Food for Life Training: Agenda

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Translating Nutrition Research into Community Education: A Workshop for Implementing Diet-Related Chronic Disease Curricula

Food for Life Training: 2016 Agenda

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Wednesday, August 17

PHYSICIANS COMMITTEE OFFICE BUILDING
5100 WISCONSIN AVE., NW, SUITE 400, WASHINGTON, DC 20016

9:30 - 10 a.m.

Registration

10 - 10:30 a.m.

Welcome, Introductions, Strategy, and Overview of the Physicians Committee and the Food for Life Program

Dawnyel Pryor, Educational Programs & Marketing Director

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Live Class Presentation: Employee Wellness Program

Dawnyel Pryor, Educational Programs and Marketing Director

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Step-by-Step Guide to the Administrative Process

Sabrina Ritacco, Food for Life Program Manager

12 - 1 p.m.

Lunch (optional)

(This will be provided by the Physicians Committee)

1 - 2 p.m.

Plant-Based Nutrition for Chronic Disease Prevention and Survival Myths and Facts

Neal Barnard, M.D., F.A.C.C., Physicians Committee President

2 - 2:45 p.m.

Step-by-Step Guide to the Administrative Process

Sabrina Ritacco, Food for Life Program Manager

2:45 - 3 p.m.

Break

3 - 4:30 p.m.

Panel Discussion with Physicians Committee’s Nutrition Experts and Q & A

  • Susan Levin, M.S., R.D., Director of Nutrition Education
  • Cameron Wells, M.P.H., R.D., Associate Director of Clinical Dietetics
  • Karen Smith, R.D., Senior Dietitian
  • Maggie Neola, R.D., Registered Dietitian

4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Introduction to Membership Benefits and Navigating the Grant Process

  • Betsy Wason, VP of Development
  • Bonnie MacLeod, Grants Manager
 

Thursday, August 18

PHYSICIANS COMMITTEE OFFICE BUILDING
5100 WISCONSIN AVE., NW, SUITE 400, WASHINGTON, DC 20016

7:00 - 8 a.m.

Breakfast (optional)

(This will be provided by the Physicians Committee.)

8 - 8:45 a.m.

Introduction to Food for Life: Kickstart Your Health
Introduction  to Food For Life: Healthy Basics

Susan Levin, M.S., R.D., Director of Nutrition Education

8:45 - 10:45 a.m.

Live Class Presentation: Introduction – How Foods Fight Cancer

Katherine Lawrence, Food for Life Instructor

10:45 -
11 a.m.

Break

11 a.m. -
12:00 p.m.

Best Practices for Running the Food for Life Program in Your Community

Katherine Lawrence, Food for Life Instructor

12 - 1 p.m.

Lunch (optional)

(This will be provided by the Physicians Committee.)

1 - 1:30 p.m.

Introduction to Food For Life: Cancer Project

Cameron Wells, M.P.H., R.D., Associate Director of Clinical Dietetics

1:30 - 2:15 p.m.

Introduction  to Food For Life: Diabetes Initiative
Introduction  to Food For Life: Nutrition Essentials

Meghan Jardine, M.S., M.B.A., R.D., L.D., C.D.E., Associate Director of Diabetes Nutrition Education

2:15 - 2:45 p.m.

Introduction to Food For Life: Kids Health

Francesca Valente, Nutrition Program Specialist

2:45 -
3 p.m.

Break

3 - 4 p.m.

Applying the Food For Life Curriculum into Practice: Technical Aspects of Cooking Demonstration Operations

Katherine Lawrence, Food for Life Instructor

4 - 5:30 p.m.

Sales & Marketing Orientation: Finding Venue and Community Allies & Filling Seats

Dawnyel Pryor, Educational Programs & Marketing Director

 

Friday, August 19

PHYSICIANS COMMITTEE OFFICE BUILDING
5100 WISCONSIN AVE., NW, SUITE 400, WASHINGTON, DC 20016

7:00 - 8 a.m.

Breakfast (optional)

(This will be provided by the Physicians Committee.)

8 - 8:45 a.m.

      

Review the Program Guidelines, Sign Agreements, and Q & A

  • Dawnyel Pryor, Educational Programs & Marketing Director
  • Susan Levin, M.S., R.D., Director of Nutrition Education

 

8:45 - 10:15 a.m.

Media Training

  • Food for Life Trainees
  • Dania DePas, Communications Specialist and Social Media Manager

10:15 - 10:30 a.m.

 

Break

10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

 

Cooking Demonstrations

  • Food for Life Trainees
  • Katherine Lawrence, Food for Life Instructor
  • Meghan Jardine, M.S., M.B.A., R.D., L.D., C.D.E., Associate Director of Diabetes Nutrition Education

12 - 1 p.m.

Lunch

   

1 - 2 p.m.

 

Closing: Final Q & A, Training Evaluation, Collect Forms

  • Susan Levin, M.S., R.D., Director of Nutrition Education
  • Dawnyel Pryor, Educational Marketing Director
  • Katherine Lawrence, Food for Life Instructor
 
If you choose to use Saladmaster and Vitamix equipment, the following sessions are required.

2 - 3 p.m.

Saladmaster Demonstration

  • Ana Perez, Saladmaster Marketing Administrative Assistant
  • Katherine Lawrence, Food for Life Instructor

3 - 4 p.m.

Vitamix Demonstration

  • Wendy Manfredi, Marketing Programs Manager, Vitamix