CV-Well's 2022-23 continuing education program includes:

  • Webinars

    • At least 6 per year on a variety of topics for members at all stages of their careers
    • On-demand viewing 24/7/365

Upcoming Webinars

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Gender-affirming Nutrition Care for Transgender Patients on Hormone Therapy: Considerations for Cardiovascular Health

Date: Tuesday, June 6, 2023

Time: 12 pm - 1 pm (Central time)

This webinar will introduce learners to transgender health and nutrition with an emphasis on cardiovascular health and well-being.


Whitney Linsenmeyer, PhD, RD, LD (she/her)

Whitney Linsenmeyer, PhD, RD, LD (she/her) is an assistant professor of nutrition at Saint Louis University and a spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Her research and clinical practice center on nutrition care for the transgender community.  Her current research projects center on advancing inclusion of transgender and gender diverse identities in clinical education, understanding food insecurity among trans youth and their families, and transforming sport and fitness spaces to be more trans-inclusive.  She is passionate about the powerful role that nutrition and physical activity can play in the lives of transgender individuals.

Jen Waters, PhD, RDN, LDN (she/her)

Jennifer Waters, PhD, RDN, LDN (she/her) is a Dietetic Internship Director and Research Lead for Sodexo Healthcare and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Rhode Island and Towson University in Maryland. Her research is centered on the impact of feminizing and masculinizing hormone therapy on nutrition-relevant outcomes and on the readiness and training of dietitians and dietetics students to care for transgender and gender-diverse patients. She is passionate about overcoming barriers to educating future and currently practicing healthcare professionals on gender-affirming care.

CPEU: 2CPE Level: 1

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe broad nutrition-related considerations for transgender patients and clients.
  2. Identify the impacts of masculinizing and feminizing hormone therapy on anthropometric and biochemical markers of cardiovascular health.
  3. Describe appropriate nutrition therapy approaches for transgender patients on masculinizing or feminizing hormone therapy.
  4. Discuss a case study of a transgender client seeking nutrition counseling for dyslipidemia.

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Speaker: Dr. David Sabgir, Cardiologist, CEO/Founder of Walk with a Doc

Hosted live on April 21, 2022

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Hosted live on January 6, 2022

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Speaker: Geeta Sikand, MA, RDN, FAND, CDE, CLS, FNLA

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Speaker: Shaista Malik, MD, PhD, MPH

Hosted live on September 29, 2021

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Speaker: Kristina S. Petersen, PhD, APD, FAHA

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Speaker: Linda Van Horn, PhD, RDN

Hosted live on April 28, 2021

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Hosted live on February 24, 2021

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Hosted live on February 10, 2021

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Hosted live on January 12, 2021

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Hosted live on December 9, 2020

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Speakers: Karen Collins, MS, RDN, CDN, FAND and Ellen Aberegg, MA, RDN, LD, FAACVPR

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Speaker: Jennifer Burris PhD, RD, CNSC, CSSD, CDE, CSG

Hosted live on June 25, 2020

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Speakers: Carol Kirkpatrick, PhD, MPH, RDN, CLS, FNLA and Susan J. Vannucci, PhD, RDN

Hosted live on June 22, 2020

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