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Academic Activities Cont.

Farook Jahoor, Ph.D.

  • Chair. Session on Protein Metabolism, Fifth International Symposium on Amino Acid/Protein Metabolism in Health and Disease. Perugia, Italy.

  • Coauthor. Presentation: McKay S, Morlese J, Balasubramanyam A, Reeds P, Jahoor F. "Impact of glycine and cysteine supplementation on oxidative stress and glutathione synthesis in Type 2 diabetes. A stable isotope approach." Fifth International Symposium on Amino Acid/Protein Metabolism in Health and Disease. Perugia, Italy.

  • Coauthor. Presentation: Shew SB, Jahoor F, Jaksic T, Heird W.  "A prospective randomized trial of parenteral cysteine supplementation to enhance glutathione synthesis in premature neonates." Fifth International Symposium on Amino Acid/Protein Metabolism in Health and Disease. Perugia, Italy.

  • Speaker.  "The acute phase protein response to infection and malnutrition." NICHD-sponsored workshop on "Protein Metabolism in the Premature Neonate." Cleveland, Ohio.

Karen L. Konzelmann, M.S., C.H.E.S.

  • Speaker. "Future trends and emerging issues in maternal & child health." Society for Nutrition Education meeting, Baltimore, Maryland.

  • Speaker. "Nutrition education for food stamp recipients: It's working!" American Association of Food Stamp Directors meeting, Park City, Utah.

  • Speaker. "Changing demographics: Implications for nutrition & health." Houston International Community Health Summit meeting, Houston, Texas.

  • Speaker. "Programming for the millennium: What do the trends tell us about families?" National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences meeting, Greensboro, North Carolina.

Carlos Lifschitz, M.D.

  • Speaker. "Medical and nutritional therapy of short bowel."  XVI National Congress of the Spanish Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

  • Speaker. "Management of the child with feeding difficulties."  1st Argentine Congress on Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

  • Symposium Panelist. "Persistent and acute diarrhea."  1st Argentine Congress on Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

  • Workshop Panelist. "What is the role of biochemical and histological diagnostic tests in the diagnosis of digestive diseases?" 1st Argentine Congress on Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

  • Speaker. "The colon in nutrition." Annual Meeting of the Japanese Pediatric Gut Club, Kurashiki, Japan.

Kathleen J. Motil, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Speaker. "Pregnancy and lactation." University of Texas School of Medicine Core Nutrition Elective for medical students, Houston, Texas.

  • Attendee. National Foundation for Ectodermal Dysplasias Scientific Advisory Board Meeting, St. Louis, Missouri.

  • Participant. "Issues in pediatric inflammatory bowel disease." Roundtable Discussion sponsored by University of Chicago and Health Learning Resources Center, Dallas, Texas.

  • Attendee. Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease Pharmacology Workshop sponsored by the Children's Digestive Health and Nutrition Consortium. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

  • Speaker. "Current nutrition concerns in pediatrics." Texas Dietetic Association annual meeting in Houston, Texas.

  • Panel Speaker. "Barriers to pediatric research. "Conference on Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring Trials in Children sponsored by FDA/OPRR in the Woodlands, Texas.

  • Presenter. Poster: "Increased body protein degradation is associated with lean body mass deficits in girls with Rett syndrome."  Experimental Biology '99, Washington DC.

  • Attendee. "Research involving infants, children, and adolescents."  Conference sponsored by OPRR/FDA, Kansas City, Missouri.

  • Presenter. Posters: "Calcium absorption is normal in girls with Rett syndrome" and "Lean body mass deficits in girls with Rett syndrome is not associated with altered urea production or salvage."  Society for Pediatrics Research, San Francisco, California.

  • Consultant Reviewer. "Nutri-topic: Nutrition during pregnancy and breastfeeding." USDA/ARS National Agricultural Library Public Services Division, Beltsville, Maryland.

  • Attended. Scientific Advisory Board meeting for National Foundation of Ectodermal Dysplasias, Cleveland, Ohio.

  • Presenter. "Nutritional concerns of children with ectodermal dysplasias." National Foundation for Ectodermal Dysplasias Parents Conference, Cleveland, Ohio.

  • Presenter. "Nutrition, Is it really a treatment?" Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America Forum for Parents and Children, Houston, Texas.

  • Attendee. "Workshop: Collaborative IRB agreements," Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri.

  • Participant. "IRBs in crises: Institutional responses."  Washington, DC.

  • Attendee. Conference, "Public responsibility in medicine and research."  Applied Research Ethics National Association, Boston, Massachusetts.

Peter J. Reeds, Ph.D.

  • Lecturer Applications of multiple tracers to amino acid metabolism in vivo."  Biology and Metabolism Workshop: Novel Applications of Magnetic Techniques, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Florida State University,Tallahassee.

  • Speaker. "Intestinal substrate metabolism." Rank Prize Funds Meeting, Kendal, United Kingdom.

  • Speaker. Plenary lecture, "Protein nutrition of the neonate."  Annual Meeting, The Nutrition Society, Glasgow, United Kingdom.

  • Speaker. "Regulation and consequences of gut metabolism."  13th European Association for Animal Production International Symposium on Protein Metabolism and Nutrition, Aberdeen, United Kingdom.

  • Speaker. "Protein use by the gut." Annual Meeting, European Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Stockholm, Sweden.

Richard J. Schanler, M.D.

  • Lecturer. "Human milk and premature infants" and "Scientific basis for breastfeeding." Puerto Rican Medical Association, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

  • Lecturer. "Feeding challenges for micropremies: The use of fortifiers." Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio.

  • Lecturer. "Risks/Benefits of Human Milk for VLBW Infants." 108th Ross Conference on Pediatric Research, Phoenix, Arizona.

  • Lecturer. "The scientific basis of breastfeeding: Advantages for mother and infant. "The Maternal-Infant Dyad: Functional and Metabolic Relationships Symposium, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel.

  • Speaker. "Bioactivity in human milk and bacterial interactions in the developing immature intestine: Overview: The Clinical Perspective." American Society for Nutritional Sciences Symposium, Experimental Biology 99 Meeting, Washington, D.C.

  • Lecturer. "Breastfeeding: It is still unique!," "The benefits of human milk for premature infants," and "Early enteral feeding plus supplemental parenteral nutrition gives premature infants the best start." The Fourth World Congress of Perinatal Medicine, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

  • Lecturer. "Parenteral nutrition for premature infants" and "Issues in the use of human milk. "Pediatric Academic Societies Mini-course on Nutritional Support of the Premature Infant, San Francisco, California.

  • Presenter. Poster: "Fatty acid soaps may be responsible for poor fat absorption in premature  infants fed fortified human milk." Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, San Francisco, California.

  • Co-presenter. Posters: "Lactation and stress in mothers of premature infants" and "Modifications of the lipid concentration in own mothers' milk feedings in the neonatal intensive care unit: Clinical applications of the creamatocrit technique." Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, San Francisco, California.

  • Presenter. "Health outcomes of human milk-fed premature infants" and "Current applications and future directions for fortification of mothers' milk for premature infants." Second Annual Breastfeeding Conference, "Charting the Course for the New Millennium," Penn State College of Medicine, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania.

  • Speaker. "Benefits of human milk for premature infants," "Challenges in feeding the premature infant" and "Parenteral nutrition for high risk infants." Abbott Round Table in Neonatology for Southern Africa, Wilderness, South Africa.

  • Lecturer, Visiting Professor. "Feeding the premature infant" and "The use of human milk for prematures." Tygerberg Hospital and University of Stellenbosch, Capetown, South Africa.

  • Plenary Speaker. "Human milk for premature infants: Standard of care or nice touch?" The Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine Annual Meeting, San Diego, California.

  • Speaker. "Breastfeeding: Protecting the future." The 27th Annual Seminar for Physicians, Orlando, Florida.

  • Speaker. "Feeding strategies for the low birth weight infant" and "health benefits of human milk for the premature infant." The 14th National Conference on Advances in Perinatal and Pediatric Nutrition, Stanford University, Stanford, California.

  • Presenter. Poster, "Enhanced growth of preterm infants fed a new powdered human milk fortifier: A randomized controlled trial." The 9th International Conference of the International Society for Research in Human Milk and Lactation, Munich, Germany.

  • Plenary Lecturer. "Parenteral nutrition for high risk infants" and "Benefits of human milk for  pemature infants: The use of fortifiers." The 24th Annual Symposium of Clinical Aspects in Perinatal Medicine, Christ Hospital and Medical Center, Oak Lawn, Illinois.

  • Lecturer (Visiting Professor.) "Nutrition in the neonate." Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Israel.

Robert J. Shulman, M.D.

  • Speaker. "Trophic feeding for preterm infants." Texas Pediatric Society meeting, Houston, Texas.

  • Speaker. "Home parenteral nutrition." VI International Small Bowel Transplant Symposium, Omaha, Nebraska.

  • Speaker. "Update on Parenteral Nutrition." North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Meeting, Denver, Colorado.

Janice E. Stuff, Ph.D.

  • Speaker. "Issues for the nutrition of children." USDA Southern Regional Listening Session and Stakeholders Meeting for the National Agriculture Research, Extension, Education and Economics Advisory Board, Lorman, Mississippi.

  • Speaker. "Nutrition intervention in the lower Mississippi Delta." Houston International Health Summit, Houston, Texas.

William W. Wong, Ph.D.

  • Speaker. "Effects of soy isoflavones on blood lipids, blood pressure, and biochemical markers of bone metabolism in postmenopausal women." Third International Symposium on the Role of Soy in Preventing and Treating Chronic Disease, Washington, DC.


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