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2000 Academic Activities

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Steven Abrams, M.D.

  • Speaker. "Preventing Osteoporosis by Providing Adequate Calcium in Childhood and Adolescence." Instituto de Investigacion Nutricional meeting, Lima, Peru.
  • Speaker. "Calcium Nutrition and Turnover Through the Lifecycle." British Nutrition Society summer meeting, Cork, Ireland.
  • Speaker. "Mineral Metabolism in Health and Disease." First World Congress of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Boston, Massachusetts.
    Speaker. "Assessment of Magnesium Absorption and Kinetics Using Stable Isotopes." Ninth International Magnesium Symposium, Vichy, France
  • Lecturer. "Recent Research on Micronutrients in the Diets of Children in Developing Countries." Francisco Marroquin Medical School, Guatemala City, Guatemala.

Tom Baranowski, Ph.D.

  • Lecturer. "Why Our Community Nutrition Education Programs Do Not Seem to Be Working." The University of Texas-Houston Health Science Center School of Public Health, Houston.
  • Lecturer. "Gimme 5 Fruit and Vegetables for Fun and Health: Role of Social Cognitive Theory." Texas A&M University, Department of Nutrition, College Station.
  • Lecturer. "Behavioral Science Theory." The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston.
  • Lecturer. "Social Cognitive Theory." The University of Texas-Houston Health Science Center School of Public Health, Houston.
  • Speaker. "Observation and Sequencing Affect Accuracy of Dietary Assessment among Children." Fourth International Conference on Dietary Assessment Methods, Tucson, Arizona.
  • Speaker. "Theory As Mediating Variable in Obesity Prevention Programs Among Youth." North American Association for the Study of Obesity meeting, Long Beach, California.


Dennis M. Bier, M.D.

  • Speaker. "Influence of Nutritional Disease States on Susceptibility." International Life Science Institute Health and Environmental Sciences Institute, 2000 Annual Meeting, St. Petersburg, Florida.
  • Keynote speaker. "Children's Eating Habits and Exercise: Balancing the Equation." A Demeter Dialogue, sponsored by Georgetown University Center for Food and Nutrition Policy, Washington, D.C.
  • Speaker. "Childhood Obesity." Missouri Dietetic Association's 2000 Annual Meeting, Jefferson City, Missouri.
  • Speaker. "Genetically Modified Foods and Children's Nutrition," and "Prevention of Risk Factors for Lifestyle Related Diseases in Children." Second International Congress on Pediatrics in the Community. Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Invitee. USDA/HHS National Nutrition Summit, Washington, D.C.
  • Symposium Organizer. "Innovative Non- or Minimally Invasive Technologies for Health Monitoring and Nutritional Status in Mothers and Young Children." Children's Nutrition Research Center, Houston.
  • Speaker. "Glutamine Interorgan Transport." International Symposium on Glutamine, Southampton, Bermuda.
  • Invited Speaker. "Biotechnology and Infant Nutrition," and "The Barker Hypothesis." 12th Annual Congreso de la Sociedad Latinoamericana de Nutrición, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • Symposium Co-organizer. Baylor College of Medicine/Case Western Reserve University Workshop on Glucose Metabolism, Children's Nutrition Research Center, Houston.

Douglas G. Burrin, Ph.D.

  • Speaker. "Biological Role of GLP-2 in Neonatal Intestinal Growth and Function." Texas Gulf Coast Digestive Diseases Center, GI Research Forum, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston.
  • Speaker. "GLP-2 Stimulates Intestinal Mucosal Growth by Decreasing Apoptosis in TPN-fed Preterm Piglets." Cell Biology of Enterocyte Function and Proliferation Minisymposium, Experimental Biology Annual Meeting, San Diego, California.
  • Co-chairman. "Importance of the Gut in Amino Acid Nutrition." American Society of Nutritional Sciences-sponsored minisymposium, Experimental Biology Annual Meeting, San Diego, California.
  • Presenter. "Glucagon-like Peptide-2 Stimulates Intestinal Protein Accretion by Decreasing Proteolysis in TPN-fed Preterm Piglets." Experimental Biology Annual Meeting, San Diego, California.
  • Presenter. "Glucagon-like Peptide-2 Stimulates Intestinal Growth by Decreasing Proteolysis and Apoptosis in TPN-fed Preterm Piglets." American Gastroenterology Association meeting, San Diego, California.
  • Speaker. "Nutrient Requirements for Intestinal Metabolism and Growth in the Neonatal Pig." Digestive Physiology of the Pig Symposium, Uppsala, Sweden
  • Speaker. "Factors Affecting Intestinal Nutrient Requirements, Metabolism and Growth in the Neonatal Pig." USDA/ARS Food and Feed Safety Research Laboratory, College Station.
  • Speaker. "Nutritional Significance of Gut Amino Acid Metabolism." 17th BioKyowa Amino Acid Council meeting, St. Louis, Missouri.

Nancy F. Butte, Ph.D.

  • Member. Panel on Dietary Reference Intakes for Macronutrients. Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine, Washington, D.C.
  • Member. Panel on Dietary Reference Intakes for Macronutrients. Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine, Washington, D.C.
  • Speaker. "Nutrition and Physical Activity Issues for Women of Reproductive Age." National Nutrition Summit, Washington, D.C.
  • Member. Panel on Dietary Reference Intakes for Macronutrients. Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine, Washington, D.C.
  • Invitee. "Adi-Map. An Obesity Gene Mapping Collaborative Project: Are We Ready?" NIH, Rockville, Maryland.
  • Member. Panel on Dietary Reference Intakes for Macronutrients. Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine, Washington, D.C.
  • Speaker. "Normative Body Composition of Children during the First Two Years of Life." IX International Congress of Auxology, Turin, Italy.
  • Chair. "Maternal Nutrition during Lactation." International Society for Research on Human Milk and Lactation International Meeting, Tucson, Arizona.
  • Speaker. "Adaptation to Low Fat/High Carbohydrate versus High Fat /Low Carbohydrate Diets in Children." North American Association for the Study of Obesity, Long Beach, California.
  • Member. Panel on Dietary Reference Intakes for Macronutrients. Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine, Washington, D.C.

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David M. Cohen, Ph.D.

  • Guest Lecturer. "NMR Analysis and Tracer Methodology." As part of the course, "Principles and Practice of Tracer Methodology in Metabolism," organized by Robert R. Wolfe, Ph.D., head of the Metabolism Unit of Shriners Hospital for Children-Galveston Burns Hospital, Galveston.

Austin J. Cooney, Ph.D.

  • Speaker. "The Orphan Receptor GCNF and Germ Cell Development." Center for Planned Parenthood Research, Shanghai, China.
  • Speaker. "The Orphan Receptor GCNF and Germ Cell Development." Texas Forum on Female Reproduction, Texas A&M University, Institute of Biosciences and Technology, Houston.
  • Speaker. "The Orphan Receptor GCNF and Germ Cell Development." The Endocrine Society Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada.
  • Speaker. "The Orphan Receptor GCNF and Germ Cell Development." WHO/Rockefeller Foundation-CONRAD/CICCR Symposium on Implantation and Once-a-month Methods for Women, Beaverton, Oregon.

Karen Cullen, Dr. P.H., R.D., L.D.

  • Presenter/panelist. "The Challenge of Changing Dietary Behavior." Fourth National Stakeholder Symposium, USDA National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics Advisory Board, Washington, D.C.
  • Presenter. Poster: "Preferences for Low and Fat Free Foods Among 4th - 6th Grade Children." Society of Nutrition Education 2000 Annual Meeting, Charleston, South Carolina.
  • Presenter. "Goal Setting for Health Behavior Change Among 4th and 8th Grade Students." Society of Nutrition Education 2000 Annual Meeting, Charleston, South Carolina.
  • Presenter. Poster: "Fat Practices and Consumption Among African-American Boy Scouts." Society of Nutrition Education 2000 Annual Meeting, Charleston, South Carolina.
  • Presenter. Poster: "Differences in Beverage Consumption Among 4th - 6th Grade Children." Society of Nutrition Education 2000 Annual Meeting, Charleston, South Carolina.

Teresa A. Davis, Ph.D.

  • Speaker. "Nutrients and Hormones Interact to Regulate Neonatal Growth." Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey.
  • Speaker. "Regulation of Translation Initiation in the Neonate Involves the Insulin Signaling Pathway." Texas A&M University, College Station.

Debby K. Demory-Luce, PhD., R.D., L.D.

  • Speaker. "Eating Habits of School-age Children." Pasadena Independent School District Annual Meeting, Pasadena.

Kenneth J. Ellis, Ph.D.

  • Speaker. "Total Body Calcium by NAA: Reference Values for Children." Fifth International Symposium of Methods and Applications of Radioanalytical Chemistry, Kona, Hawaii.
  • Speaker. "Body Mass Index: Does It Accurately Screen Children for Increased Adiposity?" North American Association for the Study of Obesity meeting, Long Beach, California.

Marta Fiorotto, Ph.D.

  • Speaker. "Postnatal Regulation of Skeletal Muscle Protein Synthesis - Postnatal Age or Nutrition?" Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Texas-Houston Health Science Center, Houston.
  • Presenter. "Composition of Weight Gain in Pigs Injected with Myogenic Vectors Expressing Growth Hormone-releasing Hormone (GHRH.)" Experimental Biology 2000, San Diego, California.

Jennifer Orlet Fisher, Ph.D.

  • Speaker. "Parental Pressure and Girls' Reports of Restrained and Disinhibited Eating." Pediatric Obesity Symposium, Annual Meeting of the North American Association for the Study of Obesity (NAASO) Pediatric Interest Group, Long Beach, California.

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Michael A. Grusak, Ph.D.

  • Speaker. "Nutritional Improvement of Plant Foods: Applying Plant Science to Human Nutrition Concerns." Graduate Group in Nutrition Seminar Series, University of California-Davis, Davis, California.
  • Speaker. "Nutritional Improvement of Plant Foods: Applying Plant Science to Human Nutrition Concerns." USDA/ARS Western Regional Research Center, Albany, California.
  • Speaker. "Intervention Strategies." USDA/ARS Human Nutrition Program Planning Workshop, College Park, Maryland.
  • Chair. "Tenth International Symposium on Iron Nutrition and Interactions in Plants." Houston, Texas, May 14-19, 2000.
  • Speaker. "Complexities of the Phloem Transport System: Implications for Shoot/Root Interactions and Iron Homeostasis in Plants." Tenth International Symposium on Iron Nutrition and Interactions in Plants, Houston.
  • Speaker. "Understanding Micronutrient Metal Homeostasis in Plants Using Unique Hyperaccumulating Mutants." Faculty of Molecular and Environmental Plant Sciences Seminar Series, Texas A&M University, College Station.
  • Speaker. "Understanding Mineral Transport to Developing Seeds: Identifying Targets to Enhance the Nutritional Quality of Plant Foods." Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology Seminar Series, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
  • Speaker. "Nutritional Evaluation and Improvement of Plant Foods: Applying Plant Science to Human Nutrition Concerns." USDA/ARS Human Nutrition Research Center at Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Speaker. "Understanding Mineral Transport to Developing Seeds: Identifying Targets to Enhance the Nutritional Quality of Plant Foods." Urban Science and Ecology Colloquium, Department of Natural Sciences, University of Houston-Downtown, Houston.
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