Behavioral Management Practice Breakout Session

Aida Miles, MMSc, RD, CSP, LD, FAND

Aida Miles is currently the Director of the Coordinated Masters Program in Public Health Nutrition at the University of Minnesota.  In addition to directing this program Aida precepts students in the use of Motivational Interviewing at ambulatory care settings in the Twin Cities area.  Aida’s specialty is pediatric nutrition and working with children with special needs, particularly autism. Because of this expertise Aida is a consultant for the Clinic 4 Kidz’ Feeding Program in Sausalito, California, and for the Munroe Meyer Institute’s Feeding Disorders Program at the University of Nebraska in Omaha, Nebraska.    
Aida has held various leadership positions locally and nationally.  She is currently the Past-Speaker for the Academy’s House of Delegates, and she serves on the Academy’s Board of Directors.  Aida received her Masters of Medical Science degree from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia and her Bachelors in Dietetics from Whittier College in California.  She is currently completing her doctoral degree in Higher Education from Bethel University in St. Paul, Minnesota.