Genetic Metabolic Dietitians International

Research Committee

Committee Chairperson

Erin MacLeod, PhD, RD, LD

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Courtney Allgeier MS, RD

Kathy Camp MS, RD

Laura Duncan RD

Dianne Frazier PhD, MPH, RD

Julie McClure MPH, RD

Helen McCune MS, RD

Denise Ney PhD, RD

Diana Pantalos MS, RD

Goal and Objectives:

  • Maintain an up-to-date resource for the nutrient content of all available medical foods and infant formulas.
  • Promote research activities within the field of metabolic nutrition.
  • Disseminate information about current research in the field of metabolic nutrition.



  • Update nutrient content of medical foods and infant formulas annually.
  • Post a list of current literature that pertains to nutritional management of metabolic disorders by disorder and areas of practice.
  • Provide guidance for the preparation and submission of abstracts for presentation at GMDI conferences.
  • Oversee the evaluation of the submitted abstracts for the GMDI biannual conference.
  • Provide links to research trials currently recruiting subjects.