|The American Dietetic Association has named Patricia Babjak Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for its national headquarters. Pat has held other positions at the Association including Executive Vice President for Strategic Management and Governance and Director of the Commission on Dietetic Registration. In 2004, in recognition of her service to the dietetics profession, she was named an Honorary Member in the Association.
Babjak has served on the Advisory Committee of the Harvard University Leadership Institute as well as on the Pew Health Professions Commission on Educating Health Care Workforce Task Force. She has chaired the National Commission for Certifying Agencies and served on the Leadership Council for the National Organization for Competency Assurance. Babjak is a graduate of the University of Illinois-Chicago and earned a master’s degree in library science from Dominican University, River Forest, Illinois.