SEMDA April Workshop: Assessing Nutrition Status and Weighing the Use of Dietary Supplements

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 
Assessing Nutrition Status and Weighing the Use of Dietary Supplements Diane L. McKay, PhD, FACN, Director, Tufts University’s Friedman Online Graduate Certificate Programs; Assistant Professor, Tufts University’s Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Tufts School of Medicine • By the end of this session, participants will be able to: • Summarize the ABCDEFs of a nutrition assessment • Identify potential reasons for nutrient shortfalls other than low dietary intake • Discuss the pros and cons of dietary supplement use in select populations Dr. McKay is the Director of Tufts University’s Friedman Online Graduate Certificate Programs, an Assistant Professor at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, and an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Tufts School of Medicine. She obtained a BS in Biological Sciences from Carnegie-Mellon University and, from Tufts University, received MS degrees in Biological Sciences and Nutrition Communications, and a PhD in Human Nutrition. She has served on the Examination Committee for the Certification Board for Nutrition Specialists, the editorial board of the Tufts Health & Nutrition Newsletter, and is a member of the Scientific Advisory Council at The Nature’s Bounty Co. Since 2000, McKay has taught general nutrition and nutritional biochemistry courses to a wide range of students including undergraduate non-science majors, graduate nutrition students in both policy- and science-based programs, as well as working professionals and non-traditional students enrolled in the online certificate programs. Dr. McKay also investigates the role of nutrients, phytochemicals, and bioactive compounds in health promotion, particularly in older adults, and has studied the effects of multivitamin supplements and a variety of antioxidant-rich foods and beverages, including tree nuts, whole grains, hibiscus tea, and cranberry juice, in clinical trials. Dr. McKay is often quoted in the popular media, including The Atlantic, National Public Radio, The Chicago Tribune, Dallas Morning News, CNN.com, U.S. News and World Report, Prevention, and SELF. She is also a contributing author to the book, 20 Years Younger, by Bob Greene. Host of the event: Southeastern Massachusetts Dietetic Association When/Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2019 Where/Location: Good Samaritan Medical Center Boardroom (6th floor) (note room location change) 235 North Pearl Street, Brockton, MA 02301 (Exit 18B off Route 24) Time: 6:30 - 8:30 pm Program 8:30 - 9:00pm Networking RSVP Deadline: No deadline - walk-ins accepted RSVP Contact: Cathy O’Brien cathyob5@comcast.net Cost: $20.00 for Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics members $35.00 for non-Academy members $10.00 for students 2 CEU's offered for RD's and DT's Link/Webpage: https://www.facebook.com/events/366593864064215/
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