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May 2020

Journal Club: Mercury Exposure: Environmental and Human Impact on the Food Supply

May 6, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Morning Journal Club – Study Group KAND Journal Club has been in existence for over 40 years, meeting in members’ homes once a month for 2 hours each from October to May, except December.  In May, we decide on topics for the next year and apply for prior approval over the summer.  Participants search for articles on the topic and everyone adds to the discussion.  We use JADA articles, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Nutrition Newsletters (e.g. Tufts), NY Times Science Section and…

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September 2020

Member Meeting – Presentation: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access in our Profession: Join the Journey!

September 24, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

By: Aida Miles, EdD, MMSc, RDN, LD, FAND When: September 24, 2020 -  3pm Where: Online via Webex -- This presentation will be available live only. You must RSVP below for your Webex Link!

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October 2020

Member Meeting: Bariatric Surgery – Weighing out the Nutrition

October 22, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Please join us as we host Rachel Ignomirello, MS, RDN, LDN, CSOWM on Thursday, October 22nd, from 3-4 PM EST.  Rachel received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition and Food Science (Dietetics concentration) from Middle Tennessee State University in 2014.  She went on to complete a Masters of Science in Public Health Nutrition and finished her dietetic internship at UT-Knoxville in 2016. She currently works as the outpatient and bariatric dietitian for Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center.  Most recently, she passed the…

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November 2020

Member Meeting: Efficacy and Use of Mindfulness-Based Interventions in Nutrition Therapy

November 17, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Please join us as we host Bethany Genrich, LCSW on Tuesday, November 17, from 3-4 PM EST.   Bethany Genrich is certified as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker by the Tennessee Board of Social Workers.  Bethany began her career 12 years ago providing psychotherapy in various community-based mental health settings and has since provided behavioral health services in a primary-care setting and an intensive outpatient treatment center for clients with disordered eating.  For the past 8 years, Bethany has taught…

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December 2020

KAND Virtual Christmas Party

December 17, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Please join us for a Christmas themed party (virtually) on Thursday, December 17th at 7 p.m. We have some fun activities planned so come enjoy an evening with your friends and colleagues! To make it more festive, feel free to wear your favorite Christmas sweater (ugly, cute, fancy or simple) and your favorite beverage (wine, cocoa, apple cider, etc.). If you have time, we'd love to have you share a favorite thing of yours too. This could be something you…

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January 2021

Member Meeting: Plant-Based Eating: Choosing Sustainable Foods that Support your Health,the Environment, and Local Agriculture

January 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Please join us as we host Elizabeth Hall, MS, RD, LD on Tuesday, January 19, from 3-4 PM EST.   Bio: Elizabeth Hall has been practicing as a dietitian for seven years working in clinical care, food service, behavioral health, and business/retail. She is currently the Corporate Registered Dietitian for K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc., the parent company to Food City supermarkets. In this role, she works with the Healthy Initiatives team and marketing to serve as a health and nutrition resource…

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February 2021

Member Meeting: Blenderized Diets for the Pediatric Patient and Beyond

February 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Please join us as we host Madden Wilson, RD, LD, CNSC on Thursday, February 25, from 3:00-4:00p EST Bio: Madden Wilson is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Nutrition Support Clinician at GI For Kids.  She initially became interested in nutrition support while working as an inpatient clinical dietitian at an acute-care hospital.  For the past 2 years, however, Madden has been working as an outpatient RD in a pediatric setting.  She primarily works with GI patients, but also sees children and…

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March 2021

Member Meeting: TAND State of the State & Delegate’s Report

March 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Please join us on Tuesday, March 30th, from 3:00-4:00 EST as we host: Ginger Carney, MPH, RDN, LDN, IBCLC-RLC, FILCA, FAND,  President, Tennessee Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and Mary Catherine Schallert MS, RDN, LDN, FAND TAND Delegate, House of Delegates   Ginger Carney is from Memphis, TN, and completed her Bachelor's degree in Dietetics and Dietetic internship at the University of Tennessee (Knoxville), and her Masters of Public Health at the University of Memphis.  Her current position is Director of Clinical…

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April 2021

Member Meeting: Advocacy in the New Norm

April 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Please join us on Tuesday, April 20, from 3-4 EST as we host: Christy Davis Clarkson, MS, RD, LDN TAND President-Elect and Advocacy Pillar Chair    Title: “Advocacy in the New Norm” Objectives: Define Advocacy and the role of KAND/TAND Members Identify Representatives and Senators Participate in TAND Annual Hill Day Advocate throughout the Year

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May 2021

Member Meeting: Ethics: Keeping It Between the Lines

May 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Please join us on Tuesday, May 18, from 3-4 EST as we host:   Virginia Turner, MS, RD, LDN  Regional Clinical Manager - Morrisons Healthcare  and  Kathy Irwin, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC Clinical Nutrition Manager - Morrisons Healthcare   Title:  “Ethics: Keeping it between the lines”   Objectives: 1. To describe the purpose of the Academy’s professional code of ethics. 2. To describe the principles and standards within the Academy’s code of ethics. 3. To describe issues that could arise when conduct and…

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