Oklahoma Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Oklahoma Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
November 2017
OkAND News You Can Use
In This Issue:        Scholarships
Professional Awards
Convention Poster Abstracts
Leadership Webinar
District News
Member Updates
Scholarships

State and district scholarships are available to students pursuing undergraduate degrees, advance degrees, and internships in dietetics.  Applications are due January 31, 2018.
Apply>>
Professional Awards

The Oklahoma Academy Professional Awards honor our members' outstanding dedication to the dietetics profession.  The awards recognize RDNs and NDTRs who have demonstrated exceptional performance and leadership in their practice or in the association.  The deadline for nominations is January 31, 2018.
Nominate a Member>>
Call for Convention Poster Abstracts

The annual student poster session at Spring Convention provides an excellent opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to display their research to peers and professionals in an interactive setting.  The deadline to submit an abstract is March 9, 2018.
Learn More>>
Benefit$ For YOUR Buck
Oklahoma Reception at FNCE

The Oklahoma Academy held its annual FNCE reception at Baderbrau in Chicago on Saturday, October 21, 2017.  Several members attended the event, and Lucille Beseler, Immediate past President of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics, even stopped by for a cameo.  We appreciate the support of the Oklahoma Beef Council for their generous donation toward the event, as well as the Maryland Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics for sharing the venue with our affiliate.
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OkAND Dietitians on Fox OKC

Have you seen the "Tasty Tuesdays" segments featuring Oklahoma Academy Registered Dietitians in cooking segments with Shelby Cashman, FOX 25 News Anchor.  This weekly segment shows the OKC area how Registered Dietitians can help them create healthy and delicious foods.  Tune in to Good Day OK on FOX 25 News for Tasty Tuesdays!
Watch Segments & Get Recipes>>
Public Policy
Have You Witnessed Harm?  
Report it with OkAND's Adverse Event Link

If you have witnessed someone giving questionable nutrition advice that has or could have resulted in harm, please report it.  Even if you're not sure if your example is considered "harm", send it to us to consider.
Continuing Education
Free Webinar
Discovering Leadership in Dietetics

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Discounted Becky Dorner Webinar
Can Diet Help Prevent Alzheimer's Disease?

Wednesday, December 7, 2017
1:00 - 2:30 PM
Spring Convention 2018

April 19-20, 2018
Marriott Southern Hills
Tulsa, OK
District & DPG Happenings
Eastern District

The Eastern District Dietetic Association is planning a holiday social at Cabin Boys Brewery on Tuesday, December 12th at 7pm.  Members must be 21 and older to attend.  They will have an ugly sweater contest at the social - each attendee will be able to cast a vote for their favorite sweater, and the winner receives a Starbucks gift card! 
North Central District

The fourth and final meeting of the 2017-2018 Academy year is planned for Tuesday, February 6th, 2018 at the Otoe-Missouria Tribal Complex in Red Rock, OK. Networking and meal begin at 5:30 pm, continuing education presentation at 6:00 pm, and the business meeting will follow at 7:00 pm. Renew your membership or join: $20 for dietitians and $5 for students. They hope to see you there!
Oklahoma City District

Holiday party Tuesday, December 12th at the Plant Shoppe in OKC.  Join them for a cocktail meet and greet, followed by a hands-on crafting class on succulent terrariums.  Learn how to design, create, and maintain an easy-to-care-for plant world.
Oklahoma Consultants DPG

The OkCD annual conference was held on September 22, 2017 at US Foods in Oklahoma City.  A survey will be emailed to members very soon to generate ideas on improving participation within the group.

Oklahoma Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
12324 E. 86th St N. #148
Owasso, OK 74055
t (918) 609-6559 or (877) 656-8874
f (877) 239-2942
oknutrition@oknutrition.org



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