Medical Foods Workshop: Science, Regulation and Practical Aspects Hosted by the Healthcare Nutrition Council (HNC)

August 13, 2019  -  August 14, 2019

Event Type: Other Conferences

The Healthcare Nutrition Council (HNC) is hosting a “Medical Foods Workshop: Science, Regulation and Practical Aspects.” The workshop is being co-sponsored by the American Society for Nutrition and will take place August 13-14 in Washington, DC. 

The Workshop will bring together patients, healthcare professionals, academics, regulatory and legal experts, and government agencies to foster a dialogue on the regulatory framework of medical foods in the United States.

Speakers Include:

  • Regulatory and Legal experts to discuss the current medical foods and foods for special dietary uses space
  • Dr. Barbara Schneeman, UC Davis, to discuss how NASEM’s work laid the groundwork for this regulatory dialogue
  • Laura Wingate, Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation, to discuss how important it is to consider patient access to medical foods and nutrition therapies

Attendees should register by August 6 and can find more information on the workshop here.

Download a brochure.