BADD Co-Founders and Social Media Manager
Michele “Shelly” DeBiasse, PhD, RDN is a Clinical Associate Professor and Director, Programs in Nutrition at Boston University. Shelly is also has a faculty/research affiliation with the Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Program and the Center for Antiracist Research at Boston University. Shelly is a scholar-activist whose research centers around issues related to diversity, equity, and inclusion, particularly within the dietetics profession.
Deanna is a registered dietitian and public health practitioner currently working in the healthcare improvement space in Boston. She is the co-founder of Diversify Dietetics and is passionate about fighting for equity and supporting students and professionals of color in the field of nutrition and dietetics.
Social Media Manager
Ilana is a student at Framingham State University, Framingham, MA in the Master’s in Food and Nutrition program. She is a member of the Framingham State University Nutrition Club, and will bring her passion for dietetics and activism to her work with BADD.