Kolasa presents on kids and nutrition

Kathy Kolasa (Family Medicine and Pediatrics) presented at the North Carolina Dietetic Association on “IN4Kids: Integrating Nutrition for Kids: Study Findings” with the IN4KIDS team from Duke University (Gwen Murphy, Lori Carter-Edwards, Meghan Mayhew,  and Mina Silberberg). She also presented along with Sheree Vodicka of the N.C. Division of Public Health,  “Disengaging Auto Pilot:  Empower Weight Management Clients with Mindfulness.”  Kolasa  taught two webinars for the University of Texas, one on The Mediterranean Diet and the other on the Healthy Hospital Initiative.

Recent articles Kolasa has published include:

  • By Kolasa with Tae Lee (Family Medicine), “Feeding the Person with Late Stage Alzheimers Disease,” in Nutrition Today.
  • By Kolasa, “A resource for medical educators,” in Educator’s Reserouce. Nutrition Educators of Health Professionals Newsletter.
  • By Kolasa with Kay Craven (Family Medicine), Justin Moore (Public Health, Allison Swart (Public Health) and Alice Keene (Community Schools, Pitt County), “School-based nutrition education intervention, effect on achieve a healthy weight among overweight 9th grade students,” in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice.