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  • 2014 by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. JOFROM THE ACADEMY

    People & EventsACADEMY CALENDAR

    2014 Food & NutritionConference & ExpoOctober 18-21, 2014Atlanta, GA

    2015 Food & NutritionConference & ExpoOctober 3-6, 2015Nashville, TN

    Tell Us Your Issue . . .We care about the concerns ofAcademy members and want to hearfrom you. There are four easy ways tosubmit your issues: E-mail issuesmgmt@eatright.org. Fax 312/899-4790. Phone 800/877-1600 ext 5000. Contact your delegateYou will receive immediateconfirmation that your message hasbeen received and action will be takenwithin2months. Formore information,visit the Academys member homepage and click on Member Issues orvisit www.eatright.org/issues.

    Deadline for submitting material forthe People & Events section is thefirst of the month, 3 months beforethe date of the issue (eg, May 1 forthe August issue). Publication of aneducational event is not anendorsement by the Academy of theevent or sponsor. Send material to:Ryan Baechler, Editor, Journal of theAcademy of Nutrition and Dietetics,120 S. Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000,Chicago, IL 60606; journal@eatright.org; 312/899-0040, ext. 4829; or fax,312/899-4790.EDUCATIONALOPPORTUNITIES

    E-Learning Module on Vitamin DThe alarming increase in vitamin Dinsufficiency in the United States hasironically coincided with an increasingrecognition that vitamin D likely has abroader contribution to the protection ofhealth and prevention of disease thanpreviously appreciated. This interactiveself-study session will put into perspec-tive the rapid decline in vitamin D statusin the United States; the implicationsof vitamin D insufficiency on skeletal,inflammatory, and metabolic healthamong the population; and practicalguidelines for how to get vitamin D fromdiet, sun exposure, and supplements.Eligible for 1.5 hours of level 2 CPE credit.Available for download atwww.eatright.org/cpd/online.ABOUT PEOPLE

    Awards & HonorsWolf Wins Distinguished FacultyAward. Academy Board member KayWolf, PhD, RDN, LD, director of MedicalDietetics and Health Sciences at OhioState University, received the Presidentand Provosts Award for DistinguishedFaculty Service. This awardone ofOhio State Universitys most presti-gious faculty awardshonors facultymembers whose contributions to thedevelopment and implementation ofuniversity policies and programsthrough non-administrative roles havebeen extensive and have made docu-mentable impact on the quality of theuniversity.URNAL OF THE ACADEMY OF NUTRITION AND DIETETICS 1121


    July 2014 People & EventsEducational OpportunitiesE-Learning Module on Vitamin D

    About PeopleAwards & Honors