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  2. Jul 15, 2021

Experts at the International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine Will Present Latest Nutrition Research

Ninth-Annual Conference returns virtually July 15 – 17.

WASHINGTON –The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine—a nonprofit of more than 17,000 doctor members—and the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences will host the ninth-annual International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine virtually from July 15-17, 2021.

More than 1000 health care professionals will attend this prestigious medical conference on nutrition. Attendees will hear the latest research on dietary interventions that can help prevent, manage, and sometimes even reverse chronic diseases—which are now the leading cause of death and disease in the United States. 

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences will accredit physicians, dietitians, and nurses with up to 22 continuing education credits for attending the conference. 

Sample sessions include:

  • “Diet, the Gut Microbiome, and Bowel Cancer: What Should We Tell Our Patients?”: Alan Desmond, MB, BCh, BAO, BMedSc, MRCPI, FRCP
  • “Nutrition for Diabetes”: Caroline Trapp, DNP, ANP-BC, CDCES, DipACLM, FAANP
  • “Reclaiming Our Food Heritage To Reclaim Our Health”: Columbus Batiste, MD, and Bryant Terry
  • “Nutrition and Health in Latin American Communities”: Ana M. Negrón, MD, and Evelisse Capó, PharmD
  • “Contemporary Native Foods of the Southwest for Health and Wellness”: Lois E. Frank, PhD and Walter Whitewater
  • “Nutrition and Menopause”: Neal Barnard, MD, FACC
  • “Precision Nutrition for Chronic Disease Prevention: Hype or Hope?”: Frank Hu, MD, PhD
  • “My Aha Moment: How an MS Diagnosis Provided the Seed for a Plant-Powered Awakening”: Saray Stancic, MD

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Founded in 1985, the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine is a nonprofit organization that promotes preventive medicine, conducts clinical research, and encourages higher standards for ethics and effectiveness in education and research.

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