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It’s November and we’re amplifying awareness for National Diabetes Month! The National Institutes of Health is focused on managing diabetes by building patients’ health care teams. Nutrition professionals are vital members of the team who can improve nutrition and decrease disease. Follow us on social and get the toolkit below.
During her time as Healthy Foods Coordinator, Megan Hlavacek, MS, RD, LN, CLC made worksite vending healthier in South Dakota! Thanks to the Healthier Vending and Snack Bar Program, worksites were encouraged and empowered to make snacking choices easier to understand and better for everyone. Get inspired by this program’s innovative features!
Our Vendors Training Guide Tool and related posters help you effectively communicate with vending operators about the many benefits healthier snack options can offer their businesses. From bringing in new customers, to increasing profitability and meeting consumer snacking trends, this guide can help you and vendors get on the same page.
Attention students! ASPHN’s Membership, Communication & Outreach committee is planning a webinar for early 2023 to help you learn how you can get involved in ASPHN and provide time to network with other students! Keep an eye out for our save-the-date and visit us on Insta!
The 2022 Annual Meeting survey results are in and we’re excited to share them with you! An incredible 92 percent of respondents agreed they learned things that will increase their leadership capacity, and a whopping 96 percent agreed the meeting increased their competency as public health practitioners.
At ASPHN, we build leaders in public health nutrition through unique learning and professional growth opportunities and events. Prioritize your career by staying up-to-date on the latest offerings and sign-up for upcoming events through the Sign-Up Corner!
At ASPHN, we strengthen nutrition policy, programs and environments for all people through the development of public health nutrition leaders and the collective action of our members nationwide. To accomplish our mission, we provide state and national leadership on food and nutrition policy, programs and services to our membership. Your active participation in ASPHN can keep you and your state on the cutting edge. Stay abreast of emerging public health nutrition issues and strategies; form new connections and partnerships with others professionals; influence important public policy and strengthen your leadership skills with ASPHN.
Do you perform state-level public health nutrition duties in your state department of health, human services, education, agriculture, aging or tribes? You can join ASPHN at no cost if your state pays annual dues! If you aren’t affiliated at the state-level, you can still join ASPHN! Membership starts at $25 for students and $50 for professionals. Learn More…
ASPHN has members in all U.S. states and territories. Our membership directory lists all of our members, their state, program and contact details. Use the directory to find peers and build connections that will strengthen your own work in public health nutrition. Browse the Directory…
ASPHN is so beneficial for my work as a public health nutritionist! The presentations at the annual meeting and webinars during the year are always on point for the work I do. Getting involved in ASPHN Councils, Committees and Board have provided great opportunities to network with wonderful colleagues from around the country. I'm a better professional for joining ASPHN!
Since my role as the Nutrition Services Coordinator for my state’s WIC program is 100% WIC, the MCH Nutrition Council has been a good opportunity to learn about the other MCH programs out there and determine ways to collaborate and reduce barriers for the mutual clientele we serve.
I love so many things about ASPHN! But three that come to mind are (1) meeting other passionate public health nutrition professionals that I can learn from, (2) gaining access to incredibly useful and relevant resources that help me serve my community and state in a more efficient and effective capacity, and (3) being part of a professional organization that is managed by highly organized and personable nutrition professionals.
ASPHN meets my needs in so many ways. It fosters networking across public health nutrition professionals across the US keeps me abreast of current and cutting edge nutrition topics that are especially relevant to work at a state level; provides opportunities and training's to advance leadership skills and practice partners with other organizations to create change at the national level lives up to its mission and values
I am always inspired by hearing what people from different states are doing, and what the priority issues are in their state. It helps to paint a picture of what cutting edge practice looks like, and helps me determine how best to train my graduate students so that they will have the necessary skills when they complete their MPH and RD.
This quick list of opportunities and events helps you make the most of your ASPHN membership. Never miss a sign-up. Simply click on the titles below to access each opportunity!