Idaho Conference on Health Care
10th Thomas Geriatric Symposium
Healthy Aging and Nutrition: What's on Your Plate?
Friday, October 6, 2017
8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Pocatello: ISU Pond Student Union Ballroom
Meridian: Meridian Health Science Center
Phone: (208) 282-3372
October 6, 2017
YouTube Video (Carl in the Nexus)
Idaho Public Television: Idaho Public TV Health Aging Programming
SeAnne Safaii-Waite, PhD, RDN., LD
SeAnne Safaii-Waite, PhD, RDN, LD is an Associate Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics at the University of Idaho. She is a nutrition communications professional, a registered dietitian researcher and educator.
SeAnne is currently conducting research on aging and diet, specifically as it related to centenarians from around the world. Her work has been featured in the Food & Nutrition Magazine, Today’s Dietitian and Diabetescare.net. She loves sharing nutrition information in the media, writes for three newspapers, makes appearances on local television networks, tweets, blogs, has a series on the eHow Network and has a great informational website called thecentenariandiet.com. The author of many journal articles, book chapters and a co-author of the newly released book “The Alzheimer’s Prevention Food Guide”. She is a recipient of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Young Dietitian of the Year Award, the Outstanding Dietitian Award, and most recently the University of Idaho Community Outreach and Engagement Award.
An important aspect of SeAnne’s life is family -- her husband, daughters and sons. Together they lead a very active lifestyle cycling, running, skiing, and just about anything that gets them outdoors. One of her favorite foods is pizza and she hopes to see her 100th birthday!