Student Webinars

VN Topics for Students Webinar Series 

Once a month VN will be hosting student webinars. The goal of these webinars is to provide education on plant-based dietetics and careers.  

Upcoming Webinars 

VN Topics for Students: Pediatrics 
Thursday, June 27
Time: 7-8 pm EST
Speaker: Alicia Henson, MD, RD

Are you interested in pediatrics? Join us in a discussion with Alicia Henson, a pediatric clinical dietitian at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital in Oakland. Alicia specializes in caring for children with fatty liver disease and celiac disease and teaches the Healthy Together Nutrition Class, which promotes a healthy lifestyle for families and patients. In this interactive session, we'll explore the diverse roles and responsibilities of pediatric dietitians and explore considerations for implementing plant-forward eating patterns. 

Past Webinars 

May 2024
Speaker: Mark Rifkin MS, RD 

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VN Student Information Session 
May 2024 
Speakers: Various VN Leaders 

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Sports Nutrition
April 2024
Speaker: Lindsay Schmitz M,S RD, LDN

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Bringing Plant-Forward Thinking into Private Practice
March 2024
Speaker: Karen Mills 

It’s easy to be a plant-based dietitian in private practice, isn’t it? It might not be as straight forward as you might think. Join us for a discussion on how to bring plant-forward ideas into a private practice. We suggest you open the slides when viewing the webinar. 

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Careers in Wellness and Prevention
February 2024

Speaker: Alison Ozgur, MAT, MHS, RDN, DipACLM

This month's topic will focus on a career in wellness and disease prevention. Alison will share her 23 year journey as an RDN, specializing in wellness in a variety of settings. After Alison's short presentation you will have the opportunity to ask your questions.