Meet the Dietitian

Connie Diekman, M.Ed, RD, CSSD, LD, FADA is director of university nutrition at Washington University in St. Louis, where she provides nutrition education for the campus community.

Diekman is a past president of the American Dietetic Association (ADA), now the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Previously, she served as a delegate from the state of Missouri to the House of Delegates (governing body). She is a former chair of the American Heart Association–Missouri affiliate. A former media spokesperson for the academy, Connie has been quoted in thousands of magazines, newspapers and on the Internet. She has appeared in countless radio and television interviews locally and nationally, ranging from the TODAY show to The Oprah Winfrey Show.

Diekman has received honors, including the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Medallion award, the Alumni Distinguished Service Award from Fontbonne University, the Outstanding Dietitian of the Year Award from the Missouri Dietetic Association, the Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year – Missouri, and the Dr. Arthur Strauss Award from the American Heart Association – St. Louis.

Learn more about hot topics in nutrition by visiting Connie’s blog.

Schedule a Consultation

Our director of university nutrition will meet with you to accommodate a number of special needs. You can schedule a consultation via email with Connie about your dietary intolerances and food allergies.