2018 Annual Conference

Health and Nutrition in an Ever-Changing Environment


Members &
WIC Employees


Early Bird (Before May 15) $95 $140
Regular (After May 15) $115 $160
Student $70  $80







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Health and Nutrition in an Ever-Changing Environment

Arizona Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Annual Conference

 June 8, 2018

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Flagstaff, Arizona 86001

Speaker Handouts: Speaker handouts from those speakers who provided them are available from the links below.  The password to open the handouts will be sent in the registration confirmation email sent via EventBrite on June 4.

7:00-7:45 am


Early Bird Session

Opportunities of Malnutrition Identification: An Introduction

Stacy Hitesman, RDN, CNSC

Handout: Hitesman-PhysicalAssessment.zip

6:45 – 8:00 am

Registration and Continental Breakfast

Exhibits and Poster Sessions

8:00 am – 8:30 am


Awards and Recognition

8:30 am-9:30am



The New Code of Ethics

Doris Derelian, PhD, JD, RDN, FADA/FAND

Sponsor: Arizona Department of Health Services

Handout: Derelian-Ethics.pdf

9:30am- 10:00 am

Exhibits and Poster Sessions

10:00 am –11:00 am

Concurrent Sessions:

Session 1:

Alternative Injectable Lipid Emulsions: What are they and What is the Evidence?

Meredith Hart, MS, RD

Handout: Hart-Alt-ILE-AZAND-6-18.pdf


Session 2

Science-Based Worksite Wellness: Why Address Healthy Eating in the Workplace?

Sherry Haskins, MPA
Jenna Skinner, MS, MPH

Handout: Haskins-WorksiteWellness.pdf

11:00 am – 11:30 am

Exhibits and Poster Sessions

11:30am – 12:30pm

Concurrent Sessions:

Session 3

Malnutrition in the Crosshairs: a call for harmonization

Terese Scollard, MBA, RDN, LD, FAND

Handout: Scollard-Malnutrition_AZAND-6-18


Session 4

Our Changing Environment: Impact on Food Allergy and Intolerance Guidelines

Ellen Karlin, MMSc, RDN, LDN, FADA

Handout: Karlin-Food-Allergy-AZAND-6-18

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Lunch, Exhibits and Poster Sessions

1:30pm-2:30 pm

General Session:

The (Re)Purpose of Food: Reducing Food Waste at Home

Judy Barbe, MS, RDN

Sponsor: Dairy Council® of Arizona

Handout: Barbe-FoodWaste-AZAND-6-18

2:30- 2:45pm

Exhibits and Poster Sessions

2:45 - 3:45 pm

Concurrent Sessions:

Session 5

Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Inflammation: What Can We Recommend?

Ann Skulas-Ray, PhD


Session 6

Diabetes Prevention Program Opportunities in Arizona

Addey Rascon, CHES

Handouts: Rascon-DPP.pdf

3:45 – 4:00 pm


4:00 – 5:00 pm


General Session:

How to Develop a Win – Win Environment

Glenna McCollum, DM, MPH, RDN, FAND

Handout: McCollum-Win-Win-AZAND-6-18

5:00-5:10 pm

Closing Remarks


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Any questions, please contact Margaret Tate at Info@eatrightarizona.org.

We look forward to seeing you in June!