May 2008 People & Events
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from the associationPEOPLE & EVENTS
SepeHeWaWa19heevimences and exchange ideas and newinformation in the field of food, diet,and health in the aging population.
Maydine Margaret Roslyn, Feb-ruary 2008, was an educator and a
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2008 by the American Dietetic Association Journal of the AMERICAN DIETETIC ASSOCIATION 889NOUNCEMENT
mbers often inquire about donatingir old Journals to a good cause, butt know where to start. The Specialraries Association Web site provides
ist of organizations that accept dona-ns of old journals and redistributem to developing countries, found atp://www.sla.org/content/resources/oresour/reftool/bkdonate.cfm. Theurnal encourages our readers to takevantage of this opportunity to sharer knowledge.
gress on Nutrition and Health in theerly
ptember 15-17, 2008, 5th Euro-an Congress on Nutrition andalth in the Elderly (NHE 2008),rsaw University of Life Sciences,rsaw, Poland. Since December
91, a congress on nutrition andalth in the elderly has been heldery 4 years. It has shown to be anportant platform to share experi-
DA CALENDAR008 Food & Nutritiononference & Expo
ctober 25-28, 2008hicago, ILr more information, visit http://econgress2008.sggw.pl.
A Members Honored with Sil-r Plate AwardsDA member and National SocietyHealthcare Foodservice Manage-
nt president Mary Angela Miller,, RD, FADA, has been awarded the
ver Plate Award in Healthcare byInternational Foodservice Manu-
turers Association for her work asector of nutrition services at Ohiote University Medical Center. ADAmber Pat H. Farris, RD, director ofool Foodservice for the Archdiocese
New Orleans, LA, was awarded thever Plate in the Elementary and Sec-dary Schools category.hildrens Healthcare of At-ta Earns Innovation in Pre-ntion Awardhildrens Healthcare of AtlantasKids and Type 2 diabetes Interven-
n Prevention Program (TIPPs) fords programs have been named as theipient of the Health Care Deliverystem award as a national InnovationPrevention Award winner by the De-rtment of Health and Human Ser-es (HHS) for its efforts in promotingalthy lifestyles in communities. Theard was presented during The Inno-tion in Prevention Awards Lun-on, in Washington, DC, as part of2007 National Prevention Summit.
e awards are part of the ongoingalthierUS initiative and HHS con-uing focus on highlighting preven-e health and recognizing organi-ions that implement innovative
proaches to address chronic dis-ses and promote healthier life-les. Fit Kids focuses on promoting
althful habits in children and theirilies, and TIPPs for Kids focusesyouth who have risk factors fore 2 diabetes.
ituariesistered dietitian. She earned achelors degree in home economicsm Iowa State University and asters in education from the Uni-sity of Colorado. She trained as atitian in Omaha and Chicago andght home economics at Burlington) High School before becoming afessor and department chair of
me economics at Iowa Wesleyanllege from 1959 to 1973. After re-ement, she continued to work parte, teaching at Tarrant County
mmunity College in the dietetichnician program and consultingnursing homes.
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