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The Nashville Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is an advocate for Nashville dietitians and the dietetic profession. We serve the public through the promotion of optimal nutrition, health and well-being!

RDs and dietetic students are welcome to join the NAND. Become a member to attend the quarterly NAND meetings for free, get information on local job postings and continuing education opportunities, and gain access to the website’s members section!

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NAND in the News

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In celebration of Kids Eat Right Month, NAND’s own Katie Hinton recently wrote an article in the Tennessean entitled: “Breakfast and kids: a winning combination”. She also includes a delicious No-Fuss Egg and Veggie Bake recipe appropriate for the kids and kids-at-heart.  Check out the link below:

Breakfast and kids: A winning combination

Katie Hinton, MS, RD, LDN is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and clinical dietitian at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Dietetic Intern Reception

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NAND members, local students, and local dietetic interns:

Mark your calendar for the upcoming NAND Intern Reception!

This event is open to all dietetic interns and students in the area to learn more about NAND.

WHEN: Monday, September 11th, from 6:00-7:00pm
WHERE: Edmondson Pike Branch of the Nashville Public Library – Address: 5501 Edmondson Pike, Nashville, TN 37211

For more information, contact Emily Hogan at emilyhoganrd@hotmail.com

NAND Volunteer Opportunity

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What: Women’s Heart Alliance Screening Event

Where: First Tennessee Park – 19 Junior Gilliam Way, Nashville, TN 37219

When: Wednesday, September 20th, 2017 from 11:00am – 2:00pm

Additional Information: This event is held for Metro-Nashville Employees. It is a “come and go” event in which different departments within Metro will pass through at designated times, resulting in a steady flow of participants throughout the event. There will be fun, heart healthy activities, health screenings and exercise demos. They are looking for a few RD’s to be available with educational information and to provide basic nutrition counseling if needed. They have a team of nurses who will be doing screens: blood pressure, weight, labs, etc. The event will have tents, tables, chairs for protection from the elements.

Please email Emily Hogan –  Emilyhoganrd@hotmail.com or call/text 615-568-0608 if you are available to participate with this event. NAND will provide materials.

The 27th Annual Renfrew Center Foundation Conference for Professionals

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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

Feminist Relational Perspectives and Beyond: Integrating Science, Creativity and Clinical Wisdom

NOVEMBER 10 – 12, 2017, Philadelphia Airport Marriott

The Renfrew Center Foundation Annual Conference will provide you with a front-row seat to the newest science and evidence-based practices for eating disorder treatment. Our workshops will help you determine how to integrate these new approaches into your own clinical practice and how to leverage the wisdom and intuition you’ve cultivated from real-world experience. As successful eating disorder professionals, we are always looking to improve our effectiveness. We understand the environment in which we practice is constantly changing and our patient population is changing too.

Keynote Presentations:

Making Mental Health Essential Health

Patrick J. Kennedy

Collaborative Care in the Treatment of Eating Disorders Across the Lifespan:

Lessons Learned from Research and Practice

Janet Treasure, OBE, PhD, FRCP, FRCPsych

Adele Lafrance, PhD, CPsych

Feeding Hunger…

A Journey of Self Discovery, Acceptance and Healing

Roxane Gay, PhD

Research Gaps & Promising Practices: A Feminist, Social Justice Inquiry

Beth Hartman McGilley, PhD, FAED, CEDS (Moderator)

Gayle E. Brooks, PhD

Rachael Calogero, PhD, FAED

Melissa-Irene Jackson, BS, BA

Marcella Raimondo, PhD, MPH

Featured Workshops:

What Motivates Change? Translating Theory into Practice

Dana Sturtevant, MS, RD

This experiential workshop offers a combination of principles, skills and strategies to help clients strengthen their commitment to change.

The Many Faces of ARFID: Let’s Get This Recognized and Treated

Karen Beerbower, MS, RD, LD, CEDRD

This presentation reviews current research about ARFID, and describes contemporary challenges, understanding about its presentation, clinical characteristics, complications, and best treatment practices.

Creative Brain-Based Clinical and Nutritional Treatment of EDs

Laura Hill, PhD & Sonja Stotz, RD, LD

This workshop introduces new, evidence-based clinical and nutritional treatment tools, and describes how they reflect neurobiological eating disorders research.

Living in This Queer Body: Treating Gender Nonconforming Patients

Asher Pandjiris, LMSW, MA & Jessica Kosciewicz, MS, RD

This workshop addresses the complexity of treating transgender patients who use disordered eating practices to manage body dissatisfaction. Clinical material is used to highlight the clinical challenge of working with the trans community, and to raise an awareness of a thus far unnoticed, but steadily growing, public health crisis.

Networking Breakfast For Nutrition Therapists

Hosted by: Jodi Krumholz, RD, LDN & Trish Lieberman, MS, RDN, LDN

Please join us to meet and network with dietitians who are working in treatment centers, outpatient groups or solo practices. Participants will have an opportunity to discuss the specific challenges of their work and learn from the experience of others.

For more information or to register please visit www.renfrewconference.com or contact Kavita Patel at 1-877-367-3383 or kpatel@renfrewcenter.com.

15th Annual Wellmont Diabetes Symposium

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The 15th Annual Wellmont Diabetes Symposium will be held on Friday, June 23, 2017 in Bristol, TN.

Any interested physicians, nurse practitioners, registered and licensed practical nurses, physical therapists, registered dietitians, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and other health professionals are encouraged to participate.

Please see the attached information flyer and registration form.  Registration is FREE!

2017 Diabetes Symposium Registration

NAND Membership Renewal

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It’s that time of year to renew your NAND Membership for 2017-2018! Renew your membership by June 16th (deadline is extended) for the upcoming year, June 1, 2017 through May 31, 2018, and enter for a chance to win one of three $25 gift cards!

Being a member has great benefits including free CEU’s, sponsored events/dinners, networking opportunities, and more all for only $35! Click on the link below to join today!!! When you join/renew, please also take a minute to complete the “Find an RD” section. We often receive inquiries about how to locate nutrition professionals in the area so please take a minute to provide/update your information.

Friendly Reminder: Please do not forget to also renew your Academy (AND) membership. You must be a member of the Academy (AND) before you can join NAND.

http://www.eatrightnashville.org/index.php/become-a-member/

NAND Leadership Opportunity

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Looking for a leadership role? Want to get more involved in your profession and the Nashville community?
Join the Nashville Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Board!
NAND is looking for leaders to serve on the 2017-2018 Board. NAND membership is free for Board members and offers opportunities in networking with other nutrition professionals and our Nashville community. The following positions are vacant:
  • Nominating Chair-Elect
  • Nominating Member
  • Membership Initiative
  • Fundraising Chair
  • Website Coordinator
 To join, please contact Sarah Martin at Sarah.L.Vaughn@gmail.com for more information.

MTSPEN CEU Opportunity

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MTSPEN is presenting a wonderful opportunity to earn CEUs.

Topic:  Micronutrients: Assessing and Correcting Micronutrient Abnormalities in Adults

Date: Tuesday, May 16, 2017— Registration: 1:30 pm—Webinar: 2-3:30 pm

Location: Centennial Medical Center—Women’s and Children’s hospital 2nd floor—Childbirth Education Room

For more details about how to RSVP, follow the link below.

MTSPEN CEU Opportunity

Volunteer Opportunity–Fresh Savings Program at Nashville Farmer’s Market

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On Saturday May 20th, NAND is partnering with the Nashville Farmers Market and AARP Foundation to support the Fresh Savings Program at Nashville Farmer’s Market. Please join us!  Fresh Savings helps people who shop with SNAP/EBT benefits stretch their dollars. When someone spends up to $20 on SNAP-eligible food at the market, they can receive up to $20 more to spend on fresh fruits and vegetables. NAND volunteers will help guide shoppers on how to spend their tokens, how to pick out different fruits/vegetables, provide suggestions on how to use the produce, and show them the best way to maximize their dollar. Sign up to help! We are looking for at least 4 volunteers to cover a 2 hour shift, either 10am-12pm or 12pm-2pm. Sign up today by following the link below!

http://signup.com/go/VFZPphd

To learn more about the AARP Fresh Savings Program, check out the attached flyer or go to their website at www.aarpfoundation.org/freshsavings.

TN Fresh Savings Editable Flyer- NFM May 17