May Conference

Purdue May Conference

Public Health: Guidance and Practice

Pfendler Hall, Dean's Auditorium

715 W. State Street, West Lafayette, IN  47907

May 3, 2018

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8:30 am                 Registration and Continental Breakfast - Introductions and Q&A times led by Barbara Mayfield, MS, RDN

8:50 am                 Welcome & Overview 
                              Michele Forman, PhD, Department Head, Nutrition Science

9:10 am                 Health Partnership Collaborations, the Indiana Example
                              Dennis Savaiano, PhD, Virginia Claypool Meredith Professor of Nutrition Policy

9:40 am                 Q&A

9:50 am                 Is SNAP-ED Working in Indiana?
                              Rebecca Rivera, PhD Candidate in Eicher-Miller Laboratory

10:20 am               Q&A

10:30 am               Break & Poster Session

11:00 am               The Dietary Guidelines and Health Behavior
                              Leslie Lytle, PhD, Professor, Health Behavior, University of North Carolina

11:30 am               Q&A       

11:40 am               Preceptor Appreciation
                              Dinah Dalder, MS, RD, Mridul Datta, PhD, RD, and Katie Hill Gallant, PhD, RD

12:00 pm               Lunch & Poster Session

1:00 pm                 Sharing a Firsthand Perspective of the Dietary and Physical Activity Guidelines Committee
                              Wayne Campbell, PhD, Professor of Nutrition Science

1:40 pm                 Guiding our Dietary Guidance: A Behind the Scenes Look at Changing the Process for Updating
                              the Dietary Guidelines for Americans
                              Carol Boushey, PhD, RDN, Associate Research Professor, Epidemiology, and Director, Nutrition
                              Support Shared Resource, University of Hawaii Cancer Center

2:20 pm                 Q&A

2:35 pm                 Movement and Beverage Break

2:50 pm                 Current Challenges in Global Nutrition
                              Nilupa Gunaratna, PhD, Assistant Professor, Nutrition Science and Public Health Graduate Program

3:20 pm                 Public Health Opportunities at Purdue
                              Rick Mattes, PhD, MPH, RD, Distinguished Professor, Nutrition Science

3:50 pm                 Wrap-up and Adjourn

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