467. Transforming Daily Clinical Practice into Useful Data

Monday, October 22
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Location: 152 AB
CE: 1.5
Level 2 – Intermediate
Activity Code: 141353

Course Tracks: Research and Standards

This session encourages health professionals to engage in nutrition research by offering guidance on how to identify a research question and develop a research project. These presentations will inspire clinicians and researchers to design their research projects methodically to maximize research integrity and outcome measures.

Planned with Dietitians in Nutrition Support DPG

Award Presentation: Excellence in Practice – Dietetic Research Award
Hollie A. Raynor, PhD, RDN, LDN

Learning Objectives:

  • Develop a research question and determine appropriate measurements to assess outcomes.
  • Describe the process for developing a feasible research project.
  • Identify research questions based on clinical practice observations.

Learning Need Codes:

  • 9010 – Data analysis, statistics
  • 9060 – Research development, design
  • 9040 – Proposal development, grant applications

Performance Indicator:

  • 6.3.1 Uses established benchmarking and best practices to inform practice.
  • 6.3.3 Obtains approval for research initiatives and follows established research code of ethics and policies.
  • 6.3.4 Defines and establishes appropriate measurements and evaluations.


  • Jane Ziegler, PhD, RDN

    Associate Professor and Program Director

    Rutgers University

  • Session Speaker(s)

  • Gail Cresci, PhD, RD, LD, CNSC

    Staff and Nutrition Thread Leader

    Cleveland Clinic, Pediatric Institute & Lerner Research Institute Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine

  • Sharon Foley, PhD, RDN

    Assistant Professor

    Rush University