American Society for Nutrition Announces Fifth Annual "Advances and Controversies in Clinical Nutrition" Conference

Sep 04, 2015, 10:04 ET from American Society for Nutrition

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Save the date for the American Society for Nutrition's fifth annual Advances and Controversies in Clinical Nutrition conference, being held December 4-6 at the Hilton Long Beach in Long Beach, California. Dietary fats, carbohydrates under attack, and gluten sensitivity are featured topics in a robust program on clinical themes, including techniques to improve patient-provider communication.

The 3-day program delivers valuable clinical updates and networking opportunities to advance your understanding of hotly debated nutrition areas. Download the program at a glance today to review speaker-experts and their session titles.

Early registration discounts end Monday, October 19. Credentialed media, science writers and bloggers are invited to cover all or part of the conference with free registration (email us).

Select Program Highlights
Highlights from the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Committee Report  
Marian L. Neuhouser, PhD, RD, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA
Member, 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee

Dietary Fats: Quality, Quantity and Impact on Health
Ronald M. Krauss, MD, Senior Scientist and Director of Atherosclerosis Research, Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute  

Lifestyle Approaches to the Management of Sarcopenia in the Elderly 
Elena Volpi, MD, PhD, Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Dallas, TX

The FODMAP Diet:  A Critical Analysis 
Kelly A. Tappenden, PhD, RD, Kraft Foods Human Nutrition Endowed Professor, University of Illinois Distinguished Teacher-Scholar, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL

Not able to attend, but wish to cover a symposium? ASN can facilitate remote interviews with program committee members or speakers prior to or following the event (email us).

Continuing professional education credits will be available for physicians, nurses, dietitians and certified health education specialists. More information about available continuing education credits is coming soon on the ASN website.

ASN is the authoritative voice on nutrition and publisher of The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, The Journal of Nutrition, and Advances in Nutrition. Established in 1928, ASN's more than 5,000 members in more than 75 countries work in academia, practice, government and industry. ASN advances excellence in nutrition research and practice through its publications, education, public affairs and membership programs. Visit us at                       

Contact: Valerie Bloom 
(301) 634-7025


SOURCE American Society for Nutrition