Biography: Catherine R. McManus, PhD, RDN, LD

Catherine R.  McManus, PhD, RDN, LD

Catherine R. McManus, PhD, RDN, LD
Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University

Catherine McManus is a licensed, registered dietitian & Assistant Professor/Director of Nutrition Curriculum and Education for the Department of Nutrition at Case Western Reserve University. Catherine’s expertise focuses on culinary/lifestyle medicine, behavior change and Type 1 Diabetes.  She has completed advanced professional culinary training and has developed numerous culinary medicine research interventions, recently earning the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetic’s 2020 Innovative Culinary Effort Award for her most recent intervention. Catherine previously worked as a Nutritionist for Nestle USA and was an Adjunct Professor for the Art Institute of Pittsburgh’s Culinary Arts program. Catherine currently serves as the Vice-Chair of the Academy’s Type 1 Diabetes Expert Panel and on the Scientific Advisory Committee for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.