News & Articles

November 2019 Newsletter

President's Message: FNCE 2019 in Philadelphia, PA is in the books and what a wonderful FNCE it was!  Along with the excellent learning opportunities and networking fun, it was great to see so many of our Mississippi colleagues throughout the 4 day long event....

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October 2019 Newsletter

President's Message: Along with some other dietitians from across the state, I recently attended the 82nd Annual meeting of the Mississippi Public Health Association in Jackson, MS. The theme for the conference, “Looking Forward: A 2020 Vision For Public Health In...

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September 2019 Newsletter

Looking Forward to 2020 – The MS Public Health Association Provides Vision for Registered Dietitians The Mississippi Public Health Association (MPHA) Annual Conference will be October 17th and 18th at the Hilton in Jackson, MS. With the theme of “Looking Forward - A...

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August 2019 Newsletter

President's Message Hi Everyone, My name is Brady Taylor and I am the 2019-2020 MS-AND president.  I would like to welcome all of our new members to our newsletter and invite you to join in on the fun and contribute to the newsletter with any content that you feel...

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July 2019 Newsletter

Nutrtition Advocacy Summit Recap The Mississippi Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (MS-AND) was represented in Washington, DC at the Academy’s Nutrition Advocacy Summit (formerly Public Policy Workshop) by three of its members: Elise Smith, Chair of the Academy of...

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June 2019 Newsletter

President's Message MS-AND President Brady Taylor and Diversity Liaison Qula Madkin recently spoke to the campers at Hinds Community College CDA Summer Camp on the health affects of the overconsumption of sugar and ways to avoid processed foods. Over 40 participants...

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May 2019 Newsletter

President's Message Welcome to the 2019-2020 MS-AND Board of Directors MS-AND Board of Directors held the final board meeting and Board Transition meeting at Marketing Agents South, in Ridgeland, MS, on May 16, 2019. We are pleased to welcome the 2019-2020 Board of...

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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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