Ellen Bowser is both a registered dietitian and registered nurse. She received her MS in Food Science and Human Nutrition from the University of Florida in 1989. She was a long-term nutrition trainee with the UF PPC in 1988. She has worked as the Faculty Nutritionist with the UF Pediatric Pulmonary Center since 1990. Ellen’s primary role at the PPC is the training of students and interns (both dietetics and other health professionals), the provision of continuing education, consultation and technical assistance. She is also a Lead Analyst/Consultant for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Evidence Analysis Project and has worked on numerous projects including Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Gestational Diabetes and Cystic Fibrosis. She was awarded “Outstanding Member of Year” by the Pediatric Nutrition Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in 2005 and is a Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.