Carol Danaher, MPH, RDN

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Ellyn Satter Institute Board Member

Carol Danaher is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. She received her Master’s in Public Health from Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene & Public Health. She is faculty and board member of the Ellyn Satter Institute. Carol’s career in public health nutrition has focused on parents and children. She served as both educator and program developer for pediatric physician practice groups, county-level public health programs, local Head Start Programs and other nonprofit childcare organizations. Carol worked for the Food and Nutrition Service of USDA conducting analysis and evaluation on our nation’s food and nutrition programs for children and families. Her professional relationship with diverse care providers, parents and children led Carol to the Ellyn Satter philosophy that parents and children need a positive feeding relationship with each other and a normal relationship with food in order to achieve physical and emotional health. She teaches Competent Eating and Satter Division of Responsibility to an international audience. Volunteer work in Jakarta, Indonesia led to Carol’s passion for Public Health. Carol’s work with children includes being a middle school teacher, a Girl Scout leader for 12 years, a Cub Scout leader and spending as much time as she can with her children and granddaughters.