October 2012
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2013 Conference

Call for Programs

Schedule at a Glance


Members in the News

Other Events

Upcoming Webinars

October 30: Getting Your Results Published in JNEB -

November 14: Best Practices for Providing Nutrition Education for Religious and Cultural Competency

JNEB Updates

Download "Evaluating MyPlate" supplemental article

Access JNEB via your Smartphone!

JNEB Archived

Articles in Press

JNEB in the News

Welcome New Members

SNEB Contacts


Getting your Results into JNEB: Insights into Paper Categories, Tables, Figures, and More

October 30, 2012 | 2 PM ET | Click to Register

Learn to categorize your paper as an Article or Brief for best reviews; update your results' display skills; shape and focus your writing skills in this 50 minute webinar (plus time for questions) hosted by the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior (JNEB).

Dr. Karen Chapman-Novakofski, JNEB Editor in Chief, will host the webinar and be joined by three expert reviewers. Dr. Natalie Caine-Bish, JNEB Board of Editors, will highlight distinguishing features between Research Articles and Briefs particularly the areas of study design, methodology, and results. Dr. Judy Sheeshka, JNEB Associate Editors, will discuss table strengths and weaknesses for titles, relevant data, statistics, and format/layout. Finally, Dr. Bret Luick, JNEB Board of Editors, will provide examples and background on figure's impact to convey research whether it's a scattergram, diagram, bar graph, or photo.

Join this webinar and gain insight into how to make your manuscript more impactful (from the perspective of those who will be reviewing it)! There is no cost to attend.

Best Practices for Providing Nutrition Education for Religious and Cultural Competency

November 14, 2012 | 2 PM ET |
Click to Register

Nutrition educators are increasingly serving more diverse audiences with changing demography. As these audiences assimilate to American society, they face many new challenges with relation to food and health. Considering this, it is imperative that nutrition educators understand the food culture of a variety of cultural and religious backgrounds in an effort to provide optimal services. This webinar will discuss the relationship between food and culture and identify culturally appropriate strategies for nutrition messaging. This webinar is jointly sponsored by the SNEB Communications Division and the Division of International Nutrition Education.

Kathryn Sucher, ScD, RD, San Jose State University
Peggy Policastro, MS, RD, Rutgers University

Learning Objectives:

  • Increase cultural competence
  • Understand health and nutrition implications for religious and cultural dietary habits
  • Identify foods associated with different cultures and religions
  • Attendees will earn 1 CPE from the Commission on Dietetic Registration.

SNEB Members attend webinars free as a benefit of membership. Non-member cost is $25. Non-members will receive an email with payment instructions after registering.


2013 Annual Conference in
Portland, Oregon

Schedule at a Glance

Friday, August 9 -
Pre-Conference Workshops
Evening opening Reception with exhibitors

Saturday, August 10

Opening Plenary
Concurrent and Poster Sessions
Committee and Division Meetings
Exhibit Hall Open
Student Speed-Networking

Sunday, August 11
Fun Run
Concurrent and Poster Sessions
Committee and Division Meetings
Business Meeting and Awards
Exhibit Hall Open/ Silent Auction

Monday, August 12
Concurrent and Poster Sessions
Committee and Division Meetings
Afternoon Closing Session

Call for Programs

Deadline for Submission is Friday, October 12
The Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior invites proposals for conference sessions and for pre- and post-meeting workshops for the 2013 Annual Conference. The 46th Annual Conference will provide attendees with strategies and tools to use in the ever changing world of nutrition and health.


SNEB Members in the News

Margo Wootan - Test Your Calorie IQ

US Potato Board and Alliance for Potato Research - US Potato Board ups funding for nutrition research

National Dairy Council - Current drought conditions put America's dairy farmers at risk

Kendra Bird - Chelmsford resident is director of nutriton at Greater Boston Food Bank

Other Events

Food Day
October 24, 2012

Food Day celebrates healthy, affordable, and sustainable food. What will you do on October 24 to build the movement? The resources page has Food Day cards with healthy recipes, a Guide for organizers with many ideas on how to celebrate Food Day, and more will be coming soon: http://www.foodday.org/resources. The website has an interactive map where everyone can register Food Day events or actions.

Columbia Teachers College wrote a Food Day curriculum with 5 lessons on nutrition and eating real. It can be used in different settings, together or just separate lessons. The Curriculum is here: http://www.foodday.org/for_schools

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Enjoy open access to the Evaluating MyPlate supplemental article

Evaluating MyPlate: An Expanded Framework Using Traditional and Nontraditional Metrics for Assessing Health Communication Campaigns
by Dr. Elyse Levine et al. is available for open access at http://download.journals.elsevierhealth.com/pdfs/journals/1499-4046/PIIS1499404612004162.pdf

Access Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior via Your Smartphone!

SNEB members can now access JNEB on iPhone, iPad, or Android devices via the HealthAdvance Journals app from Elsevier. Simply download the free app from the Apple App Store (for iPhone or iPad) or from Google Play (for Android devices), log in using the same username and password that you use at the JNEB website (www.jneb.org), and access current and past issues of the journal. You can view abstracts, full text, full-size figures and tables, and references in a mobile-optimized format. Save articles to your device for offline reading or email article links to colleagues. You can also browse abstracts of more than 500 journals published by Elsevier.

If you have not yet registered and claimed access to JNEB.org, do so today!

If your institution's library subscribes to the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, you can access the journal on your iPad, iPhone, Blackberry, or Android Smartphone while on the go-on campus, off campus, traveling, or at home-by using the SciVerse ScienceDirect mobile app, available from the Apple App Store and Google Play. To start using the SciVerse ScienceDirect app, you will need to provide your username and password as registered at sciencedirect.com and your institutional email address. Once you have supplied this information, you will receive a confirmation email. You must click on the link provided in this email to activate your access to the app. You will only need to confirm your email once. All of the same features found in the HealthAdvance Journals app are available to you with the SciVerse ScienceDirect app.

Claim your access to JNEB!
Go to http://www.jneb.org and click on Register and Activate Your Subscription in the drop-down banner at the top right of the homepage. For full instructions on claiming your access, click HERE.

Complete JNEB Archives Now Available Online!
The Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior is proud to announce the availability of the complete archive of JNEB and Journal of Nutrition Education on www.jneb.org from 1969 (Volume 1, Issue 1) to the present!

When searching JNEB, be sure to choose Advanced Search and select Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior AND Journal of Nutrition Education to ensure that your results include all relevant JNEB content.

Just browsing? Journal of Nutrition Education articles from 1969-2001 are available under the Browse All Issues button. To access that option, go to the Articles and Issues dropdown on the navigation menu on the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior homepage and select Past Issues 1969-2001.

Reference Articles in Press NOW
You no longer have to wait for hot research to come to print before referencing it!

Articles in Press (AiP) are all articles accepted for publication. AiP are assigned an unique digital object identifier (DOI). The DOI may be used to cite and link to electronic documents. The assigned DOI never changes. Therefore it is ideal for citing documents, particularly AiP which have not yet received their full bibliographic information. When citing the article, include author(s), year and article title information in the format of the journal reference style and also include the full DOI. To view full-text Article in Press, go to: http://www.jneb.org/inpress.

Become a fan of JNEB on Facebook!
Always know what is happening at JNEB by joining our Facebook fan page.

JNEB now has e-pubs
Go to www.jneb.org and click on Articles in Press to check out pre-press articles on the web!

Add JNEB TOC alerts
Create a free account at http://www.jneb.org/user/alerts/savetocalert to receive free access to Tables of Contents, all article abstracts, e-alerts, and search personalization!

JNEB in the News

Research recently published in JNEB has been featured in several major national news outlets.

Check out ScienceDirect's pick for Top 25 hottest articles published in JNEB at http://top25.sciencedirect.com/subject/nursing-and-health-professions/19/journal/journal-of-nutrition-education-and-behavior/14994046

In response to:
"Decrease in Television Viewing Predicts Lower Body Mass Index at 1-Year Follow-Up in Adolescents, but Not Adults" by Simone A. French, PhD; Nathan R. Mitchell, MPH; and Peter J. Hannan, M Stat. It appears in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, Volume 44, Issue 5 (September/October 2012).

"Limit TV Time to Help Teens Control Weight"

U.S. News
"Turning Off the Tube Linked to Healthier Weight in Teens"

Doctors Lounge
"Study Quantifies Effect of TV Viewing on Adolescent BMI"

"Social-Cognitive Correlates of Fruit and Vegetable Consumption in Minority and Non- Minority Youth" by Debra L. Franko, PhD; Tara M. Cousineau, PhD; Rachel F. Rodgers, PhD; James P. Roehrig, MA; and Jessica A. Hoffman, PhD.  It appears as an article in press at www.jneb.org (doi:10.1016/j.jneb.2011.11.00).

"Eating your fruits and veggies"

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The following members joined the Society between August 1 and September 27, 2012.

Fatima Al-Ghadban
The Ohio State University
Columbus OH

Megan Anderson
Fit Kids of Arizona (Northern Arizona Healthcare) Cottonwood AZ

Diane Bales
University of Georgia Cooperative Extension
Athens GA

Katherine Bishop
Center for Science in the Public Interest
Washington DC

Shaqueeta Brantley
North Carolina State University
Raleigh NC

Barbara Chamberlin
NMSU Learning Games Lab (Extension)
Las Cruces NM

Caitlyn Dempsey
Montclair State University
Brick NJ

Elizabeth Dixon
Clemson University
Fairhope AL

Sharon Doughten
Cuyahoga Community College
Aurora OH

Justin Fast
Michigan Fitness Foundation
Lansing MI

Marie Fialkowski
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Honolulu HI

Saskia Funston
IDS International
Monrovia CA

Angela Hairston
The University of Georgia Cooperative Extension
Easy Point GA

Denise Hobby
Framingham State University
Framingham MA

Nobuko Hongu
Marana AZ

Rebecca Jimenez
Leesville LA

Claudette Josephs
Rego Park NY

Janet Lacey
West Chester University of PA
Narberth PA

Meredith Luecker
Johnson & Wales University
Annapolis MD

Karen McGrail
Framingham State University
Framingham MA

Rachel Novotny
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Honolulu HI

Christina Ohlinger
Miami University
Oxford OH

Karen Saley
Pinellas County Schools
Largo FL

Gabrielle Serra
Public Health Institute
Washington DC

Cristin Stokes
Montana University System
Boseman MT

Elizabeth Triner
Andrew Rader US Army Health Clinic
Alexandria VA

J. Marina Vasilescu
Buffalo NY

Kathryn Weller
University of Rhode Island
Kingston RI

Susan Zukosky
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Champaign IL

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Linda Drake, MS

Joanne Ikeda, MA, RD

Vice President
Kendra Kattelmann, PhD, RD, LN

Sheila Fleischhacker, PhD, JD

Christine McCullum-Gomez, PhD, RD, LD


Student Representative
Doug Mathews

Directors At Large
Kari Bachman, MA
 Sydney Massey, MPH 
Mary Murimi, PhD, RD, LDN 
Virginie Zoumenou, PhD, CNS, LDN

Ex Officio
Sarah Colby, PhD, RD, - ACPP Chair
LeeAnn Weniger-Mandrillo, PhD, RD, LD
SNEB Foundation President

Karen Chapman-Novakofski, PhD, RD, LD  
JNEB Editor-in-Chief
Jackie Williams - SNEB Executive Director


LeeAnn Weniger-Mandrillo, PhD, RD, LD

Vice President
Kari Hecker Ryan

Nicole Turner-Ravana, BS, MS

Rebecca Pobocik, PhD

Linda Drake, MS, SNEB President
Sheila Fleischhacker, PhD, JD, SNEB Treasurer
Jackie Williams, CPA
, SNEB Executive Director

Catherine Briggs, MD, MPH
Isobel Contento, PhD
Tracy A. Fox, MPH, RD
Judith Jarvis, MS, RD
Janet McLaughlin
Susan Stephenson-Martin, MS, CD/N
Maureen Storey, PhD
Lisa Sutherland, PhD

Marilyn Briggs, RD, MS, Advisor

Linda Eatherton, Advisor
Beatrice Marks, Advisor


Jackie Williams, Executive Director

Rachel Daeger, Director of Membership & Marketing

Sarah Gould, Membership & Meetings Assistant