2013 Annual Meeting

SYNERGY ARIZONA
AZ-AND partnered with the Arizona Department of Health Services/WIC to provide continuing education for a diverse group of nutrition and health professionals working together to address the challenges we face. The conference was held April 25-26 at the Doubletree in Phoenix and offered 8 CPEs.  Click the following links for more information:

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Thursday, April 25 Speaker Handouts: 

Glenn Gaesser, PhD

Health at Any Size: A New Paradigm in Weight Management

Ellen Glovsky, PhD, RD, LDN

General Session: Motivational Interviewing and Best Practices in Nutrition Counseling
Handout 1     Handout 2 

Breakout Session:  Developing Skills in Motivational Interviewing
Handout 1    Handout 2 

Juliana Smith, RD

Moving Forward with the Profession: Is Licensure in Your Future?
Nancy Rogers, MS, RD, CWWS

Exploring the Role of Nutrition and Exercise in Cancer Prevention 


Friday April 26 Speaker Handouts:

Barbara Ruhs, MS, RD, LDN

Dietitians Partnering with the Supermarket to Promote Health

Kelly Schaffer, Ed.M.,

Innovative Opportunities in Pediatric Obesity Prevention

Chris Wharton, PhD

Food Systems and Local, Sustainable Agriculture

Amy Foxx-Orenstein, D.O.,

The Paralyzed Stomach (Gastroparesis Part I)

Erin Overgard, RD, CNSC

Medical Nutrition Therapy in Celiac Disease and Diabetes

 Sherry Tarleton, RD, CNSC

Nutritional Recommendations for Gastroparesis (Part II)

Glenna McCollum-Cloud, DMOL, MPH, RD,  President-Elect, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Leadership: Positioning Yourself as a Valuable Member in the Healthcare Field