Equipping RDs + Public Health Professionals as Food Systems Leaders

This event is open to RDNs, Nutrition, and Public Health professionals interested in a profession-focused synthesis of the nutrition-health-agriculture Nexus and actively engaging in systemic thinking, visioning, and action with fellow attendees.

*Attendance to the June/”Understanding the Nutrition-Health-Agriculture Nexus to Improve Resiliency of Iowa Communities” educational event is not required to attend this event.

Full Event Description:

  • Date and time: July 6th, 8:30a-2:30p CST
  • Location: FFA Enrichment Center (DMACC Ankeny Campus)
  • Audience: Dietitians, Nutrition professionals, and Public Health practitioners; (students also welcome!)
  • Attendance limit: 50
  • Cost: FREE
  • CPEUs for RDNs: 3.5
  • Amenities: Free Parking; Lite Breakfast, Refreshments, and a Local Lunch!

Event Goal: Engage RDNs and Public Health professionals in a deep synthesis of the nutrition-health-agriculture Nexus and how to become an effective, vital player (or leader) within Iowa’s food systems framework through systemic thinking, visioning, and action.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define the role of RDNs and/or Public Health professionals as players (or leaders) within the Nexus in Iowa
  • Analyze strategies to engage current and future opportunities to integrate RDNs & Public Health professionals into food systems work
  • Identify avenues to address barriers that prevent this multidisciplinary approach to food systems
  • Utilize systemic action strategies to build a collaborative vision for positioning RDNs and/or Public Health professionals as food systems leaders at the professional, organizational, and systems-level

Additional Information:

  • Post-event recordings & Resources – TBD
  • Items attendees should bring with them to this training: Reusable water bottle and note-taking materials. A mask is recommended, but not required (at this moment).

Event Sponsors:

  • UNI Center for Energy and Environmental Education
  • Farming for Public Health
  • Practical Farmers of Iowa
  • Iowa Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Iowa Public Health Association
  • Iowa Food System Coalition
  • Iowa Healthiest State Initiatives

Questions about this event? Email Allie at Allison.P.Lansman@dmu.edu

Date

Jul 06 2022
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Time

8:30 am - 2:30 pm

Location

FFA Enrichment Center
1055 SW Prairie Trail Pkwy, Ankeny, IA, US, 50023
Center for Energy and Environmental Education (CEEE), University of Northern Iowa

Organizer

Center for Energy and Environmental Education (CEEE), University of Northern Iowa
Phone
(319) 273-2573
Website
https://ceee.uni.edu/

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