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Southeastern Pediatric Nutrition Conference 2019

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Shell Island Resort

2700 North Lumina Avenue

Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480

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Topic: Let Food be Thy Medicine
Nutrition and Disease Management

The role of nutrition in preventing and curing disease is emerging. We are now seeing a growing interrelationship between nutrition and pharmacology, which allows for a more effective approach to patient care. This conference will feature many experts who will speak on the importance of nutrition in disease management and it’s many therapeutic possibilities. Through a multidisciplinary approach, attendees will learn about key conditions, challenges, and improvements in medical nutrition therapy, as it relates to the management of various diseases.

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DAY 1 8AM-4PM

Food Selectivity, Nutrient Status/Intake, and Autism Spectrum Disorders
William Sharp, PhD
Director, Pediatric Feeding Disorders Program

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Rashelle Berry, MPH, MS, RDN, LD
Nutrition Manager for the Feeding Program at Marcus Autism Center

Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Sandra C. Kim, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Co – Director, Pediatric Inflammatory
Bowel Disease Center
Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology,
Hepatology, and Nutrition
Childrens’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburg, PA

Stacey Zettle, MS, RD, LDN
Dietitian, Generalist at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Fred (Dan) Atkins, MD
Co-Director, Gastrointestinal Eosinophilic Diseases
Program, Pediatric Allergy and Immunology Section Chief
Children’s Hospital of Colorado

Pediatric Nutrition on Managing Kids with Type 1and Type 2 Diabetes/Obesity
Kateryna Kotlyarevska, MD
Pediatric Endocrinologist, Coastal Children’s Services

Meredith Thivierge, RD, CDE, LDN
Pediatric Clinical Dietitian Specialist II
The Johns Hopkins Children’s Center

Fatty Liver Disease
Stavra Xanthakos, MD, MS
Director, Steatohepatitis Center
Medical Director, Surgical Weight Loss Program for Teens
Associate Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship Program

DAY 2 8AM-12PM

Bariatric Surgery for Obese Teens
Stavra Xanthakos, MD, MS
Director, Steatohepatitis Center
Medical Director, Surgical Weight Loss Program for Teens
Associate Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship Program

Susan Sewell, MS RD LD CSOWM
Registered Dietitian, Surgical Weight Loss Program for Teens
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

The “Heart” of Adolescent Obesity
James Loehr, MD
Pediatric Cardiologist, Coastal Children’s Services
Wilmington, NC

Plant-based Diet in Relationship to Prevention of Obesity in Children
Joycelyn Peterson, DrPH, MPH, RDN
Director, Nutritional Sciences Program
Morgan State University

10.25 CEUs available for full conference. Must attend full conference to receive all credits.

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