RECENT HDE HEADLINERS
Rebecca L. Focken, doctoral student in Occupational and Adult Education is the 2014-2015 Donald C. Brodie Academic Scholar-in-Residence at the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) in Alexandria, Virginia. This program, established in 1988, provides a focused opportunity for a pharmacy faculty member to examine public policy, conduct research, or analyze an issue directly related to pharmacy education or the pharmacy profession. Focken is an assistant professor of practice and Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences (IPPE) director at North Dakota State University.
Joe Deutsch, Associate Professor in Health, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences, will be named next week, at Valley City State’s homecoming, their very first recipient of the Young Alumni Achievement Award. The award was created to recognize professionals under the age of 40 whom have demonstrated high levels of achievement in their fields, have shown strong leadership, and a commitment to the service of others.
Sherri Stastny, Associate Professor in Health, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences, has been named Managing Editor for the Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition (SCAN) Wellness/CV Fact Sheets open access. Facts sheets can be accessed via http://www.scandpg.org/cardiovascular/cardiovascular-health-fact-sheets/ and will be released on a quarterly basis. SCAN is the largest dietetic practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Members are registered dietitians with nutrition expertise in the areas of sports, physical activity, cardiovascular health, wellness, and the prevention and treatment of disordered eating and eating disorders.
Julie Garden-Robinson, Extension Food and Nutrition Specialist and Professor in Health, Nutrition and Exercise Sciences, and David Haasser, graphic artist in Ag Communication, received the First Place Central Region Award and First Place National Award for educational newsletters at the National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences conference in Lexington, KY in September. Julie also made two presentations that featured the evaluation results of statewide Extension nutrition and health programming: “Nourish and Exercise Your Muscles” (oral presentation) and “On the Move to Better Health” (Showcase of Excellence poster).