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More In My Basket Annual Report 2017 2018

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Food Security Publications

Bird, C.L. & McClelland, J.W. (2017).  Changing attitudes and knowledge toward SNAP application.  American Journal of Health Promotion, 32 (2), 312-314. First published online May 30, 2017. doi: 10.1177/08090117117709793 Issue published February 1, 2018. doi:

Bird, C. L. & McClelland, J.W. (2017). Educating limited resource older adults for better choices to lower risk of food insecurity.  International Journal of Consumer Studies 41(2), 223-233.  First published online December 23, 2016. doi: 10.1111/ijcs.12333

McClelland, J. W., Jayaratne, K. S. U., & Bird, C. L. (2015). Use of song as an effective teaching strategy for nutrition education in older adults.  Journal of Nutrition Gerontology and Geriatrics (34), 1 – 12. Doi: 10.1080/21551197.2014.998327

Jayaratne, K.S.U., Bird, C. L., & McClelland, J. W. (2013).  Application of crossover design for the evaluation of a nutrition education program.  Journal of Extension, 51(2). 2TOT1:

Food Security Presentations

Bird, C. L. & Maatouk, J. M. (2018, May 15-17).  More In My Basket: Effective social media practices for SNAP outreach.  Family Economics and Resource Management Association, Clearwater Beach, FL

Bird, C.L., Maatouk, J., Morgan, A. (2016, March 9-11).  Motivating Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participation among seniors in subsidized housing communities.  Family Economics and Resource Management Association, New Orleans, LA.

Bird, C. L. (2015, November 26-28).   Assisting older adults towards food security and economic dignity.  BIT’s 3rd Annual World Congress of Geriatrics and Gerontology.  Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

Bird, C.L. (2014, October ) Better choices: Educating limited-resource older adults for healthy food choices on a budget. BIT’s 2nd Annual World Congress of Geriatrics and Gerontology. Taiyuan, China-Peoples Republic

McClelland, J. W. & Bird, C. L. (2013, May).  Best practices: Motivating Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Application. International Istanbul Finance Congress, Istanbul, Turkey

Awards and Recognition

2015 Outstanding Subject Matter Program, More In My Basket (MIMB), Honorable Mention, Association of Cooperative Extension Specialists.  Award in recognition of professional leadership in development and delivery of educational materials by a team (Bird & McClelland).