Sessions

The Academy's annual meeting features more than 130 research and educational presentations, lectures, panel discussions and culinary demonstrations. Be amazed and inspired by the 2016 line-up of experts and sessions offered in the all educational tracks during the Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo™.

Saturday, October 15, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Foundation Symposium - Innovation: Shaping the Future of Dietetics

Speaker: Adegbola Adesogan PhD,  Beth Johnson,  Jason Lau MS, RD, CDN,  Kim Kirchherr MS, RDN, LDN, CDE, FAND

Room: 252 AB

Saturday, October 15, 11:30 AM - 3:30 PM

375. Pre-FNCE Workshop - Recipe Writing 101: Creating Healthy Recipes with Substance and Sizzle

Speaker: Janet Helm MS, RDN,  Katie Morford MS, RDN,  Liz Weiss MS, RDN

Room: 153 ABC

379. Pre-FNCE Workshop - Acing the Interview: RDNs in Media

Speaker: Dawn Jackson Blatner RDN, CSSD,  Tara Gidus Collingwood MS,RDN,CSSD,LD/N

Room: 156 ABC

Saturday, October 15, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Foundation Symposium - Minding the Gap: A Role for Vitamin & Mineral Supplements?

Speaker: Jeffery Blumberg PhD, FASN, FACN,  Susan Finn PhD, RD, FAND

Room: 252 AB

Saturday, October 15, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Sunday, October 16, 6:45 AM - 7:45 AM

Foundation Breakfast - Fuel Your Morning

Speaker: Chris Mohr PhD, RD,  Shakeel Rehman PhD

Room: Westin Waterfront Hotel Commonwealth Ballroom BC

Sunday, October 16, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

124. 2016 Wimpfheimer-Guggenheim International Lecture: Changing the Face of Nutrition in Latin America

Speaker: Fernanda Kroker-Lobos MSc. Dr.Sc.,  Graciela Gonzalez,  Judith Gilbride PhD, RDN,FAND

Room: 104 ABC

129. Glucose Monitoring as a Tool for MNT: Re-thinking Meal-time Insulin Dosing in Type 1 Diabetes

Speaker: Hope Warshaw MMSc, RD, CDE, BC-ADM,  Howard Wolpert MD,  Laura Russell MA, RDN, LD, CDE, CPT

Room: Grand Ballroom East

132. Leading Malnutrition Quality Improvement for Better Hospital & Patient Outcomes

Speaker: Alana Cline PhD, RDN,  Heidi Silver PhD, MS, RD,  Kelsey Jones MPA,  Kenneth Nepple MD, FACS

Room: 205 ABC

151. Cooking Skills: The Missing Ingredient in Healthy Eating?

Speaker: Leslie Cunningham-Sabo PhD, RDN,  Marla Reicks PhD, RD,  Rosemary Riley PhD, LD

Room: 153 ABC

158. Selenium: The Secret That Will Change Public Perception of Seafood

Speaker: Elizabeth Ward MS, RD,  Kathleen Zelman MPH, RD, LD,  Nicholas VC Ralston Ph.D.

Room: 258 ABC

182. Too Small to Fail: Birthing the B-24 Dietary Guidelines

Speaker: Alanna Moshfegh MS, RD,  Benard Dreyer MD, FAAP,  Robert Murray MD,  Susan Johnson PhD

Room: 052 AB

192. The Gut-Brain Highway: Can Traffic Be Regulated by Diet?

Speaker: Brook Harmon PhD, RDN, FAND,  Hannah Holscher PhD, RD,  Naiman Khan PhD, RD

Room: Grand Ballroom West

203. The Emerging Field of Yoga Therapy in Dietetics

Speaker: Annie Kay MS, RDN, E-RYT500,  Annie Kay MS, RDN, E-RYT500,  Anu Kaur MS, RDN, RYT,  Sat Bir Khalsa PhD

Room: Hall B2

223. Tray to Tummy: Reduce Plate Waste to Increase Student Wellness

Speaker: Carol Shanklin RDN, MS, PhD,  Meghan Gibbons RD, LDN, SNS,  Tarrah DeClemente MPH, RDN

Room: 107 ABC

240. Engaging Millennials: Creative Approaches in Dietetics Education

Speaker: Carrie Hamady MS, RD, LD,  Carrie Hamady MS, RD, LD,  Mary-Jon Ludy PhD, RDN, FAND

Room: 160 ABC

250. Student Research: Experiences that Equip and Inspire

Speaker: Angel Planells MS, RDN, CD,  Long Wang PhD, MD, RDN, FAND,  Virginia Gray PhD, RDN

Room: 156 ABC

273. Food Tourism: A New Opportunity for Dietitians

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins MS, RDN, CDE,  Seth Resler,  Sheila Campbell PhD, RD

Room: 253 ABC

288. How to Facilitate, Motivate and Cultivate Patient Follow-Up Visits

Speaker: Ann Silver MS, RDN, CDE, CDN,  Joan Czarnowski RDN, CDE, LDN,  Mary Ann Hodorwicz, RDN, MBA, CDE, Certified Endocrinology Coder

Room: 157 ABC

315. Navigating the Seas: Hydration, Electrolytes, and Acid Base

Speaker: Elizabeth Pash,  Kathleen Gura Pharm.D., BCNSP,  Mandy Corrigan MPH, RD, CNSC, FAND

Room: 210 ABC

Sunday, October 16, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Sunday, October 16, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

121. Aging, Exercise, Protein Synthesis and Nutrition: What’s the Connection

Speaker: Chris McGlory PhD,  Kathleen Niedert MBA, RD, CSG, FADA,  Nancy Rodriguez PhD, RD, CSSD, FACSM

Room: 210 ABC

135. Hot Topic - State of the Climate: Global to Local Nutrition and Health Impacts

Speaker: Abigail Copenhaver RDN, CDN,  Kristin Ohlson,  Timothy Griffin Ph.D

Room: Hall B2

136. 2016 Lenna Frances Cooper Lecture- From Typewriters to Twitter: The Evolution of Nutrition Communications

Speaker: Carolyn O'Neil MS RD LD,  Kathleen Zelman MPH, RD, LD

Room: Grand Ballroom West

145. The Registration Examination Experience

Speaker: Aspen Perovich MS, RD, LD,  Juli Goerend MEd,  Robert Blackwood BS

Room: 052 AB

162. Growing the Youngest Generation: Health Impact Assessment of Child Care Meals

Speaker: Jessica Donze Black MPH, RD,  Kay Dutram MS, RDN, LD,  Ruth Lindberg MPH, MUP

Room: 107 ABC

208. Access to Nutrition Care in Outpatient Cancer Centers: Moving the Conversation Forward

Speaker: Cheryl Rock Dr.,  Elaine Trujillo MS, RDN,  Kim Robien PhD, RD, CSO, FAND

Room: 156 ABC

211. Proof in Numbers: Making the Business Case for RDN Services

Speaker: Becky Sulik RDN, LD, CDE,  Ingrid knight RD, LD,  Sharon K. Hull MD, MPH, FAAFP, FACPM

Room: 104 ABC

222. Bridging the Grocery Gap Between Food Insecurity and Kidney Health

Speaker: Jenna Umbriac MS, RD,  Pamela Kent,  Sarah Trist

Room: 253 ABC

236. Think you know the Answers? Question your Thinking about Evidence Based Practice Guidelines

Speaker: Kyle Thompson MS, RD, LDN, CNSC,  Rosa Hand MS, RDN, LD, FAND,  William Swan RDN, LD, FAND

Room: 157 ABC

248. ACEND Forum- Quality Nutrition and Dietetics Education: Planning for the Future

Speaker: Gina Bayless MS, RDN, LD,  Kathleen Creedon MHPE, RDN,  Sharon Schwartz MS, RD, LDN,  Stephanie Harris PhD, RDN, LD

Room: 160 ABC

261. Take Charge of Your Career: Earn Greater Income with Higher Impact

Speaker: Jean Caton MS MBA RDN,  Pat Katepoo,  Terri Raymond MA RDN CD FAND

Room: 258 ABC

344. Cooking Up Effective Nutrition Education Programs

Speaker: Amy Carter MA, RDN,CD,CDE,  Amy Knoblock-Hahn PhD, MPH, MS, RD,  Christine Rivera RD

Room: 205 ABC

358. Physical Performance and Nutrition Metrics: Defining and Assigning Value to the Sports/Wellness RD

Speaker: Lindzi Howder MS, MPH, RDN, CSSD, LD, ACSM EP-C,  Neal Baumgartner,  Peggy Ann Milam MBA, RD

Room: Grand Ballroom East

Sunday, October 16, 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Expo Hall Learning Center Presentation: Calcium and Cardiovascular Disease: The Latest Evidence Report

Speaker: Andrea Singer MD, FACP, CCD,  Claire Gill

Room: Expo Hall Learning Center

Sunday, October 16, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Will You Accept this Avocado Rose? Why Good Fats Are America’s New Sweetheart

Speaker: Julia Nordgren MD,  Larry Leibowitz

Room: Demonstration Theater - Expo Hall

Sunday, October 16, 12:10 PM - 12:40 PM

Sunday, October 16, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

122. 2016 President's Lecture: Nutrition's Potency to Help or Hurt Brain Health & Our Challenge

Speaker: Lucille Beseler MS, RDN, LDN, CDE, FAND,  Nancy Emerson Lombardo Ph.D.

Room: 205 ABC

133. Hot Topic: Current Expert Recommendations on Managing Dyslipidemia and Cardiovascular Disease Risk

Speaker: Barbara Millen,  Nancy Becker MS RDN LDN FAND,  Ralph LaForge MSc

Room: Grand Ballroom East

141. Open Discussion: Unlocking the Mysteries of Publishing Research

Speaker: Linda Snetselaar PhD, RD, FAND, LD,  Teresa Marshall PhD, RDN/LDN, FAND

Room: 153 ABC

143. CDR Forum - New Certifications: Advanced Practice in Clinical Nutrition Interdisciplinary Specialist Certification in Obesity and Weight Management

Speaker: Jessie Pavlinac,  Kevin Sauer PhD, RDN, LD,  Rebecca Brody PhD, RD, LD, CNSC

Room: 160 ABC

146. Customizing Your Career: Putting Yourself on Different Paths

Speaker: Alyssa Archdeacon BS,  Cynthia Goody PhD, MBA, RD, LDN, CFS,  Darrin Schmidt DTR,  Tatyana El-Kour MS, RDN, FAND

Room: 052 AB

163. Picky by Nature: How Collaborative Care May Optimize Health Outcomes

Speaker: Jill Castle MS, RDN,  Melanie Potock MA, CCC-SLP,  Michell Fullmer RDN, LDN, CSP, CNSC

Room: 157 ABC

187. Diversity in Agriculture: Cultural Nutrition from Land-to-Table

Speaker: Madhu Gadia M.S., R.D., CDE,  Teresa Turner MS,  Yao Afantchao

Room: 156 ABC

205. Type 2 Diabetes: Four Critical Times to Refer, Assess and Adjust Care

Speaker: Betty Krauss,  Maggie Powers PhD, RD, CDE,  Melinda Maryniuk

Room: 210 ABC

239. A Model for Global Collaboration: Educating Dietitians in International Settings

Speaker: Erin Bergquist MPH, RDN, CNSC, LD,  Laurene Boateng PhD, Dietitian,  Laurie Kruzich MS, RDN, LD,  Matilda Asante PhD

Room: 104 ABC

256. Developing a Hunger for Malnutrition: Engaging Hospital Administration

Speaker: Art Thomson,  Cynthia Hamilton MS, RD, LD, FAND,  Mandy Corrigan MPH, RD, CNSC, FAND

Room: 258 ABC

293. Turning Your Private Practice Dreams into Reality

Speaker: Erin Palinski-Wade RD, CDE, LDN,  Marie Spano,  Tammy and Lyssie Lakatos RDN, CDN, CFT

Room: Hall B2

322. Ethical Dilemmas on Recommending Supplements and Over the Counter Medications

Speaker: Dana Buelsing,  Kathryn Hamilton,  Kelly Leonard MS RDN

Room: Grand Ballroom West

347. Frontiers in Aging: Diet and Exercise Impacts on Musculoskeletal Conditions

Speaker: Jessica Bihuniak PhD, RD,  Judith Gilbride PhD, RDN,FAND,  Kathleen Woolf PhD, RD, FACSM

Room: 253 ABC

367. The Rock of Prevention: Synergy of Food and Nutrition Education Programs

Speaker: Clare Miller MS, RD, LDN,  Doris Montgomery MS, RDN, LD,  Stephanie Heim MPH, RDN

Room: 107 ABC

Sunday, October 16, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

123. On the Shoulders of Giants: Learning through Stories of Inspiration

Speaker: Barbara Ivens MS, RDN, FADA, FAND,  Brenda Richardson MA, RDN, LD, CD, FAND,  Donna Martin RDN, LD, SNS, EDS, FAND,  Melissa Joy Dobbins MS, RDN, CDE,  Naomi Trostler PhD, RDN, FAND

Room: 153 ABC

126. The Teaching Kitchen Collaborative: Advancing Public Health Through Culinary Literacy and Lifestyle

Speaker: Allison Righter MSPH, RDN,  David Eisenberg MD,  Greg Drescher

Room: 253 ABC

130. Focusing on Nutrition, Prevention, and Integrative Health: A Successful Health Literacy and Community-based Intervention

Speaker: Andrew Pleasant PhD,  Cynthia Thomson PhD,RD,FAND, FTOS,  Robert Hoechster RD, LDN

Room: Grand Ballroom East

144. Your PDP and Practice Competencies: What’s Next and What’s in It for You?

Speaker: Karen Lacey,  Kevin Sauer PhD, RDN, LD

Room: 160 ABC

154. Delicious Dietary Guidance: Food Science & Culinary Nutrition Strategy

Speaker: Amy Myrdal Miller MS, RDN, FAND,  Guy Crosby PhD,  Sanna Delmonico MS, RD

Room: 205 ABC

214. The Future is Now: Integrating Telehealth into Your Practice

Speaker: Dee Pratt RDN LDN,  Jana Katz-Bell MPH,  Keith Ayoob EdD, RD, FADA, CD/N

Room: 210 ABC

224. Food & Nutrition Security: Assuring Access for Clients & Communities

Speaker: Bettina Tahsin, RD, LDN, CDE,  Doris Fredericks, MEd, RDN, FADA,  Kim Prendergast

Room: 104 ABC

260. RDN Order Writing: What You Need to Know

Speaker: Janel Welch MS, MPA, RDN, CDN FAND,  Kelly Danis RD LDN,  Young Hee Kim MS RD

Room: 156 ABC

272. Finding Common Ground: Communicating the Tenents of Good Nutrition

Speaker: David Katz MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP, FACLM,  Kathleen Zelman MPH, RD, LD,  Walter Willett MD

Room: Hall B2

305. Detection and Treatment of Severe Nutritional Deficits in Autism

Speaker: Rashelle Berry,  William Sharp

Room: Grand Ballroom West

307. Diabetes Medication Management - What's New & Expanding the RDN's Role

Speaker: Alison Evert MS, RD, CDE,  Marion Franz,  Patti Urbanski MEd, RD, LD, CDE

Room: 258 ABC

365. The Public Health & Business Cases for Healthy Checkout Aisles

Speaker: Jessica Almy MS, JD,  Mary Lynch RD, LDN,  Robert Wines CHP

Room: 052 AB

368. RDNs in Action: Preventing Diabetes through Effective Public Policy

Speaker: Carol Brunzell RDN, LD, CDE,  Lauren Au PhD, RD,  Marcia Kyle RDN, LDN, CDE, FAND

Room: 107 ABC

Monday, October 17, 6:45 AM - 7:45 AM

Foundation Breakfast - Pulse Appeal: How and Why To Go Beyond Hummus

Room: Westin Waterfront Hotel Commonwealth Ballroom BC

Monday, October 17, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

119. Informatics Skills and Competencies: ROAR with TIGER and the Academy!

Speaker: Lindsey Hoggle MS, RDN, PMP,  Sarah Rusnak MS, RD, LD,  Toria (Tori) Shaw MSW

Room: 160 ABC

139. Dietetics Research: Part of your Practice - Research Symposium Part 1

Speaker: Helen Lane PhD, RD,  Karin Pennington MS, RDN, LD, FAND,  Sonja Connor MS, RDN, LD, FAND

Room: 104 ABC

152. Culinary Strategies to Increase Compliance with Dietary Guidelines

Speaker: Mary Saucier Choate M.S., R.D.N.,  Monica Reinagel MS, LDN,  Sara Haas RDN, LDN

Room: 210 ABC

169. Open Discussion: Engaging RDN and NDTR Practitioners to Apply Quality Strategies in Post-Acute Care Settings

Speaker: Gretchen Robinson MS, RDN, LD, FADA, FAND,  Lisa Eckstein MS, RD, LD

Room: 153 ABC

196. Emerging Nutrition Interventions in Urology

Speaker: Barbara Gordon RDN, LD,  Barbara Shorter Ed.D,, R.D.N., C.D.N.,  Kathy Isoldi PhD, RD

Room: 052 AB

217. Aquaculture and Fish Tech 101 for Food and Nutrition Educators

Speaker: Doris Hicks MS,  John Ewart,  Rima Kleiner MS, RD, LDN

Room: 157 ABC

241. Food Allergies: School Guidelines and Education

Speaker: Christanne Harrison MPH, RD,  Janet Schwartz M.S., R.D.,  Karen McGrail MEd, RDN, LDN

Room: Grand Ballroom West

247. Moving Beyond Healthcare Silos: The Imperative for Interprofessional Education

Speaker: Mary Beth Gilboy,  Nadine Bean LCSW,  Patricia Davidson DCN, MS, RD, CDE

Room: 156 ABC

281. Mastering Sales and Marketing Skills: The Dietitians' Recipe for Success

Speaker: Barbara Spalding MA, MS, RDN, CDN,  Chere Bork MS, RDN,  Jane MacKeen MS, RD, LDN

Room: 205 ABC

308. Evidence-Based Diabetes Nutrition Therapy Practice Guidelines: Effectiveness and Recommendations

Speaker: Catherine Brown MS, RDN, CDE,  Janice MacLeod MA, RDN, LDN, CDE,  Marion Franz

Room: 253 ABC

313. MNT Across the Care Continuum: Nutrition Care from ICU to Home

Speaker: Amy Berry,  Katie Braun MS, RD, LD, CNSC,  Mandy Corrigan MPH, RD, CNSC, FAND

Room: 258 ABC

366. Vitamin D: Friend or Foe?

Speaker: Enette Larson-Meyer,  Lindzi Howder MS, MPH, RDN, CSSD, LD, ACSM EP-C,  Roberta Anding

Room: Grand Ballroom East

369. Hugging a Porcupine: Why is Policy and Advocacy Important

Speaker: Brad Fitch,  Lorri Holzberg MA, RDN,  Nicole Fox RD, LMNT, CNSC, CSO

Room: 107 ABC

Monday, October 17, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Monday, October 17, 12:40 PM - 1:10 PM

Monday, October 17, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

128. Promoting Endurance Training Adaptation in Skeletal Muscle by Nutritional Manipulation

Speaker: Hope Barkoukis,  John Hawley PhD

Room: Grand Ballroom East

138. Cultivating Research Skills: Working with your IRB and Getting started with De-Identified Data -Research Symposium 2A

Speaker: Alanna Moshfegh MS, RD,  Jerrilynn Burrowes PhD, RD, CDN,  William Murphy MS, RDN

Room: 104 ABC

150. Building Your Communications Portfolio for Your Future Career

Speaker: Angela Lemond,  Kristi King,  Lori Zanini RD, CDE,  Marisa Moore,  Tamara Melton,  Vandana Sheth,  Wesley Delbridge

Room: 052 AB

159. Pulses: From Ancient Crops to the Future of Food

Speaker: Cynthia Sass MPH, MA, RD, CSSD,  John Sievenpiper,  Kelly Toups MLA, RD, LDN

Room: 210 ABC

167. Applying New Dietary Guidance in Child Care Settings

Speaker: Alicia White MS, RD,  Katey Halasz MPH, RD, LD,  Laura Carroll

Room: 258 ABC

206. Using Science to Further Define FODMAPs and Simplify Patient Education

Speaker: Amy Jones MS, RDN, LD,  Judy Nee MD,  Kate Scarlata RDN, LDN

Room: Grand Ballroom West

210. Meeting the Challenge of Payment Reform Across the Care Continuum

Speaker: Amy Davis RDN, LRD,  Julie Grim MPH, RD, LD,  L. Allen Dobson, Jr. FAAFP

Room: 157 ABC

230. Transforming Practice & Inspiring RDs to Counsel Food Insecure Clients

Speaker: Asia Thompson,  Clancy Harrison,  Jill Castle MS, RDN

Room: 156 ABC

237. Build an A-Team: Collaborative, Creative, Critical Thinkers with Team-Based Learning (TBL)

Speaker: Christopher Faulkner PhD,  Kathleen Davis PhD, RDN, CSP, LD,  Lona Sandon PhD, RDN, LD

Room: 160 ABC

267. Consulting Dr. Google: What Makes Health Content Online Credible?

Speaker: Carolyn O'Neil MS RD LD,  Janet Helm MS, RDN,  Rachel Berman RD

Room: Hall B2

278. Lighten Up! Add Levity to Your Business Toolbox

Speaker: Denice Ferko-Adams MPH, RDN, LDN, FAND,  Lisa Jones MA, RDN, LDN, FAND,  Rosanne Rust MS, RDN, LDN

Room: 205 ABC

298. Nutrition Strategies for Depression in Post-Acute Settings

Speaker: Coreyann K. Poly PhD, MEd, CDE, RDN, LD/N,  Dana Fillmore RDN,  Katherine L. Tucker PhD

Room: 253 ABC

370. Bad Public Policy: Toxic Tap Water and the Solutions RDNs Offer

Speaker: Brenda Davy PhD, RD,  Marci Scott PhD, RDN,  Patty Keane MS, RD

Room: 107 ABC

372. Executing Quality Strategies: A Practical Approach for Practitioners and Educators - Part 1

Speaker: Alana Cline PhD, RDN,  Pauline Williams PhD, MPA, RDN, CD,  Valaree Williams MS, RD, CSO, LDN

Room: 153 ABC

Monday, October 17, 2:40 PM - 3:45 PM

373. Utilizing the Standard of Excellence Metric Tool - Part 2

Speaker: Sherri Jones MS, MBA, RDN, LDN, FAND,  Susan Konek MA, RDN, CSP, LDN, CNSC, FAND

Room: 153ABC

Monday, October 17, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

137. Diets, Supplements and Cancer Therapy: What Should We tell Our Patients?

Speaker: Cynthia Thomson PhD,RD,FAND, FTOS,  Donald Abrams MD,  Mary Marian DrN

Room: Grand Ballroom East

164. ABCs of the New Dietary Guidelines for Americans - Where do Kids Fit In?

Speaker: Keli Hawthorne,  Kristi King,  Steve Abrams

Room: 157 ABC

168. Planning your Data Analysis and Preparing for Publication - Research Symposium 2B

Speaker: George Woodward,  Judi Manola MS,  Kathleen Niedert MBA, RD, CSG, FADA

Room: 104 ABC

209. Childhood Obesity Treatment and Reimbursement: What’s Next?

Speaker: Angela Lima MBA, RD, LD,  Angela Lima MBA, RD, LD,  Sarah Hampl MD

Room: 052 AB

220. Trendy, Fermented Soy as a Healthful Flavor Enhancer

Speaker: James "JJ" Lui Mr.,  Lynne Eddy MS, RDN, FAND, LDN, CDN, CHE,  Lynne Eddy MS, RDN, FAND, LDN, CDN, CHE,  Shirley Cheng M.S

Room: 210 ABC

226. Living in Wasteland: Effective Practice and Advocacy Strategies

Speaker: Chris Vogliano MS, RDN,  Christine Rivera RD,  Mary Pat Raimondi MS, RDN

Room: 258 ABC

253. The Clinical Preceptor Experience: Goals, Time and Techniques to Enhance

Speaker: Barbara Romig PhD, MBA,  Julie O'Sullivan Maillet PhD, RD,  Pamela Rothpletz-Puglia EdD, RD

Room: 156 ABC

258. Implementing Comprehensive Malnutrition Care through Effective Project Management

Speaker: Amanda Goldman MS, RD, LD,  Shey Schnell RD,  Veronica McLymont PhD, RD, CDN

Room: 160 ABC

292. Think Before You Tweet: Keeping the Science in Nutrition Communications

Speaker: Cheryl Toner MS, RDN,  Cheryl Toner MS, RDN,  Heather Mangieri MS, RDN, CSSD, LDN

Room: Grand Ballroom West

296. A New Paradigm in Bariatric Surgery: The Power Players in Weight Regulation

Speaker: Eileen Myers MPH, RDN, LDN, CEDRD, FADA, FAND,  Laura Andromalos MS RD LDN,  Lee Kaplan M.D., Ph.D,  Sue Cummings MS, RD

Room: 253 ABC

299. Orthorexia Comes of Age: Perspectives on the "Healthy" Eating Disorder

Speaker: Jessica Setnick MS, RD, CEDRD,  Marci Evans MS, CEDRD, LDN,  Steven Bratman MD, MPH

Room: Hall B2

325. To Disclose or Not to Disclose? That is the Question

Speaker: Barbara Dunn O'Neal,  Dianne Polly JD, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND,  Lisa Dierks MFCS, RDN, LD

Room: 205 ABC

Monday, October 17, 3:50 PM - 5:00 PM

374. Implementing Quality Improvement Projects - Part 3

Speaker: Shari Baird MS, RD, CPHQ, LSSBB

Room: 153ABC

Tuesday, October 18, 6:45 AM - 7:45 AM

Foundation Breakfast - Florida Orange Juice: From Grove to Glass, While it Lasts

Speaker: Amy Myrdal Miller MS, RDN, FAND,  Ned Hancock,  Sarah Krieger MPH, RDN

Room: Westin Waterfront Hotel Commonwealth Ballroom BC

Tuesday, October 18, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

153. Deconstructing the New Food Labels for Informed Consumer Choices

Speaker: Constance Geiger PhD,RDN, LD,  Julie Jones PhD, CNS, LD,  Mary Christ Erwin

Room: 258 ABC

155. Hot Topic: FDA’s Proposed Rule for Gluten-Free Labeling of Hydrolyzed/Fermented Foods

Speaker: Amy Jones MS, RD, LD,  Carol D'lima PhD,  Tricia Thompson MS, RD

Room: 205 ABC

174. Parental Mental Health and Infant Feeding: Let's Work Together!

Speaker: L. Hope Wills MA, RD, CSP, IBCLC,  L. Hope Wills MA, RD, CSP, IBCLC,  Patricia Lakatos PhD

Room: 156 ABC

176. Set Yourself Up to Earn the Internship

Speaker: Joan Salge Blake EdD, RDN, LDN, FAND,  Julia Robarts MS MPH RDN LDN

Room: 107 ABC

212. Small Steps for Big Change: Building Sustainable RDN/MD Partnerships

Speaker: Andrew Wade MS, RDN, LDN,  Laura Peterson BSN, SM,  Marsha Schofield MS RD LD FAND

Room: 052 AB

238. Supporting Students of Diverse Backgrounds During Dietetics Education

Speaker: Crystal Wynn PhD, MPH, RD,  Sudha Raj PhD RD FAND,  YaQutullah Muhammad

Room: 157 ABC

277. Leadership through Innovation: Creating Entrepreneurial Solutions

Speaker: Rick Hall PhD, RDN, FAND,  Rick Hall PhD, RDN, FAND,  Wesley Delbridge R.D.

Room: 104 ABC

287. Secrets to Writing for Marketing: Boost your Expertise

Speaker: Kathy Colaiacovo,  Lesli Bitel MBA, RDN, LDN,  Marjorie Geiser MBA, RD, BCC

Room: 253 ABC

295. Plant-based or Low-carb: Personalized Approaches for Obesity, Diabetes and Cancer

Speaker: Gabrielle Turner-McGrievy PhD, MS, RD,  Jeff Volek PhD, RD,  Kelay Trentham MS, RDN, CSO

Room: Grand Ballroom East

304. Cystic Fibrosis Nutrition: What Every RDN Needs to Know

Speaker: Angel Planells MS, RDN, CD,  Vanessa Carr MS, RDN, LDN,  Zachari Breeding MS, RDN, LDN

Room: 210 ABC

329. Successful Use of EAL and ANDHII: RDNs Tell All

Speaker: Kristi Crowe-White PhD, RD,  Nicole Brown MS, RDN, LD, ACSM EP-C,  Sarah Johnson PhD, RDN

Room: 160 ABC

332. Going Coconut over Saturated Fat? Why So Much Confusion?

Speaker: Alice H Lichtenstein,  Carol Kirkpatrick PhD, RDN, LDN, CLS, FNLA,  Karen Collins MS, RDN, CDN, FAND

Room: Grand Ballroom West

371. Moving from Publication to Policy: Harnessing the Value of Nutrition Research

Speaker: Krista Yoder Latortue MPH, RD, LDN, PMP, FAND,  Nadine Braunstein PhD, RD, LDN, CDE,  Patricia Crawford PhD, RD,  Rodney Whitlock PhD

Room: 153 ABC

Tuesday, October 18, 9:45 AM - 11:15 AM

125. Emotional Competence: Managing your Emotions in a Workplace Culture of High Performance

Speaker: Gigi Kwok-Hinsley DrPH, MS, RD,  Heather Smith PhD, LPC-MHSP, NCC, RDN, LDN,  Jabari Jones MD

Room: Grand Ballroom East

190. Rising to the Cultural Challenge: Facilitating Success in Bariatric Surgery

Speaker: Katy Hartman MacQueen MS, RD, LDN,  Laura Andromalos MS RD LDN,  Paul Davidson PhD

Room: 157 ABC

225. Food Policy to Reality: Working Together for Sustainable Change

Speaker: Carrie Calvert,  Mary K Young MS, RDN,  Sharon Palmer RDN

Room: 156 ABC

229. Student-Powered Hunger Relief: Cultivating Dietetic and Nutrition Professionals

Speaker: Amanda Hege RDN, LD,  Matt Schnarr MA,  Tammy Stephenson PhD

Room: 160 ABC

257. Evaluation of Nutrition Education Messages to Increase Understanding

Speaker: Judith Rodriguez PhD, RDN,LD/N,FADA,FAND,  Sharon Lutheran MSH,RDN,LDN,CLC,  Soraya Bittencourt

Room: 205 ABC

297. Feeding the Gut Microbiome: Exploration of the Current Literature

Speaker: Colene Stoernell,  Colleen Webb MS, RDN, CLT,  Johanna Lampe

Room: Grand Ballroom West

309. Evidence-Based Pediatric Weight Management Nutrition Practice Guidelines: What works, how, for whom, and under what conditions?

Speaker: James Scott Parrott PhD,  Jane Ziegler DCN, RDN, LDN,  Linda Arpino

Room: 104 ABC

324. Playing within the Lines: RDN and Exercise Professional Roles Providing Physical Activity Advice

Speaker: Karen Reznik Dolins,  Marianne Smith-Edge MS, RD, LD, FADA,FAND,  Melinda Manore PhD, RD. CSSD

Room: 210 ABC

334. The MIND Diet: Dietary Patterns to Prevent Cognitive Decline

Speaker: Karen Chapman-Novakofski PhD, RDN,  Martha Clare Morris Sc.D.,  Melanie Betz MS, RDN, LDN, CSG

Room: 253 ABC

337. Addressing Unspoken Alcohol Use - Health, Calories, Assessment, and Counseling

Speaker: Laura Nagy,  Lauri Byerley,  Renee Hoffinger MHSE RD LD

Room: 258 ABC

Tuesday, October 18, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

127. Diet and Exercise Manipulations in Diabetes: New Solutions for Old Problems

Speaker: Hope Barkoukis,  John Hawley PhD

Room: Grand Ballroom West

131. Moving Beyond Flint: Heavy Metals in our Food Supply

Speaker: Amy Saxe-Custack PhD, MPH, RD,  Patty Keane MS, RD,  Rufus Chaney Ph.D

Room: Grand Ballroom East

175. Open Discussion: Leadership – A Public Health and Community Nutrition Priority

Speaker: Samia Hamdan MPH, RDN,  Shannon Robson PhD., MPH, RD

Room: 153 ABC

180. Supporting Successful Implementation of School Meal Requirements

Speaker: Alicia White MS, RD,  Jennifer Carlson MPH,  Julie Skolmowski MPH, RD, SNS

Room: 104 ABC

184. Food, Nutrition, and Dialogue: Breaking Barriers, Promoting Health

Speaker: Bushra Islam RDN,  Sumiya Khan MS, RD, CLC,  Yael Luttwak Ms.

Room: 157 ABC

195. Complexities of Lyme Disease and Other Stealth Pathogens

Speaker: Andre Garabedian MD, FAAFP, ABIHM,  Jennifer Brock RD, CNSC,  Lori Enriquez MPH, RDN, LDN, CHES, FAND

Room: 258 ABC

200. Lessons Learned in Research and Patient Care in a Multidisciplinary Allergy, Gastroenterology, and Nutrition Clinic

Speaker: Hannah Roosevelt MS, RD, CNSC,  Heather Rasmussen PhD, RD,  Sarah Peterson PhD, RD, LDN, CNSC

Room: 156 ABC

234. Keeping the Momentum Going: Federal Nutrition Efforts

Speaker: Amaris Bradley MPH, RD,  Angie Tagtow MS, RD, LD,  Jessica Donze Black MPH, RD,  Susan Mayne PhD, F.A.C.E.

Room: 160 ABC

320. The Hidden Faces of Eating Disorders

Speaker: Jennifer McGurk RDN, CDN, CDE, CEDRD,  Julie Duffy Dillon MS, RD, NCC, CEDRD,  Rebecca Scritchfield MA, RDN, HFS

Room: 253 ABC

333.The 4th Trimester: Implications for Assessment and Care of Women with Endocrine Abnormalities

Speaker: Alison Stuebe MD, MSc, FACOG, FABM,  Catherine Sullivan MPH, RD, LDN, IBCLC, RLC,  Lindsey Hurd Reeves MS, RDN, LDN, IBCLC, CD(DONA)

Room: 052 AB

340. Caring For the Caretaker: Hospital-Based Worksite Wellness Ideas and Initiatives

Speaker: Krystle Kontoh MSc,  Nicole Hallissey RDN, CDN,  Veronica McLymont PhD, RD, CDN

Room: 210 ABC

353. Nutrigenomics and Athletic Performance

Speaker: Ahmed El-Sohemy PhD,  Flavia Fayet-Moore, APD, RNutr, MNutrDiet, PhD,  Nanci Guest PhD cand, RD, CSCS

Room: 205 ABC

Tuesday, October 18, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

117. Closing Session: Your Network is Your Net Worth

Speaker: Porter Gale

Room: Hall B2