Hypertension Evidence Analysis Team

Expert Workgroup
Theresa L. Dildy, MS, RD, LD, CNSD, Chair
Sujata L. Archer, PhD, RD, LD
Brenda M. Davy, PhD, RD
Debra A. Krummel, PhD, MS, RDBS, RD
Sharon G. Madalis, MS, RD, LDN, CDE
Janis F. Swain, MS, RD, LDN

Project Manager / Lead Evidence Analyst
Erica K. Gradwell, MS, RD

Evidence Analysts
Laura Byham-Gray, PhD, RD, CNSD
Jamie M. Erskine, PhD, RD
Erica R. Dean, MS, RD, LD
Sabrina Peterson, PhD, RD
Annalynn Skipper, PhD, RD, FADA

Financial Contributor


Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly American Dietetic Association)
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

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.

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