Amanda Leonard M.P.H., R.D., C.D.E.

Amanda Radmer Leonard, MPH, RD/LD, CDE, is an Advanced Nutrition Practitioner at The Johns Hopkins Children’s Center in Baltimore, MD, where she assesses patients with cystic fibrosis and educates staff, medical students, and the pediatric population on the topic of cystic fibrosis. She has been at Hopkins since 1997. Prior to this she worked as a pediatric dietitian at Tulane Hospital for Children in New Orleans, LA. Ms. Leonard also serves as Facilitator in the CF Nutrition Mentoring Program for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in Bethesda, MD, where in 2008 she assisted in implementing a full-scale, national nutrition mentoring program. She earned her bachelor’s degree in dietetics and nutritional science from the University of Delaware in Newark and went on to get her master’s of public health in nutrition from the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in New Orleans, LA. She is actively involved in several professional societies including the American Dietetic Association, the ADA Pediatric Nutrition Practice group, and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Conference Planning Committee. Ms. Leonard has published several articles in peer-reviewed journals including the Journal of Pediatrics, the Journal of Cystic Fibrosis and the Journal of Pediatric Psychology. She has given more than two dozen national and international presentations on the topic of nutrition, namely nutrition for pediatrics, diabetes, and for patients with cystic fibrosis, at conferences such as the North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, the Brazilian Cystic Fibrosis Congress and the American Dietetic Association Food and Nutrition Expo.