Our members are leading the way for nutrition education of health professionals
NEHP Webinar Series
Featuring Dr. Kathryn Kolasa and Kay Cravens, MS, RD of Eastern Carolina University
Title: Nutrition in Medicine: Teaching Medical Students
Date: Thur. Apr. 17th, 2014
Time: 11:00 AM central time
Cost: FREE to all participants
Meet newly elected NEHP leaders:
Chair-elect: Gina Pazzaglia
Secretary: Barbara Grossman
Nominating Committee Member: Sue Cunningham
HOD DPG Delegate: Lona Sandon
Congrats to NEHP member Denise Ferko-Adams, newly elected Director at Large of the Board of Directors.
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Free resource for addressing physical activity in young children
Bright Futures Obesity Prevention Training for Child Care Providers
The curriculum is a series of three online modules designed to help child care providers working in local programs promote children’s physical activity.
• Discusses why it’s important for young children to be physically active
• Explains how much physical activity children need
• Describes how child care providers can promote physical activity in child care programs
• Describes adults’ role, especially parents’, in promoting physical activity
• Provides ideas that child care providers can share with parents to help their child be physically active
The curriculum was produced by Katrina Holt, M.P.H., M.S., R.D., Georgetown University. Development of the curriculum was supported by a grant from the U.S. Department of Health an and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Department of Nutrition.
Now Available: Revised tool to support your efforts to expand coverage of MNT services
Academy members can download the brochure for free at www.eatright.org/coverage (click on Expanding Coverage).
This effort is a component of the Value of the RD campaign supported by the Commission on Dietetic Registration.