2024 Annual Conference Agenda

Take a Trip Down Route 66 - Nutrition for All Ages

2024 MOAND Annual Conference

April 12-13, 2024

Holiday Inn St. Louis SW - Route 66

10709 Watson Rd, St. Louis, MO 63127


Agenda (View as PDF)

Friday, April 12

1:00-1:30pm Welcome from MOAND Executive Board
1:30-2:30pm #MakingMODietitians: An Interprofessional, Collaborative Social Media Project Targeting Recruitment and Retention of Dietetics Students
Natalie Allen, MEd, RDN, LD, Sarah Murray, PhD, RDN, LD and Rochelle Etienne
2:30-2:45pm Expo and Poster Session Viewing
2:45-3:45pm Misinformation and Disinformation in Food and Nutrition
Connie Diekman, M.Ed., RD, LD, FADA, FAND and Tracy Oliver, PhD, RD, LD
3:45-4:00pm Expo and Poster Session Viewing
4:00-5:00pm Baby-Led Weaning Basics
Ellen Gipson, MA, RDN, LD
Tips and Tricks When Building a Thriving Dietetic Private Practice
Wendy Castle, MPH, RD, LD, CDCES
5:00-7:00pm Networking

Saturday, April 13

7:00-8:00am Moving the Needle through Behavior Change When Counseling Hesitant Patients
Wendy Castle, MPH, RD, LD, CDCES
8:00-8:15am Expo and Poster Session Viewing
8:15-9:15am Missouri Physical Activity and Nutrition Program: Partnering for a Healthier Missouri
Sarah Young, MS, RD, LD and Alisea Brooks, MPH
9:15-10:15am Menopause Mayhem
Theresa DeLorenzo, DCN, RD
Post Acute-LTC and enhancing the role of the Dietitian and preventing malnutrition
Kimberly Fremont, MSEd RD LDN
10:15-11:15am The Farm Bill: Implications for the Food System and Dietetic Practice
Christina Badaracco, MPH, RDN, LDN
11:15-11:45am Lunch and MOAND Business Meeting
11:45–12:45pm Nutrition Informatics:  More Than Just Using Technology
Marty Yadrick, MBI, MS, RDN, LD, FAND, ACHIP
12:45-1:45pm Principles of Self-Care for Caring Professionals: Integrating Yoga & Meditation into your Professional Practice
Dena French, EdD, RDN, LD, ERYT-200, RYT-500
1:45-2:00pm Expo and Poster Session Viewing
2:00-3:00pm Neonatal refeeding-like syndrome
Rita Chrivia, RD, LD
Understanding the Parkinsons Disease and Food drug interactions
Swarna Mandali, PhD, RDN