Promotion in Academia

February 3, 2023
12:00 – 1:30 PM ET
Sponsored by National Dairy Council


This webinar, hosted by ASN’s Early Career Nutrition (ECN) Interest Group, will describe strategies that nutrition professionals can take in order to get promoted in their position. This talk will focus on teaching, research, and early to mid-career transitions. Speakers from various sectors will outline their personal experiences and share what worked and did not work for them. Speakers will emphasize some barriers they faced and how to overcome or avoid them. This webinar will be scheduled for 90 minutes, and each speaker will have a 20-to-25-minute presentation focusing on the aforementioned topics. The final portion of the webinar will be dedicated to question and answer between the attendees and panelists. 

Learning Objectives

At the end of this program, attendees will be able to:

  • Explain the process of promotion within different sectors in nutrition.
  • Describe barriers to promotion in the field of nutrition and dietetics.
  • Discuss strategies to be successful in implementing critical promotion tactics.


  • Andrew W. Brown, PhD, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
  • Joseph M. Kindler, PhD, The University of Georgia
  • Naiman Khan, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Stephanie Petrosky, D.C.N., M.H.A, RDN, LDN, FAND, Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine, Nova Southeastern University

Disclosure Policy and Disclosures

The American Society for Nutrition supports fair and unbiased participation of individuals in its education activities. Any real or potential conflicts of interest must be identified and managed. All relevant financial relationships with commercial interests that directly impact and/or might conflict with ASN activities must be disclosed, or disclosure that no relevant financial relationships exist must be documented. Other relationships that could cause private interests to conflict with professional interests must also be disclosed. This policy is intended to openly identify any potential conflict so that participants in an education activity are able to form their own judgments about the presentation. In addition, disclosure must be made of presentations on drugs or devices or uses of drugs or devices that have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration.


Andrew W. Brown, PhD, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences 
Discloses the following financial relationships: 
Speaker Honorarium: Calorie Control Council, Purchaser Business Group on Health 

Joseph M. Kindler, PhD, The University of Georgia 
No financial relationships to disclose.  

Naiman Khan, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 
Discloses the following financial relationships: 
Grant/Research Support: General Mills Operations, Kemin Human Nutrition and Health, Tate and Lyle Solutions USA LLC 

Stephanie Petrosky, D.C.N., M.H.A, RDN, LDN, FAND, Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine, Nova Southeastern University 
No financial relationships to disclose. 


The planners of this webinar have no financial relationships to disclose. Planners include: 

  • Dima El-Halabi, MSC, RDN, Abu Dhabi University 
  • Nafisa Jadavji, PhD, Midwestern University 
  • Rebecca Jones, PhD, MPH, Emory University 
  • Nadine Mikati, PhD, RDN, LDN, Nova Southeastern University 

CPE Credit

If claiming CPE Credit for attending the live or the recorded event, you must complete the correct evaluation survey.

Live Event

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Recorded Event

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Continuing Professional Education

ASN designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 CPEUs. Dietitians and dietetic technicians registered should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ASN (Provider #NS010) is accredited and approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) as a provider of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) programs for Registered Dietitians.

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CPE Level 2

Performance Indicators/Learning Objectives

3.1.1 Identifies strengths and opportunities for improvement in self and in others.

4.1.4 Aligns work with organizational policies, strategic plans, mission statements, and visions.

4.2.1 Identifies potential or existing opportunities and challenges.

Live Event:

Activity Type:  171 Live Webinars and Teleseminars

Activity Number: 174679

Recorded Event: 

Activity Type:  Recorded pre-approved CPE Activity: 175 Lectures/Webinars

Activity Number: 174681