Manjushree Karkare

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Manju is the owner of Nutritionally Yours LLC, a private practice offering personalized nutritional coaching focused on integrative and functional nutrition and weight management as well as cooking demos for corporate wellness. She has more than 25 years of experience in acute care clinical nutrition, outpatient oncology consulting, public health education, and community nutrition.

Manju served as the Academy's Treasurer in 2018-2019. Manju is a member of the North Carolina Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, several dietetic practice groups, and member interest groups. She is a member and past chair of the Academy's Asian Indians in Nutrition and Dietetics member interest group. Manju recently served on the Academy's Board of Directors as Treasurer and on the NC Affiliate Board as the Public Policy Coordinator. She continues to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation, Vice-Chair of the Legislative and Public Policy Committee, Communications Director for Vegetarian DPG, Treasurer for Dietitian in Integrative and Functional Medicine, and Member Engagement Director for the Dietitians in Business and Communications DPG.

Manju was selected in 2012 as one of the Academy's four national Diversity Leaders and received the Excellence in Service Award from the Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine Dietetic Practice Group in 2021 and the North Carolina Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' 2018 Outstanding Dietitian of the Year Award.

Manju is an active volunteer at Meals on Wheels. She was named to the Cooking Matters' Hall of Fame in 2016 for teaching more than 15 series of nutrition classes for low-income populations. She serves on a variety of area non-profit boards and has held leadership positions on the same.

Manju is a graduate of SNDT Women's University in Pune, India, and earned a master's degree from the University of Kentucky.

Job History

Nutritionally Yours LLC
Raleigh, NC, United States
April 2012 - present

Duke University Employee Occupational Health
Pathways to Change Leader
Durham, NC, United States
April 2011 - December 2012

Symmes Hospital
Chief Dietitian
Woburn, MA, United States
January 1991 - December 1993

Brookhaven Memorial Hospital
Clinical Dietitian
Brookhaven, NY, United States
August 1989 - December 1990

Honors and Awards

Community Champion
Cabot Collaborative

Diversity Leader
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Hall of Fame induction
Cooking Matters

Outstanding Dietitian of the Year
North Carolina Affiliate