS in Professional Leadership from Carlow University
MBA from Carlow University

Alaina Petagno RDN, LDN


Treasurer
Registered Dietitian Since: 2019

Current Job Title
Clinical Dietitian at UPMC McKeesport


Education
B.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics from The Pennsylvania State University

Marsha Stamatakis, MS, RD, LDN

CPE Program Chair
Registered Dietitian Since: 2019

Current Job Title
Registered Dietitian at Premier Washington Health Center 

Education
B.S (2017) and M.S. (2019) from University of Pittsburgh

Rikki Rabbin, MS, RDN, LDN

CPE Program Chair-Elect
Registered Dietitian Since: 2016

Current Job Title
Dietitan at a PACE Program


Education
B.S. Marketing, University of Maryland.  M.S. Nutrition, University of Pittsburgh

Brittany Greene, MS, RDN, LDN

Nominating Committee Chair
Registered Dietitian Since: 


Current Job Title


Education

Lara Zervos


Nominating Committee Chair-Elect
Registered Dietitian Since: 

Current Job Title


Education

Jen Bohland-Anhalt, RDN, LDN, PMP

Webmaster Chair
Registered Dietitian Since: 2020


Current Job Title
Student, Instructional Designer

Education
BS in Food and Nutrition from Indiana University of Pennsylvania
AS-Dietetic Technician from CCAC
BS in Mechanical Engineering/Physics from Ohio Northern University

Natalie Colantuono


Social Media Chair
Registered Dietitian Since: N/A


Current Job Title
Student

Education
University of Pittsburgh

Alice Valoski


Membership Co-Chair 
Registered Dietitian Since: 


Current Job Title


Education

Erin Pover, MS, RD, CSOWM, LDN

Membership Co-Chair
Registered Dietitian Since: 2009

Current Job Title
Wellness Coach at Highmark, Inc.


Education
University of Pittsburgh, MS and BS in Clinical Dietetics and Nutrition

Alyssa Picone MBA, RDN, LDN

Public Relations & National Nutrition Month Co-Chair
Registered Dietitian Since: 

Current Job Title


Education

Brigitta Fieldhammer, RDN

Public Relations & National Nutrition Month Co-Chair
Registered Dietitian Since: 

Current Job Title


Education

Pat Harper, MS, RD, LDN

Public Policy Co-Coordinator
Registered Dietitian Since: 1970

Current Job Title
Nutrition Consultant


Education
MS University of Pittsburgh, Nutrition;  BS Fontbonne College in St Louis, Foods & Nutrition

Tom Hritz, PhD, RD, LDN

Public Policy Co-Coordinator
Registered Dietitian Since: 2003

Current Job Title
Director, Food & Nutrition Services, UPMC Magee-Women’s Hospital of UPMC

Education
University of Pittsburgh – BS in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, MS in Wellness and Human Performance
PhD in Exercise Physiology with a focus in Health, Physical Activity and Chronic Disease

Ali Webster

Public Policy Co-Coordinator
Registered Dietitian Since: 2018

Current Job Title
Senior Manager of Food and Nutrition Policy, Food Directions LLC

Education
BS in Biochemistry and MS in Nutrition from Ohio State

Kaitlyn Coroso

Public Policy Student Representative

Current Job Title
Intern and Masters Student


Education
B.S. Dietetics, Kansas State University 2021
B.S. Business Marketing, Slippery Rock University 2011

Christy Rickabaugh, NDTR

DTR Chair
Registered NDTR Since: 2017


Current Job Title



Education
Community College of Allegheny County, Associate of Science, Dietetic Technician

Rachel K. Chen, RD, LDN


Community Involvement Co-Chair
Registered Dietitian Since: 2017

Current Job Title
Consulting dietitian at Heritage Valley Kennedy

Education
BS in Nutrition & Dietetics, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

OPEN POSITION


Community Involvement Co-Chair
Registered Dietitian Since: 

Current Job Title
N/A


Education

Emily Stasko, RDN, LDN


Mentoring Co-Chair
Registered Dietitian Since: 2018


Current Job Title
Outpatient Dietitian at UPMC


Education
BS in Nutrition & Dietetics from Seton Hill University
 

Tracy Bowman, EdD, RD, LDN

Mentoring Co-Chair
Registered Dietitian Since: 2006

Current Job Title
Instructor Exercise Science and Coordinated Program Nutrition & Dietetics

Education
Ed.D University of Pittsburgh, ARCO - Health and Physical Activity (2020)
MS in Food and Nutrition, Indiana University of Pennsylvania (2006)
BS in Nutrition & Dietetics, Indiana University of Pennsylvania (2004)

Miriam Wilson, MS, RD, LDN

Career Guidance Chair
Registered Dietitian Since: 1986

Current Job Title
Associate Professor/Dietetic Program Coordinator at CCAC

Education
B.S. Dietetics  Messiah College, M.S. Food Science and Nutrition Framingham State University

OPEN POSITION


Student Liaison - Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP)

OPEN POSITION


Student Liaison - University of Pittsburgh

OPEN POSITION

Student Liaison - Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

OPEN POSITION

Student Liaison- Seton Hill University