Department of Pediatrics

Neonatal Nutrition Conference Program


Conference Schedule 2022


Monday, March 7

Time Break-Out Speaker(s)
8 a.m. Pretest  
8:30 a.m. Welcome  Amy B. Hair, M.D.

Kristina Reber, M.D.
8:45 a.m.

Dr. Diane Anderson Memorial Lecture
Elements of a Nutrition Program for the Contemporary NICU

Sharon Groh-Wargo, Ph.D., RDN

9:45 a.m. Break  
10 a.m. Expected and Desirable Preterm Infant Growth Patterns

Tanis R. Fenton, Ph.D., RD

11 a.m.

Controversies in Neonatal GI

Geoffrey A. Preidis, M.D., Ph.D.
12 p.m. Lunch  
12:45 p.m. Feeding Infants with Congenital Heart Disease in the NICU and CICU

Sharada Gowda, M.D.

Jeramy Roddy, M.D.
1:45 p.m. Workshops  
  1. Getting Started: Calculations for the New NICU Dietitian Nidia B. Delgado, MS, RD, LD

Laura A. Lucas, MS, RD, CSP, LD, CNSC 
  2. Preparation of Human Milk, Donor Milk Use and Infant Formula in the NICU Kristina N. Tucker, MSN, RN, IBCLC

3. Parenteral Nutrition in the NICU

Allyson Camp, MS, RD, LD, CNSC

Agnes Mandy, RD, LD

Cynthia Toy, PharmD, BCPPS

  4. GI Anatomy and Imaging

Adam Vogel, M.D.

2:30 p.m. Break  
2:45 p.m. Repeat of Workshops  
3:30 p.m. Break  
3:45 p.m.

Health Disparities and the Honey Child Project

Charleta Guillory, M.D., MPH
4:45 p.m. Adjourn for the day  



Tuesday, March 8

Time Break-Out Speaker(s)
8:30 a.m. Human Milk Fortification

Richard J. Schanler, M.D.

9:30 a.m. Clinical Application of Preterm Infant Discharge Nutrition Evidence Sarah Taylor, M.D., MSCR
10:30 a.m. Break  
10:45 a.m. The 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans: Implications for MCH Populations Jamie Stang, Ph.D., MPH, RDN
11:45 a.m. Nutrition and Microbiome in the Preterm Infant Mohan Pammi, M.D., Ph.D.
12:30 p.m. Lunch  
1:30 p.m. Workshops  

1. Beyond the Bedside: Integrating Research and Quality Improvement into Clinical Practice

Laura Gollins, MBA, RD, LD, CNSC, FAND

Keli Hawthorne, MS, RD, LD

Kristina N. Tucker, MSN, RN, IBCLC


2. Cue-Based Feedings and other Oral Feeding Challenges in the NICU

Cheryl Mitchell, OTR, MOT, SCFES, CNT

Nancy Hurst, Ph.D., RN, IBCLC


3. Nutritional Strategies for the Medically Complex Infants in the NICU

Amy Hair, M.D.

Amy Carter, MS, RD, LD


4. Updates in the Management of Intestinal Failure and PNAC

Muralidhar Premkumar, MBBS, MS

L. Adriana Massieu, RD, LD, CNSC

2:15 p.m. Break  
2:30 p.m. Repeat of Workshops  
3:15 p.m. Break  
3:30 p.m.

Calcium, Phosphorus, Iron! Oh My!

Steven Abrams, M.D.
4:30 p.m. Adjourn for the day  

Wednesday, March 9

Time Break-Out Speaker(s)
8 a.m. Bioactives in Human Milk: Assessment of Risks and Benefits

Steven Abrams, M.D.

Shelley McGuire, Ph.D.

9 a.m. Social Determinants of Breastfeeding Margaret Parker, M.D., MPH
10 a.m. Break  
10:05 a.m. Infant Formula Recall 2022: Information for Health Care Providers Steven Abrams, M.D.
10:25 a.m. Expert Panel: Putting it All Together. Ask the Experts Questions

Moderator: Amy Hair, M.D.

Steven Abrams, M.D., Nancy Hurst, Ph.D., RN, IBCLC, Geoffrey Preidis, M.D., Ph.D., Sharon Groh-Wargo, Ph.D., RDN, Muralidhar Premkumar, MBBS, MS

11:30 a.m. Support of the Family**

Joseph A. Garcia-Prats, M.D.

12:30 p.m. Evaluation/Post-Test  
1:00 p.m. Adjourn for day  
** 1 credit of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility