Friday, June 22 2:00 – 7:00 pm
Opening Session: Nutrition and Disease
SCHEDULE UPDATE: Speaker
Order Changed at 2:30 pm Friday, June 22
2:00-2:50 pm: The Role of Diet in Cancer Prevention
Sharon Ross, PhD, Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD2:50 pm-3:40 pm Keynote Lecture: Evidence for a Comprehensive Lifestyle Approach to the Prevention and Treatment of Chronic Disease
Dean Ornish, MD, Preventive Medicine Research Institute,
3:40-4:30 pm Diet and Disease: What Have We Learned from the Large Observational Studies?
Stephen B. Kritchevsky, PhD, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC
4:30-5:40 pm Current Controversy: Sodium Reduction: What the Data Shows
Paul K. Whelton, MB, MD, MSc, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
Andrew Mente, PhD, MA, McMaster University, Ontario, CanadaFollowed by a reception 5:45-7:00 pm: Opening Reception with Posters and Exhibitors
Saturday, June 23 6:30am - 7:00pm
Satellite Session – Morning Discussion: Calcium Supplementation and Risk for Cardiovascular Disease
6:30 – 8:00 am, Breakfast will be available
Sponsored by the Council for Responsible Nutrition
Concurrent Sessions (8:00 – 10:30 am)
Session A: Bariatric Surgery and Nutrition
Hormonal Changes following Bariatric Surgery
David Cummings, MD, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA
Nutritional Approaches to Common Problems following Bariatric Surgery
Robert F. Kushner, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
Influence of Surgical Procedure on Weight Loss
Samuel Klein, MD, Washington University School of Medicine, St.
Session B: Foods and Supplements
Fresh vs. Processed Foods: Differences and Similarities
Connie Weaver, PhD, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Functional Foods: Real or Wishful Thinking?
Mehmood Khan, MD, PhD, PepsiCo Inc., Chicago, IL
Antioxidant Supplementation: Is it Beneficial?
Jeffrey Blumberg, PhD, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA
John E. Morley, MBBCH, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Current Controversy: Glycemic Load and Glycemic Index: Are They Important? (10:50 am – 12:00 pm)
Xavier Pi-Sunyer, MD, MPH, Columbia University
College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY
Cara B. Ebbeling, PhD, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Exhibit Hall Open ·Lunch on Own
Obesity (1:30 – 5:30 pm)
Current Controversy: Does the Energy Density of Food Contribute to Weight Gain?
Barbara Rolls, PhD, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
Richard Mattes, PhD, MPH, RD, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Battle of the Weight Loss Plans: Is Anyone Winning at Losing?
Christopher Gardner, PhD, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
How Can We Stem the Obesity Epidemic?
Boyd Swinburn, MBChB, MD, FRACP, World Health Organization
Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University,
Reception with Posters and Exhibitors (6:00 – 7:00 pm)
Sunday, June 24 · 8:00 am – Noon
General SessionFront of Package Labeling
Richard Black, PhD, Kraft Foods Inc., Chicago, IL
Current Controversy: Lifestyle Modification for Diabetes Prevention: Does it Work?
Richard Kahn, PhD, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Ron Ackermann, MD, MPH, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL