Topic: Let Food be Thy MedicineNutrition and Disease Management
The role of nutrition in preventing and curing disease is emerging. We are now seeing a growing interrelationship between nutrition and pharmacology, which allows for a more effective approach to patient care. This conference will feature many experts who will speak on the importance of nutrition in disease management and it’s many therapeutic possibilities. Through a multidisciplinary approach, attendees will learn about key conditions, challenges, and improvements in medical nutrition therapy, as it relates to the management of various diseases.
DAY 1 8AM-4PM
Food Selectivity, Nutrient Status/Intake, and Autism Spectrum Disorders William Sharp, PhDDirector, Pediatric Feeding Disorders Program Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Rashelle Berry, MPH, MS, RDN, LDNutrition Manager for the Feeding Program at Marcus Autism CenterInflammatory Bowel DiseaseSandra C. Kim, MD Associate Professor of PediatricsCo – Director, Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease CenterDivision of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and NutritionChildrens’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburg, PA Stacey Zettle, MS, RD, LDNDietitian, Generalist at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Eosinophilic Esophagitis Fred (Dan) Atkins, MDCo-Director, Gastrointestinal Eosinophilic Diseases Program, Pediatric Allergy and Immunology Section Chief Children’s Hospital of Colorado Pediatric Nutrition on Managing Kids with Type 1and Type 2 Diabetes/Obesity Kateryna Kotlyarevska, MD Pediatric Endocrinologist, Coastal Children’s ServicesMeredith Thivierge, RD, CDE, LDNPediatric Clinical Dietitian Specialist IIThe Johns Hopkins Children’s CenterFatty Liver DiseaseStavra Xanthakos, MD, MSDirector, Steatohepatitis CenterMedical Director, Surgical Weight Loss Program for TeensAssociate Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship Program
DAY 2 8AM-12PM
Bariatric Surgery for Obese TeensStavra Xanthakos, MD, MSDirector, Steatohepatitis CenterMedical Director, Surgical Weight Loss Program for TeensAssociate Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship ProgramSusan Sewell, MS RD LD CSOWMRegistered Dietitian, Surgical Weight Loss Program for TeensCincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center The “Heart” of Adolescent ObesityJames Loehr, MDPediatric Cardiologist, Coastal Children’s ServicesWilmington, NCPlant-based Diet in Relationship to Prevention of Obesity in ChildrenJoycelyn Peterson, DrPH, MPH, RDNDirector, Nutritional Sciences ProgramMorgan State University
10.25 CEUs available for full conference. Must attend full conference to receive all credits.