Photo of janet bearyJanet Beary, a clinical assistant professor in the Program in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology in the College of Pharmacy at WSU Spokane, assumed the office of president of the Washington State Dietetic Association in June 2010.

Beary has been a professor at WSU since January 2000. She has a Ph.D. from Oregon State University in public health. She is a registered dietitian and a certified health education specialist. She also is director of the Coordinated Program in Dietetics at WSU Spokane.