Oklahoma Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Oklahoma Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Oklahoma Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
2018 Spring Convention
April 19-20
Tulsa, OK

Educational Sessions


Thursday, April 19th

"Probiotics in Today’s World – A Help or Hype in Disease Prevention or Treatment?", presented by Robert Martindale, MD, PhD 

"Disruption! Today’s Food and Nutrition Trends – What You Need to Know" presented by Christine M. Palumbo, MBA, RDN, FAND

"Advocacy Misconception – What Really Happens When You Talk to Legislators", presented by Oklahoma Academy Policy Panel

"FoodMASTER: Reach to Teach", presented by Sylvia Escott-Stump, MA, RDN, LDN

"Collaborating with Certified Healthy Oklahoma", presented by Julie Dearing, MS

"Health Literacy in a Diverse Population", presented by Lancer Stephens, PhD

"Specialty Spotlight: A Tale of Two Fields", presented by Destiny Howard, MS, RDN, LD, CNSC and Emily Sue Hicks, MS, RDN, LD

"Ethics for the Oklahoma Dietitian", presented by Lyle Kelsey, Oklahoma Medical Board

"Taking Your Career to the Next Level: Blogs and Social Media", presented by Kate Collins, RD


Friday, April 20th

"Let The Myths Stop Here", presented by Julieanna Hever, MS, RD, CPT

"Academy Update 2018", presented by Lucille Beseler, MS, RDN, LDN, CDE, FAND

"Sports Nutrition in the Real World – Translating Research into Reality", presented by Kim Schwabenbauer, MS, RD, CSSD, NASM-CPT

"The Mediterranean Diet: Lessons from a Plant Based Dietitian", presented by Julieanna Hever, MS, RD, CPT

"Childhood Obesity Update", presented by Ashley Weedn, MD, MPH, FAAP and Katy Soper, MS, RD/LD

"Cardiovascular Nutrition Hype and Health", presented by Ruth Adamiec, MA, MS, RDN, LD, CCRP

"Medication Issues with Enteral Feeding", presented by Jamie Miller, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCPPS

"Oklahoma’s Health: What Now? Current Trends and Intervention Strategies", presented by Carrie Blumert, MPH, and Alicia Salvatore, DrPH, MPH


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