January

15

FNCE Abstract Submissions due 2/15

The FNCE 2019 Call for Abstracts opened January 1 and will close February 15. Be sure to submit yours here before the deadline!


January

10

AND Food Security Solutions Fellow Program

We are pleased to share that the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation (Foundation) is funding a Food Security Solutions Fellow as part of the Food Security Solutions (FSS) program (formerly the Hunger Free Communities program). This opportunity, available through a grant to the Foundation by the General Mills Foundation (GMF), will fund an RDN member of […]


January

10

Help Shape the Next Decade of Healthy People — Submit Your Comments

Your involvement is very important as the food and nutrition experts, and as it relates to funding prioritization in fields of practice such as WIC, SNAP, CACFP just to name a few public programs and particularly in realms of Cancer research, treatments, cardiovascular and obesity. Please find link to the proposed objectives and where you […]


January

6

Members on the Move

Have you published a book, launched a business, or reached a milestone you want to share with other Women’s Health DPG members? Then submit your update to be published in the new “Members on the Move” section of the upcoming Women’s Health Report newsletter! Please send a paragraph  describing who you are and what you’ve […]


December

18

Upcoming Education Opportunities

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Revisited: New Concepts Connecting the Gut Microbiome, the Circadian Rhythm, and Hormones to the Development and Treatment of PCOS:A FREE Webinar from the Indians in Nutrition and Dietetics MIGDecember 11, 2018, 1:00 to 2:30 pm (EST) with Felice L. Gersh, MD OB/Gyn  REGISTER HERE Menopause and Successful Body Mass Change: January 17, 2019, 1:00 pm (EST) with Dr. Joan Grossman, PhD, RDN.    REGISTER […]


November

30

News from the WH DPG Chair

October MNT Provider  To learn how Medicare Advantage growth could mean opportunity, where to find a credentialing and billing resource for RDNs, and what the Academy is doing to advocate for members in healthcare payment and delivery, read the latest issue of the MNT Provider. Update from the Council on Future Practice The Council on […]


November

30

Input Needed on Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds

The Policy Initiatives and Advocacy office is specifically seeking input on the following DHS proposed rule: Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds WH DPG is a key Academy stakeholder and it is vital that we provide feedback and expertise relating to this topic. The Academy is seeking input by Monday December 6, 2018. The Google doc link and a brief summary […]



October

30

Intention and Initiation of Breastfeeding Among Women Who Are Incarcerated

WH DPG Awards Coordinator, Ginger Carney, has gathered resources regarding the intention and initiation of breastfeeding among women who are incarcerated: Interesting article from the AAFP (American Academy of Family Practitioners): https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20170718incarceratedbreastfeed.html Interesting power point presentation from a WIC program in California making their case: http://californiabreastfeeding.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/CBC-Breastfeeding-in-the-Incarcerated-Mother.pdf From an AWHONN (annual meeting): https://awhonn.confex.com/awhonn/2013/webprogram/Paper9198.html From Michigan: https://www.mibreastfeeding.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Incarceration-MIBFN-Policy-Position.pdf […]


October

25

Regulatory Comment Request: Info Collection: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)—Revision

All WIC RDs: Please respond directly to Dawn Ballosingh, WH DPG Chair, at dballosingh@oneworldomaha.org to collate on behalf of the group or fill out the form and send it to Mark (mrifkin@eatright.org) directly. Deadline is November 2nd. The Policy Initiatives and Advocacy office is specifically seeking your input on these comment opportunities.  Research, PN, NEP, DIFM, WM, WH, […]