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April 2019 Newsletter

President's Message April Showers Bring... Well, I am still giddy from all the energy at the 2019 MS Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (MS-AND) annual meeting. It was great to see so many of you at the Clyde Muse Center in Pearl. For those of you who attended, you...

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March 2019 Newsletter

President's Message Medicare Beneficiaries Deserve more Comprehensive Treatment Options! The bipartisan Treat and Reduce Obesity Act of 2019 (H.R.1530, S.595) recently introduced in the U.S. House and Senate will allow a registered dietitian nutritionist or other...

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February 2019 Newsletter

President's Message Spring Conference Update We are excited to continue finalizing the plans for the 2019 Spring Conference.  The conference will be held on March 21-22, 2019 at the Clyde Muse Center in Pearl, MS.  We will have an agenda of some very talented speakers...

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January 2019 Newsletter

President's Message Save the Date!Spring Conference Update We are excited to continue finalizing the plans for the 2019 Spring Conference.  The conference will be held on March 21-22, 2019 at the Clyde Muse Center in Pearl, MS.  We will have a full agenda of some very...

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December 2018 Newsletter

President's Message Save the Date!Spring Conference Update The MS-AND Board and all of the committee members are hard at work continuing to plan for the Spring Conference which will be held in Pear, MS at the Clyde Muse Center on March 21-22, 2019.  You can visit the...

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November 2018 Newsletter

President's Message MS-AND Member wins Mississippi Public Health Association Annual Award Jacinda Roach, MS-AND Past President, was awarded the Mississippi Public Health Association’s (MPHA) 2018 Vonda A. Webb Nutritionist of the Year Award, an award that...

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October 2018 Newsletter

President's Message The state of Mississippi has statewide and local elections on November 6th. It is important for us all to vote in every election. The work we do as registered dietitian nutritionists can be greatly affected by our elected officials. If...

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September 2018 Newsletter

President's Message Your 2018-2019 MS-AND Board is Ready to Roll! Members of the 2018-2019 MS-AND Board met for a business retreat and board meeting on September 7, 2018. The group discussed operational strategies for the affiliate, including the...

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August 2018 Newsletter

Happy August everyone! The kids are back in school, senior colleges start back next week and there are so many nutrition related things to celebrate this month: Kids Eat Right Month – a promotion from The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Academy...

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July 2018 Newsletter

President Message Update from the Northwest MS-AND District The Northwest MS-AND District held its first 2018 meeting on June 21st in Indianola, MS.  Emily Johnson presided over the meeting.   Jennifer Moore, MS, RD, LD spoke about the benefits of...

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