National Nutrition Month Lecture Series

Because March is National Nutrition Month, clinical dietitians here at UNC would like to offer a free lecture series that will be available to all health care employees under the UNC Health Care System including Rex. This lecture series is approved for 6 contact hours for dietitians.

When Mar 20, 2013
from 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Where Various locations
Contact Name N/A
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This year's lecture series will be about "The Role of the Registered Dietitian across the Healthcare spectrum."

Session #1: Wednesday, March 20, 2013

  • 9 a.m.: The Role of the Pediatric RD on the Feeding Team Cancer Center conference room 2
    Christi Hall, MS, RD, CNSC, CSP, LDN and Elizabeth G. Dunn, RD, CSP, LDN
  • 10 a.m.: Issues in Nutrition and Exercise Cancer Hospital Conference room 2
    Susannah Southern, RD, LDN
  • 11 a.m.: Soy: Friend or Foe?  A Focus on Women’s Nutrition Cancer Hospital Conference room 2
    Kripa Dhandha, RD, LDN and Brittany Waddell, RD, LDN
  • 1 p.m.: Nutrition Considerations of Infant Failure to Thrive Starbucks Conference room A
    Elizabeth Simmons, MPH, RD, LDN, CNSC
  • 2 p.m.: Review of the Olsen Premature Growth Curves Cancer Hospital Conference room 2
    Sarah Nowak, RD, LDN and Kelly Brower, RD, LDN
  • 3 p.m.: Nutritional Management of Pediatric Chylothoraces Cancer Hospital Conference room 2
    Kristy Paley, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC


Session #2: Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

  • 9 a.m.: The Ketogenic Diet: A Diet Therapy for Epilepsy and Other Disorders Starbucks Conference room A
    Leslie Huffman, RD, LDN
  • 10 a.m.: Oral Health and Nutrition Starbucks Conference room A
    Rebecca King, MS, RD, LDN and Emily Brown, RD, LDN
  • 11 a.m.: Vitamin D, Calcium, and Bone Health Starbucks Conference room A
    Kerry Gibson, RD, LDN; Beth Higgins, MS, RD, LDN, CDE, CNSC; Carolyn Snock, RD, LDN, CNSC
  • 1 p.m.: Nutrition for Eating Disorder Patients Starbucks Conference room B
    Claire Gidaly, RD, LDN and Sarah Cashan, MPH, RD, LDN
  • 2 p.m.: Cystic Fibrosis: High Calorie Diet Starbucks Conference room B
    Kelly Baumberger, RD, LDN and Courtney Busby, RD, LDN
  • 3 p.m.: Nutritional Implications for Wound Healing Starbucks Conference room B
    Judy Lester, MS, RD, LDN