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Global Leadership Initiative in Malnutrition (GLIM) Update and Open Forum

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM


  1. Describe the current GLIM diagnostic framework and its foundational development
  2. Detail key components for robust validation and testing of nutrition assessment methodologies
  3. Describe approaches in assessing lean body mass as a phenotypic criterion used in the GLIM framework

GLIM Diagnostic Approach – Foundational Development 

Gordon Jensen, MD, PhD, Senior Associate Dean for Research, Professor of Medicine and Nutrition, The Larner College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

GLIM Diagnostic Approach – Foundational Development
Tommy Cederholm, MD, PhD, Professor, Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

Validation and Testing of Nutrition Assessment Methodologies
Heather Keller, PhD, RD, FDC, FCAHS, Schlegel Research Chair, Nutrition and Aging, Schlegel-University of Waterloo Research Institute for Aging; Professor, Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Approaches in Measuring Lean Body Mass as a GLIM Phenotypic Criterion
M. Cristina Gonzalez, MD, PhD, Professora Titular do Programa de Pós-Graduação em Saúde e Comportamento, Universidade Católica de Pelotas, Pelotas – RS, Brazil

Charlene Compher, PhD, RD, CNSC, LDN, FASPEN, Professor of Nutrition Science, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing; Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Rose Ann DiMaria-Ghalili, PhD, RN, CNSC, FASPEN, FAAN, FGSA, Professor of Nursing, Assistant Dean for Interprofessional and Collaborative Research; College of Nursing and Health Professions, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

CE Credit: 1.5 hours
Level: Intermediate
UAN: JA0002345-0000-20-031-L04-P