Sue MclaughlinMOL, BS, RDN,CDE, LMNT
Sue McLaughlin, MOL, BS, RDN,CDE, LMNT, has been a registered dietitian nutritionist and certified diabetes educator for over 25 years and practices at Nebraska Medicine, Children’s Hospital Diabetes and Endocrine Clinics, and with the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska. She is an adjunct instructor in the UNMC College of Allied Health Professions and preceptor for students in the UNMC Dietetic Internship Program. She is also Director of Nutrition at Camp Floyd Rogers, summer camp for children and teens with type 1 diabetes. Sue received her BSc degree in human nutrition from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, completed the dietetic internship programme at Mayo Clinic/St Marys Hospital in Rochester, Minnesota, and her master’s degree in organisational leadership from College of St Mary in Omaha, Nebraska. Work experiences have included nutrition and diabetes education for paediatric and adult populations in multiple settings, including the Diabetes Prevention Program with the Winnebago Tribe, home care, long-term care, private practice, clinics, and inpatient and outpatient hospital settings. Leadership positions have included: 2013 – 2015 Chair, Diabetes Education Consultative Section, IDF; Deputy Lead, Education and Integrated Care Stream, 2015 IDF World Diabetes Congress; 2015 Chair of the Board, National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators; 2009 National President, Health Care and Education, American Diabetes Association (ADA); and 1997 Chair, Diabetes Care and Education (DCE), Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND). Sue has authored and edited numerous publications, including: the IDF International Standards for Diabetes Education of Health Professionals; Associate Editor, American Association of Diabetes Educator’s The Art and Science of Diabetes Self-Management Education Desk Reference; Editor, DCE’s On The Cutting Edge peer-reviewed newsletter; and Associate Editor, Diabetes Forecast. She is the recipient of several awards, including ADA’s Rachmiel Levine Award for Outstanding Volunteer Service (2009); the Nebraska AND’s Outstanding Dietitian (1999) and Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year (1991) Awards; and DCE’s Distinguished Service Award (2000).