Visual storytelling – What are Infographics and how can they be used to share important nutrition messages? (Part 1 of 2)

Part 1 of 2: An effective infographic is worth 1000 pages of text.  This webinar will share fundamental principles of data visualization, and important information for creating an effective infographic to disseminate information in nutritional sciences. 
Infographics have become an important tool to disseminate key messages and data in nutrition science.  This Part 1 Infographics webinar will provide a comprehensive overview, some infographic best practices, tools that are available, and guidance on how to get started in developing and designing infographics; allowing you to communicate information about nutrition and health to your key target audiences. 
About the Speaker: 

Kaitlin Roke, PhD

Dr. Roke is the Associate, Nutrition and Scientific Communications at the Canadian Sugar Institute (CSI). Dr. Roke completed a PhD and MSc (Nutrition and Genetics) at the University of Guelph, Canada and a BSc (Human Kinetics, minor in Psychology) also at the University of Guelph, Canada. Research projects focused on omega-3 fatty acids, and examined the role of personalized nutrition and genetic variations related to omega-3 intake, as well as awareness of omega-3 fats and health. Dr. Roke completed a 1.5-year post-doctoral fellowship at Weight Watchers International, New York, United States, working on scientific communication to members and staff, scientific evaluation as part of the business development team, and research on weight management and health. Dr. Roke has experience in infographic creation, which started with the creation of four Infographics for the Canadian Nutrition Society as a summary of their thematic conferences. Dr. Roke has subsequently mentored two graduate students to create Infographics on subsequent thematic conferences. Additionally, Dr. Roke has worked with the Nova Scotia Dietetics Association through a mentorship initiative and the Lifestyle Genomics Journal. 
* Sponsored by the Canadian Sugar Institute
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