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Nutrition Symposium
Category   Symposium
Facility   Maine Medical Center
Location   Maine Medical Center
Charles A. Dana Health Education Center
22 Bramhall Street
Portland, ME 04102
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Start Date   09/17/2014
Start Time   7:30 am EST
End Time   3:30 pm


7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Check-in & Registration

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Grand Rounds - Malnutrition in Hospitals: Prevalence, Contributors and Impact On Outcomes
Presenter: Johane P. Allard, MD, FRCPC, Professor of Medicine, Director of Division of Gastroenterology, University of Toronto, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

9:15 AM - 10:00 AM
Welcoming Remarks - Evidence and Experience: A History of Practices In Nutrition Support
Presenters: James Morse, MD, Portland Gastroenterology Associates, Nutrition Support Service/Adults, Maine Medical Center; Ken Lombard, MD, CMO, Maine Medical Partners Pediatric Specialty Group, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition, Nutrition Support Service/Pediatrics, Maine Medical Center

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Scurvy? That Doesn’t Happen Anymore!?
Presenters: Lisa M. Almeder, MD, Attending Physician, Maine Medical Partners Hospital Medicine, Maine Medical Center, Medical Director, Clinical Integration, MaineHealth; Erin Corica, PharmD, BCNSP, Pharmacy Clinical Specialist, Nutrition Support, Maine Medical Center

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Bariatric Surgery: The Effects on Nutrition
Presenter: Megan Swift, MS, RD, CDE, Maine Medical Center Weight & Wellness Program

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Glycemic Control in Nutrition Support
Clinical Case Studies/Discussion
Presenters: Stacey Starbird-Richmond, RN, CDE, Diabetes Nurse Educator, Co-leader MMC Glycemic Steering Committee, Maine Medical Center; Rosellen Taylor, RD, LD, CNSC, Senior Clinical Dietitian, Maine Medical Center

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM
Action Not Talk: Working with Private Sector Leaders to Make Healthy Choice the Easy Choice
Presenter: Susan Roberts, JD, MS, RD, Fellow, Food and Nutrition Initiatives, Partnership for a Healthier America, Washington, DC

3:30 PM - 3:35 PM

*Registration deadline is September 10, 2014.

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Cost/Fee   Non-Student: $90, Student: $65
Contact Information   For any questions related to continuing education credits, please contact Lauren Tate at 207.662.2338 or via email at

181 Main Street, Norway, Maine 04268 | (207) 743-5933, TTY (for the hearing impaired): (207) 743-1597