Monday, Oct 5, 2015
Global Research and Nutrition
This engaging session begins with a detailed overview of two of Feeding America's most recent research studies: Hunger in America 2014 and Together on Diabetes. The deep dive outlines the studies' methodologies, processes and findings while sharing practical tools for identifying, surveying and conducting small- and large-scale studies involving food insecure populations. Attendees will also learn how to utilize and tailor these tools to various settings so as to better meet clients' needs. The session ultimately aims to expand RDNs' core competencies so as to better address the complex nutrition and health realities for those struggling with hunger.Excellence in Practice - Dietetic Research - Carol Shanklin, PhD, RD
Share the methodologies, processes and findings around food insecurity, nutrition and health from both studies, while highlighting key narratives regarding the intersections between food insecurity, nutrition and diet-sensitive chronic diseases.
Understand and implement practical tools for identifying, surveying and conducting small and large research studies focused on individuals and communities experiencing food insecurity.
Access and develop tailored resources and core competencies specifically developed for RDNs and nutrition professionals working with those who are food insecure.
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