- Scientific symposia and educational sessions organized around the following themes:
- Original research studies presented in oral and poster sessions
- A From Research to Practice clinical track to review the latest science and practical applications – geared to health care providers
- Connect with the Fed sessions to discover funding opportunities and resources from leaders in federal agencies
- Special lectures and addresses delivered by some of the most recognized names in the field of nutrition
- Featured session on late breaking/rapid science highlighting high impact and newsworthy research; and
- Invaluable networking opportunities.
- 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 EV McCollum
The E.V. McCollum International Lecture titled ‘How and Why Did Food Insecurity of Households and Individuals Become So Important?’ was given by Edward Frongillo, Jr., PhD, University of South Carolina. Click here for more information.
- George Bray Outstanding Scientific Achievements Award in Obesity Research (NEW FOR 2021) to recognize a physician, clinician or investigator who has made a significant lifetime contribution to the field of obesity research. The inaugural award and lecture will be given at NUTRITION 2021 LIVE ONLINE. Click here for more information.
The George Bray Outstanding Scientific Achievements Award in Obesity Research titled ‘My Lifetime Journey Through Obesity Research’ was given by Eric Ravussin, PhD, Pennington Biomedical Research Center. Click here for more information.
- Gilbert A. Leveille Lectureship and Award to recognize outstanding research in nutrition science and food technology. This award was created in 2009, is sponsored by a group of ASN and IFT (Institute of Food Technologists) corporate partners, and is co-administered by ASN and IFT. Nominations for the 2021 award will be accepted by ASN.
The Gilbert A. Leveille Lecture titled ‘Precision Nutrition: Lessons from the Study of Choline’ was given by Steven Zeisel, MD, PhD, Nutrition Research Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Click here for more information.
- The Kellogg Prize for Lifetime Achievements in International Nutrition to honor lifetime achievements in international nutrition research to benefit populations in non-industrialized countries.
The Kellogg Prize for Lifetime Achievements in International Nutrition Lecture was given by Rafael Pérez-Escamilla, PhD, Yale School of Public Health. Click here for more information.
- 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 W.O. Atwater Memorial Lecture titled ‘Atwater Factors at the Biology-Behavior Interface’ was given by Richard Mattes, MPH, PhD, RD, Purdue University. Click here for more information.
NUTRITION 2021 LIVE ONLINE offered opportunities for attendees to interact with scientists and practitioners from around the globe and make connections with peers and colleagues across the field of nutrition. Events included:
- Hot-topic discussion sessions, mentoring activities and other special events hosted by the ASN’s eighteen Research Interest Sections and two Councils— vibrant scientific communities that are vital to advancing nutrition science.
- Connect with fellow Students and Young Professionals at activities coordinated by ASN’s Student Interest Group and Early Career Nutrition Interest Group. Speed Mentoring, Students Meet the Fellows and other popular networking activities took place.
Other special events included:
- Awards Recognition
- and more!
Continuing Education / Accreditation
Learn from the best science, great thinkers, and innovative doers at NUTRITION 2021 LIVE ONLINE, where the global nutrition community comes together to learn and advance the science, education and practice of nutrition.
ASN is a leader in keeping nutrition professionals up to date on the latest science and trends, and we embrace new technologies to broaden knowledge in innovative ways. NUTRITION 2021 LIVE ONLINE offers enhanced learning through digital functionalities like live Q&A, panel discussions, and online chat in select sessions.
NUTRITION 2021 LIVE ONLINE will offer Continuing Education credit for select sessions attended live by attendees on the original session date. The deadline to claim Continuing Education credit is July 31, 2021.
Click here for a list of sessions offering Continuing Education credit and the number of credits associated with each session.
Beginning on June 7, click Continuing Education on the left-hand panel of the NUTRITION 2021 LIVE ONLINE meeting platform, and then Claim CE Credits to access the Continuing Education evaluation (login required). Evaluations must be completed to download a Continuing Education certificate.
Click here for complete NUTRITION 2021 LIVE ONLINE continuing education information.
Continuing Medical Education for Physicians
The American Society for Nutrition is proud to announce that it has been reviewed by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and awarded provisional status as a provider of continuing medical education (CME) for physicians. Accreditation in the ACCME System seeks to assure the medical community and the public that ASN delivers education that is relevant to clinicians’ needs, evidence-based, evaluated for its effectiveness, and independent of commercial influence.
The American Society for Nutrition is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
ASN designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Click here for more information regarding sessions for which CME credits for physicians are available for live attendance.
Continuing Professional Education for Dietitians/Dietetic Technicians
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.
ASN designates this live activity for a maximum of 15 CPE credits.
Click here for more information regarding sessions for which CPE credits for RDs are available for live attendance.
Activity Type: 171 Live Webinars and Teleseminars
Activity Number: 163888
CPE Level 2
Performance Indicators/Learning Objectives
- 12.3.2 Applies community-based and population-based models and theories in the development of programs and/or interventions.
- 4.2.6 Analyzes and synthesizes information and identifies new information, patterns and findings.
- 6.2.3 Interprets data to make recommendations and to inform decisions.
- 6.2.5 Applies research/evidence-based findings to improve practice, service delivery, and health and nutrition of customers.
National Commission for Health Education Credentialing (NCHEC)
The American Society for Nutrition is a designated provider (Provider #101787) of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 12 Category I contact hours in health education.
ASN designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 entry-level CECH.
Click here for more information regarding sessions for which CECH for Certified Health Education Specialists are available for live attendance.
Non-physician and Non-dietetic Healthcare Professionals
ASN does not offer CME credit to non-physicians. However, all non-physician and non-dietetic healthcare professionals at NUTRITION 2021 LIVE ONLINE will be able to complete an evaluation and download a Certificate of Participation. This certificate designates your participation in this education activity. It lists the amount of continuing medical education credit that has been designated for physicians by ASN. You should be able to use this documentation for your licensing or certification needs. To determine if activities designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ are acceptable for your licensing or certification needs, please contact your credentialing body directly. Please note ASN cannot guarantee its acceptance.
NUTRITION 2021 LIVE ONLINE SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM COMMITTEE
SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM COMMITTEE
- Sixtus Aguree, PhD – Iowa State University
- John Apolzan, PhD – Pennington Biomedical Research Center
- Cora Best, PhD, RD – University of Washington
- Lars Bode, PhD – University of California San Diego School of Medicine
- Dallas Donohoe, PhD – University of Tennessee
- Heather Eicher-Miller, PhD, RD – Purdue University
- Mary Evans, PhD – NIH National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
- Mario Ferruzzi, PhD – North Carolina State University Plants for Human Health Institute
- Alyce Fly, PhD – Ball State University
- Xiang Gao, MD, PhD – The Pennsylvania State University
- Nana Gletsu Miller, PhD – Indiana University
- Ruth Grossman, PhD, RN – University of Iowa
- Daniel Hoffman, PhD – Rutgers University
- Heather Leidy, PhD – University of Texas at Austin
- Danielle G. Lemay, PhD – USDA ARS Western Human Nutrition Research Center
- Sylvia Ley, PhD, RD – Tulane University
- Christos Mantzoros, MD, PhD – Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard University
- William Masters, PhD – Friedman School of Nutrition, Tufts University
- Naima Moustaid-Moussa, PhD – Texas Tech University
- Stefan Pasiakos, PhD – United States Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine (USARIEM)
- Andrew Prentice, PhD – MRC Unit The Gambia at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
- David Sela, PhD – University of Massachusetts Amherst
- John Sievenpiper, MD – University of Toronto
- Kathryn Starr, PhD, RD – Duke University School of Medicine and Durham VA Medical Center
- Christine Stewart, PhD, MPH – University of California, Davis
- Maret Traber, PhD – Oregon State University
- Keith West, PhD – Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
- Janos Zempleni, PhD – University of Nebraska-Lincoln