2018 SPEAKERS

PLENARY SPEAKERS

Frank Hu, MD, PhD
Professor of Nutrition and Epidemiology
Chair, Department of Nutrition
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Boston, MA, USA

David Katz, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP, FACLM
Associate Professor of Public Health
Director, Prevention Research Center
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT, USA

Joan Sabate, MD, DrPH
Director, Center for Nutrition, Healthy Lifestyle and Disease Prevention
School of Public Health, Loma Linda University
Loma Linda, CA, USA

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SPEAKERS

David J. Baer, PhD
Supervisory Research Physiologist
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Beltsville, MD, USA

Neal Barnard, M.D., F.A.C.C.
President of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, and founder of Barnard Medical Center
Washington, D.C., USA

Sebastian Brandhorst, PhD
Research Lab Tech III
Department of Gerontology
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA, USA

Susan Carlson, PhD
Associate Dean for Research
AJ Rice Professor of Nutrition
University of Kansas Medical Center
Kansas City, KS, USA

Aedin Cassidy, PhD
Professor of Nutrition, Norwich Medical School
University of East Anglia
Norwich, England, UK

Tina H. T. Chiu, PhD, RD
Nutritional Epidemiologist, Tzu Chi Health Study
Tzu Chi Medical Foundation
Taiwan

Aune Dagfinn, PhD
Research Associate, Faculty of Medicine
School of Public Health
Imperial College London
Kensington, London, UK

Gary E. Fraser, MBChB, PhD
Professor, Center for Nutrition, Healthy Lifestyle and Disease Prevention
School of Public Health, Loma Linda University
Loma Linda, CA, USA

Helen Harwatt, PhD
Sustainable Food Specialist
United Kingdom

lice H. Lichtenstein, D. Sc.
Senior Scientist and Director
Cardiovascular Nutrition Laboratory
Tufts University
Boston, MA, USA

Francois Mariotti, PhD
Professor of Human Nutrition
Agro Paris Tech
Paris, France

Mark Messina, PhD
Co-Owner, Nutrition Matters, Loma Linda, California
Adjunct Professor
Loma Linda University
Loma Linda, CA, USA

Michael J Orlich, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Center for Nutrition, Healthy Lifestyle and Disease Prevention
School of Public Health and School of Medicine, Loma Linda University
Loma Linda, CA, USA

Sujatha Rajaram, PhD
Associate professor, Center for Nutrition, Healthy Lifestyle and Disease Prevention
School of Public Health, Loma Linda University
Loma Linda, CA, USA

Aleix Sala-Vila, PhD
Investigador Miguel Servet
CIBER – IDIBAPS
Hospital Clínic de Barcelona
Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

Jordi Salas-Salvadó, MD, PhD
Professor of Nutrition, Human Nutrition Unit, Director
Department of Biochemistry & Biotechnology, IISPV
School of Medicine, Rovira i Virgili University
Reus, Tarragona, Spain

John Sievenpiper, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Associate Professor, Nutritional Sciences
Nutritional Medical Education Coordinator
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Trudy Voortman, PhD
Postdoctoral Researcher
Department of Epidemiology
Erasmus University Medical Center
Rotterdam, Netherlands, Europe