2018 Calendar of Events

Educational Meetings

Monthly educational meetings are held the second Thursday of the month in September, October, November, and May.  We also host a Saturday workshop in March, and our annual daytime Margaret L. King lecture in April. There are no educational meetings the remaining months of the year.

Monthly meetings are held at St. John Providence Hospital, Fisher Center Auditorium at 16001 West Nine Mile Road, Southfield, MI.

Networking & light refreshments at 6:00 p.m., educational meetings from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Meeting times may vary throughout the year, so please check the times below.

Continuing professional education is available free to SEMDA members at each meeting, and at a cost of $10.00/CPEU for non-members. Don’t forget that professional networking takes place for 30 minutes prior to each meeting, so come early!

Spring Workshop

Date: Saturday, April 6, 2019
Workshop PowerPoint


MLK Lecture “Why an evidence-based food strategy escapes us: what we can do to make a difference anyways”

Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm- 3:00pm, reception immediately following
Speaker: Diane Cress, RD, PhD, Associate Professor and Graduate Director, Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences, Wayne State University
Location: Henry Ford Hospital
CPEUs: 2

MLK Flyer



May Meeting- Food First: Addressing Food Insecurity in a Healthcare Setting”

Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Time: 6:00 pm to 8:30  pm
Speaker: Sarah Mills, MPH, RDN, Director of Wellness and Nutrition Education, Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan; Kait Skwir, MS, RD, Deputy Director, Food Bank Council of Michigan   
CPEUs: 2

September Meeting

Date: Thursday, September 11, 2019
Time: 6:00 am to 8:30 pm
Location: Providence Hospital
CPEUs: 2

October Meeting

Date: Thursday, October 10, 2019
Time: 6:00 am to 8:30 pm
Location: Providence Hospital
CPEUs: 2

November Meeting

Date: Thursday, November 14, 2019
Time: 6:00 am to 8:30 pm
Location: Providence Hospital
CPEUs: 2

Other Related Events

Please note these meetings are NOT sponsored by SEMDA, and are therefore not free of charge to SEMDA members.

* Please note the above schedules are subject to change.