Nutrition in Pregnancy

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The Moore Institute for Nutrition & Wellness at Oregon Health & Science University is hosting a national Nutrition in Pregnancy conference. The meeting will gather leading scientists and clinicians to discuss the unique needs of women before and during pregnancy and lactation, and how those nutritional needs impact the lifelong health of the mother and her offspring.

Development before birth is now known to be a critical time period in establishing later life chronic disease risk. Nutrition plays a vital role in this development, but specific guidelines detailing nutritional needs of pregnant women are lacking.

This conference will present an overview of current research, including what we know and what we need to know to make clear recommendations to women of reproductive age. The conference is appropriate for anyone who works with pregnant women or does research on the role of nutrition before and during pregnancy and early life development.

Full schedule with speakers now available.

Date: May 2 - 3, 2019
Location: Marriott Marquis Washington, D.C.


Continuing education


Accreditation: The School of Medicine, Oregon Health &Science University (OHSU), is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit: Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Commission on Dietetic Registration has approved this activity for 13 Continuing Professional Education Credits.






Conference details

Cost

Registration has closed.

Accommodation

The conference will be held at the Marriott Marquis Washington, D.C., 901 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20001.

A block of rooms is available to be booked directly for the conference. 

Directions and transportation options from the three local airports are available on the hotel's website. 


Topics and Speakers

View the full agenda with speakers and titles.

General session topics:

What is the evidence that nutrition in pregnancy is important? Highlights

Nutritional requirements of preconception and pregnancy

Gestational weight gain: a critical appraisal of the Institute of Medicine Guidelines

Adolescents and pregnancy

Lactation and infant nutrition

Nutrition of mothers with medical conditions

Health concerns related to diet

The way forward

 

 

Local Organizing Committee

Rachel Drake, M.D., Ph.D. Student

Scarlett Hopkins, R.N., M.A., Instructor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Perinatology Division

Leslie Myatt, Ph.D., Bob and Charlee Moore Endowed Professor, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Associate Director for Women's Health, Bob and Charlee Moore Institute for Nutrition & Wellness

Christie Naze, R.D., C.D.E., Clinical Dietitian Specialist, Center for Women's Health

Jonathan Purnell, M.D., Professor of Medicine, Knight Cardiovascular Institute and Division of Endocrinology; Associate Director for Clinical Research, Bob and Charlee Moore Institute for Nutrition &Wellness

Lisa Rhuman, Director of Operations, Center for Developmental Health, Knight Cardiovascular Institute and Bob and Charlee Moore Institute for Nutrition & Wellness

Joanne Rogovoy, Director of Maternal & Child Health, March of Dimes Oregon

Diane Stadler, Ph.D., R.D., L.D., Associate Professor of Medicine; Division of Health Promotion & Sports Medicine, Director, Graduate Programs in Human Nutrition & Dietetic Internship; Director Curriculum Development, Lao American Nutrition Institute; Associate Director for Nutrition, Bob and Charlee Moore Institute for Nutrition & Wellness

Kent Thornburg, Ph.D., M. Lowell Edwards Chair, Professor Medicine, Director, Center for Developmental Health, Knight Cardiovascular Institute and Bob and Charlee Moore Institute for Nutrition & Wellness

Amy Valent, D.O., Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine

 

National Advisory Board

Kent Thornburg, Ph.D., M. Lowell Edwards Chair, Professor Medicine, Director, Center for Developmental Health, Knight Cardiovascular Institute and Bob and Charlee Moore Institute for Nutrition &Wellness, Oregon Health & Science University

Linda Barbour, M.D., M.S.P.H., F.A.C.P., Professor of Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology, Divisions of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes and Maternal-Fetal Medicine; Medical Director OB Diabetes and High Risk OB Clinics; Co-Director Colorado Program for Nutrition and Healthy Development, University of Colorado School of Medicine

Patrick Catalano, M.D., Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology;Vice Chair of Research, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mother Infant Research Institute, Tufts University School of Medicine 

Nicole Marshall, M.D., M.C.R., F.A.C.O.G, Assistant Professor, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University

Emily Oken, M.D., M.P.H., Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Lisa Rhuman Director of Operations, Center for Developmental Health, Knight Cardiovascular Institute and Bob and Charlee Moore Institute for Nutrition &Wellness, Oregon Health & Science University

Roberto Romero M.D., Chief, Perinatology Research Branch; Director, Division of Obstetrics and Maternal-Fetal Medicine Intramural Division, NICHD, NIH, DHHS

Ranjan Yajnik, M.D., F.R.C.P., Director, Diabetes Unit King Edward Memorial Hospital and Research Centre, Pune India

Sponsors

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