​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​September 27th , 2018 

Speaker: Shelby Hawkins MS, RD, CSP, LD

Intestinal rehab RD at Children's Memorial Center

Topic: Pediatric Intestinal Failure Nutrition Management
Location: Houston Methodist, The Woodlands

Conference Room #2 , 3rd Floor

Dinner is provided


October 18th, 2018

Speakers: Dr. Chase Banks DC, CCSP and Dr. Angela Scopel 
of Finish First, an outcome based chiropractic practice
that specializes in sports injuries and nutrition

Topics: Stress Impacts on Health and Nutrition
Location: Houston Methodist, The Woodlands
Conference Room #2, 3rd floor


November  15th, 2018 

Speaker: Brittany Niebel MPH, RD, LD
Clinical Nutrition Coordinator at the Houston Food Bank

​Topic: Understanding and Addressing Food Insecurity
Location: Houston Methodist, The Woodlands
Conference Room #2, 3rd floor


December - no meeting

Happy Holidays!


January 17th, 2018

Speaker: Susan Linke MBA, MS, RD, LD, CGP, CLT
Senior LEAP Mentor Owner, Food Sensitivity Specialists LLC
Location: Houston Methodist, The Woodlands
Conference Room #2, 3rd floor

February 16th, 2019-Symposium     

Kathy Veath, RD, LDN - "Eating Disorders: An Intuitive Recovery"
Jackie Hogan, RD, CSO, LD, CNSC - "Medical Nutrition Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer Patients"
Heather Davis, MS, RD, LD, CNSC - "Early Enteral Nutrition in Shock: Do the Benefits Outweigh the Risks?"
Alaina Strobel RD,LD, CDE - "Diabetes in Pregnancy"

Location: Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital 

Conference Center, 1st floor

Rooms: Cottonwood; Birch; Spruce; Willow

Time: 8 am-2:00 pm

4.0 CEU's will be provided for RD's

Breakfast is being provided by Rickey Davis from Pumps It, Inc

Lunch is being provided by Sandra Pulido from SolaSweet Company





March  9th, 2019-Malnutrition Simulation Lab
An overview of malnutrition will be presented, along with a discussion about types of malnutrition and related micronutrient deficiencies. A 2- hour, hands-on lab will follow the presentation.
Location: UT School of Public Health
Time: 9 am - noon
Hurry! Only 12 spaces available! Please RSVP to Kristen Wright at kristen.wright14@gmail.com to claim your spot!
There is a $10 parking fee
No CEU's will be awarded
Join us for this great learning opportunity!


April-no meeting

2019 Texas Academy Annual Conference & Exhibition

The 2019 conference is scheduled for April 11-12, 2019 at the Arlington Convention Center and Sheraton Arlington Hotel – Arlington, TX    


May 16th, 2019- End of Year Banquet 

​Speaker: Dr. Scott Smith, the manager for the Nutritional Biochemistry Laboratory at NASA 

Topic: Space Nutrition
Location: Grimaldi's Pizzeria

​20 Waterway Avenue, The Woodlands, TX 77380

​Time: 5:30-7:30 pm

Space Food

2018-2019 Meeting Schedule

Earn  2 CE Credits each meeting! 

Sign in/Social: 5:30-6:00pm
Speaker/Q&A: 6:00-8:00PM