- Scientific symposia and educational sessions organized around the following themes:
- Cellular and Physiological Nutrition/ Metabolism
- Clinical and Translational Nutrition
- Includes “From Research to Practice” practical sessions
- Global and Public Health Nutrition
- Population Science
- Food Science and Systems
- Original research studies presented in oral and poster sessions;
- Special lectures and addresses delivered by some of the most recognized names in the field of nutrition; and
- Invaluable networking opportunities.
W.O. Atwater Memorial Lecture to recognize a scientist who has made unique contributions toward improving the diet and nutrition of people around the world in honor of Wilbur Olin Atwater (1844-1907), the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s first chief of nutrition investigations.
The E. V. McCollum International Lectureship in Nutrition to encourage sound advancements in nutritional science and their application for improving the health and well-being of people worldwide and to commemorate the life and contributions of E. V. McCollum.
The Kellogg Prize for Lifetime Achievements in International Nutrition to honor lifetime achievements in international nutrition research to benefit populations in non-industrialized countries.
Suskind Pediatric Nutrition Lifetime Achievement Award Lecture to recognize a physician, clinician or investigator who has made a significant lifetime contribution to the field of pediatric nutrition.
Danone International Prize for Alimentation Lecture to acknowledge a mid-career leader whose innovative and collaborative approaches have studied food choice and eating.
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Continuing Education / Accreditation
Jointly provided by Tufts University School of Medicine Office of Continuing Education and the American Society for Nutrition
Bruce Bistrian, MD, PhD, Course Director
Chief, Clinical Nutrition, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Christina Economos, PhD, Course Director
Professor, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University
Aryeh Stein, MPH, PhD, Course Director
Professor, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health
Patrick Stover, PhD, Course Director
Professor, Cornell University
Andrew Brown, PhD
Assistant Professor, Indiana University School of Public Health
Carol Boushey, PhD
Associate Professor, University of Hawaii Cancer Center
Susan Fried, PhD
Professor, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Kevin Fritsche, PhD
Professor, University of Missouri
Nancy Krebs, MD, MS
Professor, University of Colorado School of Medicine
Heather Leidy, PhD
Associate Professor, Purdue University
DeAnn Liska, PhD
Senior Director Nutrition and Scientific Affairs, BioFortis
Christopher Lynch, PhD
Director, Office of Nutrition Research, National Institutes of Health
Grace Marquis, PhD
Associate Professor, McGill University School of Human Nutrition
Richard Mattes, PhD
Distinguished Professor, Purdue University
Lynn Moore, DSc
Associate Professor, Boston University School of Medicine
Eric Rimm, ScD
Professor, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Sharon Ross, PhD, MPH
Program Director, National Cancer Institute
David Sela, PhD
Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Lisa M. Streeter, MSN, RN, CMSRN – Nurse Planner
Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
Target Audience: Health care professionals (MDs, NPs, PAs, RNs, RDs), Faculty in medical, nursing, nutrition and other health professional schools, and Nutrition scientists and public health professionals
Activity Goal: Nutrition 2018 is designed to foster sharing of cutting-edge research on nutrition research advances and promote an interest in and stimulate discussion about evidence-based nutrition practice for health care providers.
Learner Objectives/Outcomes: At the conclusion of the activity, learners will be able to:
1. Discuss research advances in basic and clinical science of nutrition, obesity, metabolism and related conditions;
2. Critically appraise current nutrition and obesity research and identify opportunities, if appropriate, for integrating research findings into clinical practice;
3. Share ideas, information and experiences among investigators and clinicians in nutrition, medicine and related fields of interest;
4. Review the latest research findings on nutrition strategies across the lifespan and for special health conditions (e.g., diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer);
5. Identify new research in areas with identified research gaps; and
6. Formulate a career development path to strengthen an interest in basic and clinical nutrition science.
ACGME/ABMS and IOM competencies this activity will address: medical/clinical knowledge, practice-based learning and improvement, interpersonal and communication skills, and employ evidence-based practice.
Commercial Support & Exhibitors: A list of commercial supporters and exhibitors will be provided to participants prior to the beginning of the educational activity.
Disclosures for Faculty – Course Directors, Planning Committee, Speakers and Others in a Position to Control the Content: Disclosure information will be provided to participants prior to the beginning of the educational activity.
Registered Dietitians and Dietetic Technicians, registered: ASN designates this educational activity for a maximum of 32.0 CPEUs. Dietitians and dietetic technicians, registered should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 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.
Learning Level 2
Activity Number: 141619
Certified Health Education Specialists: Nutrition 2018 will be submitted to the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing for continuing education contact hours.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership 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. TUSM designates this live activity for a maximum of 21 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Tufts University School of Medicine Office of Continuing Education is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
This activity provides 21 Contact Hours for nurses.
Requirements for Successful Completion: To receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ or ANCC contact hours, participants must sign-in, attend the activity and complete the activity evaluation. Partial credit/contact hours will be awarded for attending one or more presentations. Certificates/statements of credit will be emailed within 4-6 weeks after the activity.
ADA/OEO Nondiscrimination Policy: Tufts University School of Medicine (TUSM) considers all applicants and program participants without regard to race, color, national origin, age, religious creed, sex or sexual orientation. TUSM is an Equal Opportunity Employer. TUSM does not discriminate on the basis of a disability in admissions, access to treatment, or employment in their programs and activities as identified in the American with Disabilities Act. Please let us know in advance if you require any accommodations.
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TUSM OCE Contact Information: For questions regarding AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ or ANCC contact hours, please contact Tufts University School of Medicine- Office of Continuing Education at email@example.com or 617-636-6579.CONTINUING EDUCATION / ACCREDITATION
Visit the Nutrition 2018 Online Schedule Planner for complete program details.
CONTINUING EDUCATION / ACCREDITATION
Visit the Nutrition 2018 Online Schedule Planner for complete program details.