Not Everything That Counts Can be Counted and Not Everything That Can be Counted Counts: How Should We Collect Dietary Data for Research?

Nutritional Epidemiology RIS, Aging and Chronic Disease RIS and Community and Public Health RIS

Sunday, April 27, 2014
8:00 AM–10:00 AM


Regan Bailey, NIH Office of Dietary Supplements, Bethesda, MD
Claire Zizza, Auburn University, Auburn, AL


  • Why dietary data are not ready for primetime?  David Allison, PhD, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL
  • Advances in dietary assessment.  Amy  Subar, PhD, MPH, RD, NIH National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD
  • Importance of dietary data in setting national policy. Elizabeth Yetley, PhD, NIH Office of Dietary Supplements, Bethesda, MD
  • The future of measurement: Where are we going and what is needed?  Laurence  Freedman, Gertner Institute, Tel Hashomer, Israel