NCAND Regional Meeting in Durham 2019

"How Dietitians Impact Their Community"

Date: Friday December 6, 2019

Location: Archie K. Davis Conference Center

Time: 8 am - 5 pm

*Register Here 

*Registration for this meeting closes on December 2 at midnight or when the meeting reaches capacity, which ever happens first.

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Early Bird Registration

(on or before December 2, 2019)

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Food Drive:
NCAND will be having a food drive to benefit a local food bank in Durham. For each item of food donated you will receive a raffle ticket to be entered to win a Trader Joe's gift card. (MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN)

Please no glass or opened items.



Speaker and Topic
8:00 AM - 8:45 AM
Registration & Breakfast & Visit Exhibits
8:45 AM - 9:00 AM
Welcome & Announcements
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
"How to Navigate Careers in Sports Nutrition"
Heather Colleran, PhD, RDN, CSSD, LDN, CSCS 
Lecture Summary: From student to professional - how to enter the field of sports nutrition. Challenges of being a Division I Sports Dietitian and in Private Practice. 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
"Understanding Changes to NC Medicaid and Medicare's Quality Payment Program"
Kim Iles, MS, RD, LDN
Lecture Summary: This lecture will cover an in-depth look and changes to Medicare's QPP and NC Medicaid. This talk will also provide resources on how to become a Medicare provider and ways to be active within NC Medicaid.
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Break & Visit Exhibits
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
"Improving Nutrition Status: A Quality Improvement Project at Levine Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Specialty Group"
Courtney Huddle, MS, RDN, LDN & Chandler Kasay RD, LDN
Lecture Summary: This presentation will review current nutrition-related gaps in care for pediatric patients of the LC-CBD specialty group and the role the dietitian plays in malnutrition risk reduction. It will then highlight the importance of providing a standardized approach to addressing malnutrition through the development of a feeding protocol.
12:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Lunch & Visit Exhibits & Awards Presentation
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Jessica King, RD, LDN, CNSC
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Coffee Break & Visit Exhibits
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Lecture 5
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
"Summer Nutrition for Children: We All Have a Role to Play!"
Cynthia Ervin, MBA, RDN, LDN
Lecture Summary: Only about 16% of North Carolina's economically disadvantaged children who depend on school lunch participate in Federal Summer Nutrition Programs during 2019. Regardless of practice area, RDNs, NDTRs, and dietetics students can all play a role in helping to address child food insecurity during the summer. Participants will receive an overview of the Summer Nutrition Program and its health, academic and overall benefits for children and their families.
5:00 PM
 *Agenda subject to change at any time.

Sponsor Information: 

If you are interested in being a sponsor at this event, please complete this form.


Sponsor Type


Coffee Break Sponsor

Global Health Products



Abbott Nutrition

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation