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Nutrition

ConferencePresented at the 2019 Diabetes in Indian Country Conference
Session Title Session Material CME/CE Information
New The Developmental Origins of Obesity and Diabetes Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
Jonathan Q. Purnell, MD
Interim Director, Center for Preventive Cardiology
Professor, Department of Medicine
Knight Cardiovascular Institute
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Clinical Nutrition
Oregon Health & Science University

(Originally presented on 04/13/22.)
New Nutrition for Kidney Health: Preventing and Managing Kidney Disease Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
Maria Kofas, MSPH, RDN, LN
Public Health Nutritionist
Billings Area Telenutrition Program Specialist

(Originally presented on 03/29/22.)
New Food Sovereignty in Indigenous Communities Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
Tonya S. Wapskineh, MPH
Center for Indigenous Health Research and Policy
Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences

(Originally presented on 03/23/22.)
New Nutrition, Culture, and Indigenous Foods in Alaska Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
Flora Deacon
Indigenous Chef, Alaska
and
Melissa A. Chlupach, MS, RD, LD
Assistant Professor, Dietetics and Nutrition
University of Alaska Anchorage

(Originally presented on 03/16/22.)
New What Can I Eat? Diabetes Nutrition Education Curriculum for American Indian and Alaska Native Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
Sarah Stotz, PhD, MS, RDN, CDE
Research Assistant Professor
Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health Colorado School of Public Health

(Originally presented on 03/01/22.)
Why Breastfeeding Support is a Shared Responsibility Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
Jessica Quinlan, MPH, RD, CLC
Pueblo of Zuni, WIC Program Nutrition Coordinator
Zuni Youth Enrichment Project, Food Sovereignty Coordinator

(Originally presented on 08/25/21.)
Telenutrition for Diabetes Prevention and Management Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
Maria Kofas, MSPH, RDN, LN
Public Health Nutritionist
Billings Area Telenutrition Program Specialist

(Originally presented on 7/13/21.)
Make Every Bite Count with the Dietary Guidelines: Supporting Healthy Eating Across the Lifespan Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
Janet de Jesus, MS, RD - HHS Nutrition Advisor
Dennis Anderson-Villaluz, MBA, RD, LDN, FAND - HHS Nutrition Advisor
Dana DeSilva, PhD, RD - HHS ORISE Health Policy Fellow
Jessica Larson, MS, RD - USDA Public Affairs Specialist

(Originally presented on 5/12/21.)
FDA Update on the Nutrition Facts Label and Education Campaign Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
Blakeley Fitzpatrick, MPH, RD
Director, Division of Nutrition Programs
and
Maya Maroto, EdD, MPH, RD
Public Health Educator
FDA/Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

(Originally presented on 3/30/21.)
Native American Food Culture, Traditions, and Nutrition Counseling: a look into Chippewa/Cree and Navajo Traditions Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
Terrie Stump
Diabetes Prevention Coordinator
Rocky Boy Diabetes Program
and
Dakotah Bronec, RD
Dietitan
Benefis Health System

(Originally presented on 3/24/21.)
Simplified Carbohydrate Education Approaches Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
Jenna Cope, MPH, RD, LD, CHES®
Senior Public Health Analyst
Office for the Advancement of Telehealth
HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
and
Kibbe Brown, MS, RDN
Nutrition Consultant
IHS Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention

(Originally presented on 3/16/21.)
Traditional Foods Are a Way to Talk About Health: The CDC Traditional Foods Project Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
Dawn Satterfield, PhD, MSN, RN
CDC National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Diabetes Translation
and
Lemyra DeBruyn, PhD (retired)

(Originally presented on 3/9/21.)
Indigenous Foods Movement in Alaska: Holistic Approaches for Nutrition and Culture Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
Seth N. Anderson, MS, RD, LD
Dietitian, Primary Care Clinics
Southcentral Foundation

Luz Smeenk, MS, RD, LD
Community Educator, Diabetes Program
and
Amy Foote, CDM
Executive Chef
Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium

(Originally presented on 3/2/21.)
Native Centered Nutrition Education Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
Kibbe Conti, MS, RD
Diabetes Program Dietitian
Zuni Service Unit
Zuni, NM

(Originally presented on 3/11/20.)
Mindful Eating Basics Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
Erica Dean , MS, RDN, LD, CDE
Diabetes Education Program
Claremore Indian Hospital
Claremore, OK

(Originally presented on 3/4/20.)
The Updated Nutrition Facts Label: Information for Diabetes Educators Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
Robin McKinnon, PhD, MPA
Blakely Fitzpatrick, MPH, RD

(Originally presented on 9/24/19.)
Conference Indigenous Food Systems: Seeds of our Ancestors, Seeds of Life Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
Winona LaDuke, BA, MA

(Originally presented on 8/8/19.)
Conference Promoting Food Security and Food Sovereignty in Indigenous Communities: Lessons from Tribally-Driven Research Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
Valarie Blue Bird Jernigan, Professor of Rural Health and Director of the Center for Indigenous Health Research and Policy

(Originally presented on 8/8/19.)