Meghan Jardine, MS, MBA, RDN, LD, CDE, 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. Mrs. Jardine works PRN as a clinical dietitian providing medical nutrition therapy for Parkland Health & Hospital System in Dallas, Texas.
As a diabetes educator and registered, dietitian 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.
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 the editor of Educator’s Corner for Practical Diabetology, a professional journal providing busy physicians and diabetes educators with straightforward, practical information to enhance the care and treatment they give their patients with diabetes.
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.