Upcoming Events

    • 11/30/2020
    • 11:00 AM (EST)
    • 12/04/2020
    • 8:00 PM (EST)
    • Virtual Meeting via Zoom Platform

    The University of North Florida Department of Nutrition and Dietetics is hosting a week of graduate student seminars live, virtually! The First Coast Academy is partnering with UNF for the event registration.

    Please contact Dr. Hicks-Roof at UNF with any program or schedule questions.

    Please contact for any registration or payment questions.

    Each seminar is pre-approved for 1 CEU credit for the live presentation. Sessions will be offered starting on November 30 and run through December 4, 2020.

    One registration fee includes the entire week of sessions. You may register after the event begins but you will only have access to sessions that happen after you register. You will not get access to sessions that occurred before you registered. 

    The sessions will be recorded and available for 30 days. 

    Please REGISTER for this event. This will ensure you receive the links for the seminar sessions and updates for the event. 

    UNF is excited to offer a number of different topics this year. 


    11:00am ET - Polyphenols and Their Role in Cognitive Function. 

    12:00pm ET - Plant-based dietary practices and its association with decreased progression of kidney disease stages 1-3 in adults.

    1:00pm ET - Milk Protein Allergy in the Infant and Toddler.

    2:00pm ET - Nutrition Implications and Feeding Concerns in Children with Down Syndrome.

    7:00pm ET - The conundrum of irritable bowel disease, FODMAP restriction, and related nutritional therapy.


    10:00am ET - The Role of Trimethylamine-N-Oxide (TMAO) in the Pathophysiology of Cardiovascular Disease.

    11:00am ET - The Potential Role for Ketogenic diet in the Treatment of Mood Disorders.

    1:00pm ET - Senior Malnutrition: The Burden on the Healthcare System and the Role of the Dietitian in Screening/Assessment, Intervention, and Reduction in Hospital Readmissions.

    3:00pm ET - The relationship between Vitamin D and progression and activity of IBD.


    11:00am ET - Community Gardens: A Rising Intervention in Dietetics.

    12:00pm ET - A Tough Pill to Swallow: Defining and Evaluating Dysphagia in Diet and Nutritional Intake.

    1:00pm ET - The Role of Gut Microbiota on Mental Health.

    2:00pm ET - The Effects of Cannabidiol on Anxiety.

    4:00pm ET - The role of school-based nutrition interventions in health outcomes in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).

    7:00pm ET - The Efficacy of Probiotic Supplementation for the Prevention and Treatment of Colorectal Cancer. 


    10:00am ET - The Yellow Pill and Joint Health: The Effect of Curcumin Supplementation on Arthritic and Pre-arthritic Individuals. 

    11:00am ET - The Impact of Heavy Metal Pollutants in Agricultural Food Systems on Human Health. 

    1:00pm ET - Effects of optimal protein intake in body composition. 

    7:00pm ET - The Role of Vitamin D in the Prevention and Treatment of Migraine Headaches. 


    11:00am ET - The relationship between the bile acid-gut microbiota axis and metabolic syndrome. 

    7:00pm ET - The impact of a food recovery-meal delivery program on homebound seniors’ food security, nutrition health, and well-being. 

    Please REGISTER for this event. This will ensure you receive the links for the seminar sessions and updates for the event. 

    • 01/25/2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (EST)
    • Zoom Webinar

    Save the Date!

    1.0 CEU Event. Pending CDR Approval.

Past Events

11/04/2020 POSTPONED --- Delaying Progression of Diabetes From Lifestyle Management Strategies to Using Technology for Continuous Glucose Monitoring and Insulin Pump Therapy
10/08/2020 Virtual Networking - Culinary Nutrition
09/09/2020 FCA Virtual Networking Event
08/17/2020 FCAND Installation of Officers for 2020-2021
07/17/2020 2020-2021 Board Members & Officers Election
06/27/2020 2020-2021 Officer Recruitment Survey-Paid members only
02/22/2020 B.E.A.M. - Beaches Emergency Assistance Ministry
12/06/2019 2019 UNF Graduates Seminars 12/6/2019
12/05/2019 Ugly Christmas Sweater Social and Contest
11/22/2019 2019 UNF Graduate Seminars - 11/22/2019
11/16/2019 2019 Tour de Cure: North Florida-Team FCAND
10/15/2019 FCAND Planning Meeting- University Park Library
09/30/2019 FCAND 2019-2020 Kickoff Social
11/16/2018 UNF Graduate Nutrition Seminars - Day 2
11/09/2018 UNF Graduate Seminars - Day 1
07/14/2018 FL FANS
03/31/2018 FCAND at the Beaches Green Market!
03/10/2018 FCAND at the Gate River Run!
03/03/2018 Food Recovery with Simply Because
01/20/2018 FCAND CEU Service Event at BEAM
12/08/2017 Holiday Social
11/17/2017 2017 UNF Graduate Nutrition Seminars Day 2
11/03/2017 UNF Graduate Nutrition Seminars Day 1 and Food Drive
09/23/2017 2017 FAND Fall Workshop
09/21/2017 First Coast Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Fall Kick-Off
05/18/2017 Awards Dinner and Annual Meeting
04/21/2017 Medical Errors
03/08/2017 RDN Day Celebration
02/10/2017 Mediterranean Diet Experience
01/27/2017 Nutrition for Sports, Exercise & Weight Management by Nancy Clark MS, RD & John Ivy, PhD
11/18/2016 UNF Graduate Nutrition Seminars Day 2
11/04/2016 UNF Graduate Nutrition Seminars Day 1
09/08/2016 FCAND Kickoff and Awards Social
08/27/2016 Hands-on Nutrition Physical Assessment
05/04/2016 End of Year Happy Hour
04/01/2016 2016 Spring CEU Event
03/09/2016 RDN Day Happy Hour
02/26/2016 Brooks College of Health Global Health Scholar Colloquium
01/21/2016 Table 1 Thursday Tasting
11/20/2015 UNF Graduate Seminars Part 2
11/13/2015 UNF Graduate Nutrition Seminars
10/22/2015 Kick Off Fall Happy Hour
05/21/2015 Annual Awards Dinner
04/10/2015 Spring Conference & Recognition
03/11/2015 RD Day Social 2015
02/20/2015 FCAND Annual Business Meeting and Winter CEU Event
12/04/2014 Pizza with Purpose Holiday Social
11/21/2014 UNF Graduate Student Seminars
11/14/2014 UNF Graduate Student Seminars
11/14/2014 2014 Diabetes Care Conference
10/12/2014 Earth Fare Grocery Store Tour
09/26/2014 Kick-Off Social

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