2020 Joint Class Day Agenda

Nutrition, Communication and Informatics Joint Class Day
November 16th – 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 

Presentation Recording

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

11:00-11:50   Careers in Tech for Dietitians
Tamara S. Melton, MS, RDN, CPHIMS Owner/Consultant LaCarte Wellness Co-founder, Diversify Dietetics

12:00-1:00    Lunch

1:00-1:50      TeleMOVE! Home Telehealth Weight Management Program Florence Ogunlesi, MA, RDN, LDN Telehealth | Department of Veterans Affairs 

2:00-2:50    Dietitians in the Media
Valerie Agyeman, RD | flourishheights.com Communications Manager | Seafood Nutrition Partnership

3:00-3:50     Nutrition Informatics: Using Knowledge Management to Optimize Diabetes Care
Nancy Rozgony, MS, RD, LDN
Health and Nutrition Informaticist | Medstar Health


3:50      Wrap Up