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McPherson attends ADA function in Texas

Draughon McPherson

Draughon McPherson

Draughon McPherson, registered dietitian of Indianola, was among the national leaders of the American Dietetic Association (ADA) who were selected to attend its sixth Leadership Institute, held June 11-14 in Dallas, Texas.

McPherson is a part-time instructor of nutrition/dietetics in the Delta State University College of Education’s Division of Family & Consumer Sciences and consultant at the Good Samaritan Health Center in Greenville.  McPherson received the Emerging Dietetic Leader Award for the Mississippi Dietetic Association in April.

McPherson has a B.S. in food, nutrition and dietetics from Mississippi State University and an M.Ed. in allied health science education from Vanderbilt University.  The predominant focus of her career is community nutrition and nutrition/science education.

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