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Wednesday, November 13, 2013 – 6 -9 PM

Pre-Conference Evening:  Reception and Lecture​
Why We Get Fat - Gary Taubes

Thursday, November 14, 2013

​Artemis Simopoulos, MD, FACN

Jeffrey Bland, PhD, FACN, CNS​
Symposium I - How Do Changes in Our Food Supply Affect Our Genes? Artemis Simopoulos, MD, FACN; Jeffrey Bland, PhD, FACN, CNS; Rita Raman, MD, MACN; Alex Vasquez, ND, DC, DO, FACN

Miguel Angel Martinez Gonzalez, MD, MPH, PhD

Symposium 2 - How Should We Handle the Cholesterol Controversy?  Miguel Angel Martinez Gonzalez, MD, MPH, PhD; Stephen Sinatra, MD, FACN, CNS; Mark Houston, MD, FACN; Jonathan Bowden, PhD, CNS; Beatrice A. Golomb, MD, PhD

Friday, November 15, 2013

Mimi Guarneri, MD, FACC, ABIHM

Symposium 3 – Can Pain be Managed with Nutrition? Mimi Guarneri, MD, FACC, ABIHM; Robert A. Bonakdar, MD, FAAFP, ABIHM; Nancy Cotter, MD, FACN; Michael Stone, MD; Yoram Shir, MD

Symposium 4 – Can Diet and Nutrients Balance the Inflammatory Process?  Beverly Teter, PhD, MACN, CNS; Deanna Minich, PhD, CNS, FACN; Russell Jaffe, PhD, MD, FACN; Monica Reinagel, MS, CNS

Saturday, November 16, 2013

Symposium 5 – Politics and Controversy.  Richard Black, PhD; Harry G. Preuss, MD, CNS, MACN; Richard Anderson, PhD, FACN; Joan Ifland, PhD, MBA; Richard B. Kreider, PhD, FACSM, FISSN

Walking Herb Tour - approximately one-hour visit to a local botanical garden to see herbal medicines in their natural environment. Walk through the garden, and discuss plant scientific names, the correct form of the plant to use for medicine, and some basic plant preparation techniques. This will be a fun, interesting, interactive seminar to help clinicians connect an image to the dietary supplement products that many of us have begun to incorporate into our clinical practices.


The Certification Board for Nutrition Specialists invites ACN members and conference attendees to obtain the prestigious Certified Nutrition Specialist credential.



MDs and DOs: The American College of Nutrition (ACN) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. ACN designates this educational activity for up to 19 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CNS and RDs: The Certification Board for Nutrition Specialists authorizes up to 19 CNE credit hours for Certified Nutrition Specialists. Continuing education (CE) credit hours, up to 19 hours, will be authorized by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for Registered Dietitians.

For more information about ACCME and the College click here.


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