Ms. Roberta Anding - 2013 Huffines Discussion Scholar

Ms. Roberta Anding

Director of Sports Nutrition at Texas Children's Hospital

“Sports Nutrition: Peewees to Pros

Ms. Anding received her Bachelor’s degree in Dietetics in 1977 and her Master’s in Nutrition from Louisiana State University in 1980. She is currently a licensed dietitian in the state of Texas, a Registered Dietitian with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, a Certified Diabetes Educator, and a Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics. Ms. Anding also holds a certificate in Childhood and Adolescent Weight Management from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 

Ms. Anding is an instructor in the Kinesiology Department at Rice University. She is one of two sports dietitians for Rice University Athletics. She is also a faculty member of the Baylor College of Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics, Section of Adolescent Medicine and Sports Medicine where she is an instructor in nutrition as well as the clinical dietitian in the Adolescent Medicine and Sports Medicine Clinic. Ms. Anding is also currently the sports dietitian for the Houston Texans NFL franchise and holds the same position with the Houston Astros MLB franchise. Ms. Anding also consults with the Houston Ballet. 

Ms. Anding has been honored with the SCAN (Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition Dietetic Practice group) with SCAN Achievement Award in 2011. Ms. Anding received the Texas Distinguished Dietitian Award in 2008, the Texas Dietetic Association Media Award in 2006, the Houston Area Dietetic Association Media Award in 2004 and 2006, and the Houston Area Dietetic Association Award for the Dietetic Internship Educator of the Year in 2001.