Time & Location
Nov 03, 2022, 8:45 AM – Nov 04, 2022, 3:15 PM
Grand River Center, 350 Bell St, Dubuque, IA 52001, USA
About the Event
All attendees will receive:
1 ticket to ride the Fenelon Place Elevator (the world's steepest, shortest scenic railway)
1 ticket for a historic trolley tour of downtown Dubuque
(valid for 4:00 p.m. trolley on Wednesday, November 2 only - email Tonya at firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your seat)
A block of rooms is reserved at the Grand Harbor Resort for a rate of $99/night. To reserve a room, please call 563-690-4000 ext. 1 and inform them you are part of the Iowa Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics Annual Meeting.
The Grand Harbor Resort has completed the Iowa Department of Public Safety’s Human Trafficking Prevention Training Certification
Carpooling and Room Sharing:
If you are interested in carpooling or room sharing options, please post in the Facebook group “Iowa RD 2 RD” to help locate other RDs in your area. Please note, the Grand Harbor Resort is not able to provide split receipts for shared hotel rooms.
Thursday, November 3
8:45 – 9:00 -- Welcome and Opening Remarks
IAND President, Brian Smith, RDN, LD (he/his)
9:00 – 10:15 -- Managing Bias and Microaggressions: An Ethical Responsibility.
Mridul Datta, PhD, RD, LD, FAND (she/her/hers)
- Recognize and monitor bias in self and others.
- Verbalize implications of continued bias, microaggression and discrimination.
- Implements strategies to reduce instances of microaggression.
Performance indicators: 1.7.2, 1.7.3, 1.7.4; level 2
10:15 – 10:45 -- Break/Exhibits
10:45 – 11:45 -- Cultural Competence in Diabetes Care
Kimberley Rose-Francis RDN, CDCES, CNSC, LD (she/her)
- Discuss cultural barriers to self-management of diabetes.
- Review the current evidenced-based recommendation(s) in diabetes care and management as it relates to food and nutrition.
- Examine how the evidenced-based recommendations may create a cultural divide.
- Identify opportunities and strategize ways to overcome barriers and achieve better outcomes.
Performance Indicators: 1.7.3, 4.2.2, 8.1.1; Level 2
11:45 – 12:00 -- Announcements
IAND President, Brian Smith (he/his)
12:00 – 1:15 -- Lunch/Exhibits
1:15 – 2:15 -- Identifying & Correcting Cultural Misconceptions in Plant-Forward Dietetics
Ayten Salahi, MS, RDN (she/her/hers)
- Introduce the Social Identity Wheel as a tool to develop awareness of cultural blindspots.
- Outline a framework for identifying cultural misconceptions in dietetics practice at-large.
- Apply this framework to examine how cultural misconceptions impact plant-based practice.
- Discuss strategies to actualize culturally-competent, plant-forward dietetics practice.
Performance Indicators: 1.7 (ALL), 1.8.5, 4.1.3, 4.2.2; level 2
2:15 – 3:30 -- Leveraging Policy & Grassroots Advocacy Efforts…Elevates the Crucial Role Dietitians Play in Improving Nutrition/Food Security
Susie Roberts, MS, RDN, LD (she/her/hers), Brittany Lumley, JD (she/her/hers)
- Recap the 2022 Legislative Session, while highlighting The Academy’s role in Iowa’s legislative and political process.
- Describe how dietetic professionals can collaborate to influence positive change on nutrition, healthcare, and health equity (from infants…to the aged) by educating community members and policy makers.
- Develop communication strategies to advocate for our profession by elevating the dietitian’s visibility in the workplace, your communities, and our State.
Performance indicators: 3.2, 3.3
3:30 – 4:00 Break/Exhibits
4:00 – 5:00 -- Eggs and egg nutrients in healthy dietary patterns across the lifespan
Mickey Rubin, PhD (he/him)
- Dietary recommendations for children from birth to 2 years of age according to the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
- Foods and nutrients that are fundamental first foods for children.
- Importance of key nutrients and early introduction of potential allergens.
- Recommendations from the DGA across the lifespan, including nutrients of public health concern.
- Scientific evidence for the role of choline in supporting cognitive health throughout the lifespan.
Performance Indicators: 4.1.2, 8.1.1, 8.1.2, 8.1.3, 8.1.4; Level 2
Friday, November 4
8:15 – 8:30 -- Welcome & Opening Remarks
President Elect Maren Wolff, PhD, RDN, LD (she/her/hers)
8:30 – 9:30 -- Tweet, Snap, Post, Share: Ethical Practice in Social Media
Drew Hemler, MSc, RD, CDN, FAND (he/him)
- Describe at least three (3) Standards of Professionalism.
- Identify three (3) instances of unethical practice on social media.
- Respond appropriately when observing unethical practice on social media.
- Utilize relative Academy educational resources and reporting tools.
1.2.1, 1.2.5, 1.2.6, 1.3.3, 1.4.5, 1.5.5, 1.6.2, 2.1.5, 2.2.2, 2.2.3, 2.3.2, 2.3.6 ; Level 2
9:30 – 10:30 -- Iowa Food System Coalition and RDNs Working Together to Make a Difference in our Food System
Jodie Huegerich, RDN, LD (she/her/hers) & Lyndi Buckingham-Schutt, PhD, RDN, LD (she/her/hers)
- Understand the vision, mission, and values of the Iowa Food System Coalition.
- Identify opportunities for RDNs to collaborate with new and diverse partners within the IFSC.
- Assess the benefits and challenges to our profession and the people we serve by working with a multidisciplinary coalition.
- Explain how RDNs can advance the development of new programs and policies that support advancing food system work in Iowa.
3.1, 2.3, 12.1, 12.4
10:30 – 10:45 -- Break
10:45 – 11:45 -- Supporting and Engaging in Iowa’s Food Systems as Nutrition Professionals – moderated panel
Dee Sandquist, MS, RD, LD, CDE, FAND; Gayle Olson; Linda Gorkow; Whitney Sanger; moderated by Allison Lansman, RD, LD
- Expose dietitians to first-hand perspectives provided by food systems professionals and producers.
- Link the intersectional nature of nutrition, health, and agricultural sustainability to the resiliency of Iowa’s population.
- Provide multidisciplinary input on the role nutrition and dietitians can play currently and in the future across Iowa’s food systems landscape.
- Identify educational, community, professional, and organizational opportunities to support the resilience, safety, and security of Iowa’s food systems.
Performance indicators: 1.8.2, 1.8.4; 2.3.3, 3.2.8; level 1
11:45 – 1:00 Business Meeting & Awards Luncheon
1:15 – 2:30 -- Integrating Equity into School Meals
Morgan P. McGhee, MPH, RD (she/her)
- Learn how FoodCorps uses the SHIFTING tool to advance equity in school meals.
- Practice applying SHIFTING in a real life school nutrition scenario.
Performance indicators: 9.3, 12.3, 13.1, level 1
2:30 – 3:30 -- How Fat Phobia Perpetuates Eating Disorders and Prevents Treatment: Working on Your Own Body Inclusivity
Ali Beckman, MS, RD, LD, CEDS-S (she/her/hers)
- Develop an understanding of the origins of diet culture.
- Explore how fat phobia and diet culture both exacerbates eating disorder behaviors and is a barrier to eating disorder treatment.
- Recognize your own bias towards body size and food choices.
- Identify how to be a body and food inclusive provider.
Performance indicators: 1.7.2, 4.2.2, 8.1.1, 9.1.3, level 2
Health and Safety: The Iowa Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (IAND) will follow the latest developments in COVID-19 safety protocols and legal requirements. IAND strongly recommends that all registrants, exhibitors and guests be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and masking is encouraged during the meeting. Please bring your own mask.
Cancellation Policy: Registration cancellations must be received on or before October 15, 2022 to the Iowa Academy office by email email@example.com or calling 515-346-8740. All cancellations are subject to a $50 cancellation fee. Refunds will be made after completion of the conference on November 4th, 2022. Hotel cancellations are accepted until 24 hours prior to the arrival date. Call 563-690-4000 ext.1 to cancel.