2015 Annual Spring Conference: Agenda

May 8th, 2015 – Mid Pacific Country Club, Lanikai Hawai’i

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7:00 a.m. Registration, Morning Refreshments & Vendor Exhibits

7:30 a.m.
Ruby Hayasaka, MA, MS, RD, LDN, HDA President
Building Connections

8:00 a.m.
Pat Crawford, PhD, RD
Reducing Obesity and Related Chronic Disease Risk in Youth: Current Research & Future Directions

9:00 a.m.
Dr. Laurie Tom, MD
The Diabetic’s Diet: An Endocrinologist Perspective

9:30 a.m.
Dr. Ramona Wong, MD
What Do Nephrologists & Patients Want From MNT CKD?

10:15 a.m. Break

10.30 a.m.
Ruby Hayasaka, MA, MS, RD, LDN, HDA President
Connections – Community

11:00 a.m.
Jane White, PhD, RD
Identification and Documenting of Adult and Pediatric Malnutrition: The Academy/ASPEN Collaboration

12:00 p.m. Lunch, Vendor Exhibits, Raffle

12:30 p.m. HDA Awards, Introduction of Incoming President and HDA Board

1:00 p.m.
Ann Ditzler, MBA, MS, RD, LD & FSHN Council Mentoring Hui
Connections – Students

1:15 p.m.
Amy Tousman, MPH, RD, LD, CDE
Consumer Protection: It’s Our Priority

2:00 p.m.
Ruby Hayasaka, MA, MS, RD, LDN, HDA President
The Gift and Opportunity of the Dietitian Nutritionist

2:15 p.m. Break

2:30 p.m.
Jo Robinson, Investigative Journalist
Restoring the “Medicine” to the Modern Diet

3:30 p.m.
Jinan Banna, PhD, RD, CDN
Connections – Research

4:00 p.m. Closing