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Corporate Sponsored Program – Nestlé Nutrition Institute: Hot Topics 2020: Contemporary Nutrition Issues

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Commercial Support Acknowledgement
Financial support provided by Nestlé Health Science

The etiology and manifestation of malnutrition across the patient care spectrum varies and is multifactorial. This program explores microbiome influencers, including malnutrition and select medical management practices. Highlights encompass current understanding of food insecurity, fiber supplementation, diagnostic imaging and preoperative nutrition optimization. 


  1. Discuss aspects of the following relationships with the microbiome: malnutrition, food insecurity, obesity, fiber supplementation and opioid usage.
  2. Identify methods of diagnosing malnutrition in the intensive care unit and beyond.
  3. Describe a preoperative nutrition optimization program proactively providing evidence-based interventions, based on malnutrition risk stratification.

Robert Martindale, MD, PhD; Professor of Surgery; Medical Director Hospital Nutritional Service at Oregon Health and Science University

Stephen McClave, MD; Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology/Hepatology, University of Louisville

Vikram Christian, MD-Assistant Professor of Pediatric Medicine, University of Minnesota

Rebecca Busch, MD-Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Wisconsin

Endashaw Omer, MD, MPH-Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Louisville

Sadeq Quraishi, MD, MHA, MMSc-Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Tufts University School of Medicine

Caitlin Homberger Green, MD-Assistant Professor of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina

David Williams, MD, MPH- Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Duke University

CE AVAILABLE: 1.5 CE for nurses and dietitians.  

Nestle Nutrition Institute