Texas Tech University


The event is on Friday, March 8th, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. – Register Here!

    • Guest speakers: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.        
      • Christine Garner, Ph.D., RD, CLC – Assistant Vice President of Research, Assistant Professor, Principal Investigator for VIBRANT MOMS, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, InfantRisk Center, TTUHSC Amarillo
             Nutrition During Pregnancy
      • Rama Chemitiganti, M.D. – Director, Center of Excellence for Diabetes and Endocrinology, ECHD Endowed Chair, Department of Internal Medicine, TTUHSC Permian Basin
            Thyroid Health and Women's Well-being
    • Panelist dialog about Food and Nutrition Insecurity from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
      • Molly Forman, M.S. – North Region Program Leader, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
      • Elyvine Ingabire-Gasana, Ph.D. Candidate – in Nutritional Sciences and President of the Graduate Nutrition Organization for 2023-2024 at TTU Lubbock.
      • Wilna Oldewage-Theron, Ph.D., RD(SA) – Professor of Nutritional Sciences and a Graduate Advisor in the College of Human Sciences at TTU Lubbock.
      • Jessica Tullar Caroom, Ph.D. – Executive Director of Growing Together Texas in Lubbock.