March 30-31, 2023
Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Downtown at USC
630 Assembly Street
Columbia, SC 29201



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Thursday, March 30

12:00 - Registration

1:00 PM - Welcome from the SCAND President, Stephanie Nielsen, MS, RD, LDN

1:15 PM - Building Sustainable Food Systems for You and Your Planet, Linda Arpino, MA, RDN, CDN, FAND

2:25 PM - When Food and Facts Collide: Going Behind the Nutrition Headlines, Mary Lee Chin, MS, RDN

3:35 PM - Planting Seeds to Grow a Workforce with More BIPOC Dietetics Practitioners, SCAND Career Speaker Panel, coordinated by Suzi Domel Baxter, PhD, RD, LD, FADA, FAND

5:15 - 6:15 PM - Networking Social

Friday, March 31

7:00 - Registration & Breakfast

8:00 AM - Unpacking Weight Bias, BMI, and the Future of Obesity Care, Nina Crowley, PhD, RDN, LD

9:15 AM - Nutrition for Fertility Support, Lauren Manaker, MS, RDN, LD, CLEC

10:15 AM - Networking and Exhibitors

10:15 - 11:15 AM - Poster Session

11:15 - 12:00 - Buffet Lunch

12:00 PM - Improving Enteral Access with Dietitian Placed Feeding Tubes, Rebecca Fuller, RD-AP, LD, CNSC

1:00 PM - Business Meeting and Awards

1:40 PM - Medical Management of Overweight and Obesity, Tonya Turner, MPH, RDN, LDN, CSOWN

2:50 PM - The Role of Fiber and FODMAPs in Gut Health and the Gut Microbiome, Jessie Hoffman, PhD, RD

3:50 PM - Closing Remarks


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