Event Presentations:

APRIL 2018

1st Annual Nutrition Symposium

The undergraduate and graduate nutrition programs at UNE gathered to host the first annual nutrition symposium on the UNE Portland Campus. This event joined nutrition experts and health professionals to discuss best nutrition strategies in sports nutrition, quality concepts in motivational interviewing, and a better understanding of health documentation with current technologies.

The combination of expert presentations and breakout sessions gave attendees the opportunity explore each topic in more detail with industry professionals.

Intro & Speaker #1 (Carrie Aprik)

Speaker #2 (Angelina Maia)


Speaker #3 (Megan Landry)


Breakout Session (Carrie Aprik)


Breakout Session (Angelina Maia)


Breakout Session (Megan Landry)


Closing (Anne-Marie)



JUNE 2018

7th Annual Bariatric Dietitians of New England Conference

UNE Online, in partnership with Southern Maine Health Care, hosts this annual event on our Portland campus. We were joined by bariatric experts from across New England to share the current and future trends this specialized field is experiencing.

The multi-session event educated guests on binge eating behaviors of the bariatric population, the effects of bariatric support groups, and the skills RD’s need to know when consulting patients who experience weight regain. This expanding field of nutrition continues to teach, inform, and excite the industry.



Speaker #1 (Meg Salvia & Kate Craigen)


Speaker #2 (Amy McManus)


Speaker #3 (Sue Cummings)


Speaker #4 (Devin Cain, Shannon Wickman, Chelsea Ferk)


*Speaker release/consent forms are available if needed.

Secondary Information:

UNE Nutrition – Undergraduate
General B.S. Nutrition Program Information: https://www.une.edu/wchp
B.S. Nutrition Club Information Page: https://une.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/nutrition_club

UNE North – Professional Science Master’s Degree
Introduction to UNE North: https://www.une.edu/UNE-North
Degree Programs @ UNE North: https://www.une.edu/UNE-North/Educational-Programs

Published Media:

Title: Food-based dietary guidelines of Arabic-speaking countries: a culturally congruent profile.
Publication: Public Health Nutrition
Issue: February 2019
Faculty Highlighted:
Ellie Dodge, M.S., Ph.D., Program Director
Dr. Basil Aboul-Enein, MSc., MPH., MA., EdD., FRSPH, Adjunct Instructor
Link to preview: https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/public-health-nutrition/article/foodbased-dietary-guidelines-of-arabicspeaking-countries-a-culturally-congruent-profile/6CCE0791275C2B045AB9A23BB33A2BC6
Link to study: https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/public-health-nutrition/article/foodbased-dietary-guidelines-of-arabicspeaking-countries-a-culturally-congruent-profile/6CCE0791275C2B045AB9A23BB33A2BC6/core-reader 

Title: The Relationship between Food Parenting Practices, Parental Diet and their Adolescents’ Diet
Publication: Appetite
Issue: April 2019, Volume 135
Faculty Highlighted:
Reynolette Ettienne, PhD, MS, RDN, Adjunct Instructor
Link to preview: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S019566631831434X?dgcid=coauthor#!
Link to article: https://reader.elsevier.com/reader/sd/pii/S019566631831434X?token=9F1667A202B26B7AE7DD8DD2F11D5612AFAA6B022D3AC9C7BE348AE83689F206287BA1A4C92A547D4F4FC0F8C91132A8

Title: Social Disparities in Health Literacy in the United States
Publication: Health Literacy Research and Practice
Issue: August 2018
Faculty Highlighted:
Reynolette Ettienne, PhD, MS, RDN, Adjunct Instructor
Link to preview: https://www.healio.com/public-health/journals/hlrp/2019-1-3-1/%7Bdec9740f-7b12-44d7-b8fb-866dce697021%7D/social-disparities-in-health-literacy-in-the-united-states
Link to article: https://www.healio.com/public-health/journals/hlrp/2019-1-3-1/%7Bdec9740f-7b12-44d7-b8fb-866dce697021%7D/social-disparities-in-health-literacy-in-the-united-states.pdf


Title: Forty under 40 Honorees
Publication: USAE Mag Titan
Issue: November 2018
Faculty Highlighted: Lori Granich, MBA, RDN, Adjunct Instructor
Link to article: https://usae.magtitan.com/magazine/issues/11-19-18-issue/lori-granich



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