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Our members are leading the way for nutrition education of health professionals

Join us at FNCE for the following NEHP events:

  • Executive Committee & NEHP Officers Breakfast, Sunday, Oct. 19th, 7:30 - 9:00 am; Omni Club 15th Floor

  • DPG Showcase, scheduled for Monday, October 20th, 9:30am-12:30pm; convention center, Level 3 Foyer

  • Spotlight Session, Monday, October 20th,  3:30pm-5:00pm in room B206 (GWC) on the “Flipped Classroom” approach to teaching. Presented by Gina Pazzaglia, Ph.D, RDN and her colleague Scott Heinrichs, Ed.D, ATC

  • NEHP Member Reception and Award Ceremony, October 20th, 7:00pm – 9:00pm in the Spruce Room at the Omni at CNN Center

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Connect with others, join the NEHP Facebook group and meet your NEHP leaders:

Chair: Elizabeth Eilender

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

One Step at a Time: Helping Young Children Be Active

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.

The curriculum

•     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.

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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.