2024 National Maternal Nutrition Intensive Course

Live Program

July 30-31 | $35

Join us in-person on the University of Minnesota campus or live online via Zoom webinar.

Registration coming May 2024

Fully Online Distance Program

September 1 – December 31 | $35
Online, self-led course with recorded presentations from the live session.

Registration coming May 2024

Learn more about our offerings:

This continuing education program focuses on the improvement of maternal and infant health through the delivery of risk-appropriate high-quality nutrition services.

The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to:

  1. describe ways that nutrition programs and services can improve maternal, fetal and child health outcomes;
  2. discuss the effects of maternal and child eating behaviors and patterns on birth outcomes, infant and child health and development; and
  3. identify characteristics of effective programs, services, outreach, research and evaluation needed to improve maternal, infant and child health, nutrition and food security.

Who Should Attend

This continuing education program is designed for dietitians, nutritionists, certified nurse midwives, registered nurses and nurse practitioners, physicians and public health professionals who serve preconceptual, pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women, infants, children and families.

Presentations and Speakers

Tuesday, July 30

Presentations and speaker details coming soon

Wednesday, July 31

Examining the role of food parenting practices in the development of children’s eating behaviors and their relationship with food
Katie Loth, PhD, MPH, RD
Assistant Professor, Associate Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
University of Minnesota Medical School

Fruit and vegetable consumption in schools: Are salad bars an effective strategy for improving consumption?
Meg Bruening, PhD, MPH, RD
Professor of Nutritional Sciences, Department Head
College of Health and Human Development
Penn State University

Additional presentation and speaker detail coming soon


2024 accreditation information coming soon


Maternal & Child Health Bureau Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Grant No. T79MC00007-32-00


School of Public Health Continuing Education

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