2020 MS-AND Virtual Annual Meeting
The 2020 MS-AND Annual Meeting has gone virtual! The conference will be held on April 23rd and 24th from the comfort of your own home. We have another full agenda of some very talented speakers and presenters offering a wealth of information on a variety of topics to meet this year’s theme: Blueprint for Success. The meeting will be hosted through WebEx. Once you’ve registered for the conference, you will receive a confirmation email with a WebEx registration link. Make sure to register through the WebEx link as well.
Note: Non-member students will need to email email@example.com to register. If you would like to register for the conference through mail please complete this form. Due to office closures, it may take two weeks to receive mailed registration. We encourage scanning and emailing your registration to firstname.lastname@example.org.
MS-AND Award Recipients
Katelyn Tarr, University of Mississippi
2020 Outstanding Dietetics Student of the Year, Didactic Program
Jaclyn Wehrle, University of Southern Mississippi
2020 Outstanding Dietetic Student of the Year, Dietetic Internship
Natalie Williams, University of Mississippi
2020 Outstanding Dietetic Student of the Year, Coordinated Program
Janie Cole, University of Mississippi
2020 Outstanding Dietetics Educator of the Year
2020 Emerging Dietetic Leader
2020 Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year
2020 Outstanding Dietitian of the Year
2020 Mississippi Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Magnolia Award
Mississippi is blessed to have so many excellent dietitian leaders and future leaders helping take our state affiliate to even greater heights. Please help us in congratulating this year’s award winners!
2020 MS-AND Election Results
Lindsay Mixon – President Elect
Teresa Cartwright – Nominating Committee
Rebecca Bagwell – Chair Elect Professional Development
Their new terms will begin on June 1st, 2020 and we hope to have a formal transition meeting later this spring or summer. We can’t wait to begin working with each of them and we know that they will bring some excellent skills and ideas to the MS-AND Board of Directors.
Job Opportunity: MSU Extension, Office of Nutrition Education
Webinar Recording Available:
Providing Nutrition Services via Telehealth During the COVID-19 Pandemic: What RDNs Need to Know
Recorded March 26, 2020
As a hospital-based dietitian, are you being asked to provide remote outpatient counseling? As a private practice dietitian, are clients asking to meet with you from their home? As our nation faces an unprecedented public health emergency, RDNs in both health care facilities and private practice are turning to telehealth as a means for providing medical nutrition therapy and other nutrition-related services to the populations they serve. Whether you are new to delivering care via telehealth or want to learn more about the special guidelines from payers unique to the COVID-19 pandemic, this webinar is for you. Join Academy staff experts who will share information on the latest updates and answer questions.
CDR Deadline Extended to July 15
Learn More: https://www.cdrnet.org/covid19
Changes to Dues Deadline: New Payment Options Announced to Help Support Members During the COVID-19 Pandemic
- Recognizing that the annual renewal cycle coincides with a time of uncertainty, membership renewal has been extended through June 30, 2020. In addition, CDR will be holding off invoicing registration maintenance fee until mid-July.
- The Academy also has implemented a two-installment payment option, with the first payment due June 30 and the second due by September 15.
- For individuals experiencing a financial hardship that threatens their ability to maintain Academy membership, an application for a Financial Hardship Dues Reduction is available.