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

Food for Life Training: 2015 Agenda

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Wednesday, August 19

EMBASSY SUITES AT THE CHEVY CHASE PAVILION
4300 Military Road, NW, Washington, DC, 20015

10 - 10:30 a.m.

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

Dawnyel Pryor, Educational Programs and Marketing Director

Embassy Suites

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

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

Dawnyel Pryor, Educational Programs and Marketing Director

Embassy Suites

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

Step-by-Step Guide to the Administrative Process

Sabrina Ritacco, Program Coordinator

Embassy Suites

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., PCRM President

Embassy Suites

2 - 2:45 p.m.

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

Beth Perera, Food for Life Instructor

Embassy Suites

2:45 - 3 p.m.

Break

3 - 5 p.m.

Live Class Presentation: Introduction - How Foods Figth Cancer

Beth Perera, Food for Life Instructor

Embassy Suites

 

Thursday, August 20

EMBASSY SUITES AT THE CHEVY CHASE PAVILION
4300 Military Road, NW, Washington, DC, 20015

7:30 - 8 a.m.

Breakfast (optional)

(This will be provided by the Physicians Committee.)

8 - 9:15 a.m.

Building Healthful Plant-Based Meal Plans and Introduction to Food for Life: Kickstart Your Health

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

Embassy Suites

9:15 - 10:30 a.m.

Nutrition and Cancer FAQs and Introduction to Food For Life: Cancer Project

Cameron Wells, MPH, RD., Staff Dietitian

Embassy Suites

10:30 -
10:45 a.m.

Break

10:45 -
12:00 p.m.

Nutrition & Diabetes FAQs and Introduction to Food for Life Diabetes Initiative

Meghan Jardine, MS, MBA, RD, LD, CDE, Associate Director of Diabetes Nutrition

Embassy Suites

12 - 1 p.m.

Lunch (optional)

(This will be provided by the Physicians Committee.)

1 - 2 p.m.

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

Beth Perera, Food for Life Instructor

Embassy Suites

2 - 3:30 p.m.

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

Dawnyel Pryor, Educational Programs and Marketing Director,

Embassy Suites

3:30 -
3:45 p.m.

Break

3:45 -
5:00 p.m.

Nutrition and Kids FAQs and Introduction to Food For Life Kids

Jennifer Reilly, R.D.

Embassy Suites

 

Friday, August 21

EMBASSY SUITES AT THE CHEVY CHASE PAVILION
4300 Military Road, NW, Washington, DC, 20015

7:30 - 8 a.m.

Breakfast (optional)

(This will be provided by the Physicians Committee.)

8 - 8:45 a.m.

Breakfast       

Introduction to Membership Benefits

Betsy Wason, VP of Development

Embassy Suites

Concurrent Session

9 - 11:15 a.m.

Media Training

Food for Life Trainees

Dania DePas, Communications Manager

Embassy Suites

9 - 11:15 a.m.

Cooking Demonstrations

Food for Life Trainees

Beth Perera, Food for Life Instructor
Meghan Jardine, MS, MBA, RD, LD, CDE, Associate Director of Diabetes Nutrition Education

Whole Foods Market

11:15 - 12 p.m.

Break

Concurrent Session

12 - 2:15 p.m.

Media Training

Food for Life Trainees

Dania DePas, Communications Specialist and Social Media Manager

Embassy Suites

2 - 2:15 p.m.

Cooking Demonstrations

Food for Life Trainees

Beth Perera, Food for Life Instructor
Meghan Jardine, MS, MBA, RD, LD, CDE, Associate Director of Diabetes Nutrition Education

Whole Foods Market

2:15 - 2:30 p.m.

Break

2:30 -
3:30 p.m.

Closing: Final Q-and-A, Training Evaluation, Collect Forms

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

Dawnyel Pryor, Educational Programs and Marketing Director

Beth Perera, Food for Life Instructor

Embassy Suites
 
If you choose to use Saladmaster and Vitamix equipment, the following sessions are required.

3:30 -
4:30 p.m.

Vitamix Demonstration

Wendy Manfredi, Marketing Programs Manager, Vitamix

Embassy Suites

4:30 -
5:30 p.m.

Saladmaster Demonstration

Ana Perez, Saladmaster Marketing Administrative Assistant

Embassy Suites

 



 

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