MNIC Program

Course Agenda

1.

Iron Deficiency and Neurodevelopment - Potential Targets for Intervention from Pre-Clinical Models

Thomas Bastian, PhD, Assistant Professor of  Pediatrics, University of Minnesota

2.

Dietary Intake and Weight Gain During Pregnancy: What Do We Tell Our Clients?

Jamie Stang, PhD, MPH, RDN, Associate Professor, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota

3.

Engaging Parents and Supporting Whole Child Development with CDC’s Learn the Signs. Act Early.

Katie Green, MPH, Health Communication Specialist, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention;

Brittany Powers, MPH, Program Manager, Autism & Other Health Initiatives, University of Delaware Center for Disability Studies

4.

Beyond Picky Eating: Feeding Challenges in Youth with Disabilities

Aida Miles, EdD, MMSc, RDN, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota

5.

A Community-Engaged Model for Breastfeeding Policy - Lessons from the Canli Coalition

Rae O'Leary, MPH, Research Assistant, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota

6.

Immigrant Nutrition: Food Intake and Adaptation to Food Environment In the U.S.

Youfa Wang, MD, PhD, MS, FTOS, Endowed Chair of Wellness, Associate Director of the Fisher Institute of Health and Well Being, Professor of Nutrition and Health Sciences, Ball State University

7.

Hunger or Deportation: Implications of the Proposed Public Charge Rule

Sheila Fleischhacker, PhD, JD, Public Health Law Researcher and Nutrition Scientist/Adjunct Professor of Law, Georgetown University

8.

Families, Places, and Food Insecurity in Households with Young Children

Justin Denney, PhD, Associate Professor of Sociology, Distinguished Professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, Washington State University

9.

Sanctuary City Policies and MCH Outcomes: Implications for Nutrition Assistance Programs

Zobeida Bonilla, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota

Jeanie Santaularia, MPH, PhD Candidate, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota