Retail Dietitian Profiles
Hy-Vee's Megan Callahan, MS, RD, LD, Corporate Registered Dietitian, on New Subscription Model for Health and Wellness
Hy-Vee has launched a new subscription program to help individuals create a personalized health and wellness plan. We interviewed Megan Callahan, MS, RD, LD, Hy-Vee Corporate Registered Dietitian, to get full description of how the subscription works and what retail dietitians can learn from this program.
RD Close Up: Taylor Newman, PhD, RDN, LD, Director of Nutrition Kroger Co.
As the Director of Nutrition, I lead the Kroger Co.’s Food as Medicine team and strategy. My team, made up of dietitians, develops different food and nutrition products and services for our shoppers to help them live healthier lives.
Nutrition Close-Up: Bridget Wojciak, RDN, LD – Ecommerce, Digital Site Merchandiser at Kroger
This week we are proud to spotlight Bridget Wojciak who recently took on a new role at Kroger where she leads digital merchandising strategy for key company focus areas like owned brands. In this article, Bridge walks us through her new position, the skills she gained in her previous position as Director of Nutrition at Kroger, and the importance of dietitians exploring non-traditional roles at retail.
Nutritionist Close-Up: LeeAnn Kindness, MS, NDTR, Nutritionist, Product Innovation at Wawa, Inc.
My role at Wawa is focused on nutrition strategy, food policy, and product innovation. I combine nutrition expertise with consumer insights of food quality, dietary habits, and nutrition to drive product development that aligns with marketing and business objectives.
RD Close-Up: Angela Parreco, RD, LDN, Giant Food
As a member of the Healthy Living Team at Giant Food I have a lot of the traditional retail dietitian responsibilities – store tours, consultation, and classes. In between all of this, I also create content for our team’s social media account on Tik Tok.
RD Close-Up: Paige Green, RD, LD, Hy-Vee Registered Dietitian
I am proud to be one of the Corporate Hy-Vee Registered Dietitians in the Des Moines/Ames area. I consult patients both in-person and virtually on a variety of dietary needs, as well perform biometric and A1c screenings. One of the favorite things about my job is appearing as a guest on local TV stations and writing newspaper articles, allowing me to use my creativity at its full potential.