Carol Bradley, PhD, RDN, LD holds a MA in Nutrition from University of Texas and a PhD in School and Behavioral Psychology from SFA. She has over 25 years of experience as a registered and licensed dietitian and has served in a variety of positions in her career. Practice areas have included clinical and food service management in a hospital setting, nursing home consultant, and nutrition instructor at SFA. Her corporate experience includes public relations and corporate donations for Brookshire Brothers where she also created a manager training program for food safety. Bradley’s favorite areas of practice have been creating wellness programs for local industries and sports nutrition. Bradley currently serves as a behavior health specialist at the state supported living center in Lufkin where she works with intellectually disabled individuals who are also medically fragile.
Her current volunteer activities include past president 2014-2015 of Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly TDA) where she previously served as president (2013-2014), DAL Communications, Public Relations Chair and as past-president and legislative chair of the East Texas district. Bradley also serves on the board for East Texas Food Bank where she helped develop the Speaker’s Bureau and as a member of the public relations committee for Texas Association of Applied Behavior Analysis (TXABA).
Bradley’s passion for nutrition also shows in her volunteer work in her community. She has served and presided over local boards for the American Heart Association, American Cancer Society, Lufkin ISD School Health Advisory Committee (SHAC), Coalition Against Under Age Drinking, and Angelina Youth Soccer Association. She developed Camp Get Fit for the Junior League of Lufkin over 15 years ago to help kids learn more about healthy eating and physical activity and to learn how to prepare nutritious recipes themselves. She continues to help with Camp Get Fit to coach other league volunteers. Bradley spent five years as developer and chair of the Red Ribbon Fun Run. In 1994 she received the Texas Exes Community Service Award and in 2005 she received South Texas Youth Soccer Volunteer of the Year Award for over 10 years of service in youth soccer. She currently serves as publicity chair for the Angelina County Ladies Lions Club.