Slim Chance Award Panel

rebecca-scritchfieldDr. Susan Albers is a psychologist at the Cleveland Clinic and the New York Times Bestselling Author of EatQ as well as Eating Mindfully and 50 Ways to Soothe Yourself Without Food. She is the creator of, a website that provides free resources for people to learn how to ditch dieting for good and have a healthier relationship to food.  Dr. Albers is a graduate of the University of Denver and completed her post-doctoral fellowship at Stanford University. She is frequently quoted in Shape, Fitness, Prevention, Self and has been a guest on Dr. Oz.

katja rowell md

Katja Rowell, MD is a family doctor and childhood feeding specialist on a mission to support parents who worry about feeding and their child’s weight or growth. Rowell believes that helping children grow up to feel good about food and their bodies is the best preventive medicine there is. Described as “academic, but warm and down to earth,” she presents workshops to parents and professionals across the country and consults with corporate clients, nutrition education and public health projects. Rowell also writes for online and print media, including Huffington Post Parents. Her books are  Love Me, Feed Me and Helping Your Child With Extreme Picky Eating (May 2015). Rowell makes her home in the Twin Cities where she enjoys reading, camping, cooking (most of the time), and a husband who does the dishes. Her website is

rebecca-scritchfieldRebecca Scritchfield, RDN, is founder of Capitol Nutrition Group, a Washington D.C.weight neutral behavioral counseling practice. She inspires people to change their lives by establishing balanced eating habits, finding exercise that feels great, and learning to manage stress. A graduate of The Johns Hopkins University, Rebecca has reached millions through television, radio, print, and web including: The Today Show, MSNBC, Fox News, CNN, The Washington Post, O Magazine, Prevention, Women’s Health, and Runner’s World.  Rebecca also writes for US News and Pregnancy Magazine. Her website is  You can find her on Twitter @scritchfieldRD.

Lizabeth Wesely CasellaLizabeth Wesely-Casella is a weight stigma prevention advocate and a binge eating disorder expert. She works in Washington, DC as a coalition builder and a speaker addressing the impact that size discrimination has on our economy, education and labor pools as well as the profound effects on those with eating disorders. Lizabeth leads the Weight Stigma Stakeholders Group, a coalition of industry professionals dedicated to addressing weight stigma and discrimination in policy, government, industry and education. Her advocacy work has impacted program design from college campuses to the White House in an effort to prevent weight bias and stigma in programs including Let’s Move! Please visit her website at

marsha-hudnallMarsha Hudnall, MS, RDN, CD is president and co-owner of Green Mountain at Fox Run. A thought leader when it comes to managing eating, emotions and weight, and a voice of reason for the last three decades in helping people move away from diets, she also serves on the board of directors for the Binge Eating Disorder Association and The Center for Mindful Eating. Marsha’s work at Green Mountain reflects her desire to move people away from restricted notions of eating that get in the way of achieving and maintaining optimal health, and to help women change their focus from weight to health for greater success in achieving health goals. In 2005, she started Green Mountain’s award-winning blog, A Weight Lifted. Follow her on Twitter @MarshaHudnall.

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