Presentation on Provider Wellness & Relationships with Food

Thursday, June 3rd, 2021, 1- 2 pm pst Jessa Engelken, an intern at the Washington State Department of Health supervised by Chris Mornick, will present on findings from research surrounding provider wellness initiatives and resource development.  If you are unable to attend, Jessa and Chris are happy to share the final report.  Join Zoom Meetinghttps://washington.zoom.us/j/92477293193Meeting […]

Working Upstream: Title V Nutrition Leading Adaptively

SHORT COURSE Jeannine Herrick, Adjunct Instructor, UNC, Gillings School of Global Public Health and Public Health Leadership Department.  “Leading from an Adaptive Mindset: Using a Change Management Framework to Approach Complex Challenges.”   Description This session will introduce concepts related to adaptive and change leadership to help participants understand the foundational leadership principles and processes that are helpful […]

Amplifying MCH Nutrition Impact Using I+PSE Approaches

SHORT COURSE Angie Tagtow, MS, RD, LD, Founder & Chief Strategist, Äkta Strategies, LLC.  “Amplifying MCH Nutrition Impact Using I+PSE Approaches – Short Course.” Description This short course offers capacity building tools to drive Title V MCH transformation by integrating direct service initiatives with policy (organizational/ public), system (simple/complex) and environmental (built/natural) approaches. This short course will […]

Sweetened Beverage Taxes: Rationale, Effectiveness, and Lessons From the Field

TRAINING COURSE Jesse Jones-Smith, Associate Professor, University of Washington, Seattle, School of Public Health, Departments of Health Services and Epidemiology.  “Sweetened Beverage Taxes: Rationale, Effectiveness, and Lessons from the Field.  Description: Learning Objectives: Attendees of this session will be able to: Describe the rationale for taxing sugar-sweetened beverages  Review the evidence on the effectiveness of these taxes […]

NLN Happy Hour – Hour of Power

Save The Date! Thursday, 5/13/21 – 2–3pm (PST) We are hosting our next NLN Happy Hour on Thursday, May 13th from 2:00 – 3:00 pm (pst) and would like you to join us for another “hour of power” to discuss what you have been doing in your state. We will be devoting this Happy Hour to “sharing” your […]

Lillian Fountain-Smith Conference May-June 2021

We are excited about presenting the Lillian Fountain-Smith Conference in 2021 with six mini-sessions. All presentations are free and will occur from 3:30-5:00 p.m. Mountain Time on each date. Please save-the-date for the following presentations: May 18th – Food Allergens May 20th – Eating Disorders May 25th – Health Benefits of Intermittent Fasting May 27th – Personalized Nutrition June 1st – Health […]

NLN Happy Hour – Hour of Power: The COVID Chronicles

Save The Date! 2/11/2021 – 4-5 PM (PST) We are hosting our next NLN Happy Hour on Thursday, February 11th, from 4:00 – 5:00 pm (pst) and would like you to join us for another “hour of power” to discuss what you have been doing in your state.  If you have any specific topics you would like us to focus on or if you […]

Moving Forward Together: NLN 2021

Bookmark this Event link: https://mchnutritionpartners.ucla.edu/nln-annual-meetings/western-mch-nutrition-leadership-network-meeting-2021/ NLN 2021 Online Meeting Dates:  April 7th – April 9th, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm PST Day 1: Wednesday, April 7th, 2021 Topics to be covered include: Policy Update:  Panel Discussion on Development of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2020-2025 Speakers: Jamie Stang, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor, University of Minnesota, […]

Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2020-2025

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans provides advice on what to eat and drink to meet nutrient needs, promote health, and prevent disease. It is developed and written for a professional audience, including policymakers, healthcare providers, nutrition educators, and Federal nutrition program operators. The U.S. Departments of Agriculture (USDA) and Health and Human Services (HHS) work […]

NLN Happy Hour – Hour of Power: The COVID Chronicles

NLN Happy Hour – Hour of Power: The COVID Chronicles 12/3/2020 – 3-4 PM (PST) NLN Happy Hour is on December 3rd, 2020, from 4:00 – 5:00 pm (pst) – Join us for another “hour of power” to discuss what you have been doing in your state.  If you have any specific topics you would like us to focus on or if […]