CEU Opportunity at MTSU

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Immigration to America: How Environmental Change Impacts Dietary Intake and Body Mass Index Status

MTSU is pleased to announce that Chery F. Smith, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.D. will be speaking on campus Monday, April 3rd. The event has been approved via CDR for 1 hour of continuing education. The forms for CE credit will be at the meeting. For more information, follow the link below.

MTSU CEU OPPORTUNITY

Volunteer Opportunity–Fresh Savings Program with AARP

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On Saturday, March 4th, the Tennessee Justice Center is hosting a senior-focused outreach event at the Nashville Farmers’ Market. The Fresh Savings program with AARP is looking for volunteers to help man the table by giving out goodies and possibly conduct a taste testing activity.  The event will take place from 12-4 pm. You can volunteer the entire 4 hours or for only part of it (they want any help they can get!). If interested in participating and for more information, please contact  Amy [Maloney] Koné at akone@aarp.org. Be sure to say you are with NAND! Lunch will be provided. 

RD Volunteer Opportunity

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The SEEDS group is seeking a female community registered dietitian to assist with a wellness challenge mid February – April for 4-5, 1 hour sessions. The SEEDS group is an eclectic women’s group with an African American majority. It is beneficial if the RD has knowledge of African American ethnic food preferences and is available for one shopping outing–gas mileage will be reimbursed. Certificate will also be given.
Needs:
-Nutrition education; portion size; eating consistency.
-Shopping; food labels.
-Help track 3 weigh ins.

If interested, please contact Fatimah Ali at

National Nutrition Month Volunteer Opportunities

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Dear NAND Members,

NAND will be hosting two events this year in honor of National Nutrition month: Sorting canned goods with Second Harvest on Saturday March 18th from 9-12pm and Gardening with the Nashville Food Project on Saturday March 25th from 9-11am. Please sign up for the event(s) in which you are interested! Not only will we be helping out the community, but this will be a great way to network with other NAND and community partners. If you have any questions, please contact Collette Powers at cnpowers9@gmail.com. Feel free to share this event with other RDs who are not NAND members, but who are interested in learning more about our organization. We have 50 slots to fill for Second Harvest. The Nashville Food Project event (our most popular event) will be capped at 15 slots and NAND members will be given priority so don’t wait to sign up!

Follow the link below to sign up!

http://signup.com/go/SN1Ciq

Volunteer Opportunities—The Heimerdinger Foundation

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The Heimerdinger Foundation prepares nutrient-rich meals for people fighting cancer and seeks to educate the community about proper nutrition. They are currently in need of volunteers for their Meals 4 Health & Healing program. Volunteers can help prepare meals in their kitchen, deliver meals to clients, and serve as client liaisons.

If you are interested in volunteering, contact Natisha Moultry at volunteer@hfmeals.org.

Please also see the attached program brochure for more information.

Meals 4 Health and Healing Brochure

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TAND Annual Meeting 2017

Monday, March 20, 2017

Please join us!

Conference location:

Nashville Airport Marriott Hotel

600 Marriott Drive

Nashville, TN 37214

(615) 889-9300

Parking is Free. 

Group rate is available through February ??, 2017

Group rate code is: TAND

***TAND signs will be posted outside & inside the Hotel***

Speaker line-up for the Annual Meeting!

Amy Richards, MS, RDN
• Fact or Fiction: Is There Evidence for Vegetarian and Vegan Diets?

Kathleen Zelman, MS, RDN
• From Manual Typewriters to Mommy Blogs: The Changing Landscape of Nutrition Communications

Jacqueline Marcus, RDN
• What’s New About Getting Old? – Savoring the Seasoned Years

Panel: Jaime Pope MS, RD; Regina Tyree, MS Exerc Phys; Kevin Niswender, MD, PhD; Brandon Williams, MD
• Contrasting the Evidence on Treatment Options for Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes: Diet, Exercise, Pharmaceuticals and Surgery

Don’t miss out on these educational sessions! Register here: http://www.eatright-tn.org/annual_meeting