Meghan Jardine, M.S., M.B.A., R.D., L.D., C.D.E.
Meghan Jardine, M.S., M.B.A., R.D., L.D., C.D.E., is the associate director of diabetes nutrition education for the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, a Washington, D.C. –based nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting preventative medicine, especially better nutrition, and higher standards in research.
As a diabetes educator and nutritionist, Mrs. Jardine works to develop programs to educate physicians, health care professionals, and the public about nutrition as preventive medicine and the health benefits of plant-based diets. One of her favorite topics to research and discuss is the link between diet and a healthy microbiome.
Prior to working at the Physicians Committee, Mrs. Jardine coordinated a large multi-site diabetes education program serving Dallas County in Texas. After seeing firsthand how the complications of diabetes can negatively affect quality of life and long term health outcomes, Mrs. Jardine has been committed to helping people prevent and manage this devastating disease.
Mrs. Jardine is also the leader of the Plant-Based Nutrition for Diabetes with the American Association of Diabetes Educators where she teaches other diabetes educators about plant-based nutrition through blogs and online discussions.
Mrs. Jardine earned her bachelor’s degree in Food and Nutrition from the University of Maine and a master’s degree in Nutrition and Food Science from Texas Woman’s University. She also has a master’s in business administration from the University of Dallas.