A registered dietitian, Shelley Case is a leading international expert on celiac disease and the gluten-free diet. She is a member of the Professional Advisory Board of the Canadian Celiac Association and the Medical Advisory Boards of the Celiac Disease Foundation and Gluten Intolerance Group in the USA, as well as the Scientific Advisory Board of the Grain Foods Foundation in the USA.
Shelley is a frequent guest on television and radio. A popular speaker, she delivers numerous lectures and workshops at national and regional medical, dietetic, celiac and food industry conferences throughout the USA and Canada. Highlights include the National Institutes of Health Consensus Development Conference on Celiac Disease, American Gastroenterology Association, Dietitians of Canada, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Natural Products Food Expo, Institute of Food Technologists and the International Baking Industry Expo.
She is the author of many articles on celiac disease and the gluten-free diet in publications such as Gastroenterology, Paediatrics, Digestive Disease and Sciences, Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology, Practical Gastroenterology and Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics. In addition, she has contributed to many other publications including the Dietitians of Canada Practice-Based Evidence in Nutrition (PEN) celiac disease section, Canadian Celiac Association’s online educational program for health professionals, as well as textbooks, magazines, and patient education resources.
Shelley writes “Ask the Celiac Expert” column for Allergic Living Magazine, the nutrition column for the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness, “Ask Shelley Case” at befreeforme.com, and the industry expert column in Snack Food and Wholesale Bakery Magazine.
In recognition of Shelley’s major contributions to the field of celiac disease and dedication to educating health professionals and individuals with celiac disease in the U.S. and Canada, she was awarded the Queen Elizabeth Golden Jubilee Medal.
Shelley earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Saskatchewan and completed her Dietetic Internship at the Health Sciences Center in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Professionally, Shelley is a member of the Dietitians of Canada, Saskatchewan Dietitians Association and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She lives in Regina, Saskatchewan.