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Nutrition Counseling Academy's Virtual Spring Summit

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  • Wednesday, May 15, 2024 - Friday, May 17, 2024

Take your Nutrition Counseling & Coaching Skills to the Next Level with the Nutrition Counseling Academy’s Spring Summit “EmpoweRD” (9 CEUs pending)!

Join us virtually on May 15-16-17 (replays available).

We have an amazing line-up of speakers that will be sharing their expertise live (with Q&A) on the following topics: – Trauma-informed nutrition counseling – Weight-inclusive nutrition care in action – Working with neurodivergent adults – Finding your own strengths and unique voice to enhance your counseling – Employing a Bottom-Up approach to having body image discussion – Going beyond SMART goals, among others!

Don’t miss out on our early bird special using coupon “EB50” before April 20th, 2024! There is special equity pricing for individuals from underrepresented groups, students/interns and private practice groups.

Email me at to inquire about special pricing. Learn more here:

Joyce Faraj-Ardura
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President's Welcome

Hello friends,

April brought a whirlwind of activity with ANCE on April 5th and Day on the Hill (DOTH) on April 8th!

With “food as medicine” front and center in the healthcare crisis today, we were thrilled to host Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian, one of the leading global experts on this topic as our keynote speaker!

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SNAP-ed Nutrition Educator .. Read more >

Funded MS or PhD Graduate student Fully funded graduate assistantships for RDNs or RDN-eligible students in a full-time MS or PhD program in Health Promotion Sciences beginning fall 2024 at the University of Connecticut. Successful.. Read more >

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MDEF Scholarships

For 2024, MDEF will be giving out two MDEF scholarships and one MDEF Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access (IDEA) scholarship to deserving nutrition students, each in the amount of $1500. Please pass along to any nutrition students or interns who may be eligible to apply!

All applications are due by May 31st