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Nutrition Security Webinar Series: Prioritizing Nutrition Security - Emerging Approaches in Research and Practice

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Learn about emerging approaches to prioritizing nutrition security in research and practice at an upcoming webinar on Monday, September 27th from 3 – 4:30 p.m. ET (2 – 3:30 p.m. CT). The virtual session will be led by subject matter experts from academic, local public health administration, and the largest domestic food bank network. Each will provide an overview of their emerging approaches - including challenges - to prioritizing nutrition security. Attendees are highly encouraged to ask questions during the live Q&A segment.
This event is the fourth installment of NIFA’s new monthly Nutrition Security Webinar Series. The series is set to feature a broad range of topics and speakers focused on prioritizing nutrition security during and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic.
Click here to register in advance. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with details on how to join the live session. If you have any questions or comments, please email Sheila Fleischhacker at

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Date/Time Monday, September 27th, 3 – 4:30 p.m. EST (2 – 3:30 p.m. CST)
Webinar Title Prioritizing Nutrition Security: Emerging Approaches in Research and Practice
Description This session includes four overviews of emerging approaches to prioritizing nutrition security in research and practice.
Intended Audience NIFA stakeholders including academics, practitioners, and decision makers working to prioritize nutrition security.
Registration Link Register in advance for this webinar
Moderator Sheila Fleischhacker, PhD, JD, RDN, NIFA National Science Liaison - Nutrition and Food Safety and NIFA Nutrition Security Team Lead
Webinar Team
  • Faith Peppers, NIFA Director of Communications
  • Cassandra Huey, PhD, NIFA Program Specialist, Division of Community and Education, Institute of Youth, Family and Community and NIFA Nutrition Security Team Executive Secretary
  • Danielle Farley, MS, NIFA Social Science Specialist, Division of Animal Systems, Institute of Food Production and Sustainability
  • Amber Gellert, MA, NIFA Program Assistant, Division of Community and Education, Institute of Youth, Family, and Community
  • Stephanie Morriss, PhD, NIFA Institute of Food Safety and Nutrition Date Analyst
Post-Webinar Materials The video recording, slide deck, and other resources will be provided on the series webpage.
Reasonable Accommodations If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this webinar, please contact Jessica Creighton, Senior Equal Opportunity Specialist, at or (816) 266-6947 no later than Friday, September 24th at 5:00 pm. Language access services, such as interpretation or translation of vital information, will be provided free of charge to limited English proficient individuals upon request.
Continuing Education Credits Pending approval for each webinar in this series, Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be offered through the Commission on Dietetics Registration.

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