Professional Development

NHAND Fall Conference – November 9th, 2017  

Executive Court Banquet Facility 1199 South Mammoth Rd. Manchester, NH 03109

Register Online:


7:45 Registration, Breakfast, & Exhibits
8:15 Welcome & Announcements
8:30 Retail Nutrition Trends

Jessica O’Connell MBA, RD, LD

This session will focus on current and upcoming retail trends, how products make it to the shelf, and what you need to know to keep your patients eating healthy and living well.

9:30 Prediabetes: A NH Specific Awareness Campaign

Marisa Lara, MPH, RD

This session will cover the prevalence of prediabetes in NH, local resources available to patients and what nutrition professionals can do to raise awareness and prediabetes.

10:30 Break, Exhibits, & ANDF Fundraisers

*Please bring cash/check for fundraisers*

11:00 Environmental Nutrition Framework

Stacia Clinton, RD, LDN

This session will explore environmental nutrition and the ways that institutions (particularly healthcare) are utilizing this framework to improve the health of the communities they serve.

12:00 Lunch, Exhibits, & ANDF Fundraisers
12:45 Awards and Announcements
1:00 Becoming a FoodMASTER

Sylvia Escott-Stump, MA, RDN, LDN, FAND

*Sponsored by: National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) at the National Institutes of Health

This session will identify concepts for dietitians to serve as trainers of teachers. The program goals are to promote strong teacher influence, to guide children and teens in science aptitude, and to increase the pipeline of students entering the science professions. There is no better “science-teacher champion” than a dietitian-nutritionist!

2:00 Stretch Break
2:10 Exercise Prescriptions by the Dietitian

Sylvia Escott-Stump, MA, RDN, LDN, FAND

This session will explore the role of the dietitian when it comes recommending exercise in a healthcare setting. Sylvia will go over common patient questions related to exercise and tips for addressing them.

3:10 ANDF Silent Auction & Raffle Announcements
3:30 Therapeutic Cannabis in New Hampshire

Lisa Withrow, APRN, FNP-C, ACHPN

This session will cover an overview of the process for the NH Therapeutic Cannabis program and will also provide brief education regarding the two major strains of cannabis, some of the cannabinoids, and expected effects.

4:30 Program Close & Evaluation


Questions? Contact:



Do you have a CEU opportunity or event you would like to spread the word about?  Please contact us  for information about having events posted on our page.

The New Hampshire Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is able to approve all CPE programs offered in the state. Review and approval of programs will be completed in less than 2 weeks provided that all necessary information is included in the program approval packet submitted. To cover administrative costs of the Association, there will be a $20 fee assessed for each program approval.  Please use this CPEURequestForm

Submit To:
Linda Horace, RD, LD
PO Box 164,
Center Harbor, NH 03226
Phone: 603-253-4503