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Ann Albright, PhD, RDN, Director of the Division of Diabetes Translation at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, leads an expert team that strives to eliminate the preventable burden of diabetes through leadership, research, programs, and policies that translate scienc…
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 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Dylan is a Senior Nutrition Specialist at Ketchum and Registered Dietitian. He has presented his research at conferences including The Obesity Society’s Obesity Week, The American Society for Nutrition’s (ASN) Annual Nutrition Science Meeting and the Food and Nutrition Conference…
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 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Carter Blakey is the Deputy Director of the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP), US Department of Health and Human Services. ODPHP plays a key role in developing and coordinating disease prevention and health promotion policy for the nation. Carter also is t…
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 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Chere Bork, “The Dietitian Energy Igniter,” is a Law of Attraction Coach, and graduate of Coach U and Wellcoaches®. She served on the NE Board for eight years and has been their Abundance Ambassador since 2014, empowering members to succeed in ways they may not have thought …
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 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Zachari Breeding, MS, RDN, CSO, LDN, FAND is a registered, licensed dietitian in Denver, Colorado and holds his Certification of Specialty in Oncology Nutrition (CSO). He is the owner of Sage Nutritious Solutions, a personalized nutrition and private chef company and is the Food …
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 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Mary Lee Chin MS., RD, provides food and nutrition consultation, working with commodity food groups and food industry on nutrition education initiatives. She speaks health professional audiences on some of the most provocative food topics of today, including genetically modified …
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 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Currently, I am a Clinical Nutrition Manager of TIRR Memorial Hermann, Memorial Hermann Katy Rehabilitation Hospital, and Memorial Hermann University Place Nursing Center. TIRR Memorial Hermann has been nationally ranked as one of the “Best Rehabilitation Hospitals” in Ameri…
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 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Dr. Ziva Cooper is the Director of the UCLA Cannabis Research Initiative in the Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior and Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry. Her research involves understanding variables that influence both the therap…
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 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Dr. Audrey Ervin is a psychologist and the academic director of graduate counseling psychology at Delaware Valley University where she developed the social-justice focused curriculum. Her research focuses on multicultural competence with an emphasis on sexual orientation, racial …
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 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Kelly Griswold, MBA
Director of Research Team Operations
Readex Research

Kelly joined Readex as a Research Manager in 2012 and has since directed over 400 custom research projects, with responsibility for questionnaire design/consultation, project management, and research re…
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 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Dr. Matthew Landry is a postdoctoral fellow in the Stanford Prevention Research Center in the School of Medicine at Stanford University. He has a BS in nutrition and food sciences from Louisiana State University and a PhD in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Texas at Au…
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 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Ainsley Malone is Nutrition Support Dietitian at Mt. Carmel East Hospital in Columbus, Ohio where she is involved in managing nutrition care in patients requiring enteral and parenteral nutrition. In addition, Ms Malone serves as a Clinical Practice Specialist for the American So…
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 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Hannah Martin, MPH, RD serves as director, legislative and government affairs with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Policy Initiatives and Advocacy team in Washington, DC. Her portolio includes federal legislative and regulatory issues related to health care and public h…
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 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Sharon has been with FDA for more than 25 years and currently serves as Senior Advisor for Policy to the Deputy Commissioner for Food Policy and Response in the Office of the Commissioner. In this role, Ms. Mayl is the lead for the foods program on issues related to cannabis and…
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 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Stephen A. McClave, MD, has been on faculty at the University of Louisville School of Medicine for over 30 years, where he is Professor of Medicine and Director of Clinical Nutrition. Dr McClave received his medical degree from Ohio State University in Columbus and completed his …
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 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Tamara is the co-founder of Diversify Dietetics, a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing racial and ethnic diversity in the field of nutrition by empowering students and young professionals from underrepresented minority groups to join the next generation of nutrition ex…
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 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Dr. Miles joined the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in Sept. 2019 as Clinical Assistant Professor of Nutrition. In addition to teaching, Dr. Miles is a member of the University’s Council on Diversity and Interculturalism and a member of the College of Education, Health an…
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 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Cindy is the founder of Master Connection Associates (MCA), a premiere international consulting and training firm specializing in service, sales and leadership performance. The firm’s expertise contributed to The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company earning two Malcolm Baldrige National…
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Sunday, October 18th 2020
Bold Approaches to Fierce Conversations
 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Egondu Onuoha is currently the Vice President – Real Estate, Special Programs and Business Development at the Brooklyn Hospital Center in New York City. Prior to her becoming a Vice President, she was the Director of Prenatal Care Assistance Program, WIC Program and the Nurse Fam…
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Sunday, October 18th 2020
Bold Approaches to Fierce Conversations
 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Monica is a Registered Dietitian at the Moses Division of Montefiore Medical Center in New York, an 850-bed, teaching hospital of Albert Einstein Medical School. Monica has been the Nutrition Support Clinician responsible solely for the Medical, Surgical and Cardiothoracic ICUs f…
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 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Always wearing two hats as a registered dietitian and seasoned communications professional, Jaime has nearly 20 years of experience combining knowledge and expertise in food, nutrition, health and public relations to create innovative media and HCP relations strategies for compan…
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 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Aaron has earned dual master’s degrees, a MS in Dietetics Administration and an MBA both from the University of Kentucky. He currently holds the position of Lecturer and Internship Director, for the University of Kentucky Dietetic Internship. And he serves as Nominating Commit…
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 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Hannah Thornton is a Clinical Assistant Professor and Dietetic Internship Director at Texas State University. She is the co-founder and co-director of the Food Security Learning Community and Bobcat Bounty, the first student-run, on-campus food pantry at Texas State. In 2020, Han…
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 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM