This interactive conference is designed to equip attendees with the tools to:
We are seeking providers or provider organizations that care for women and/or girls in Rhode Island to be nominated for this award. Nominees should promote innovative research, education, clinical care and policy/advocacy that improves medical, behavioral and/or social health of women in Rhode Island at any point in their lifespan. Size of initiative is not relevant. The service, process or program must have been in place for at least 1 year with demonstrable results. Our definition of provider includes anyone that cares for the social, medical and behavioral health of women which could include direct care givers, payors or policy makers who work in institutions or the community, e.g. educators, public health professionals, social service providers.
Nominations should be sent by email to Krystal Brancoat email@example.com between April 1 and August 1 of the calendar year. Individuals may submit nominations for themselves or for others.
Please Click on this Link for More Information: The Karen Rosene-Montella Spark Award for Innovation in Women’s Health in RI
A practical workshop that focuses on the real issues of healthy eating, accessing healthy food and coaching your patients to change their behavior and their health.
5:00-5:30 Dinner, Networking
Carrie Bridges Feliz, MPH, and Peg Miller, MD, FACP Co-Chairs Women’s Health Council of RI
5:40-6:00 Making Sense of Diet Recommendations for Heart Health
Chef Todd Seyfarth, MS, RD, CSSD, Department Chair and Program Director, Department of Culinary Nutrition, Johnson & Wales University
6:00-6:50 Panel Discussion: Solving the Critical Access Problem
FACILITATOR: Jennifer Thiesen, MS, RNP, Director Care Transitions, Lifespan
PANELISTS: Eliza Sutton, MPH, Food Access Manager, Thundermist Health Centers Amy Nunn, MS, ScD, Executive Director, Rhode Island Public Health Institute Michelle N. Karn, MA, Communications Director, American Heart Association
6:50 – 7:45 Coaching Your Patients to Yes for Healthy Eating
Eileen Hayes, LICSW President & CEO, Amos House, Includes role playing
7:45-8:00 Feedback, Q&A and Closing Remarks
Karen Rosene-Montella, MD, FACP, Chair Women’s Health Council of RI
2015 Report Card: Heart of a Woman.