2021 Calendar of Events


Educational Meeting

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.

Continuing professional education is available free to SEMDA members at each meeting, and at a cost of $10.00/CPEU for non-members.

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, educational meetings will be VIRTUAL for the 2021 year.

September Educational Meeting

Topic: Type 1 DM
Speaker: Alyssa Wilson, RD, CDCES

October Educational Meeting

Topic: Plant based diet
Speaker: Renee Gawel, RD, CNS

November Educational Meeting

Topic: Oncology Nutrition
Speaker: Dr. Sahana Rajasekhana, MD, FAAHPM

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Must be registered prior to meeting.


2022 SEMDA Scholarship

Applications are now being accepted for the 2022 Southeastern Michigan Dietetic Association scholarships. Log-in and check out the ‘Members’ page for guidelines and application form. Good luck to all who apply!


Beaumont Diabetes Meal Program

60 years or old diabetics may qualify to participate in a research study evaluating a medically tailored meal pilot program being offered from Beaumont Hospital, Troy funded by a grant provided by the Michigan Health Endowment Fund.

What the program includes: Diabetic friendly, frozen meals delivered right to your door at no cost.

More Information

Cooking Matters Volunteer Opportunity

Love to Cook? Love to help others? We need volunteer Culinary Instructors, Nutrition Instructors, and Classroom Assistants to teach a Cooking Matters nutrition-based cooking class to those at risk of hunger! Classes meet for 2 hours once a week for 6 weeks. We provide curricula, kitchen supplies, and staff support. Many classes to choose from in Wayne, Oakland, Monroe, Macomb, and Livingston counties. All volunteers MUST attend a training before volunteering. Questions? Contact Renee Metcalf at rmetcalf@gcfb.org.

To sign up or check training dates follow the link: More Information

 

* Please note the above schedules are subject to change.