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      Southeastern Pediatric Nutrition Conference 2019 in Wrightsville Beach

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      November 14, 2019

      Thursday   8:00 AM

      2700 North Lumina Avenue
      Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina 28480

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      Southeastern Pediatric Nutrition Conference 2019

      Topic: Let Food be Thy Medicine Nutrition and Disease Management The role of nutrition in preventing and curing disease is emerging. We are now seeing a growing interrelationship between nutrition and pharmacology, which allows for a more effective approach to patient care. This conference will feature many experts who will speak on the importance of nutrition in disease management and it’s many therapeutic possibilities. Through a multidisciplinary approach, attendees will learn about key conditions, challenges, and improvements in medical nutrition therapy, as it relates to the management of various diseases. Target Audience: Pediatricians, PAs, Neonatologists, Neonatal/Pediatric/Family Nurse Practitioners, General Medicine, Family Medicine, Pediatric Gastroenterologists, Dietitians, RNs, LPNs, APRNs, Physician Assistants Pharmacists and related fields. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ ALL MEALS INCLUDED WITH CONFERENCE REGISTRATION. OCEANFRONT NETWORKING RECEPTION WITH FOOD AND DRINKS IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING DAY 1 INCLUDED WITH FULL CONFERENCE! ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Agenda: DAY 1 8AM-5PM 7:30am-8:00am Registration and Breakfast 8:00am-8:15am Welcome and Overview 8:15am-9:45am Food Selectivity, Nutrient Status/Intake, and Autism Spectrum Disorders William Sharp, PhDDirector, Pediatric Feeding Disorders Program
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta  Rashelle Berry, MPH, MS, RDN, LDNutrition Manager for the Feeding Program at Marcus Autism Center 9:45am-10:00am Break/Visit Exhibitors10:00am-11:30am Inflammatory Bowel DiseaseSandra C. Kim, MD Associate Professor of PediatricsCo – Director, Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease CenterDivision of Pediatric Gastroenterology,Hepatology, and NutritionChildrens’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburg, PA  Stacey Zettle, MS, RD, LDNDietitian, Generalist at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh 11:30am-11:45am Break/Visit Exhibitors11:45am-1:15pm Eosinophilic Esophagitis: The Many Pitfalls in Diagnosis and Management: PPIs, Endoscopies, Drugs, Diets and Beyond                             Fred (Dan) Atkins, MDCo-Director, Gastrointestinal Eosinophilic Diseases Program, Pediatric Allergy and Immunology Section Chief Children’s Hospital of Colorado Carina Venter, PhD, RDAssistant Professor, Pediatrics-AllergyUniversity of Colorado School of MedicineChildren’s Hospital Colorado 1:15pm-2:15pm Lunch and Visit Exhibitors 2:15pm-3:45pm Pediatric Nutrition on Managing Kids with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes/Obesity                     Kateryna Kotlyarevska, MD Pediatric Endocrinologist, Coastal Children’s ServicesMeredith Thivierge, RD, CDE, LDNPediatric Clinical Dietitian Specialist IIThe Johns Hopkins Children’s Center 3:45pm-4:00pm Break/Visit Exhibitors 4:00pm-5:00pm  Fatty Liver DiseaseStavra Xanthakos, MD, MSDirector, Steatohepatitis CenterMedical Director, Surgical Weight Loss Program for TeensAssociate Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship Program 5:00pm-5:15pm Closing statements 5:30pm-8:30pm Complimentary Networking Reception in Oceanfront Room at Shell Island Resort _________________________________________________________________________________________ DAY 2 8AM-12PM 7:30am-8:00am Registration and Breakfast 8:00am-8:15am Welcome and Overview 8:15am-9:45am Bariatric Surgery for Teens with Severe Obesity Stavra Xanthakos, MD, MSDirector, Steatohepatitis CenterMedical Director, Surgical Weight Loss Program for TeensAssociate Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship ProgramSusan Sewell, MS RD LD CSOWMRegistered Dietitian, Surgical Weight Loss Program for TeensCincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center 9:45am-10:15am Break/Visit Exhibitors 10:15am-11:15am The “Heart” of Adolescent ObesityJames Loehr, MDPediatric Cardiologist, Coastal Children’s ServicesWilmington, NC11:15am-12:15pm Plant-based Diet in Relationship to Prevention of Obesity in ChildrenJoycelyn Peterson, DrPH, MPH, RDNDirector, Nutritional Sciences ProgramMorgan State University 12:15am-12:30pm Closing Statements/Adjourn 10.25 CEUs available for full conference. Must attend full conference to receive all credits. Other info: Plenty of free parking available at venue Networking reception on Thurs evening included with full conference registration Block of rooms at discounted rate ($99/night) at Shell Island available through October 15, 2019

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