Heart Failure (HF) Evidence Analysis Team

Expert Workgroup
Toni Kuehneman, MS, RD, LMNT, Chair
Mark A. Dinga, MEd, RD, LDN
Patricia Davidson, DCN, RD, CDE
Rita A. Frickel, MS, RD, LMNT
Mary Beth Russell, RD, LN, CDE
KC Wright, MS RD LD

Lead Evidence Analyst
Mikelle C. McCoin, MPH, RD
Ellen D. Parham, PhD, RD, LD

Evidence Analysts
Cinda S. Chima, MS, RD, LD
Joan A. Pleuss, MS, RD, CDE, CD
Toni Tucker, MA, RD

Guideline Reviewers
Linda Young, MS, RD, LMNT
Sheri Rowland, APRN
Pat Splett, PhD, MPH, RD, FADA
Donna Schultz, RN
Allen Anderson, MD

Financial Contributor
Commission on Dietetic Registration
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly American Dietetic Association)

Academy Staff
Deborah Cummins, PhD
Kari Kren, MPH, RD
Esther F. Myers, PhD, RD
Laurie Sweet, MHA, MS, RD, LD


Note: The Academy acknowledges and is grateful for support from sponsors; however the Academy’s Scientific Affairs and Research maintains full control over the content and process of all evidence analysis projects including the selection of topics, evaluation of research, assignment of grades, and development of recommendations.

Disclosures of Potential Conflict of Interest: In the interest of full disclosure, the Academy has adopted the policy of revealing relationships workgroup members have with companies that sell products or services that are relevant to this topic. Workgroup members are required to disclose potential conflicts of interest by completing the Academy Conflict of Interest Form. It should not be assumed that these financial interests will have an adverse impact on the content, but they are noted here to fully inform readers. None of the work group members listed above disclosed potential conflicts of interest.

Heart Failure Work Group November 2007



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