Healthy Eating in Practice Conference

Healthy Eating in Practice Conference
Omni Grove Park Inn, Asheville, NC
Aug. 26-29, 2018

Healthy Eating in Practice ( is a hands-on conference for healthcare professionals and advocates to better support healthy eating. Grounded in experiential learning, this national conference will equip attendees with practical skills and approaches that work in the day-to-day reality of healthcare. In addition to presentations by leading practitioners, researchers, and policy experts, attendees will visit area farms and participate in cooking workshops.  

The conference is presented by the Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project, in partnership with Duke University World Food Policy Center, University of North Carolina Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, and Mountain Area Health Education Center.

Register at Early-bird discounts available through June 30. Special rates are available for nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, CHES, and dietitian/nutritionists.

Speaker Highlights


-Keynote address by Daphne Miller, M.D., author of Farmacology

-William H. Dietz, M.D., Chair of the Redstone Global Center for Prevention and Wellness at George Washington University

-Kelly D. Brownell, Director of the Duke World Food Policy Center

-Nimali Fernando, M.D., The Doctor Yum Project

Continuing Education


-CME – up to 19.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits

-CNE – up to 19.5 contact hours accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center

-Dietitian/Nutritionists – 19.5 CPEUs by the Commission on Dietetic Registration

-CHES – up to 19.5 hours Category I hours, approved by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.

Contact Sarah Hart ( / 828-236-1282) with any questions.


Event Properties

Event Date 8/26/2018
Event End Date 8/29/2018
Individual Price Varies (early registration, special rates)