The President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition has selected Miami Sports Nutritionist & Chef Lisa Dorfman, MS, RD, CSSD, CCMS, LMHC, FAND to receive a 2019 President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition Community Leadership Award. The award is given annually to individuals or organizations who improve the lives of others within their community by providing or enhancing opportunities to engage in sports, physical activity, fitness, or nutrition-related programs.
Known nationally as The Running Nutritionist, ® Lisa has been a global health expert consulting to industry, academia, the public & press for more than three decades. Lisa served as the US Sailing Olympic and Paralympics Team Nutritionist for the Beijing Olympics & the Nutrition Expert for Zumba® Plate program. For nearly a decade, she dedicated her expertise to the University of Miami Sports Teams, as their sports nutritionist, nutrition professor and Director of the Graduate Program in Health & Performance Nutrition. Since ’15, she has served as Chairperson of the Miami Culinary Institute (MCI) Advisory Board & is Chef Alliance Director for Slow Food Miami. She is a Miami native for 40 years, wife and mom to 3 children.
A full listing of the 2019 Community Leadership Awardees is available on fitness.gov.