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Position title: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor Public Health Nutrition
Organization: Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Milken Institute School of Public Health, The George Washington University
Application deadline: Open until filled — May 1,2015 start date
Position posted: Oct. 9
Journal Club 6 — 1 p.m. ET Oct. 20
Differences in Food Environment Perceptions and Spatial of Food Shopping Between Residents of Low and High Food Access Areas presented by Angela D. Liese, Ph.D., University of South Carolina | Register
Journal Club 7 — 1 p.m. ET Oct. 27
Differences in Home Food and Activity Environments between Obese and Healthy Weight Families of Preschool Children presented by Richard E. Boles, PhD, University of Colorado Denver | Register
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Journal Club 4
1 p.m. ET Oct. 6
Associations Between Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption and Fast Food Restaurant Frequency among adolescents and their Friends presented by Meg Bruening, Ph.D., MPH, RD, Arizona State University
Journal Club 5
1 p.m. ET Oct. 13
Environmental Factors That Impact the Eating Behaviors of Low-income African American Adolescents in Baltimore City presented by Karina M.H. Christiansen, MPP, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Abstract submissions accepted beginning Nov. 1
This year SNEB is also calling for abstracts in a new category: Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL). For SNEB, SoTL is the scholarly inquiry associated with teaching students in a college/university course or curriculum.
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Melissa Halas-Liang, MA RDN CDE
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Social media, the new weapon in the battle to lose weight
National Public Radio
On a recent Sunday night, Liz Paul was tired. She'd worked in the morning, spent a full day with her family and she did not feel like going out for her daily jog. "I tweeted out, 'Well, it's 9 p.m. on Sunday and I didn't work out,' " she says, "I really shouldn't go run in the dark should I?" The response was immediate. The network of people Paul is relying on to help in her battle to lose weight chimed in with advice.
It's GEMS Week!
It's GEMs Week at @JNEBorg — the complete collection of GEMs (Great Educational Material) is free to access for one week only. A great resource for peer reviewed nutrition education material.
New podcast available
Dietary Self-Monitoring, But Not Dietary Quality, Improves With Use of Smartphone App Technology in an 8-Week Weight Loss Trial
Authors: Christopher M. Wharton, Ph.D.; Carol S. Johnston, Ph.D., RD; Barbara K. Cunningham, MEd, MS, RD; Danielle Sterner, MS, RD
Interview: Researchers from Arizona State University examined how smartphone use affected weight loss goals and determined that smartphones may offer users an advantage over traditional methods when tracking diet data. Christopher Wharton, Ph.D., discusses the results of this study.
Duration: 8:33 min
5 tips to help Hispanic patients lower their heart disease risk
MeriTerese Racanelli, M.S., Clinical Nutritionist and Food Scientist Goya Foods
The following risk factors for heart disease are occurring more frequently and on the rise among Hispanics in the U.S. including hypertension, diabetes mellitus, obesity, physical inactivity and cigarette smoking. Research shows that several of these health issues among the U.S. Hispanic population are becoming almost as high or higher than the general population.
Farm Boy deepens roots in London with 2 new stores
London Economic Development Corporation
Farm Boy has announced plans to open two new fresh market stores in London. The new stores will create 260 new jobs for the region when they open in the spring of 2015. The addition of two new stores in the community will bring residents quick, convenient access to the same fresh, local shopping experience that has earned Farm Boy legions of loyal customers across Ontario: varieties of fresh produce, natural and organic foods and unique specialty items.
Diabetes Prevention and Control Task Force finding
The Community Guide
The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends combined diet and physical activity promotion programs for people at increased risk of Type 2 diabetes based on strong evidence of effectiveness in reducing new-onset diabetes.
Free NIH curriculum promotes health, media literacy among youth
National Institutes of Health
Media-Smart Youth: Eat, Think, and Be Active! Media-Smart Youth is an interactive program that helps youth ages 11 to 13 better understand the media and how it can influence their health.
Media-Smart Youth website
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Making Healthful Eating Behaviors Stick: Using Consumer Insights to Identify What Works | An IFIC Foundation Webcast
1 to 2 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Oct. 28
What strategies can health professionals use to empower consumers to change their diet and physical activity behaviors for the better? Deeper analysis of the 2014 IFIC Foundation Food & Health Survey reveals distinct demographic, belief and behavior profiles associated with each successive stage of behavior change. Register here.
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