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December 2021 Newsletter

President-elect Letter Happy December everyone, As this year winds down, I hope that you are all able to take a moment or two to reflect on these past 12 months. I know it has been full of emotion and hard work; there were a lot of joys and high points too. The corona...

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November 2021 Newsletter

President-elect Letter Happy November y’all! I am so grateful to you for being a part of the Mississippi Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the work you each do in your communities. We value your membership and look forward to working with you as we continue to...

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October 2021 Newsletter

MS-AND Delegate Report Fall HOD Meeting The Academy House of Delegates (HOD) met virtually on September 21-22, 2021 to discuss the critical issue “How can we further transform the HOD to best meet the future needs of Academy members and the profession?”. Beforehand...

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September 2021 Newsletter

President-Elect Letter   Happy September everyone, I hope that you are all doing well. The month of September is Hunger Action Month, and the Academy puts a spotlight on Malnutrition this month as well. Check out this website:...

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August 2021 Newsletter

President's Message It’s August in Mississippi and school is back in full swing, so this is a perfect time to highlight that August is Kids Eat Right Month™ at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.   Kids Eat Right Month™ emphasizes important programs, focusing on...

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July 2021 Newsletter

President's Message Greetings MS-AND Members- This upcoming month the MSAND Board will focus on getting our Affiliate Regions off the ground and rolling. If you will remember, MS-AND voted to transition our Districts to Regions back in the Spring of 2018. At that...

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June 2021 Newsletter

President's Message Greetings MS-AND Members, It is an honor to serve as your President for the 2021-2022 year. There are many exciting things happening with MS-AND this year, so I wanted to take the time to discuss a few things that I plan to focus on for my...

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May 2021 Newsletter

President's Message It’s May and as with every year, May means the end of another MS-AND year. When I think back on the last 12 months, wow, we've been through it haven’t we? We’ve had to be flexible, learn to pivot, learn to show grace, learn to accept grace, find...

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Sports Nutrition Volunteer Program

Before, during, and after practice and game time, University of Mississippi athletes rely on sports nutrition staff to keep them properly fueled and hydrated to maximize their performance. Behind the scenes, members of the Sports Nutrition Volunteer Program make sure...

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April 2021 Newsletter

Thank you to our Generous Sponsors! The 2021 MS-AND Annual Conference was a HUGE success and I could not have pulled it off without the help of a few amazing people.  A big THANK YOU to my Speaker Committee: Brady Taylor, Jacinda Roach, Keba Laird and Rebecca Turner,...

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