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Full Schedule

  • Wednesday, June 9, 2021
  • 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT
    George Bray Outstanding Scientific Achievements Award in Obesity Research Lectureship - My Lifetime Journey Through Obesity Research

    Chair: George Bray, MD – Pennington Biomedical Research Center

    Chair: Leanne M. Redman, PhD – Pennington Biomedical Research Center

    Speaker: Eric Ravussin, PhD – Pennington Biomedical Research Center

    Cellular and Physiological Nutrition/Metabolism

    Clinical and Translational Nutrition

  • 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT
    Gilbert A. Leveille Lecture - Precision Nutrition: Lessons from the Study of Choline (From Research to Practice)

    Chair: Elizabeth J. Mayer-Davis, PhD, RD – UNC-Chapel Hill

    Speaker: Steven H. Zeisel, MD, PhD – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    From Research to Practice

  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM EDT
    Using Innovative Technologies for Nutrition and Dietary Assessment in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

    Chair: Winnie Bell, MPH, MS – Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy

    Chair: Marieke Vossenaar, PhD – Center for Dietary Assessment, FHI 360

    Speaker: Jennifer Coates, PhD – Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy

    Speaker: Mourad Moursi, PhD – Intake - Center for Dietary Assessment, FHI Solutions

    Speaker: Aulo Gelli, PhD – International Food Policy Research Institute

    Speaker: Markus Pohl – Deutsche Welthungerhilfe e. V.

    Global and Public Health Nutrition

  • 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
    Optimizing NAD Status: A Call to Action for Nutrition Research (Sponsored Satellite Program)

    Chair: Mona Rosene, MS, RD – ChromaDex Corp

    Speaker: J. Bruce German, PhD – UC Davis

    Speaker: Eija Pirinen, PhD – University of Helsinki

    Speaker: David L. Katz, MD, MPH – Diet ID, Inc

    Cellular and Physiological Nutrition/Metabolism

  • 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
    The Global Nutrition Transition: Precision Nutrition and Hidden Hunger (Sponsored Satellite Program)

    Chair: David Heber, MD, PhD – UCLA Center for Human Nutrition

    Speaker: Zhaoping Li, MD, PhD – UCLA Center for Human Nutrition

    Speaker: Jose M. Ordovas, PhD – Tufts University

    Clinical and Translational Nutrition

  • 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EDT
    AIN-93G/M: Is it Time to Revisit the Formulation?

    Chair: Jesse F. Gregory, III, PhD – University of Florida

    Chair: Robert E. Ward, PhD – Utah State University

    Speaker: Marta L. Fiorotto, Ph.D. – USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine

    Speaker: David Klurfeld, PhD – USDA/ARS

    Speaker: Michael Pellizzon, PhD – Research Diets, Inc.

    Cellular and Physiological Nutrition/Metabolism

  • 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EDT
    Diversity in Nutrition Research at NIH: Research and Professional Development Opportunities

    Chair: Sonia Vega-López, PhD – Arizona State University

    Moderator: Lisa M. Troy, PhD – University of Massachusetts Amherst

    Speaker: Charlotte Pratt, PhD, MS, RD – NIH/NHLBI

    Speaker: Jill Reedy, PhD, MPH, RDN – National Cancer Institute

    Speaker: Mary Evans, PhD – National Institutes of Health

    Speaker: Alison A. Brown, MS, PhD, RDN – NIH/NHLBI

    Panelist: Padma Maruvada, Ph.D – National Institute of Diabetes, and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

    Clinical and Translational Nutrition

    Career/Professional Development

  • 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EDT
    Healthy Debate: What Role(s) Does Exercise Play in Weight Management and Energy Balance? (From Research to Practice)

    Chair: John W. Apolzan, PhD, FTOS – Pennington Biomedical Research Center

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

    Speaker: Herman Pontzer, PhD – Duke University

    Speaker: Robert Ross, PhD – Queen’s University, School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism

    From Research to Practice