American Society For Nutrition

Advances and Controversies in Clinical Nutrition 2013

Advances and Controversies in Clinical Nutrition 2013

Excellence in Nutrition Research and Practice

December 5-7, 2013
Capital Hilton
1001 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20036

Convening Health Professionals and Researchers around Today's Hot Topics in Food, Nutrition and Health

The 2013 Advances and Controversies in Clinical Nutrition conference features the latest research, advancements, and best practices in clinical nutrition. The conference features lectures, controversy sessions, workshops, professional development, scientific posters, networking, and more. Download the On-site Program (with Abstracts and Exhibit Guide - PDF, 4 MB).

Conference Coverage

Target Audience
Physicians, nutrition scientists, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, dietitians, community health educators, policymakers and others with an interest in clinical nutrition or health-related industries.

Continuing education information.

2013 Program Features

  • Advances in nutrition science that could impact the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans – from sodium and health outcomes to the skinny on dietary fats
  • New research and controversies on nutritional conditions and complications over the lifespan – from pediatrics to the elderly
  • The role of the microbiome in health and disease
  • Discussions on integrating evidence-based research findings into clinical practice
  • Best practices and case studies of multidisciplinary, inter-professional approaches to improve clinical and public health outcomes
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Onsite Program with Abstracts and Exhibit Guide (40 pages, 4 MB PDF)

Addendum to Program

Hotel and Location

Abstract Submission

The Call for Abstracts for the conference is now closed. For information and abstract submission instructions, click here. No additional fee for abstract submission is required. Deadline for abstract submission: Friday, September 20, 2013.

Program Committee
Brian Tobin, PhD, Co-Chair
Edward Saltzman, MD, Co-Chair

Leticia Castillo, MD
Roger Clemens, DrPH
David Heber, MD, PhD
Mary Ann Johnson, PhD
Penny Kris-Etherton, PhD, RD
Xiang-Dong Wang, MD, PhD
William Wong, PhD
Casey Wall, RN, MSN, PNP-BC

Media are invited to attend the entire conference or a specific portion. Press passes will be provided to credential media, science writers or bloggers. Email

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