MacDonald Center for Obesity Prevention and Education (COPE)

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COPE Professional Webinar Series   

September 25 2019

The Role of Executive Functioning in Behavioral Weight Loss Outcomes

 

Presenter: Meghan Butryn, PhD

Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at Drexel University, Director of Research in the Center for Weight, Eating, and Lifestyle Science  

 

Click here for more information and to register! 

 

And don't forget you can view all our past webinars by going to our Webinar Archives page. 

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Attention Pennsylvania Dietitians!

Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting Course for required health professionals  

As a dietitian and licensed health professional, you are required to complete child abuse training as a condition of issuance of your initial license and for your license renewal. Find everything you need right here in this course! 

This course is approved by the Department of Human Services (DHS) and complies with the Pennsylvania Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs continuing education requirements for healthcare professionals. Completion of this course will award two contact hours for nurses and two continuing professional education units for dietitians of training in accordance with Act 31 of 2014 entitled “Child Abuse: Recognition and Reporting” that took effect January 1, 2015.

Register now!

 

COPE and FCN team up with Catholic Social Services for its Community Cooks program

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Through this program, FCN faculty, COPE staff and nursing students train "peer mentors" -  chosen from Martha's Choice Maretplace (MCM) food pantry at Catholic Social Services in Montgomery County -  on strategies for improving nutrition at home and teach them recipes featuring fresh produce and other healthful ingredients available through MCM. For more information, contact COPE Director Rebecca Shenkman. 

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Nutrition Counseling for Villanova Employees - earn NovaFit points! 

Take advantage of this exclusive benefit to employees enrolled in VU's health plan. Now you can earn 50 NovaFit points for each visit with our dietitian. Improve your weight, maximize your nutrition, and better manage existing health conditions in a private, convenient setting. Counseling services are available as a 6-session package or can be customized to fit your needs and lifestyle. Don't delay, schedule your first session today with COPE Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Libby Mills, MS, RD, LDN, FAND! 

Contact Libby today or click here to sign-up online!

 

Giving and Partnership Opportunities

DONATIONS AND GIFTS

The MacDonald Center for Obesity Prevention and Education (COPE) is a non-profit organization. To make a charitable tax-deduction directly to COPE please CLICK HERE TO DONATE ONLINE and follow the directions.

If you prefer to send a check, please contact the College Development Officer - Julie Anne Smith at 610-519-7538 or Robert Hill at 610-519-7620.

 

PARTNERSHIP

Does your group share COPE's mission? The Center is interested in aligning with organizations having similar visions, such as governmental agencies, corporations, foundations, schools, other colleges and universities, and coalitions.  Start a conversation by contacting Center Director, Rebecca Shenkman MPH, RDN, LDN or 610.519.5931.

Sponsors and Exhibitors

SPONSORSHIP and EXHIBITORS

For details on how you can become a Sponsor or Exhibitor for our upcoming events, please email  Rebecca Shenkman, COPE Director.