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    NOUNCEMENTSavioral Health Care Standards ofctice Reaffirmed

    ndards of Practice and Standards ofofessional Performance for Regis-ed Dietitians (Generalist, Specialty,d Advanced) in Behavioral Healthre, originally published in the Jour-l of the American Dietetic AssociationMarch 2006, have been reaffirmed ats time and its review date has been

    DA CALENDAR009 ADA Food & Nutritiononference & Expoctober 17-20, 2009;enver, CO

    010 ADA Food & Nutritiononference & Expoovember 6-9, 2010;oston, MA

    011 ADA Food & Nutritiononference & Expoeptember 24-27, 2011;an Diego, CA

    otice of the Food & Nutritiononference & Expo (FNCE) Membereeting of the American Dieteticssociationotice is hereby given that, pursu-nt to the Board of Directors, thennual meeting of members willonvene at the Associations FoodNutrition Conference & Expo at

    0AM on Monday, October 17, 2009t the Colorado Convention CenterDenver, CO. Full registration

    r members is $329 if postmarkedn or before September 10, 2009 or419 after September 10, 2009.Jessie M. Pavlinac, MS, RD, CSR,DPresident, American Dietetic As-

    ociatione assocPP) for RDs in four distinct practiceas, as opposed to revising the cur-t standards. These four practice ar-include: Eating Disorders, Intellec-l and Developmental Disabilities,ntal Illness, and Addictions. Forre information on the SOP andPP currently being developed by Be-vioral Health Nutrition DPG, pleasetact Cecily Byrne, MS, RD, man-er of Quality Management at ADA, or Sharon Mc-uley, MS, MBA, RD, FADA, directorQuality Management at ADA,

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    e Journal of the American Dieteticsociation is issuing a Call for Papersthe topic of parenteral nutrition. Allated aspects of this theme will besidered. Papers on: specific popula-ns (ie, home patients, adults or chil-n with gastrointestinal failure, therbidly obese), electrolyte manage-nt, nutritional assessment, glycemictrol, discipline-oriented (RD, RN,h, MD), vitamin, mineral or tracement deficiencies or excesses, or ad-se events are welcomed. A review ond-base disorders demonstrating al comprehension of the physiologyd the resulting changes in paren-al nutrition prescription is specifi-ly sought. However, a broad range ofics are encouraged.eviews, Research and Professional

    iefs, Research, Perspectives in Prac-e, Practical Clinical Solutions, andmmentaries are all suitable articleegories. Please refer to the Journalside for Authors for details. Papersrequested to be submitted by No-

    mber 30, 2009 for an estimatedblication date in early 2010. Allnuscripts will be subject to routiner review.e encourage authors and investiga-

    s to give consideration to this impor-t clinical topic. If you have any ques-ns, please contact the Assistant toEditor-in-Chief, Claire Zulkey, at or 312/8-5749.iationPEOPLE & EVENTSt knowwhere to start. TheWeb sitethe Health Sciences Library at theiversity of Buffalo provides a list ofanizations that accept donations ofjournals and redistribute them toeloping countries, found at The Jour-

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    tober 4-9, 2009, Bangkok Interna-nal Trade & Exhibition Centre,

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    efore the date of the issue (eg,ay 1 for the August issue).ublication of an educationalent is not an endorsement by thessociation of the event oronsor. Send material to: Ryan

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    148ngkok, Thailand. The 19th Annualernational Congress on Nutrition,med Nutrition Security for All,ll provide the highest quality scien-c program featuring internation-y recognized speakers and expertsthe field. The most up-to-date nu-tion-related issues will be coveredthe plenary lectures, dialogues, par-el symposia/workshops, and panelcussions, as well as oral and postersentations. For more information,it

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    ptember 26-30, 2010, Vancouvernvention and Exhibition Centre,ncouver, BC, Canada. The Interna-nal Society of Hypertension (ISH)ites you to participate in theirrd Scientific Meeting, ISH 2010,d meet with the worlds leading sci-tific and medical specialists to ad-ss the current state of knowledged research in cardiovascular healthd risk reduction. Keynote presen-ions, industry- and investigator-tiated symposia, oral and posteresentations, public forums, andhibits will focus on the risk reduc-n theme and stress new integrativeproaches to cardiovascular diseases.r more information, visit



    yce L. Chamberlain, RD, Decem-r 2008, was a member of the Amer-n Dietetic Association for more thanyears. She received a bachelors de-e from the University of Illinois Ur-na-Champaign and completed a die-ic internship at the Edward HinesMedical Center in Hines, IL, wherebegan her career as an admini-

    ative dietitian. Chamberlain laterame chief dietitian at the Manhat-VA Medical Center in New York

    d retired as chief dietitian from thest Haven VA Medical Center innnecticut.ary E. Carter, RD, April 2009,

    nt to work at Providence Hospitaler completing her internship andned ADA in the 1950s. She eventu-y became chief dietitian at Veter-

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    0 August 2009 Volume 109 Number 8Martinsburg, WV; Phoenix, AZ;d Sepulveda, CA.eanne Clawson, RD, April 2009,s a consultant dietitian for the Iowapartment of Elder Affairs. She grad-ted from Iowa State University withachelor of science degree in Dietet-, interned at Indiana Universitydical Center in Indianapolis, IN,d served as chief administrative die-an there. Clawson returned to Iowate University to obtain her Mastersgree in Food Science and served asassistant professor in the Food andtrition Department there. She alsoved as a consultant dietitian at var-s hospitals and nursing homes, asistered dietitian for Elderbridge,d as renal dietitian at IowaLutheranspital. Clawsonwas amember of theerican Dietetic Association, secre-y of the Indiana Dietetic Associa-n, and held many positions in thea Dietetic Association, includingsident, president-elect, treasurer,lletin editor and local arrangementsirman for the state meeting.


    09 International Award Recipi-t, Patricia Y. Thompson, MSc,Nhe recipient of the 2009 Wimpfhei-r-Guggenheim Fund for Interna-nal Exchange in Nutrition, Dieteticsd Management Competitive Essayard and the First International Nu-tionist Dietitian (FIND) FellowshipStudy in the USA is Patricia Y.

    ompson, MSc, RdN, of Jamaica,st Indies. This is the first time some-e has the distinction of receiving bothards in the same year. Thompsons selected for her essay entitled, De-oping and Sustaining School Break-t Programs in Jamaica. Her essaybe found at the following link, www. She was selected toeive the FIND Fellowship fordy in the USA for her plan to ob-n a doctoral degree in Health Ser-es with an emphasis on school nu-tion programs through a distancerning program at Walden Univer-y in Baltimore, MD. In additionserving as the Past President ofCaribbean Association of Nutri-

    nists and Dietitians InstitutionANDI), Thompson has served in

    ny other volunteer roles through-t her career including: Member ofJamaica Ministry of Health advi-y committee on Complementarydicine, Chairperson for Advisorymmittee on Curriculum Develop-nt for Nutrition and Dietetics Pro-mmes at University of Technologytech), Country Representative forerican Overseas Dietetic Associa-n (AODA), and Founder, Past Pres-nt, and Vice President of the Ja-ica Association of Professionals intrition & Dietetics. Thompson haso been honored with many awardsher outstanding contributions in-ding the 2007 Caribbean Associa-n of Nutritionists and DietitiansANDi) Lopez Zephirin Award fortstanding Work in Nutrition andetetics in the Caribbean, the 2006obal Child Nutrition ForumInter-tional Representative, and the05 Caribbean Food and Nutritiontitute (CFNI) Impact Award forhool Nutrition Project.