Lisa Roberson, RDN, LD
As the National Director of Wellness & Sustainability for Morrison Healthcare, Lisa Roberson is a Registered Dietitian with 20 years of expertise in nutrition leadership and has an emphasis in corporate wellness. Lisa uses healthy choice architecture and tasty yet healthy, sustainable food to transform food environments in hospitals.
Lisa trained at leading medical institutions including Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN. She has 15 years of clinical experience in specialty care ranging from pediatric gastroenterology and metabolic disorders, adult nutrition support and cardiac rehabilitation. For the last decade, Lisa has specialized in Corporate Wellness.
Lisa helped the culinary team engineer Morrison’s Great Living™ Patient Menu and education experience – a leading wellness innovation and healthy menu platform for patient feeding in hospitals, which offers an abundance of whole foods and has 50% less sodium and unhealthy fat as compared to typical hospital menus.
Lisa has also led her company to achieve awards in Employee Wellness such as:
- Kaiser Permanente’s Most Fit Company Award for three consecutive years,
- Recognition as one of the top 10 Healthiest Employers by the Atlanta Business Chronicle,
- And the National Business Group on Health (NBGH) Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles Award awarded to Compass Group for the fifth consecutive year in 2014.
As the Compass Group and Morrison Healthcare liaison to nationally recognized wellness organizations, Lisa has strategically aligned Morrison as the first healthcare foodservice company to partner with Healthcare Without Harm (HCWH) and A Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA). She is an active member of Practice Greenhealth (PGH) and is a selected member of the PGH Marketing Transformation Group, working to reduce antibiotics in the meat supplied to patients in hospitals and in the supply chain.
As a member of the Council of Future Practice in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, she strives to shape the experience of dietitians to include expertise in wellness and sustainability for promoting a healthier America.