Food Insecurity: Screening and Resources

Breakout Session

Physicians are beginning to understand the significance of food insecurity among their patients and are incorporating food insecurity into their screening process. Gain a deeper understanding of these screening tools, as well as federal nutrition programs such as WIC (Womens, Infants, Children), SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), and more. How do these federal programs work and how do you refer your patients? What other resources are available? Attend this session and find out!


Presenters

Trish Hipgrave

Trish Hipgrave

Trish Hipgrave is a Registered Dietitian, Adjunct Professor at Western Carolina University, and Public Health Educator for the Swain County Health Department.


Glenn Wise

Glenn Wise

Glenn Wise is the Community Outreach Manager at MANNA Foodbank in Asheville, NC, and oversees the Nutrition Works Program, the FNS/SNAP Outreach Program and the toll-free MANNA Food Helpline, providing food access service to clients throughout Western North Carolina.


Jennifer Trippe

Jennifer Trippe

Jennifer Trippe is a Registered Dietitian working with MANNA FoodBank in Asheville, NC.