Season 2 Episode 6: Excelling without the RDN Credential

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Let’s face it, when you’re on the nutrition educational pathway it can sometimes feel like your options are RDN or bust, but we don’t just need diverse dietitians we need diverse nutrition professionals across the board. Today’s Feed Me the Facts guest is here to tell you there’s more than one way to excel in the field of nutrition even without the RD credential. Sabrina Bauggue talks about her new role as the Assistant Director of Food and Nutrition at Emory University Hospital and the process she took to become a leader in the field.

About Sabrina

Sabrina Bauggue is the Assistant Director of Food and Nutrition at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, GA. Sabrina holds a B.S. in Nutrition with a concentration in Dietetics from Louisiana State University and a MBA from Texas Southern University. She is a professional affiliate of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Georgia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Sabrina has over 11 years of management experience with 9 years in healthcare, specifically in clinical nutrition and healthcare food service operation management. Sabrina is dedicated to helping patients heal by making good nutrition choices and improving the patient experience through sound business practices. She has been recognized for leading performance improvement projects and implementing processes to improve operational efficiency by reducing waste. Sabrina enjoys working out, cooking, traveling and spending time with loved ones. She is passionate about childhood nutrition and is a dedicated supporter of the non-profit, No Kid Hungry, which works to provide children with adequate nutrition.

Deanna Belleny