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 […]

NLN Happy Hour – Hour of Power

Thursday, May 13th || 2:00 – 3:00 pm (pst) Save The Date! 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 […]

Western MCH Nutrition Leadership Network Meeting 2021

April 7-9, 2021 // 1:00 – 5:00 pm PST Moving Forward Together: NLN 2021 Meet the 2021 Speakers – Watch the short introductory Videos here AGENDA // LIVE SESSIONS: Wednesday, April 7, 2021 Re-play the Wednesday, April 7 Stream here: 1:00 – 1:15 PM      Welcome and Introductions                                                             1:15 – 5:00 PM      “MCH Policy to Action: […]

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 […]

Training Materials

Overview of Courses “Sweetened Beverage Taxes: Rationale, Effectiveness, and Lessons from the Field” Jessie Jones-Smith, Associate Professor, University of Washington, Seattle, School of Public Health, Departments of Health Services and Epidemiology.  “Amplifying MCH Nutrition Impact Using I+PSE Approaches – Short Course”Angie Tagtow, MS, RD, LD, Founder & Chief Strategist, Äkta Strategies, LLC.  This short course offers capacity […]

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 […]