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New Diabetes Update: Roles and Benefits of SGLT-2 Inhibitors and GLP-1 Agonists Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
Paul Bloomquist, MD
Area Diabetes Consultant
Phoenix Area IHS

(Originally presented on 09/21/21.)
New 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.)
New Diabetes Prevention Strategies: Evidence, Experiences, and Outcomes Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
Richard Arakaki, MD
Endocrinologist
Professor Emeritus
University of Hawaii

(Originally presented on 08/11/21.)
New Physical Activity: Little Changes for Big Results Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
Russell Price, BS, CSCS
Health Educator
Wewoka Indian Health Center
Wewoka, OK

(Originally presented on 7/21/21.)
New 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.)
New Diabetes and Oral Health: What’s the Connection? Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
Eric Jewell, DDS, MDS
IHS Chief Clinical Consultant for Periodontics

(Originally presented on 6/30/21.)
New Hypertension Guidelines Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
Dena Wilson, MD, FACC
IHS Chief Clinical Consultant for Cardiology
Chief Medical Officer, Phoenix Area IHS

(Originally presented on 6/16/21.)
New Putting Prevention and Treatment of Childhood Obesity in Context Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
Jason Kurland, MD
Family Medicine
Past Diabetes Director, Zuni IHS
Current Emergency Department Director, Zuni IHS

Thomas Faber, MD, MPH, FAAP
Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
Clinical Director, Zuni IHS
IHS Chief Clinical Consultant for Pediatrics

(Originally presented on 5/19/21.)
New 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.)
New Overview of Cancer and Cancer Screening in AI/AN People with Diabetes Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
Lani Desaulniers, MD, FAAFP
Clinical Consultant
IHS Division of Diabetes

(Originally presented on 4/27/21.)
New 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.)
New 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.)
New 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.)
New 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.)
New 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.)