Agenda

Sunday, April 29

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Early Registration(Check-in)

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Monday, April 30

7:00 AM - 8:15 AM
Registration/Breakfast On Your Own

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8:15 AM - 8:30 AM
Welcome and Openings

Presenter(s): Andrew Weil, Victoria Maizes, Cynthia Thomson
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8:30 AM - 9:15 AM
Plenary #1 Dietary Trends: Past, Present, and Future

Presenter(s): Andrew Weil
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9:15 AM - 10:00 AM
Plenary #2 Are All Calories Created Equal? Dietary and Policy Priorities to Prevent Obesity

Presenter(s): Dariush Mozaffarian
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Tasting Opportunity

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10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Plenary #3 Holding Government and Industry Accountable: The Role of the Center for Science in the Public Interest

Presenter(s): Peter Lurie
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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Plenary #4 Intermittent Fasting and the Circadian Clock: Does When You Eat Affect Your Health?

Presenter(s): Courtney Peterson
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12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Ask the Experts: Q & A

Presenter(s): Andrew Weil, Dariush Mozaffarian, Peter Lurie, Courtney Peterson
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12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Lunch

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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
A. Stop Feeding the Pain: Dietary Strategies that Help Provide Relief

Presenter(s): Victoria Maizes
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B. Reducing Food Waste: Solutions for People, Planet, Profit

Presenter(s): Emily Leib
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C. Can Broad Spectrum Micronutrients Treat Childhood Psychiatric Disorders?

Presenter(s): Julia Rucklidge
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D. Eating Healthy for Your Skin-Dietary Solutions to Rashes, Skin Aging and Cancers

Presenter(s): Vivian Shi
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E. Demystifying the Labeling Lexicon: Making Sense of the Claim Game

Presenter(s): Kathleen Zelman
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F. BMC Serving Up a Culinary Prescription for Health

Presenter(s): Tracey Burg
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3:15 PM - 3:45 PM
Plenary #5 Cocoa Flavanols for the Heart and Brain: Ready for Prime Time?

Presenter(s): JoAnn Manson
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3:45 PM - 4:00 PM
Case Study #1 presented by a graduate of the UACIM Fellowship Program

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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Plenary #6 Food & Nutrition Public Policy Panel

Presenter(s): Emily Leib, Dariush Mozaffarian, Peter Lurie, Andrew Weil
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5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Ask the Experts: Q & A

Presenter(s): Emily Leib, JoAnn Manson, Dariush Mozaffarian, Peter Lurie, Andrew Weil
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5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Meet the Faculty Reception

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Tuesday, May 1

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Breakfast on Your Own

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8:00 AM - 8:15 AM
Introduction to the Day

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8:15 AM - 9:00 AM
Plenary #7 Rethinking Weight Management: Goals and Approaches

Presenter(s): Susan Roberts
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9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Plenary #8 Brain Gut Microbiome Axis

Presenter(s): Emeran Mayer
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9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Tasting Opportunity

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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Plenary #9 Broad Spectrum Micronutrients as a Treatment for Psychiatric Disorders

Presenter(s): Julia Rucklidge
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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Plenary #10 Fat and Protein Quality: An Update

Presenter(s): Walter Willett
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12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Ask the Experts: Q & A

Presenter(s): Susan Roberts, Emeran Mayer, Julia Rucklidge, Walter Willett
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12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Lunch

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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
G. Nutrition Revelations: Hair, Skin, Nails

Presenter(s): Kathie Swift
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H. Nutritional Approaches to Mitigating Environmental Exposures

Presenter(s): Aly Cohen
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I. Algae-Based Food Products

Presenter(s): Walt Rakitsky
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J. Update on Nutrition for Cardiovascular Health: Or What I Learned From My Giagia

Presenter(s): Vivian Kominos
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K. Ketogenic Diet in Medicine

Presenter(s): Christopher Palmer
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3:15 PM - 3:45 PM
Plenary #11 Regular Coffee Consumption for Longevity: Too Good to be True?

Presenter(s): Frank Hu
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3:45 PM - 4:15 PM
Plenary #12 Nutrition Case Studies: Synthesis and Application, pt. 1

Presenter(s): Vivian Kominos, Stephen Devries, Aly Cohen, Karen Malkin
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4:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Plenary #13 Nutrition & Healthy Aging

Presenter(s): James Shikany
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4:45 PM - 5:15 PM
Plenary #14: Effect of Smell on Appetite & Weight Control

Presenter(s): Celine Riera
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5:15 PM - 5:45 PM
Ask the Experts: Q & A
Q & A with Plenary 11-13 Speakers

Presenter(s): Sanford Newmark, Frank Hu, James Shikany, Celine Riera
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Wednesday, May 2

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Breakfast on Your Own

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8:00 AM - 8:15 AM
Introduction to the Day

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8:15 AM - 9:00 AM
Plenary #15: Changing Diets for a Changing Climate

Presenter(s): Brent Kim
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9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Plenary #16: Nutrition Case Studies: Synthesis and Application, pt. 2

Presenter(s): Sanford Newmark, Dionne Detraz
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9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Tasting Opportunity

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10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Plenary #17: Controlled Environments Address Needs for Healthy Local Food Pro

Presenter(s): Gene Giacomelli
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10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Plenary #18: Delicious Decomposition: Tales from the Cheese Caves of France (Cheese and Microbiome)

Presenter(s): Sister Noella Marcellino
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11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Ask the Experts: Q & A

Presenter(s): Vivian Kominos, Brent Kim, Gene Giacomelli, Sister Noella Marcellino
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11:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Case Study #2 Presented by a Graduate of the UACIM Fellowship Program

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12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Plenary #19: Generational Approaches to Food and Cooking

Presenter(s): Andrew Weil, Diana Weil
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12:45 PM - 1:00 PM
Closing

Presenter(s): Andrew Weil, Victoria Maizes, Cynthia Thomson
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Conference Food

For information on the conference food, please visit the Nutrition & Health Dining Experiences page.

Special Events

See the events page for details on the following:

  • AzCIM Alumni Dinner
  • Meet the Faculty Reception
  • Fellowship Informational Breakfast
  • IMR/PIMR Informational Breakfast
  • IHeLp Information Breakfast
  • Integrative Health Coaching Information Breakfast

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