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Mallory Koenings

NIFA
Program Coordinator
Mallory Koenings, PhD, RDN is the Interim Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) Coordinator in the Division of Nutrition, Institute of Food Safety and Nutrition.  She provides national program leadership to the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) and the Web-based Nutrition Education, Evaluation, and Reporting System (WebNEERS) to advance the science of nutrition education and deliver enhanced low-income nutrition education programs and services to consumers throughout the United States, District of Columbia, and the Territories.  Previously at NIFA, she provided programmatic support for the AFRI Childhood Obesity Prevention Challenge Area Program and the AFRI Function and Efficacy of Nutrients Foundational Program.  Dr. Koenings serves as a subject matter expert for NIFA’s grants modernization effort.  In a Special Assignment to the Office of the Director she provides support and leadership to the Science Program and Analysis Officer.
Prior to joining NIFA, Dr. Koenings specialized in designing and implementing databases for reliable public health data collection and analysis, adapting health education to meet the needs of specific populations via web-delivered interventions and mobile applications, especially young adults and preschool children.  She has authored publications in journals, such as the American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine, Advances in Nutrition, and the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  Her expertise spans healthy lifestyle behaviors, nutrition, physical activity, stress, alcohol, and sleep, paying special attention to environmental influences on nutrition and health.
Dr. Koenings has received a number of awards and honors, which include being named an ASN Translational Research Award Competition Finalist, the Institute of Food Safety and Nutrition’s Outstanding Program Specialist Award, and the USDA’s Abraham Lincoln Honor Award.  Presently, she serves as the Chair-elect of the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior Higher Education Division and previously served as communications chair.  
Dr. Koenings received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry, a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutritional Sciences, and a certificate in Environmental Studies from the University of Maryland, College Park.  She earned her doctoral degree in Nutritional Sciences with an emphasis in the built environment and health behaviors from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.  She also completed her dietetic internship at West Virginia University.
Monday, March 19
 

12:45pm

3:00pm

5:00pm

6:00pm

 
Tuesday, March 20
 

7:00am

9:00am

9:15am

10:00am

11:15am

12:00pm

12:15pm

1:15pm

2:00pm

3:00pm

4:00pm

 
Wednesday, March 21
 

7:00am

8:50am

9:00am

10:20am

11:45am

12:45pm

1:45pm

2:45pm

3:45pm

4:00pm

4:30pm

5:00pm

 
Thursday, March 22
 

7:00am

8:50am

9:00am

10:00am

10:15am

11:15am

12:30pm

 

My Moderators Sessions

Monday, March 19
 

12:45pm

 
Tuesday, March 20
 

9:15am

10:15am

EFNEP 50th Anniversary: Initial Planning and Working Session- 50 Years of National Nutrition Education Interactive Exhibit Regency ABCD BallroomLIMITEDMallory Koenings • Andrea Morris • Suzanne Stluka EFNEP 50th Anniversary: Initial Planning and Working Session- 50th Anniversary Logo Regency ABCD BallroomLIMITEDMallory Koenings • Andrea Morris • Lorelei Jones • Sandy Procter EFNEP 50th Anniversary: Initial Planning and Working Session- 50th Anniversary Video- EFNEP Past, Present, & Future Regency ABCD BallroomLIMITEDMallory Koenings • Andrea Morris • Lacey Corrick • Nicole Owens Duffy, PhD, RD • Virginie Zoumenou EFNEP 50th Anniversary: Initial Planning and Working Session- EFNEP Accomplishments Regency ABCD BallroomLIMITEDMallory Koenings • Andrea Morris • Jean Ann Fischer EFNEP 50th Anniversary: Initial Planning and Working Session- EFNEP Impacts from all 76 Program Partners Regency ABCD BallroomFILLINGMallory Koenings • Andrea Morris • Karen Franck EFNEP 50th Anniversary: Initial Planning and Working Session- EFNEP Picture/Video Repository Regency ABCD BallroomLIMITEDMallory Koenings • Andrea Morris • B. Elaine Freeney EFNEP 50th Anniversary: Initial Planning and Working Session- EFNEP Recipes Regency ABCD BallroomFULLMallory Koenings • Andrea Morris • Katie Mulligan EFNEP 50th Anniversary: Initial Planning and Working Session- Historical Fact Sheet Regency ABCD BallroomLIMITEDMallory Koenings • Andrea Morris • Mary Marczak • Joan Paddock • Michelle Scott-Pierce EFNEP 50th Anniversary: Initial Planning and Working Session- Oral Histories Regency ABCD BallroomLIMITEDMallory Koenings • Andrea Morris • Bonnie Dunn EFNEP 50th Anniversary: Initial Planning and Working Session- Publication Repository Regency ABCD BallroomLIMITEDMallory Koenings • Andrea Morris • Susan Baker • Mira Mehta EFNEP 50th Anniversary: Initial Planning and Working Session- Social Media Plan TBAFULLMallory Koenings • Andrea Morris • Amy Davidson EFNEP 50th Anniversary: Initial Planning and Working Session- Toolkit for EFNEP Institutions Regency ABCD BallroomFULLMallory Koenings • Andrea Morris • Donna Mehrle Elliott • Candy Gabel • Jovita Lewis

3:00pm

4:00pm

 
Wednesday, March 21
 

4:30pm