MCH Nutrition Course STD 2022 Graphic750

Feb. 23, March 9 and March 23
12 to 4 p.m.
Virtual on Zoom

This continuing education session is hosted by the UAB’s Maternal and Child Health Nutrition training program called, Leadership Education in Pediatric Nutrition (LEPN) which is in the Division of Adolescent Medicine of the Department of Pediatrics at UAB. The purpose of this series is to improve the nutritional status of children and adolescents by updating pediatric health professionals in clinical nutrition, community nutrition and disordered eating in children and youth. The series is designed for dietitians, diet technicians, and other health care professionals who are interested in learning about nutrition for children and youth.

Thank you for visiting this site. The 2022 Pediatric Nutrition Intensive Course has already taken place. If you wish to purchase access to the recorded sessions, please register here.

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Note that access to the recorded sessions will not provide Continuing Education Units (CEUs). The option to obtain CEUs was only available to participants who registered prior to the sessions.

Agenda

  • Day 1 - Feb. 23: Clinical Nutrition

    Day 1 - Feb. 23: Clinical Nutrition

    12:00 – 12:55 p.m.

    Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Nutrition

    Emily Sutherland, MS, RD, LD, CSP 
    Clinical Dietitian
    Children’s of Alabama


    1:00 – 1:55 p.m.

    The Ketogenic Diet in Pediatric Epilepsy

    Monica J. McChesney MS, RD, LD 
    Clinical Dietitian 
    Children's of Alabama


    2:00-2:55 p.m.

    Pediatric Cardiology Nutrition

    Kayla Clary, MS, RD,LD
    Clinical Dietitian 
    Children's of Alabama


    3:00 – 3:55 p.m.

    Neonatal Nutrition 101

    Kristin Mullarkey, RD, LD, CNSC
    Clinical Dietitian 
    Children's of Alabama

  • Day 2 - March 9: Public Health and Community Nutrition

    Day 2 - March 9: Public Health and Community Nutrition

    12:00 – 12:55 p.m.

    The Dietary Guidelines for Americans: Implications for MCH Populations

    Jamie Stang, PhD, MPH, RD
    Associate Professor
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health University of
    Minnesota, School of Public Health
    Director, Leadership Education & Training Program in MCH Nutrition Director, Center for Excellence in
    MCH Leadership


    1:00 – 1:55 p.m.

    Improving Nutrition Health through Policy, Systems and Environmental Change Strategies

    Jamie Stang, PhD, MPH, RD
    Associate Professor
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health University of 
    Minnesota, School of Public Health 
    Director, Leadership Education & Training Program in MCH Nutrition Director, Center for Excellence in 
    MCH Leadership


    2:00-2:55 p.m.

    School Nutrition Innovations Prompted by Covid-19

    Cindy Kanarek Culver, MS, RDN, LD
    Director of School Nutrition
    Marietta City Schools, Atlanta, GA

    Destiny Gwynn Nolan, MS, RD 
    Culinary Manager
    Marietta City Schools, Atlanta, GA


    3:00 – 3:55 p.m.

    Disordered eating among adolescents and emerging adults during the COVID-19 pandemic

    Nicole Larson, PhD, MPH, RDN
    Instructor
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health University of 
    Minnesota, School of Public Health

  • Day 3 - March 23: Disordered Eating in Children and Youth

    Day 3 - March 23: Disordered Eating in Children and Youth

    12:00 – 12:55 p.m.

    Nutrition Care for Trans and Non-binary Youth: Eating Disorder Prevalence, Management and Considerations 

    Whitney Linsenmeyer , Ph.D., R.D., L.D.
    Assistant Professor
    Saint Louis University
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics
    National Spokesperson
    Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics


    1:00 – 1:55 p.m.

    Weight Stigma in Pediatric Care

    Rosanna P. Watowicz, PhD, RD, LD
    Assistant Professor
    Director of Online Programs
    Department of Nutrition
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine


    2:00-2:55 p.m.

    Short-term nutritional rehabilitation in patients with malnutrition secondary to typical and atypical anorexia nervosa

    Andrea K. Garber, PhD, RD 
    Professor of Pediatrics 
    Chief Nutritionist, Eating Disorder Program
    Division of Adolescent & Young Adult Medicine
    Department of Pediatrics
    UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital
    University of California, San Francisco


    3:00 – 3:55 p.m.

    The Assessment and Treatment of Feeding Problems in Children

    Meeta R. Patel, Ph.D.; BCBA-D 
    Executive Director of Clinic 4 Kidz
    Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Gastroenterology
    Stanford University School of Medicine

Questions?

Email ljhayes@uabmc.edu or call (205) 638-2293