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Nutrition Security Webinar Series: Honoring and Celebrating Black History Month: The Role of Registered Dietitian Nutritionists and Other Allied Health Professionals

Honor and celebrate Black History Month with us and learn from Registered Dietitian Nutritionists and other allied health professionals about their roles in prioritizing nutrition security and accelerating progress in health equity on Wednesday, February 23rd at 3:00 to 4:30 pm EST. 

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 LaRachelle Samuel-Smithat LaRachelle.Samuel-Smith@usda.gov.

 
Date/Time Wednesday, February 23rd, 3 – 4:30 p.m. EST (2 – 3:30 p.m. CST)
Webinar Title Honoring and Celebrating Black History Month: The Role of Registered Dietitian Nutritionists and Other Allied Health Professionals 
Description This event will will focus on honoring and celebrating Black History Month. The session aims to highlight the role of Registered Dietitian Nutritionists and other allied health professionals in prioritizing nutrition security and accelerating progress in health equity
Intended Audience NIFA stakeholders including academics, practitioners, and decision makers working to prioritize nutrition security.
Registration Link Register in advance for this webinar
Moderator Lydia Kaume, PhD, RDN, National Program Leader in the Division of Nutrition, Institute of Food Safety and Nutrition at the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture 
 
Speakers
Presenters:
  • Sara Bleich, PhD, Director of Nutrition Security and Health Equity, USDA Food and Nutrition Service
  • Elizabeth Campell, MS, RDN, Senior Director, Legislative and Government Affairs, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Lyndi Buckingham-Schutt, PhD, RDN, LDN, Assistant Professor and Community Nutrition and Health State Extension Specialist, Iowa State University and Vice Chair of the Legislative and Public Policy Council for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Angie Tagtow, MS, RDN, LDN, Founder & Chief Strategist, Äkta Strategies, LLC 
  • Judith Camele Anglin, PhD, RD, LD, FAND is an Associate Professor and Program Director, has over twenty years of experience as a clinical dietitian, researcher, and educator. 
Panelists:
  • Alison Brown, PhD, RDN, Program Director, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health
  • Deirdra Chester, PhD, RDN, USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
  • Cheryl Jackson-Lewis, MPA, RDN, LDN, National Director, Nutrition and Education, Training and Technical Assistance Division, USDA Food and Nutrition Service
Click here for Speaker Bios
Webinar Team
  • Faith Peppers, NIFA Director of Communications
  • LaRachelle Samuel-Smith, NIFA Internal Communications Manager
  • 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
  • Sheila Fleischhacker, PhD, JD, RDN, NIFA National Science Liaison - Nutrition and Food Safety and NIFA Nutrition Security Team Lead
  • 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
Relevant Resources
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 Jessica.creighton@usda.gov or (816) 266-6947 no later than Tuesday, February 22nd at 5:00 pm EST. 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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