"This conference has an interdisciplinary focus and provides 'one-stop shopping' for education on the biggest issues of our time," said program co-chair Dr. Brian Tobin, Department Chair of Biomedical Sciences, University of South Carolina School of Medicine.
The 3-day program delivers valuable clinical updates and networking opportunities to advance your understanding of hotly debated nutrition areas. Credentialed media, science writers and bloggers are invited to cover all or part of the conference with free registration (email us). Download the program, which lists the renowned speaker-experts with session titles.
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Beyond Sodium: Total Diet Approaches to Hypertension
Connie M. Weaver, PhD, Distinguished Professor and Department Head, Department of Nutrition Science, Purdue University
The Gluten Controversy: Much More than Celiac Disease?
Douglas L. Seidner, MD, Director of the Center for Human Nutrition, Associate Professor of Medicine, Vanderbilt University
New Technologies for Monitoring Food Intake
Dale A. Schoeller, PhD, Professor of Nutritional Sciences at University of Wisconsin Madison
The Gut Microbiome in Health: Fact or Science Fiction?
Federico Rey, PhD, Assistant Professor of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin Madison
Organic Foods: Do They Make a Difference?
Roger Clemens, DrPH, Adjunct Professor of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences within the USC School of Pharmacy
Translating Nutrition Science to Clinical Practice: What to Tell Your Patients
David Heber, MD, PhD, Professor, UCLA Department of Medicine, founding Chief of the Division of Clinical Nutrition, at the David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, and UCLA School of Public Health
Not able to attend, but wish to cover a symposium? ASN will facilitate remote interviews with program committee members or speakers prior to or following the event (email us).
DIETITIANS: ASN (Provider #NS010) is accredited and approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) as a provider of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) programs for Registered Dietitians. PHYSICIANS: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of Tufts University School of Medicine (TUSM) and the American Society for Nutrition. TUSM is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.™ OTHERS: Learn more about available continuing education credits on the ASN website.
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