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Upcoming events

    • Wednesday, May 19, 2021
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM (EDT)
    • Webex

    Join us for a live webinar titled, Understanding and Addressing the Unique Needs of Women with PCOS,  presented by Dr. Felice Gersh, MD.  

    Dr. Gersh is a multi-award winning physician with dual board certifications in OB-GYN and Integrative Medicine. She is the founder and director of the Integrative Medical Group of Irvine, a practice that provides comprehensive health care for women by combining the best evidence-based therapies from conventional, naturopathic, and holistic medicine. She taught obstetrics and gynecology at Keck USC School of Medicine for 12 years as an Assistant Clinical Professor, where she received the highly coveted Outstanding Volunteer Clinical Faculty Award. She now serves as an Affiliate Faculty Member at the Fellowship in Integrative Medicine, through the University of Arizona School of Medicine, where she lectures and regularly grades the case presentations written by the Fellowship students for their final exams. Felice Gersh, M.D. is the bestselling author of PCOS SOS and the PCOS SOS Fertility Fast Track, and she has published articles in peer-reviewed medical journals. She is a prolific lecturer and has been featured in several films and documentary series, including The Real Skinny on Fat with Montel Williams and Fasting with Valter Longo, Ph.D.

    CDR application for 1.5 pre-approved credits has been submitted.  

    • Wednesday, June 02, 2021
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EDT)
    • Webex

    Join us as we wrap up the WRDA 2020-2021 membership year on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, at 7 PM with a vegan culinary demonstration with Chef Michael Posid.  Network with other WRDA members and cook along with Chef Michael as he prepares a vegan feast.  All menu items can reheated for lunch or dinner the next day!

    Michael Posid graduated from the Culinary Institute of America in 1980. He worked in Manhattan at the Rainbow Room and The NY Athletic Club, paying his dues in learning how to cook and working his way towards becoming a versatile chef. In 1983 Michael became the Executive Sous Chef at a Hilton hotel, where he experienced the art of ice carving and continued learning different international cuisines. He's carved hundreds of ice carvings since his Hilton days.

    In 1988 Michael was offered a job with Marriott /Sodexo Corporate Services, where he managed an executive dining room cooking for the CEO’s of companies. Michael worked with 7 Major Corporations with Sodexo over 30 years as a Corporate Executive Chef. He's presently employed as the Executive Chef with Sodexo HealthCare Services since September 2017 at Montefiore Nyack Hospital.

    Cook along with Chef Michael as he prepares a full vegan meal including

    • Seitan Stew
    • Millet and Butternut Squash Pilaf
    • Chia Seed Mango Pudding

    Ingredient list, nutrition information, and equipment list to follow. 

    One CEU credit is pre-approved from CDR for this event.  

Past events

Friday, April 09, 2021 Webinar: Understanding 'Binge Eating' Through the Lens of Intuitive Eating
Thursday, April 08, 2021 Student and Educator Registration- Career Panel Discussion and Networking
Tuesday, February 09, 2021 WRDA Board Meeting
Thursday, December 03, 2020 Clinical Update-Getting Paid: Reimbursement and Compensation
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 Webinar-Coping With and Creating Change
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 WRDA Board Meeting
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 WRDA Fall 2020 Kickoff and Networking Event
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 WRDA Board Meeting
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 Webinar: Understanding the Power of Plant-Based Nutrition & Putting it to Work in Your Practice
Thursday, December 05, 2019 Clinical Update 2019 - December 5th
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 Webinar: Food and Mood with KC Wright, MS, RDN, LD
Thursday, September 26, 2019 Sustainability and Zero Waste
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 Yoga, Dinner, & Presentation by Tamara Duker Freuman, MS, RD, CDN
Thursday, December 06, 2018 Annual Clinical Update - Eat to Move: Exercise & Nutrition as the Keys to Health
Thursday, November 08, 2018 Fall Webinar: The Ketogenic Diet - It's Not Just Epilepsy Anymore
Monday, September 24, 2018 WRDA KICKOFF EVENT 2018
Sunday, June 03, 2018 End of the Year Brunch
Saturday, April 07, 2018 Career Fair/Nutrition Panel
Tuesday, March 06, 2018 WEBINAR: Not Just a Gut Feeling: Everything you wanted to know about SIBO
Thursday, December 07, 2017 CLINICAL UPDATE - An Ounce of Prevention ... Food for Healthy Living
Monday, November 06, 2017 WEBINAR: Dietary Supplements: Scope of Practice for the RDN
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 WRDA KICKOFF EVENT
Sunday, June 04, 2017 WRDA Awards, Brunch & Farm Tour
Thursday, April 13, 2017 Webinar:The Supermarket Dietitian: Creating Partnerships & Promoting Health
Saturday, March 25, 2017 Just Eat It: A Food Waste Movie
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 MC Seminars & WRDA Unite for TWO Exciting Programs
Thursday, December 01, 2016 Clinical Update - MINDful Perspectives on Nutrition and Aging
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 A Taste of Culinary Nutrition
Thursday, September 22, 2016 2016-2017 KICKOFF Meeting & Telehealth for the Nutritional Professional
Wednesday, June 08, 2016 WRDA Presents: Craft beer may be good for your health
Thursday, March 03, 2016 Total Wellness with Essential Oils: an Introduction for RD's
Thursday, December 03, 2015 CLINICAL UPDATE 2015
Saturday, October 24, 2015 FEARLESS FEEDING WORKSHOP: The Fearless Feeding Approach, Real Eating Challenges, Real Feeding Strategies
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 2015-2016 KICKOFF MEETING
Thursday, June 11, 2015 June 2015 Meeting - All About the Honey
Thursday, April 16, 2015 GNYDA: Childhood Weight Management Live Webinar
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 April 2015 Meeting - PCOS- Everything you want to know about PCOS -Nutrition and Diet
Monday, March 09, 2015 March 2015 Meeting – Restaurant Menu Labeling and the Culinary Institute of America's Healthy Menu Research and Development Collaborative Efforts
Saturday, January 31, 2015 GNYDA 13th Annual Health and Wellness Conference
Thursday, December 04, 2014 Clinical Update 2014 - Cancer and Nutrition Care
Saturday, October 25, 2014 Farm to Fork - WRDA October 2014 Meeting/Farm Tour and Lunch
Wednesday, October 08, 2014 GNYDA PSIG Fall 2014 Lecture
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Center for Mind Body Medicine (CMBM) Food As Medicine CPE course
Monday, September 15, 2014 Making Social Media Work for You - 2014 WRDA Kickoff Event
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 WRDA June 2014 Meeting: NYC Food Policies and Programs Addressing Childhood Obesity
Friday, April 25, 2014 NYSDA ANNUAL MEETING & EXPO
Saturday, March 29, 2014 Five Farmers Meet You at the Table: A Conversation on Sustainable Food Systems
Thursday, February 27, 2014 CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH UPDATE

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