2021 Joint Class Day Agenda

Nutrition, Communication and Informatics Joint Class Day
Monday, October 25th – Virtual
Presented by the Department of Nutrition and Food Science at the University of Maryland, College Park

8:45-9:00        Welcome
Phyllis McShane, Director, University of Maryland College Park Dietetic Internship
Cheng-I Wei,  Department  Chair,  Nutrition and Food Science University of Maryland 

9:00-9:50     Raising the Impact Factor of Dietitians: Opportunities in Nutrition and Health Informatics
Kathleen Pellechia, MS, RDN
Communications Manager | FHI 360 

10:00-10:50    USDA Food and Nutrition Service: Food Distribution
Janell Walker Conway, MPH, RDN 
Informaticist | USDA

11:00-11:50       TeleMOVE! Home Telehealth Weight Management Program Florence Ogunlesi, MA, RDN, LDN
Telehealth | Department of Veterans Affairs  

12:00-1:00    Lunch

1:00-1:50      Dietitians in the Media
Valerie Agyeman, RD
flourishheights.com Nutrition Communications Consultant | Waldorf’s Women’s Care

2:00-2:50    Nutrition Communications & Launching a Business
Jennifer Anderson, MSPH, RD
Founder & CEO of Kids Eat in Color, LLC | @kids.eat.in.color

3:00-4:00     Nutrition Informatics: Using Knowledge Management to Optimize Diabetes Care
Nancy Rozgony, MS, RD, LDN
Health and Nutrition Informaticist | Medstar Health

Brian K. Jones MS, RDN, LDN, CDCES, CCM, FAND 
Dietitian Clinical Program Analyst | AssureCare LLC

4:00      Wrap Up