Our excellent lineup of speakers includes the following health and wellness experts:
Dr. Keith Roach is the Chief Medical Officer for Enforcer eCoaching, a company dedicated to giving individuals specific daily coaching on improving diet, smoking cessation, weight loss and exercise.
Dr. Vivek Narayan is the Director of Program Management and Entrepreneurial Education at the Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron.
Yaron Hadad is a co-founder of Nutrino, a nutrition application, and main blogger to detail the apps nutritional topics.
Dietician Panel- Representatives from the University of Akron, Kent State University and James Madison University will talk about how technology has impacted the profession and take questions.
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Mission of the Didactic Program in Dietetics
The mission of the Didactic Program in Dietetics is to provide a high quality curriculum which prepares graduates for successful completion of an Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics accredited supervised practice program. The didactic program provides graduates with the knowledge and tools to develop the skills necessary to become leaders in the field and to translate and apply the science of food and nutrition to health.
Mission of the Coordinated Program in Dietetics
The mission of the Coordinated Program in Dietetics is to prepare graduates for entry-level practice in the field of nutrition and dietetics with attitudes, understandings and skills that will allow them to analyze critically and meet the needs of individuals and/or society. The program provides graduates with the knowledge and tools to develop the skills necessary to become leaders in the field and to translate and apply the science of food and nutrition to health.
Purpose of the Masters of Science Program in Nutrition
The purpose of the Masters of Science Program in Nutrition is to enhance the education of practicing dietitians or individuals interested in nutrition research. The Masters Program at The University of Akron is not a route to becoming a Registered Dietitian.