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Full Schedule

  • Tuesday, June 8, 2021
  • 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM EDT
    Bootcamp / Live Fitness Class
  • 8:30 AM – 8:55 AM EDT
    The Cherry on Top: Compelling Conversations about the Health Effects of Sweet Cherries (Sponsored Satellite Program)

    Chair: James Michael

    Speaker: Kelly Pritchett, PhD – CWU Athletics

    Speaker: Giuliana Noratto, Ph.D – Department of Food Science at Texas A&M University

    Speaker: Garrett Berdan, RDN, LD – Institute of Child Nutrition

    Speaker: Alex Caspero, MA, RD, RYT – Delish Knowledge, Plant-Based Juniors

    Clinical and Translational Nutrition

  • 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM EDT
    IUNS Actions on Capacity Development, Global Health and Sustainability (Sponsored Satellite Program)

    Chair: J. Alfredo Martinez, MD PhD – IUNS & Universidad de Navarra, Spain

    Chair: Catherine A. Geissler, BDS, MS, PhD – Kings College of London and IUNS

    Speaker: Vishweshwaraiah Prakash, PhD – IUNS & CSIR-INDIA Former Director of CFTRI-INDIA

    Speaker: Francis B. Zotor, Ph.D Public Health Nutrition – IUNS & University of Health and Allied Sciences, Hohoe, Ghana

    Speaker: J. Alfredo Martinez, MD PhD – IUNS & Universidad de Navarra, Spain

    Speaker: Hisanori Kato, PhD – 22nd IUNS-ICN Organizing Committee & The University of Tokyo

    Global and Public Health Nutrition

  • 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM EDT
    Transforming Food Systems: Missing Pieces to Make Them Work (Sponsored Satellite Program)

    Chair: Eileen Kennedy, DSc – Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy

    Chair: Patrick Webb, PhD – Tufts University

    Speaker: Dariush Mozaffarian, MD, DrPH – Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy

    Panelist: Francesco Branco, MD, PhD – World Health Organization

    Panelist: Jamie Morrison, PhD – Food Systems Programme, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

    Panelist: Christopher Hegadorn – Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

    Panelist: Alexandria M. Schmall, MSPH, PhD(c) – Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture (CNFA) & Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy

    Food Science and Systems

  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM EDT
    W.O. Atwater Lecture - Atwater Factors at the Biology-Behavior Interface

    Speaker: Richard Mattes, MPH, PhD, R.D. – Purdue University

    Chair: Chavonda Jacobs-Young, PhD – US Department of Agriculture Research, Education and Economics Mission

    Moderator: Pamela Starke-Reed, PhD – Agricultural Research Service, USDA

    Cellular and Physiological Nutrition/Metabolism

  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM EDT
    Malnutrition and Food Security in the Context of COVID-19

    Chair: Reina Engle-Stone, PhD – University of California, Davis

    Chair: Homero Martinez, MD, PhD – Nutrition International

    Speaker: William H. Dietz, MD, PhD – Redstone Global Center for Prevention and Wellness, George Washington University

    Speaker: Roni Neff, PhD, MS – Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Dept of Environmental Health & Engineering, Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future

    Speaker: Susan Keino, PhD – Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya

    Speaker: Lynnette M. Neufeld, PhD – Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)

    Global and Public Health Nutrition

  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM EDT
    Maternal and Paternal Nutrition (From Research to Practice)

    Chair: Roschelle Heuberger, PhD, RD – Central Michigan University

    Chair: Ann Anderson-Berry, MD, PhD – University of Nebraska Medical Center

    Speaker: Lewis P. Rubin, MD – Georgetown University Medical Center

    Speaker: Leslie Myatt, PhD, FRCOG – Oregon Health & Science University

    From Research to Practice

  • 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
    Future of Food: Innovating Towards Sustainable Healthy Diets (Sponsored Satellite Program)

    Chair: Adam Drewnowski, PhD – University of Washington

    Chair: Petra Klassen Wigger, PhD – Nestlé Research and Development

    Speaker: Eileen Kennedy, DSc – Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy

    Speaker: Adam Drewnowski, PhD – University of Washington

    Speaker: Judy Buttriss, BSc DipDiet PhD RNutr FAfN – British Nutrition Foundation

    Speaker: Isabelle Bureau-Franz, PhD – Nestlé Research

    Food Science and Systems

  • 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
    Nutrition, Immunosenescence and Infectious Disease: An Overview of the Scientific Evidence on Micronutrients and Bioactives (Sponsored Satellite Program)

    Chair: Philip C. Calder, PhD – University of Southampton

    Speaker: Renee Korczak, PhD, RDN, CSSD – GSK Consumer Healthcare

    Speaker: Simin N. Meydani, D.V.M., PhD – Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University

    Speaker: Heather Zwickey, PhD – National University of Natural Medicine

    Speaker: Charles B. Stephensen, PhD – USDA

    Cellular and Physiological Nutrition/Metabolism

    Clinical and Translational Nutrition

  • 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
    Personalized Nutrition: Where Emerging Science Meets Consumer Health Needs (Sponsored Satellite Program)

    Chair: Marissa McCormick, MS, RD – General Mills

    Speaker: Lu Ann Williams – Innova Market Insights

    Speaker: Sharon M. Donovan, PhD, RD – University of Illinois

    Speaker: Allison Yoder, MA, RDN, LD – Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation

    Clinical and Translational Nutrition

  • 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EDT
    Early Life Nutrition (From Research to Practice)

    Chair: Cora M. Best, PhD, MHS, RDN – University of Washington School of Medicine

    Chair: Christy Tangney, Ph.D. – Rush Medical College

    Speaker: Carol L. Cheatham, PhD – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    Speaker: Ruchi S. Gupta, MD MPH – Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine

    From Research to Practice

  • 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EDT
    Multidimensional Approaches to Malnutrition, Nutrition and Health

    Chair: Martha S. Field, PhD – Cornell University

    Chair: Anna Thalacker-Mercer, PhD – University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Speaker: Martin w. Bloem, MD, PhD – Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future

    Speaker: Saurabh Mehta, MBBS, ScD – Cornell University

    Speaker: Elizabeth L. Prado, PhD – Institute for Global Nutrition, University of California, Davis

    Speaker: Rebecca A. Seguin-Fowler, PhD, RDN, LD, CSCS – Texas A&M, AgriLife Research

    Speaker: John Hoddinott, PhD – Cornell University

    Global and Public Health Nutrition

  • 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EDT
    The Field of Precision Nutrition: Hype or Hope?

    Chair: Kevin C. Klatt, PhD, RD – Children's Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine

    Speaker: Kevin D. Hall, PhD – National Institutes of Health

    Speaker: Christopher D. Gardner, PhD – Stanford Prevention Research Center

    Speaker: Deirdre K. Tobias, ScD – Brigham and Women's Hospital Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine; Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health

    Clinical and Translational Nutrition

  • 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM EDT
    Sponsored Session Break: Check out POM Wonderful – Booth #133 - in the Virtual Expo Hall!
  • 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM EDT
    ASN Community Activities and GEM Forums
  • 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM EDT
    Medical Nutrition Council GEM Forum and NIH Listening Session (Strategic Goal #4: Reducing the Burden of Disease in Clinical Settings: How Can We Improve the Use of Food as Medicine?)

    Chair: Roschelle Heuberger, PhD, RD – Central Michigan University

    Speaker: Cora M. Best, PhD, MHS, RDN – University of Washington School of Medicine

    Speaker: Christopher J. Lynch, PhD – National Institutes of Health

    Clinical and Translational Nutrition

  • 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM EDT
    Nutrition Education and Behavioral Sciences GEM Forum

    Chair: Cristina Palacios, PhD – Florida International University

    Speaker: Gretchen L. George, PhD, RDN – San Francisco State University

    Speaker: Qisi Yao, MPH – University of Rhode Island

    Speaker: Mercy E. Sosanya, MSc – Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Texas at Austin

    Speaker: Rana F. Chehab, RD, MPH – Purdue University

    Speaker: Ana F. Moyeda Carabaza, PhD – Texas Tech University

    Clinical and Translational Nutrition

  • 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM EDT
    Nutritional Microbiology GEM Forum

    Chair: Hannah D. Holscher, PhD, RD – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    Moderator: Sarah S. Comstock, PhD – Michigan State University

    Speaker: Elizabeth Johnson, PhD – Cornell University

    Speaker: Sharon M. Donovan, PhD, RD – University of Illinois

    Cellular and Physiological Nutrition/Metabolism

    Clinical and Translational Nutrition

  • 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM EDT
    Obesity GEM Forum - Where Things Went South: How to Prevent the Distortion of Research Findings in the Media

    Chair: Drew Sayer, PhD – University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Speaker: Corby Kummer – Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy

    Speaker: Adam Pope – University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Clinical and Translational Nutrition

  • 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM EDT
    Sports Nutrition and Human Performance GEM Forum - Hot Topic: Rehabilitative Nutrition for Athletes and Active Individuals

    Chair: Nancy R. Rodriguez, PhD – University of Connecticut

    Speaker: Kevin Tipton, PhD – Institute of Performance Nutrition

    Speaker: Abbie E. Smith-Ryan, PhD, CSCS*D, FNSCA, FACSM, FISSN – University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

    Speaker: Shawn Arent, PhD, CSCS*D, FISSN, FACSM, FNAK – University of South Carolina

    Clinical and Translational Nutrition

  • 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM EDT
    New Job 101 Job Search Strategies, Networking, and Interview Tips for Aspiring Professionals, Organized by the ASN Student Interest Group

    Chair: Boluwatiwi O. Durojaye, PhD – Reckitt

    Chair: Megan Lawless, PhD – University of North Carolina Greensboro

    Chair: Sumira Phatak – University of California, Irvine

    Speaker: Rachel E. Kopec, PhD – The Ohio State University

    Speaker: Corey Scott, PhD – Cargill

    Speaker: Priyankar Dey, PhD – Thapar University

    Speaker: Kelly A. Higgins, PhD, MPH – USDA, ARS, BHNRC, Food Components and Health Lab

    Career/Professional Development

  • 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM EDT
    Carotenoid and Retinoid Interactive Group (CARIG) GEM Forum

    Chair: Jessica Cooperstone, PhD – The Ohio State University

    Speaker: Joseph L. Napoli, PhD – University of California, Berkeley

  • 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM EDT
    Ride with Team ASN
  • 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM EDT
    ASN Community Activities and GEM Forums
  • 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM EDT
    Dietary Bioactive Components GEM Forum - Hot Topic: Dietary Polyphenols and Mitigation of Diabetes

    Chair: Joshua D. Lambert, PhD – The Pennsylvania State University

    Speaker: Dongmin Liu, PhD – Virginia Tech

  • 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM EDT
    Nutrient-Gene Interactions GEM Forum - Hot Topics: (1) Precision Nutrition: Recent Accomplishments and Upcoming Challenges and (2) The Link Between Nutrition and the Microbiome in Infancy

    Chair: Bradley S. Ferguson, PhD – University of Nevada, Reno

    Speaker: Jose M. Ordovas, PhD – Tufts University

    Speaker: Carolyn M. Slupsky, PhD – University of California, Davis

  • 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
    Speed Mentoring, Organized by the ASN Student Interest Group and Early Career Nutrition Interest Group

    Chair: Rana F. Chehab, RD, MPH – Purdue University

    Chair: Kristen K. Hicks-Roof, PhD, RDN, LDN, CLC, FAND – University of North Florida

    Chair: Nadine Mikati, PhD, RDN, LDN – Nova Southeastern University

    Chair: Nadeeja N. Wijayatunga, MBBS, MPhil, PhD – Department of Nutrition and Hospitality Management, University of Mississippi

    Chair: Yiying Zhao, B.S – Purdue University

    Career/Professional Development