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Sherry Bridge

Title: Clinical Dietitian and Team Leader for Clinical Nutrition
Industry: Healthcare
Type of Organization: Hospital
Major Product/Service: Patient care
Expertise: Ms. Bridge has over 40 years experience in dietetics and has been with the current Hospital for 18 years. She specializes in nutrition for in-patient newborns and adults and is responsible for suggesting tube feedings and IV feedings as well as oral nutrition and assessing risk factors of in-patients. She works with surgical and medical patients as well as pre-term infants and their mothers. Ms. Bridge is also responsible for Diabetes Education. As a Team Leader, she prepares the schedule for the team and is the 'go-to" person for the team to orient new employees, mentor students and assist the team in the completion of assignments.
Geographic Area of Distribution: Salt Lake City, Utah
Affiliations: Past President, Relief Society, LDS Church; A.N.D.; Past President, Secretary, Quality Assurance Committee Member, U.A.N.D.
University/Degree: B.S., Nutrition and Food Science/Dietetics, Utah State University, 1974; Registered, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; Certification in Dietetics, State of Utah
Born: April 4, 1952, Magrath, Alberta, Canada
Hobbies/Sports: Reading, music, playing piano and organ, crocheting, travel, Church activites
Career Accomplishments: Ms. Bridge has served in various positions on the UAND board for almost 20 years, including serving as President of the Utah Chapter from 1994 to 1995. She has also provided services for the Davis County Affiliate of the Utah Council on Aging. She has conducted nutrition classes for women's groups and Cub Scouts in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Ms. Bridge attributes her success to keeping current and staying committed to doing the best job possible at all times. Her team motto is "We come to work to improve someone's life, improve our own and get paid to do it".