Sessions & Speakers

2018 Conference Program

 Day at a Glance

May 3, 2018

Clinical Nutrition

All are not the Same: Dietary Variations Among Hispanics and Latinos with Diabetes

Nilda Benmaor, MS, RDN, CDE 


Technology & Social Media 
The Use of Telehealth in Private Practice: Current Research and the Implementation Process

Kristi Coughlin, MS, RDN, LD 


Ethics, Leadership & Professionalism
Know Your Worth: Why Your Name Has Value

Alissa Rumsey, MS, RD, DCN, CSCS 


May 4, 2018

Clinical Nutrition

Diabetes Medication Update: Putting the Pieces Together

Beverley Thomassin, RN, MPH, CDE, BC-ADM 


Nutrition Research
Advancing Nutrition Practice with Metabolomics

Francene Steinberg, PhD, RD 

May 5, 2018

Clinical Nutrition

Updates on Diabetes Management: Advanced Technology and the Role of the RD

Alex Nella, RD, CDE

Breanne Harris 

Clinical Nutrition
Food Addiction: Fact or Fiction?

Tiffany Haug, MS, RDN, EDOC 

Business & Private Practice 
Dietitians in Startups: How to Land a Job at an Early Stage Company, and Thrive

Edwina Clark, MS, RD, APD, CSSD