larsson at u.washington.edu
Tue Mar 12 09:54:50 PST 1996
When you become a new listowner, there's bound to be a few problems. For
some reason the welcome message I put together did not get added to the
listproc. I am resending it and recommending that you put the message in
an electronic folder or print it out for future reference. The welcome
message tells you all sorts of things about the list like how to
Also a reminder. The nutrition experts are Carolyn Gleason and Joyce
Dougherty as indicated on the last lines of the welcome message. I am
learning fast, but can't answer your highly specialized nutrition
questions right now.
larsson at u.washington.edu
phnutr-l listowner and WebSpinner
PHNUTR-L Welcome Message
PHNUTR-L at u.washington.edu - Public Health Nutrition Discussion and
PHNUTR-L is an open, unmoderated discussion list designed to provide
discussion and exchange of information among professionals who provide
public health nutrition services, and other interested parties. The
practice of public health nutrition at the community, state and federal
levels is as diverse as the populations served. The issues are complex
and in a constant state of change, influenced by enormous changes in the
science of nutrition; behavioral sciences; health care systems reform;
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PREVENTIVE AND PRIMARY NUTRITION SERVICES IN THE COMMUNITY (and the
SYSTEMS/PROGRAMS that support these services): perinatal nutrition;
breastfeeding; child nutrition; children with special health care needs;
adolescent nutrition; women's health; chronic disease prevention and
health promotion; and aging. PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITION CORE FUNCTIONS:
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surveillance, and monitoring; program and policy development; and
assurance through quality assurance, training, collaborating among
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