Looking for a Preceptor?
Here is a resource for Students and Interns looking for a preceptor. Check out the ACEND section of the Academy’s website.
OAND members attend AND Public Policy Day
Cleveland Dietetic Association Rack Card now available
Maureen Faron, RD
First meeting of the year
Congratulations Julie Jones!
Julie Jones, MS, RD, LD
Dietitian Nominated for Statewide Ohio Hospital Association Award
Do you know a dietitian that is not a member of ADA/ODA? The Ohio Dietetic Association is participating in ADA s 2010 Membership Challenge.
Ohio Board of Dietetics
Karen Dion, MBA, RD, LD has been appointed to serve the Ohio Board of Dietetics as Executive Director replacing the retiring Kay Mavko.
Healthy Kids 2009 Campaign
Gretchen Robinson, MS, RD, LD, FADA
Congratulations to Gretchen Robinson, MS, RD,LD, FADA for receiving the ODA President's Award!
Conference Sponsors and Exhibitors!
Quaker Oats has launched a program targeted at RDs and needs assistance promoting this.
Obesity Prevention Plan
The Ohio Department of Health announced the Ohio Obesity Prevention Plan. The plan is a response to the state's epidemic obesity rates and to Governor Ted Strickland's directive to the Ohio Department of Health's Office of Healthy Ohio to create a comprehensive obesity prevention plan for the state.
The Ohio Nutrition Council just developed a quick survey to get feedback on the 2008 ONC Biennial.
From: Ronald Moen, ADA Chief Executive Officer
Pat McKnight, Ohio Dietetic Association State Policy Representative and Chair of ADAPAC, has reported that Ohio's "Money Follows the Person" demonstration project titled "Helping Ohioans Move, Expanding Choice (HOME Choice)" will pay for nutritional consultation services.
Nutrition professionals may find the following link to the Obesity Report to be interesting and certain aspects helpful to use in promoting our practice.
Grants Loan Forgiveness to WIC Professionals
In a victory for the National WIC Association (NWA) and our membership, the White House today signed into law the Higher Education Opportunity Act which among other provisions grants student loan forgiveness to WIC nutrition professionals.
Message from Margaret Garner, MS, LD, RD, Chair, Legislative and Public Policy Committee
The Fat Lady is singing!