We are putting on a conference. Help us spread the word!
Friday, September 30, 2022
Morrisville Conference Center
UNC Health Care
5221 Paramount Parkway, Bldg 3
Morrisville, NC 27560
UNC Pediatric Gastroenterology
UNC Rehabilitation Therapies
UNC Hospitals Clinical Nutrition
University of North Carolina Division of Speech & Hearing Sciences
TO REGISTER: https://apps2.research.unc.edu/events/index.cfm?event=events.go&key=B3DB
Contact Stephanie McAdams at 984-974-5311 with any additional questions.
Keynote Speaker: Melanie Potock, MA, CCC-SLP, is an international speaker on the topic of feeding babies, toddlers and school age kids. She is the co-author of the award-winning Raising a Healthy Happy Eater: A Stage-by-Stage Guide to Setting Your Child on the Path to Adventurous Eating (2015/2022 2nd edition) and Responsive Feeding: The Baby-First Guide to Stress-Free Weaning, Healthy Eating, and Mealtime Bonding (2022). The tips in her activity cookbook for parents & kids, Adventures in Veggieland: Help Your Kids Learn to Love Vegetables with 100 Easy Activities and Recipes (2018) are based on the latest research and Melanie’s 20 years of success as a pediatric feeding therapist. Melanie’s children’s book, You are Not an Otter takes preschoolers on a food adventure, exploring all the ways that various animals eat! Melanie’s advice has been shared in a variety of television and print media, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, CNN.com and Parents Magazine.
Guest Speaker: Camden Elliot Matherne Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist in NC. She treats eating disorders in individuals of all ages with a primary interest in child and family therapy. Dr. Matherne also works with patients in UNC’s pediatric gastroenterology department. Her research background and primary expertise is in assessment and treatment of pediatric eating behaviors. Additionally, she is involved with research investigating the intersection of pediatric disorders of gut-brain interaction (DGBI) and problematic eating behaviors.
7:30 – 8:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 – 8:15 am Introduction and Overview
8:15 – 9:45 am Pediatric Feeding Disorders and Anxiety; Melanie Potock
9:45 – 10:15 am Break
10:15 – 11:00 am Finding Joy in Eating Again: How Appetite and Hunger are Impacted by PFD; Maureen Kelly, Krisi Brackett, Sharon Wallace
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Tweaks and Triumphs of Tube Weaning; Kelly Brower, Kristen Cole, Lillian Scott
12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 – 2:00 pm Interdisciplinary Evaluation and Treatment of Feeding Challenges in Children with Autism
Emily Bragg, Jessica Owens, Kelly Leonard
2:00 – 2:45 pm Picky Eating or ARFID?; Camden Elliot Matherne
2:45 – 3:00 pm Break
3:00 – 3:45 pm Panel
Feeding Approaches—One Size Does Not Fit All; Anne Adams SLP, Krisi Brackett SLP, Lillian Scott SLP, Emily Bragg SLP
3:45 – 4:15 pm Questions/wrap up/evaluation
Nurses, Allied Health Professionals: $200.00
Fellows, Residents and Students: $100.00
Two Ways to Register and Pay
1. Go to: https://apps2.research.unc.edu/events/index.cfm?event=events.go&key=B3DB and use any major credit card.
2. Mail Check and Include Name, Telephone, Email address, Organization and type.
Make check payable to UNC Health Care Rehabilitation Therapies.
UNC Health Care Rehabilitation Therapies Department
Attn: Stephanie McAdams
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514