Save-The-Date! Spring Assembly 2024

Spring Assembly 2024 will be held in person on March 23 in Springfield, IL. 


2023 Virtual Spring Assembly

Thanks for another wonderful Spring Assembly. Direct questions to [email protected].

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Speaker Lineup

Day 1: Wednesday, March 15

5-6 pm          AND President Presentation
Speaker: Lauri Wright, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND (Academy President-Elect)

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6-7 pm          IAND General Membership Meeting
Speaker: Tina Lam, MS, RD, LDN, CDCES (Illinois Academy President)

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Day 2: Friday, March 17

12-1 pm      Tweet, Snap, Post, Share: Ethics
Speaker: Drew Hemler, MSc, RD, CDN, FAND

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1-2 pm          Stress Management for Dietitians in the Post Covid Era
Speakers: Crystal Cerderna-Meko, PsyD & Nicole Jeanette Franklin, PsyD, ABPP

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Day 3: Wednesday, March 22

3-4 pm        Maternal/Fetal Nutrition Guidelines Through Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
Speaker: Shelby Hernandez, RD, LDN, CLC

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4-5 pm          Food for Thought: Diet and the Microbiome 
Speaker: Ellen Karlin, MMSc, RDN, LDN, FADA

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Day 4: Friday, March 24

12-1 pm          Tackling Food Insecurity One Prescription at a Time
Speakers: Elizabeth Hassinger, MS, RD, LDN & Amy Carie, MS, RD, LDN

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1-2 pm          Adapting Nutrition Guidelines to Latine Cultural Foods
Speaker: Krista Linares, MPH, RDN

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Contact Us

If you have questions or concerns regarding Spring Assembly please contact our CPI Chair at [email protected]