The Southeast Genetics Advisory Committee is charged with providing overall direction, policy guidance, monitoring and evaluation of the Region’s activities, and assistance in pursuing and achieving the Region’s goals and objectives. The Advisory Committee reflects the region’s shifting focus towards expansion of collaborative efforts between public health, consumers, and practitioners.
James O'Leary, Chief Innovation Officer, Genetic Alliance
Pedro Santiago Borrero, MD, State NBS lab Director, University of Puerto Rico
Susan Mims, MD, MPH, Medical Director, Mission Children's Hospital, NC
Linda McCAuley, Dean, School of Nursing, Emory University
Melissa Perez, Consumer Representative, FL
John Phillips, MD, Director, Division of Pediatric Genetics, Vanderbilt University
David Wood, MD, Professor, University of Florida, Jacksonville
Rena Brewer, RN, MA, SETRC Director, Georgia Partnership for Telehealth, Inc.
Elizabeth Mynatt, PhD, Director, Institute for People & Technology, Georgia Tech
Job Posting - Registered Dietitian at The Greenwood Genetic Center
Registered Dietitian - Columbia, South Carolina
The Greenwood Genetic Center has an immediate opening for a fulltime Registered Dietitian. The position will be located in our Columbia Clinic office.
The primary responsibilities of the Registered Dietitian include developing and monitoring medical nutrition therapy plans for patients with metabolic disorders in the midlands of South Carolina, and providing back up nutrition care for metabolic patients in other areas of the state. Additional duties may include providing nutritional support for research or special projects. The candidate will work closely with the GGC metabolic team which includes two board certified clinical biochemical geneticists, three registered dietitians, two clinical psychologists, a genetic counselor, two metabolic clinic coordinators and a biochemical laboratory.
The ideal candidate for this position must have a Bachelor's degree in human nutrition, food and human nutrition or food science/human nutrition, successfully completed an Internship in Dietetics by ADA approved facility, and at least 5 years experience in pediatric clinical nutrition; however, a Master's degree in public health nutrition, community nutrition, human nutrition, food science/human nutrition, or a related field and at least 2 years experience in pediatric clinical/metabolic nutrition is preferred. Candidate must be a registered dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration. The candidate should also be willing to travel within the state of South Carolina. Applications consisting of a CV and accompanying cover letter detailing work experience and professional interests should be sent to:
Neena L. Champaigne, MD