June 2013
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Members in the News

Advisory Committee on Public Policy Update

2013 Conference

Registration Open

Conference Accommodations

Pre-Conference Workshops

Silent Auction


Exhibits and Sponsorships

SNEB Division Update

Welcome New Members

JNEB Updates

Other News

SNEB Contacts


SNEB Members in the News

Dr. Karen Chapman-Novakofski, PhD, RD, LDN, University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign, receives Excellence in Nutrition Education Award from American Society for Nutrition

Interview with Dr. Karen Chapman-Novakofski


SNEB's nominee named to the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committtee
Mary Story, PhD, RD has been selected as one of 15 nationally recognized experts to serve on the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee. Announced by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack, the committee members will make recommendations that will serve as a basis for the eighth edition of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Read Release

ACPP Action Alert
Call Your Representative in Support of Nutrition Programs!
On Tuesday, June 18, nutrition and low-income advocates are calling Capitol Hill to urge their U.S. Representatives to oppose the $20.5 billion in nutrition cuts contained in the pending farm bill reauthorization. Feeding America is providing SNEB with access to its toll free hotline for this effort. Click for instructions

JNEB Research Article cited in Congressional Record
Senator Diane Feinstein referenced research published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behvaior when she opposed cuts to SNAP-Ed funding. Read the Congressional Record.

Support for SNAP-Ed
SNEB joins effort to educate legislators on the importance of retaining SNAP-Ed funding. View the flyer

2013 Annual Conference

Registration for the 2013 conference is already 26 percent than this time last year! Everyone is looking forward to a great conference in Portland.

Register before July 1 and save $50 - http://www.sneb.org/register

Conference Accommodations

Hilton Portland and Executive Tower
921 SW Sixth Avenue, Portland, OR - Make your hotel reservation online
$135 per night - single/double | Deadline for discounted room reservation is July 6, 2013

Student Housing: Portland State University, Ondine Building, 1912 SW Sixth Avenue, Portland, Oregon
$56 per night single occupancy or $28 per night/per person double occupancy
Make your reservation online at http://goo.gl/hocCM

Pre-Conference Workshop
Bring On the Flavor: Enhancing Nutritional Intake Across the Lifespan - Food and Nutrition Extension Education (FNEE) Division Pre-Conference Workshop | Friday, August 9, 2013 | 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Cost: Member $100, Non-Member $115

Silent Auction
Be thinking about how you can help raise funds for conference scholarships for students. Consider gift certificates, small personal items, books, or food items. Download the donation form. Deadline for donations is July 15.

Student Volunteers Needed!
The annual conference is a fast-paced blur of learning, sharing and networking. To keep the sessions running smoothly its important for SNEB to recruit volunteers to help at registration, the poster room, silent auction tables, and other tasks. As a thank you for volunteering four-hours of your time, students earn a free full-day of registration to the 2013 conference. Share this flyer with your students and have them contact the office at info@sneb.org.

Conference can be an overwhelming experience for a student or new member. When you register, be sure to check the box indicating you'd like to serve as a mentor - or email rdaeger@sneb.org. A very rewarding experience!

First time conference attendee?

Exhibitor and Sponsorship Opportunities Still Available -
Thanks to the exhibitors who have already selected their space.

Center for Change Neat Solutions for Healthy Children Inc.
Cooking Matters Nestle USA
Elsevier Organic Valley
Goya Foods, Inc. SNAP-Ed Connections
JNEB SNEB MyPlate e-Catalog
Journeyworks Publishing Taylor and Francis
Learning ZoneXpress The OrganWise Guys, Inc.
Michelle May University of Massachusetts Amherst Public Health and Health Sciences
Mission Nutrition University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
NASCO USDA Food and Nutrition Service
National Library of Medicine Wheat Foods Council

Click to download the 2013 Marketing Guide.

Thank you the 2013 Annual Conference sponsors who have already made commitments

organic valley

SNEB Divisions update

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Update your SNEB Membership Information Online
If you need to change your mailing address, email, or are wanting to add or change your division membership, simply go online to http://www.sneb.org/update.

The following members joined the Society between April 25 and June 12, 2013.

Adrienne Jackson, MPH, CLC
Philadelphia PA

Anthony Arambula,
Las Cruces NM

Joshua Beck BA, MPH
Maricopa County Department of Public Health Phoenix AZ

Erika Bono MPH, RD, LD
Kansas State University
Manhattan KS

Elaine Bright B.Sc
Home Economics Retired RD
Cobble Hill BC

Patricia Bugera RD
Dairy Farmers of Manitoba
Winnipeg MB

Rosemary Carter BA
University of California Cooperative Extension
Auburn CA

Naomi Chisuwa MPhil(Ed)
Osaka City University
Osaka Japan

Sharon Codispoti BS

Tara Conlon BS
Fort Collins CO

Vanessa da Silva Ph.D.
University of Georgia
Athens GA

Lillian Diaz-Rios
University of Illinois
Urbana IL

Melissa Ford Cox Nutrition Consultant
Oakland CA

Anne Guyer RD
United Dairy Industry of Michigan
Okemos MI

Jessica Haas MA
Colorado State University
Fort Collins CO

Bagar Husaini PhD
Tennessee State University
Nashville TN

Celine Kabala BS
South Dakota State University
Sioux Falls SD

Vanesa Karamanian MPH
Public Health Manageme nt Corporation
Philadelphia PA

Callie Kettner
Pocatello ID

Jumghyum Kim Ph.D
Daejeon South Korea

Larkin Kimmerer MS/MPH
Rochester NY

Alicia Landry PhD, RD
The University of Southern Mississippi
Hattiesburg MS

Alicia Lazzaro MS, RD, LDN
Beverly Hospital
Danvers MA

Meghan Leineweber BS
Portland OR

Ashley Lopez BS
Fort Collins CO

Michael Lucero MPH
Monument CO

Chloe MacKinnon BA
Fort Collins CO

Shannon Marshall
Corn Refiners Association
Washington DC

Brigid McDonnell MPH
Colorado State University Extension
Golden CO

Liz McKnight BS, CHES
American Heart Association, Obesity Prevntion
East Grand Rapids MI

Veronica Mocanu Associate Professor, MD, PhD,
Doc Grigore T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmac
Iasi Romania

Reanna Moore BS
Fort Collins CO

Jen Nickelson PhD, RD
University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa AL

Jessica Nigg MS RD LDN
Peoria Heights IL

Hsiao-Liang Pai Ed.D
New York NY

Nancy Pietrulewicz A.A.S./C.R.S.P/C.O.A.P.S.
Northwest Essex Community Healthcare Network
infield Park NJ

Patricia Price
Brookings SD

Amber Rosalez BS
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb IL

Damin Shin BS Kyung-pook
National University
Daegu South Korea

Shirley Strembel MS, RD
Maricopa County Department of Public Health
Phoenix AZ

Francis Tayie PhD, MPhil
Central Michigan Mount
Pleasant MI

Mychel Teater BA
Auburn CA

Linda Thompson Ph.D
Howard University
Temple Hills MD

Joan Trendell MS, RD, CD
Marion County Public Health Department
Indianapolis IN

Andrée-Anne Vincent
Dairy Farmers of Canada

Jody Vogelzang PhD, RD
Grand Rapids MI

Kallie Waldrip
Las Cruces NM

Song Xiong
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Stevens Point WI

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Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior

Letter to the Editor
Shanell L. McGoy, PhD, MPH of The Satcher Health Leadership Institute of Morehouse School of Medicine wrote a letter to the editor titled, “Opportunities for Local Produce: Alternative Food Venues, Culturally-Preferred Fruits and Vegetables, Supportive Policy, and Technological Advances.”  The Letter to the Editor was in response to Racine et al’s research article titled, “Understanding characteristics of families who buy local produce.”  The Letter to the Editor is available in the March/April 2013 online issue (http://www.jneb.org/home).

JNEB Journal Club 2013 Fall Semester
Watch for details on the Fall Semester of Journal Club webinars focusing on Schools and Nutrition: Environment, Interventions and Policy. Sessions are tentatively scheduled to begin September 9 and ending December 2. Like to be notified when session titles are finalized - email Rachel at rdaeger@sneb.org.

Editor’s Choice Smartphone App for Experimental Biology
As part of Experimental Biology, JNEB had an Editor’s Choice app featuring 5 manuscripts that will enhanced the topics being presented at the Nutrition Education, Obesity, and Community and Public Health minisymposia. These articles can be accessed through an app on your smart phone at: http://mobile.editorschoice.elsevier.com/.

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.

Articles in Press - use them 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.

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!

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

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

In response to:

“Improving Weight Maintenance Using Virtual Reality (Second Life),” by Debra K. Sullivan, PhD; Jeannine R. Goetz, PhD; Cheryl A. Gibson, PhD; Richard A. Washburn, PhD; Bryan K. Smith, PhD; Jaehoon Lee, PhD; Stephanie Gerald, BS; Tennille Fincham, BS; and Joseph E. Donnelly, EdD, appears in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, Volume 45, Issue 3 (May/June 2013).

News Medical
“Second Life: A web-based virtual reality program for weight loss”

Vancouver Desi
“Web-based programmes for weight-loss”

“Virtual Reality May Work Better than Meetings at Keeping Weight Off”

Doctors Lounge
“Virtual Reality Beneficial for Weight Maintenance”

“Perceived Importance of Dietary Protein to Prevent Weight Gain: A National Survey among Midlife Women,” by Noel D. Aldrich, PhD; Courtney Perry, MS, RD, PhD; William Thomas, PhD; Susan K. Raatz, PhD, RD; Marla Reicks, PhD, RD, appears in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, Volume 45, Issue 3 (May/June 2013).

Yahoo Lifestyle
“Women 'eating more protein'”

“Eating recommended protein linked to weight loss”

“Expanding Children’s Food Experiences: The Impact of a School-Based Kitchen Garden Program,” by Lisa Gibbs, PhD; Petra K. Staiger, PhD; Britt Johnson, BHSc; Karen Block, MPH; Susie Macfarlane, BScPsych; Lisa Gold, PhD; Jenny Kulas; Mardie Townsend, PhD; Caroline Long, PhD; and Obioha Ukoumunne, PhD, appears in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, Volume 45, Issue 2 (March/April 2013).

Nationwide Children’s Pediacast
“Middle School Dating, Kitchen Gardens, Milk in College – PediaCast 247”

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other news and conferences

2nd International Conference and Exhibition on Nutritional Science & Therapy
July 15 - 17, 2013 | Philadelphia, PA
The aim of the conference is to provide a forum for laying the foundations of a new principled approach to Nutritional Sciences. To this end, the meeting aims to attract Scientists, Professors, Researchers, Professional delegates and Students with related backgrounds, to foster cross-pollination between different research fields and to expose and discuss innovative theories, frameworks, methodologies, tools, and applications.

Nominate Nutrients for which Dietary Reference Intake Values Need to be Reviewed
The US and Canadian governments are offering the opportunity to nominate nutrients for which Dietary Reference Intake (DRI) values may need to be reviewed.  These will be considered by the Federal DRI Committees of both countries as they undertake the task of prioritizing nutrients for future review. The opportunity to provide information is limited at this time to nutrients and related substances reviewed in previous DRI reports. Nomination requirements are further specified on the Dietary Reference Intakes page on the website www.health.gov/DRI. The nomination consists of a cover letter and a literature search. Templates are provided on the DRI website. Nomination period ends July 31, 2013

Art & Science of Health Promotion Conference - Call for Proposals
The Call for Proposals is now open for the 24th Annual Art and Science of Health Promotion Conference.  The conference will be held March 24-28, 2014 at the Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  The theme is: What Works Best in Health Promotion?  Perspectives of the Top Program Managers and Scientists.

2013 Cardiometabolic Health Congress
October 2-5, 2013
Sheraton Boston Hotel, Boston, MA
For more information please call 877-571-4700, linfo@cardiometabolichealth.org or
Members of SNEB receive a $100 discount on CMHC meeting registration!

American Public Health Association (APHA) 141st Annual Meeting and Public Health Expo
November 2 - 6, 2013 | Boston, MA

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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 Coordinator

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