Taking Action Against Food Insecurity
Food insecurity is a complex public health problem affecting millions of people, leading to negative health outcomes in the afflicted population and society at large. There is a self-perpetuating vicious cycle between food insecurity and chronic health conditions like diabetes. Anne Daly, Dr. Amit Sapra and Dr. Priyanka Bhandari, our guest speakers, will discuss the magnitude of this problem, its relation to diabetes mellitus, and how community health centers can mitigate this problem.
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Anne Daly is a registered dietitian, certified diabetes care and education specialist, author, consultant and nationally recognized expert in diabetes care and education, obesity and weight management. Anne is board certified in advanced diabetes management and was the American Diabetes Association, national President of Health Care & Education in 2001-2002. Currently, Anne serves as Director of Nutrition & Diabetes Education at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Center for Family Medicine. Anne manages a comprehensive diabetes self-management training and support program along with a weight management clinic, and provides medical education to faculty and primary care physicians in training. Formerly, Anne was a co-founder along with Dr. Norman Soler of the Springfield Diabetes & Endocrine Center in Springfield, IL, where she served for over 30 years, managing an American Diabetes Association Education Recognized Program and a comprehensive weight management/lifestyle change program. Prior to co-founding the Springfield Diabetes & Endocrine Center, Anne served as Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. An award-winning dietitian, Anne is the recipient of prestigious honors from The Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics and its Illinois Affiliate, the American Diabetes Association, and the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE). She has received the Medallion Award from the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics in 2006, along with two Distinguished Service Awards, from the Diabetes Care and Education Practice Group in 1995, and the Weight Management Dietetic Practice Group in 2010; and the 2012 Excellence in Practice Award from the Weight Management Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics. She also has received numerous awards from the American Diabetes Association, including the Rachmeil Levine Award for Leadership and Service, Outstanding Educator in Diabetes, Outstanding Dietitian of the Year, and Outstanding Legislative Activity Award. Throughout her career, she has been active in district, state, and national dietetic and diabetes associations, and served in numerous appointed and elected positions. Currently, Anne and serves in leadership roles for the Prairie Diabetes Alliance and the American Association of Diabetes Educators for Illinois Coordinating Body. Anne has published widely in peer-reviewed journals and publications for the public, including Standards of Practice and Professional Performance for Registered Dietitians in Diabetes Care, 101 Tips for Weight Loss to Prevent and Treat Diabetes and 101 Diabetes & Nutrition Q & A for Health Professionals. She has served as author to the Choose Your Foods series co-published by the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics and the American Diabetes Association.
Amit Sapra, MBBS, MD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the Southern Illinois School of Medicine. He serves as Medical Director and Chief Medical Officer at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine- Family Medicine Clinics in Jacksonville, Taylorville and Lincoln, Illinois. He is a Fellow of American Academy of Family Physicians, and is Board Certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and the American Board of Obesity Medicine. He is an editorial board member and clinical reviewer for several medical journals including the Cureus Medical Journal and PLOS ONE.
He completed a fellowship in Train New Trainers Primary Care Psychiatry at UC Irvine/UC Davis. He completed his Family and Community Medicine Residency at The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He received his Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S) from Shri B.M. Patil Medical College, Karnataka, India.
Priyanka Bhandari MD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL. Dr. Bhandari’s primary board certification is in Family Medicine and Obesity Medicine. She actively teaches and mentors residents and medical students in addition to serving on several professional society committees and task forces.
She completed a fellowship in Train New Trainers Primary Care Psychiatry at UC Irvine/UC Davis. She completed her Family & Community Medicine Residency at the Southern Illinois School of Medicine. Prior to that, she completed a Community Health Administration Residency at the National Institute of Health and Family Welfare, University of Delhi, India and a residency in Gynecology & Obstetrics at Lady Hardinge Medical College, University of Delhi, India. She received her Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S) from the Lady Hardinge Medical College, University of Delhi, India.
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Posted on Jul 14, 2021