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2022 Wimpfheimer-Guggenheim International Lecture

2022 Wimpfheimer-Guggenheim International Lecture The Role of the Dietetics Profession in Global Nutrition, Food, and Health

This session will discuss the importance of global collaboration among the dietetics community to help advance the dietetics profession, expand the dietetics workforce, and increase access to nutrition care by qualified nutrition experts.

Member Price $24.00

Nonmember Price $54.00

Details

This session will discuss the importance of global collaboration among the dietetics community to help advance the dietetics profession, expand the dietetics workforce, and increase access to nutrition care by qualified nutrition experts. Susan Borra, RD, past Academy President (2001-2002) will share insights and key events that set the stage 20 years ago for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' increased focus on global work as well as important efforts over the last two decades that have resulted in partnerships and efforts that have positively affected the dietetics profession worldwide. Lauri Wright, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND, Academy President-Elect will share insight on the Academy's current global efforts as well as examples of important programs currently underway, including countries that are establishing and expanding their own dietetics professions.

CPE Level: Level 2 (intermediate knowledge/experience)
CPEU: 1

Performance Indicators

  • 12.3.4 Collaborates with community partners to design programs.
  • 12.1.1 Advocates for and promotes food and nutrition programs and resources to address issues of food insecurity, nutritional health and overall health and wellness.
  • 3.2.8 Challenges, encourages and supports others to take action to advance the profession.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe how the profession of dietetics has evolved globally.
  • Explain how international collaboration among the dietetics community helps advance global nutrition and health.
  • Identify potential challenges and opportunities of international collaborations with the goal to expand the dietetics workforce and access to nutrition care.

Moderator

  • Judith Gilbride, PhD, RDN, FAND

Speakers

  • Susan Borra, RDN
  • Lauri Wright, PhD, RDN, FADA

Release Date: October 10, 2022

SKU FNCE22118

Educator Publication Review Program

We are honored to offer a complimentary electronic examination copy (temporary access) for books being considered for adoption, and a complimentary print or electronic desk copy for books adopted for use in an undergraduate or graduate course or in a dietetic internship