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    e Journal of the American Dieteticsociation is issuing a Call for Pa-rs on the topic of parenteral nutri-n. All related aspects of this themell be considered. Papers on specificulations (ie, home patients, adults orldren with gastrointestinal failure,morbidly 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 is encouraged.eviews, Research and Profes-nal Briefs, Research, PerspectivesPractice, Practical Clinical Solu-ns and Commentaries are all suit-le article categories. Please refer to

    Journals Guide for Authors fortails. Papers are requested to bebmitted byNovember 30, 2009 forestimated publication date in early

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    011 ADA Food & Nutritiononference & Expoeptember 24-27, 2011;an Diego, CAe assocy questions, please contact the As-tant to the Editor-in-Chief, Clairelkey, at c-zulkey@northwestern.u or 312/908-5749.

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    e Commission on Accreditation foretetics Education is ADAs accredit-agency for education programs

    paring students for careers as Reg-ered Dietitians and Dietetic Techni-ns, Registered. CADE establishesd enforces eligibility requirementsd accreditation standards that en-e the quality and continued im-vement of nutrition and dieteticscation programs.he accreditation decisions madethe most recent CADE meeting areailable at www.eatright.org/cps//xchg/ada/hs.xsl/CADE_824_ENU_ML.htm and include the status ofgrams which have received candi-cy for accreditation, initial accredita-n, continued accreditation, provisionalreditation, substantial equivalency,bationary accreditation, and volun-y withdrawal from accreditation.

    nating Journals

    mbers often inquire about donatingir old Journals to a good cause, butt know where to start. The Web sitethe Health Sciences Library at theiversity of Buffalo provides a list ofanizations that accept donations ofjournals and redistribute them toeloping countries, found at http://web.lib.buffalo.edu/dokuwiki/hslwiki/u.php?idbook_donations. The Jour-

    l encourages our readers to take ad-tage of this opportunity to share ourowledge.

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    ference on Complementary andegrative MedicineiationPEOPLE & EVENTSplementary and alternative medi-e (CAM) research through keynoted plenary sessions, oral and postersentations, and innovative scientificsions. Areas of CAM research pre-ted and discussed at this conferencell include research in basic science,nical research, methodological re-rch, health services research, andcation research. Call for scientific

    stracts and workshop submissions:ptember 30, 2008. For additionalference information, visit www.consortium-conference.org or e-mailo@imconsortium-conference.org.

    eadline for submitting materialr the People and Events sectionthe first of the month, 3onths before the date of thesue (eg, May 1 for the Augustsue). Publication of anucational event is not andorsement by the Association

    f the event or sponsor. Sendaterial to: Ryan Lipscomb,epartment Editor, Journal ofe American Dietetic

    ssociation, 120 S. Riverside

    ell Us Your Issue . . .e care about the concerns of ADAembers and want to hear fromou. There are four easy ways toubmit your issues:

    E-mailissuesmgmt@eatright.org.Fax 312/899-4790.Phone 800/877-1600 ext 5000.Contact your delegate.

    You will receive immediate confir-ation that your message has beeneceived and action will be takenithin 2 months. For more informa-on, visit ADAsmember home pagend click on Member Issues or visitww.eatright.org/issues.

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    ne 1-3, 2009, Embassy Suites, Al-aretta, GA. The Vanderbilt Diabe-Center presents Sugar is Not a

    ison (SNAP): The Dietitians RoleDiabetes Management. Save thete for this 2.5-day workshop thats been approved for 23 CEUsough the Commission on Dieteticgistration. The workshop will pre-re registered dietitians to become anegral part of the diabetes team; pro-e diabetes Medical Nutrition Ther-y (MNT) for patients with type 1,e 2, or gestational diabetes; and de-op confidence in the delivery of dia-es MNT. Visit the workshop Webe at http://www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/t/vumc.php?siteSNAP for moreormation, or e-mail rd.workshop@nderbilt.edu with any questions.

    ernational Congress on Nutrition

    tober 4-9, 2009, Bangkok Interna-nal Trade & Exhibition Centre,ngkok, Thailand. The 19th Annualernational Congress on Nutrition,med Nutrition Security for All,ll provide the highest quality scien-c program featuring internationallyognized speakers and experts in theld. The most up-to-date nutrition-re-ed issues will be covered in the ple-ry lectures, dialogues, parallel sym-ia/workshops, and panel discussions,well as oral and poster presentations.r more information, visit http://2009.com/home.html.

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    rmer ADA Board Member Cor-ll Scott Diesornell Scott, MPH, died on August

    , 2008, at the age of 73. Scott, execu-e director of the Hill Health Corpo-ion in New Haven, CT, with whichwas associated for 40 years, wasown and honored for his work onalf of federally supported commu-y health clinics. Scott was the Publicmber of the American Dietetic Asso-tions Board of Directors for 1997-98 and 1998-1999. Scott was also an

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    May 2009 Volume 109 Number 5blic health at Yale University Medi-School, where he was chairman ofboard of the Yales African-Ameri-Cultural Center and a member ofYale Womens Health Advisory

    mmittee, and an instructor in theool of Allied Health at the Univer-y of Connecticut. Scott held boarditions in a number of communityalth care organizations, includingCommunity Health Network, the

    nnecticut Association for Humanrvices, and New England Commu-y Health Centers Association, Inc.served as secretary of the board

    Connecticut Community Care, Inc,d was a member of the board of di-tors of the American Lung Associa-n of Connecticut, Connecticut Pri-ry Care Association, and Nationalsociation of Community Health Cen-s, Inc. A native of Arkansas, Scottduated from the University of Ar-nsas and earned aMasters degree inblic health from Yale University in68.ormer ADA Board Memberhn B. Coombs Diesohn B. Coombs, MD, died on Janu-19, 2009, at the age of 63. He wasded by colleagues as an advocate foral health and a national leader inproving health care for underservedulations. Coombs was the Publicmber of the American Dietetic Asso-tions Board of Directors and amem-of the Boards Task Force on Aging2003-2004. A past president ofWashington State Academy of

    mily Physicians, Coombs was associ-dean, and later associate vice pres-nt for medical affairs and vice deanregional affairs for the University ofshington School of Medicines stu-t training programs in rural health,mary care, and family medicine.ombs oversaw the schools Regionaldical Education Program, whichers Washington, Alaska, Montana,ho, and Wyoming, and was respon-le for graduate medical educationgrams with more than 1,200 resi-ts and fellows in 65 programs. Be-e coming to the University of Wash-ton, Coombs was vice president fordical affairs at MultiCare Healthstems in Tacoma. A graduate ofUniversity of Washington, Coombsned a Masters degree in nutritionalence and a medical degree from Cor-ll University.guilina Royal, RD, February09, joined the American Dietetic As- indiation in 1965. Royal graduatedm Philippine Womens Universityth a bachelors degree in Nutrition,ned a Masters degree in Educationm Loyola University in Chicago, IL,d completed her dietetic internshipCook County Hospital in Chicago.er completing her internship, sheained at Cook County Hospital,ntually becoming the dietetic in-nship director. Royal was an activember of the Dietetic Educators ofactitioners Dietetic Practice Group,d was active in developing profes-nal standards for dietetics educa-n.argaret Alexander Williams,, February 2009, was a Life and

    -year member of the American Die-ic Association. She received bothchelors and Masters degrees fromnnsylvania State University, wherealso taught. In addition to teachingCarnegie-Mellon University andlifornia State University, Williamso worked at DuBois Hospital andurelton State Hospital, both innnsylvania.

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    driguez Honored for Nationalrls and Women in Sports DayDA Member Nancy Rodriguez,D, RD, was honored by the Univer-y of Connecticut as part of the 23rdnual celebration of National Girlsd Women in Sports Day. Rodriguez,rofessor in the University of Con-cticut Department of Nutritional Sci-ces with joint appointments in Kine-logy and Allied Health, was honoredher contributions to the Division ofhletics in raising the awareness oftrition and wellness to student-ath-es and the development and imple-ntation of a variety of programs fo-ed on the role nutrition plays informance and health.rez Wins Silver Plate AwardDA member Betty Perez, RD, hasn the 2009 International Food-vice Manufacturers Associationsver Plate Award in the Healthre category. Perez is the director ofod and Nutrition at the UniversityMedicine and Dentistry of New Jer-. One of the industrys oldest hon-, the Silver Plates are selected by anel of industry experts and haveen given annually for 55 years toognize operational excellence and

    ustry achievement.