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Abbott Nutrition Health Institute Symposium: Multidisciplinary Approach to Feeding Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients: Clinician Perspectives, Challenges and Opportunities

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM ET

In this session, a team of experts will discuss their clinical perspectives on nutrition care of COVID-19 patients. The experts will review current nutrition guidelines and share their experience with common nutrition concerns of these patients, including feeding challenges and optimization of the multidisciplinary team.


  1. Review current evidence and guidelines on nutrition and COVID-19 care
  2. Identify clinician perspectives on tube feeding & addressing GI intolerances
  3. Discuss the multidisciplinary team approach to improve patient care


Matthew Exline, MD, Critical Care Medicine, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH

Jan Powers, PhD, RN, CCNS, NE-BC, Director Nursing Research and Professional Practice, Parkview Health, Fort Wayne, IN

Kris Mogenson, MS, RD-AP, LDN, CNSC, Team Leader Dietitian Specialist, Department of Nutrition, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA

Mary Rath, RD, LD, CNSC, Nutrition Support Team, Center for Human Nutrition, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Beth Besecker, MD, Director, Medical Affairs Adult Nutrition, Abbott Nutrition, Columbus, OH 

1.5 continuing education credit hours are available.

This session is sponsored by:

Abbott Nutrition Health Institute