SCAND Virtual Annual Meeting 2021


Friday, April 16, 2021





Please click here to download a PDF of schedule.

Pre-Meeting Lunch and Learn Series

Tuesday, April 6, 2021
12:00 - 1:00 pm
Design Thinking: Human-Centered Solutions for Clinical Teams
Rachel Werkheiser, MS, RD, LD
Sponsored by Sodexo

Tuesday April 13, 2021
12:00 - 1:00 pm
Stress and the Microbiome
Jessie Hoffman, PhD, RD | Assistant Professor, Winthrop University

Annual Meeting, April 16

Keynote Address
Your Audience is King: Connecting to Communicate Science Over Sensationalism
Jim White, RD ACSM | Owner, Jim White Fitness and Nutrition Studio
Sponsored by the Dairy Alliance

How to Get Paid: Lessons Learned and Opportunities for Reimbursement in SC
Jeremy Ponds, MS, RDN, LD | Reimbursement Representative, SCAND

Myths and Realities about the Future Requirements for Registered Dietitians
Wanda Koszewski, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND | Board Member, ACEND
Rayane AbuSabha, PhD, RD | Executive Director, ACEND

Poster Session/ Q &A

Hot Topic: Diversity and Inclusion
Implicit Bias: Its Impact on Your Practice, Decision Making and Achieving Optimal Health Outcomes
Jillian Rose, PhD, MPH, LCSW, Director, Community Engagement, Diversity and Research, Hospital for Special Surgery

Panel Discussion
Role of the RD During the Pandemic: From Clinical To Community
Moderator: Jessica Morrison, RD, LD | SNAP-Ed NES Coordinator, SCDHEC
Brooke Brittain, MS, RD, LD, CLC, CHES | Program Manager, Public Health Nutrition and Outreach, Clemson Universit
Rebecca Fuller, RD-AP, LD, CNSC, Surgical, Trauma & Burn ICU Dietitian | Cortrak Tube Team Lead, MUSC
Rowan Goodrich, MS, RDN, LD | Program Coordinator, SC Department of Aging
Sally Nicholson RDN, LD | Director, Food & Nutrition Services, Lexington County School District One

Don’t Waste Food SC
Amanda Edwards, BS | Manager, Don’t Waste Food SC Program
Adah Gorton, BFA | Manager, Don’t Waste Food SC Program


Thank you to our 2021 Sponsors!