The 7th Annual Sports Nutrition Conference is an event that you don’t want to miss! This conference brings together nationally renowned, highly accomplished professionals from nutrition, sports performance, and fitness fields to share their findings, expertise, and experience to aspiring individuals in the world of sports nutrition, athletics, and wellness.
Thursday, May 17, 2018
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Linda Edwards, RN, MSN
Level II IASIS Micro-Current Neurofeedback Practitioner
Resilient Me BioHacking Studio, Rumson, NJ
Linda Edwards is a Level II IASIS Micro-Current Neurofeedback Practitioner at Resilient Me BioHacking Studio in Rumson, NJ. She holds a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Pennsylvania. Edwards has extensive experience in clinical practice as well as in managing human capital health management programs for Fortune 100 companies. As a micro-current neurofeedback practitioner, Edwards helps clients, such as athletes, improve their focus, creativity and sleep, as well as ease general and performance anxiety.
Jarrod Spencer, PsyD
Mind of Athlete, Bethlehem, PA
Jarrod Spencer is an experienced sports psychologist and leading authority on the mind of the athlete. He works with athletes and teams at the professional, Olympic, collegiate and high school level to improve their well-being as well as nurture their emotional health. Spencer is president and founder of Mind of the Athlete®, LLC, a sports psychology company in Bethlehem, PA. Some of his other accomplishments include creating the Mind of the Athlete® Program, a video and audio sports psychology curriculum, as well as authoring the book The Sky is Not the Limit: Discovering the True North for Your Life's Path.
Stella Lucia Volpe, PhD, RD, FACSM, LDN
Professor and Chair, Department of Nutrition Sciences
Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions, Philadelphia, PA
Stella L. Volpe, PhD, RD, LDN, FACSM is professor and chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences. She is a nutritionist and exercise physiologist whose work on obesity and diabetes prevention, body composition, bone mineral density and mineral metabolism and exercise represent more than a decade of consistent funding. Prior to beginning her appointment as professor and chair in January 2011 at Drexel University, Volpe was on faculty at the University of Pennsylvania from 2004 to 2010. Prior to that appointment, she was on faculty at the University of Massachusetts from 1994 through 2003.
Jeanie Subach, EdD, MA, RD, CSSD, LDN
Assistant Professor, Sports Nutritionist
West Chester University, West Chester, PA
Jeanie Subach is the sports nutritionist for the Philadelphia 76ers, since 1989. She earned her bachelor’s degree in home economics and a master's in nutrition education from Immaculata University. She then completed her doctoral studies in educational leadership and management at Capella University. In addition to being the sports nutritionist for the Philadelphia 76ers, Subach also is the nutrition preceptor for the Sports Medicine Fellows in the Crozer Keystone Sport Medicine fellowship program. All in all, Subach is passionate about food, cooking, gardening and entertaining.
Michael Minnis, MS, RD, CSCS
Performance Nutrition Coordinator
Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia, PA
Michael Minnis is the Philadelphia Eagles performance nutrition coordinator. He holds a master's degree in human nutrition from Kansas State University. Minnis has previous experience as director of performance nutrition for football at the University of Southern California. He has been featured in several publications, including an interview for Weik Fitness, in addition to appearing on the podcasts Decoding Excellence and Feeding the Birds.
Continuing Professional Education units (CPEUs) certificates will be provided to registered participants attending the full program.
Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR credentialed practioners will receive 4 Continuing Professional Education units (CPEU’s) for completion of this conference.
This course will be held at the Wells Fargo Center, courtesy of the Philadelphia Flyers.
Parking in the lot is free. Enter through the executive entrance (glass double doors), located by the Broad Street West entrance. A security guard will be present.
Discounted Hotel Rates
Drexel University has discounted hotels in Philadelphia. Please visit our list of hotels with Drexel University Discount Rates. Please note: discount rates are based on availability.
Hilton Philadelphia at Penn's Landing
201 South Columbus Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19106