2019 Annual Conference

The Arizona Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AZAND) 2019 conference, "Together Towards Tomorrow: Collaborative Care,"  was brought to you through a partnership with the Arizona Chapter of the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AZAADE).

Date:  Friday, June 7, 2019
Location: Desert Willow Conference Center (4340 E. Cotton Center Boulevard, Phoenix, AZ)

Our convention and exposition is a very cost-effective way to meet face-to-face with qualified nutrition leaders and decision makers. You will develop new business while building on existing relationships.  The event will provide a unique opportunity to bring together food and nutrition professionals from all across Arizona.


Speaker Handouts:

When your client or patient knows what to do and isn't doing... what are YOU going to do?
Maya Nahra, RD

Public Policy, Why is it Important to Me?
Michelle Berman, MS, RDN, CDE, FAND, Sarah Kiser, MS, RD, CSO, CNSC, Meghanne Bearden, MPA, Omar A. Contreras, Dr.P.H., M.P.H., Arizona State Senator Tyler Pace

Diabetes and Cholesterol Management: Digesting Recent Treatment Guidelines
Erin Raney, Pharm.D., BCPS, BC-ADM

Preparing Future Sports RDN's by Building Community
Veronica Mullins, MS, RD, CSCS

Diabetes Treatment: Diet and Technology
Cara Shrager, MPH, RD, LDN, CDE

When Diets Don’t Work: Moving Away from Weight-Centric Messages in Public Health Programming
Megan Anderson, MPH, RDN, CSP; Dawn Clifford, PHD, RD

The Future of sDOR: a look into what’s in store for today’s sDOR kids
Yaffi Lvova, RDN, Jessie Gruner, PhD, RDN, and Kristen Bunger, MS, RD

Every Little Steps Counts: An Effective Model for Culturally Grounded Pediatric Type 2 Diabetes Prevention
Maria Silva, RDN, CDE

Personalized Dietary Treatment Based on Gut Microbiome,
Susan Yake, RDN, CD, CDE, CLT

References - click here

The Entreprenurial Professional: Innovative Ways to Customize Your Career
Alissa Rumsey, MS, RD, CDN, CSCS

Gestational Diabetes: From Glucola to Birth
Kirsten Adamson, RD, CDE

A Study to Validate the Malnutrition Clinical Characteristics and Quantify Dietitian Staffing Levels to Improve Medical Outcomes
Courtney Bliss, MS, RDN, CNSC

Intuitive Eating for the Win: Practical Tips and Strategies for Applying Intuitive Eating in Counseling Settings
Ashley Munro RD, CDE, Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor & Liz Brinkman, RD

Building Your Brand: Social Media
Alissa Rumsey, MS, RD, CDN, CSCS