The Monday Nutrition Seminar SerND
May 10, 2021 – Dr Elsie M. Taveras, MD, MPH, Executive Director, Kraft Center for Community Health, Division Chief, General Academic Pediatrics, Massachusetts General Hospital, Conrad Taff Professor of Nutrition in the Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School; AND Dr Ronald E. Kleinman, MD,
Physician in Chief, MassGeneral Hospital for Children; Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Massachusetts General Hospital; Charles Wilder Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School – Recommendations for infants and children from the DGAC 2020-2025 report.
May 3, 2021 – Dr Chris Duggan, MD, MPH, Professor, Departments of Nutrition and Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Professor, Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School – Is zinc the answer for childhood diarrhead? Recent trial data from Tanzania and India – NGHP.
April 26, 2021 – Dr Laila Al-Shaar, Visiting Scientist; AND Dr Claire Pernar, Research Associate, Epidemiology Department – Reproducibility and Validity of Alternative Methods for Assessing Physical Activity: Findings from the Men’s and Women’s Lifestyle.
April 19, 2021 – Dr Aviva Musicus, ScD, Postdoctoral Research Fellow Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences – Can we eat well and save the planet?
April 12, 2021 – Dr Jun Li, Research Scientist, Department of Nutrition – Systems Epidemiology of Cardiometabolic Diseases: Integrated Multi-omics Approaches to Facilitate Personalized Prevention.
April 5, 2021 – Dr Robert Paarlberg, Associate, Sustainaility Science Program, Harvard Kennedy School; Associate, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs –Resetting the Table: How Not To Fix Our Broken Food System – NGHP.
March 29, 2021 – Dr Erica Kenney, Assistant Professor of Public Health Nutrition, Department of Nutrition – Federal food assistance programs and improvements in child health: recent developments.
March 22, 2021 – Dr Dong (Daniel) Wang, Member of the Faculty of Medicine, HSPH – New explorations into diet and the microbiome. Resources and Early Results.
March 15, 2021 – SPRING BREAK
March 8, 2021 – Dr Caitlin Caspi, ScD, Associate Professor, Allied Health Sciences, Rudd Center – Community-level policies and interventions to address food insecurity and nutrition.
March 1, 2021 -Dr Chris Sudfeld, ScM, ScD, Assistant Professor of Global Health and Nutrition, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; AND Dr Wafaie Fawzi, MBBS, MPH, MS, DrPH, Richard Saltonstall Professor of Population Sciences, Professor of Nutrition, Epidemiology, and Global Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health – Vitamin D and Infectious Disease: New Evidence and Future Directions – NGHP.
February 22, 2021 – Dr Christopher Golden, PhD, Assistant Professor of Nutrition & Planetary Health, Department of Nutrition- Aquatic foods for nourishing nations
February 15, 2021 – PRESIDENTS DAY
February 8, 2021 – Dr Angela Odoms-Young, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition (MC 517), University of Illinois at Chicago – Moving from Nutrition Equity to Power: Viewing Diet, Food Insecurity, and Food Access through the lens of Structural Violence, Liberation, and Peace
February 1, 2021 – Dr. Ashkan Afshin, MD, MPH, MSc, ScD, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Global Health; Assistant Professor, Health Metrics Sciences, University of Washington – Estimating the Burden of Disease Related to Multiple Micronutrient Deficiencies -NGHP.
January 25, 2021 – Dr Jordi Merino – Instructor in Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Center for Genomic Medicine, Simches – Towards Precision Approaches To Advance Diabetes Prevention and Care.
December 14, 2020 – Dr. Diane Gilbert-Diamond, Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Associate Professor of Community and Family Medicine – Assessing Genetic Predisposition to Physiological and Behavioral Responsivity to Visual Food Cues in Children
December 7, 2020 – Dr Lindsay H. Allen, PhD, Research Physiologist, USDA, ARS Western Human Nutrition Research Center, Adjunct Research Professor, University of California, Davis, President, American Society for Nutrition – Determining the Nutrient Composition of Human Milk: New Research on an Old Problem – NGHP.
November 30, 2020 – Dr Samantha Molsberry, PhD, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Nutrition – Dietary risk factors for Parkinson’s disease
November 23, 2020 – Dr Edward Giovannucci, Professor of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Department of Nutrition – Insulinemic diets and cancer risk.
November 16, 2020 – Professor Lorraine Brennan, University College Dublin, School of Agriculture and Food Science – Metabolomics and food intake – current status and future outlook. [Part of the Dietary Biomarker Symposium: Advances, Challenges, and Future Directions in Food Biomarker Research] – “Metabolomics and food intake – current status and future outlook”.
November 9, 2020 – Mr Jerold Mande, Senior Advisor to the President, Center for Science in the Public Interest; Adjunct Professor of Nutrition – Food and nutrition policy in the new Biden/Harris administration
November 2, 2020 – Dr Michael F. Jacobson, Ph.D., Co-founder and Senior Scientist, Center for Science in the Public Interest – Salt Wars: The Science and Politics of Salt
October 26, 2020 – Dr Daphne Miller, MD, Clinical Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of California, San Francisco; Project Scientist, Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley – “Heath from the Soil Up: Health and agriculture are one, how can we work together?”.
October 19, 2020 – Dr Sheila Fleischhacker, PhD, JD, Adjunct Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center – “Addressing Food Insecurity in the United States: Successes and Shortcomings of Federal Nutrition Assistance”.
October 12, 2020 – INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY
October 5, 2020 – Dr Jessica Fanzo, PhD, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Global Food and Agriculture Policy and Ethics; Director, Global Food Ethics and Policy Program; Editor-in-Chief, Global Food Security Journal, Berman Institute of Bioethics, Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University – “Eating Healthy, Sustainably and Equitably in the Anthropocen” – NGHP.
September 28, 2020 – Dr Alon Shepon, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Nutrition – “Nutrition-sensitive aquaculture: meeting the dual challenge of nutritional security and environmental sustainability”
September 21, 2020 – Dr Xuehong Zhang, Assistant Professor of Medicine, HMS; Assistant Professor in the Department of Nutrition, HSPH – Diet, Lifestyle and Liver Cancer in the US.
September 14, 2020 – Ms Peggy Liu, Chairperson, Joint US-China Collaboration on Clean Energy (JUCCCE), Founder, Food Heroes; Distinguished Prof at the China Academy of Governance – Food Heroes:. Gamified Engagement For Children’s Nutrition. A Fresh Look at the Link Between Personal and Planetary Health.
September 7, 2020 – LABOR DAY.
August 31, 2020 – Dr Rattan Lal, Distinguished University Professor of Soil Science, School of Environment and Natural Resources, The Ohio State University – Opportunities to mitigate climate change by carbon sequestration in food production systems.
June 10, 2020 – 6th Annual Nutrition Omics Symposium: Advances, Applications, and Translations in Nutrition and Epidemiology.
May 11, 2020 – Dr Fang Fang Zhang, Associate Professor, Friedman School of Nutrition, Tufts University – TBD.
May 4, 2020 – Dr Sheila Isanaka, Assistant Professor of Nutrition & Global Health – TBD.
April 27, 2020 – Dr Ajit Varki, Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Cellular & Molecular Medicine,
Co-Director, UCSD/Salk Center for Academic Research and Training in Anthropogeny (CARTA), Co-Director, Glycobiology Research and Training Center (GRTC), University of California-San Diego, Adjunct Professor, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, Executive Editor, “Essentials of Glycobiology”, Author: DENIAL – TBD.
April 20, 2020 – Dr Marta Guasch-Ferre, PhD, Research Scientist, Dept of Nutrition – Olive oil consumption and cardiovascular health.
April 13, 2020 – Dr Marco Springmann, Senior Researcher on Environmental Sustainability and Public Health, Oxford Martin Programme on the Future of Food, Centre on Population Approaches for Non-Communicable Disease Prevention, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford – TBD.
April 6, 2020 – Dr Lindsay Allen, Director of the Western Human Nutrition Research Center at USDA, Davis, California – TBD – NGHP.
March 30, 2020 – Dr Rebecca L. Pearl, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry, Director of Research, Center for Weight and Eating Disorders, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania – TBD.
March 23, 2020 – Dr Carlos Camargo, Professor in the Dept of Epidemiology, Harvard TH Chan School, Professor of Medicine, HMS – TBD.
March 16, 2020 – SPRING BREAK – No Monday Nutrition Seminar.
March 9, 2020 – Dr Alia Crum, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Stanford University (Stanford Mind & Body Lab) – Edgy Veggies: Mindsets and Motivating Healthy Behaviors.
March 2, 2020 – Dr Ganmaa Davaasambuu, Assistant Professor in the Department of Nutrition; Assistant Professor of Medicine – Trials of vitamin D supplementation in Mongolia: past, current and future – NHHP.
February 24, 2020 – Dr Aurelijus Veryga, MD, PhD, Lithuania Minister of Health, Republic of Lithuania Ministry of Health – Public Health as Health Policy Priority. Tomas Vaiciunas, Director of the Lifestyle Medicine Masters Curriculum at Kaunas University SPH – Lifestyle Medicine: Competencies for Treating & Reversing NCDs.
February 17, 2020 – President’s Day – No Monday Nutrition Seminar.
February 10, 2020 – Dr Anastassios G. Pittas, MD, MS, Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Tufts Medical Center · Boston · MA – Vitamin D for Diabetes: To D or not to D?
February 3, 2020 – Dr Jacqueline Lauer, Research Fellow in Pediatrics, HMS – Environmental Enteric Dysfunction and Poor Growth Outcomes – NGHP.
January 27, 2020 – Symposium: RED MEAT, MEAT ALTERNATIVES, & BEYOND: Health, Environment, Policy, and the Media. View recordings from the symposium.
December 16, 2019 – Dr Manja Koch, Research Associate, Department of Nutrition – Novel biomarkers for dementia.
December 9, 2019 – Dr Philip Demokritou, Associate Professor; Director, HSPH Center for Nanotechnology and Nanotoxicology; Director, Harvard-NIEHS Nanosafety Research Center; Program Director, Nanyang Technological University- Harvard T. H. Chan School pf Public Health Initiative for Sustainable Nanotechnology; Co-Editor in Chief, NanoIMPACT (ELSEVIER) – Sustainable Nanotechnology: Bio-inspired, nature derived and non toxic nanomaterials for agri-food applications.
December 2, 2019 – Dr Marion Roche, Senior Technical Advisor for Adolescent & Women’s Health and Nutrition, Nutrition International – Adolescent Nutrition: Innovative programs and partnerships to reach adolescents beyond the health system – NGHP.
November 25, 2019 – Dr William N. Ryerson, President, Population Media Center, South Burlington, Vermont – Using Entertainment Media to Address Nutrition and Public Health Issues Worldwide.
November 18, 2019 – Dr Christopher Gardner, Director of Nutrition Studies at Stanford Prevention Research Center, Professor of Medicine at Stanford University, Stanford University – Consumption of total and subtypes of dairy products and long-term health outcome.
November 11, 2019 – Veterans Day – No Monday Nutrition Seminar
November 4, 2019 – Dr Jean-Philippe Drouin-Chartier, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Nutrition – Consumption of total and subtypes of dairy products and long-term health outcomes.
October 28, 2019 – Dr Stephen P. Juraschek, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Division of General Medicine, Section for Research – The Next Steps in Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension.
October 21, 2019 – Dr Hannah G. Lawman, PhD, Director of Research and Evaluation, Division of Chronic Disease Prevention — Get Healthy Philly, Philadelphia Department of Public Health – Public health policy research in action: the cases of a beverage tax, tobacco retail permit regulations, and sodium warning labeling in Philadelphia.
October 14, 2019 – Indigenous People’s Day – No Monday Nutrition Seminar.
October 7, 2019 –Dr Emily Smith, Research Associate, Department of Global Health & Popuation – Who Benefits? Differential effects of nutrition interventions for a positive pregnancy experience – NGHP.
September 30, 2019 – Dr Steve Gortmaker, Professor of the Practice of Health Sociology, Department of Social & Behavioral Sciences – Cost-Effective Strategies to Prevent Childhood Obesity.
September 23, 2019 – Dr Jun Li, Research Associate, Department of Nutrition – Mediterranean Diet and Cardiovascular Disease Risk: An Integrated Metabolomics and Genetics Approach to Biomarker Discovery.
September 16, 2019 – Dr David Eisenberg, Director, Culinary Nutrition, and Adjunct Associate Professor of Nutrition, and Dr Jennifer Massa, Research Scientist – Teaching Kitchens as Nutrition Translational Research Labs.
September 9, 2019 – Dr Wafaie Fawzi and Staff – Information Session on Nutrition and Global Health Concentration – NGHP.
May 13, 2019 – Dr Julia L Finkelstein, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology & Nutrition, World Health Organization Collaborating Centre on Implementation Research in Nutrition & Global Policy, Cornell University. TBA.
May 6, 2019 -Dr Lindsay Jaacks, Assistant Professor in the Department of Global Health and Population; Visiting Professor at the Public Health Foundation of India – The Global Syndemic of Obesity, Undernutrition, and Climate Change- NGHP.
April 29, 2019 – Dr Ulf Riserus, Associate Professor of Clinical Nutrition & Metabolism, Department of Public Health & Caring Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden – Influence of dietary fatty acids on glucose metabolism and type 2 diabetes.
April 22, 2019 – Dr Ahmed Daak, Research Professor, Center of Molecular Biology & Biotechnology, Florida Atlantic University – Omega-3 fatty acids: From nutrient to therapy.
April 15, 2019 – Dr Nita Bhandari, Senior Scientist & Director, Centre for Health Research & Development, Society for Applied Studies, New Delhi, India – Are interventions in the 1000-days window likely to be sufficient to reduce childhood stunting: Early observations from an ongoing trial.
April 8, 2019 – Dr Christopher Sudfeld, Assistant Professor of Global Health & Nutrition, Harvard Chan School – Causal or Confounding: Nutrition and Child Development in Low- and Middle-Income Countries.
April 1, 2019 – Dr Pratik Panchal, Clinical Research Scientist, OpenBiome – The microbiome and childhood undernutrition: Accelerating translational research for global health equity -NGHP. [recorded presentation]
March 25, 2019 – Dr Ivan J Perry, Professor of Public Health, School of Public Health, University College-Cork – Understanding and promoting diet quality: a journey from the library to the restaurant. [recorded presentation]
March 18, 2019 – Spring Break
March 11, 2019 – Dr Rikard Landberg, Department of Biology & Biological Engineering; Head of Division Food & Nutrition Science, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden – Dietary biomarkers of whole grain intake and beyond- Discovery, validation and use in epidemiological studies.
March 4, 2019 – NGHP -Dr. Jennifer Coates, Associate Professor, Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy – A Global Dietary Data Revolution: New Opportunities and Challenges to Tracking what the World Eats. [recorded presentation]
February 25, 2019 – Dr Walter Willett, Professor of Epidemiology and Nutrition, Department of Nutrition. The search for a path to feed 10 billion a healthy and sustainable diet.
February 18, 2019 – President’s Day
February 11, 2019 – Dr. Iris Shai, Professor of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Ben Gurion University of the Negev – Green-MED Diet enriched with Mankai (a protein-rich aquatic plant) and cardiometabolic health: Insights from the DIRECT-PLUS trial.
February 4, 2019 – Dr. Anna Lartey, Director of Nutrition and Food Systems Division, Food & Agriculture Organization – While feeding ten billion people by 2050, what happens to our Nutrition? – NGHP [recorded presentation]
January 28, 2019 – Dr. Jorge Chavarro, Associate Professor of Nutrition & Epidemiology, Department of Nutrition, Harvard Chan School – New resources for nutritional epidemiology research at Harvard: challenges and opportunities. [recorded presentation]
December 17, 2018 – Dr. Daniel (Dong) Wang – Global Dietary Quality and Preventable Premature Deaths
December 10, 2018 – Dr. Changzheng Yuan – Long-term consumption of vegetables, fruits, and carotenoids and cognitive function in U.S. Adults
November 26, 2018 – Dr. Antonio Paoli – Ketogenic Diet and Fasting for Athletes
November 19, 2018 – Dr. Kerry Ivey (Post Doctoral Fellow) – Diet and the microbiome: The role of dietary factors in shaping the population and community ecology of the gastrointestinal microbiome
November 5, 2018 – Dr Daniel Roth – Associate Professor, Department of Paediatrics, University of Toronto; Clinician-Scientist, Division of Paediatric Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children – Vitamin D supplementation in pregnancy and lactation: Insights from a randomized controlled trial in Bangladesh
October 22, 2018 – Miguel Ruiz-Canela Dpto. Medicina Preventiva y Salud Pública – Mediterranean diet and prevention of cardiovascular disease-new questions from the PREDIMED-Plus and the PREDIMAR trials –[recorded presentation]
October 15, 2018 – Dr. Erica Kenney, Assistant Professor in the Department of Nutrition – Leveraging federal food policies to support healthy eating in early childhood: the case of the Child and Adult Care Food Program –[recorded presentation]
September 24, 2018 – Benoît Lamarche PhD FAHA Chaire de Nutrition, INAF Architecte scientifique, PULSAR, Université Laval – Are DHA and EPA created equal? Clinical and mechanistic perspectives
September 17, 2018 – Dr Vasanti Malik, Research Scientist Adjunct Lecturer in Nutrition – Sugar sweetened and artificially sweetened beverages and cardiometabolic health: updates and new insight” [recorded presentation]
September 10, 2018 – Nilupa S. Gunaratna, MS, PhD Assistant Professor Department of Nutrition Science Public Health Graduate Program Purdue University – Improving Diets in Rural Ethiopia: Are Chickens the Answer?
May 14, 2018 – Matthew W. Gillman, MD, SM – Program Director, Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) Office of the Director- National Institutes of Health: Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes.
May 7, 2018 – Kerstin Hanson – HSPH GHP MPH candidate’18 –Nutrition and Emergency: Why we need to rethink current models of care
April 30, 2018 – Dr. Kirsten Davison – Donald and Sue Pritzker Associate Professor of Nutrition, HSPH – Blending nutrition, health behavior and family sciences to prevent childhood obesity
April 23, 2018 – Dr Rina Agustina – Head of the Human Nutrition Research Cluster from the University of Indonesia – Probiotics and dietary quality: modulation of gut microbiota on intestinal infection and inflammation
April 16, 2018 – Vasanti Malik, ScD – Long-term Consumption of Sugar Sweetened and Artificially Sweetened Beverages and Risk of Mortality in US Adults
April 9, 2018 – Dr. Erin van Blarigan – UCSF – Diet after Colorectal Cancer: Observational Studies to Behavioral Interventions
April 2, 2018 – Dr. Anna Herforth – Big data efforts in food systems and nutrition: Food affordability and diet quality
March 26, 2018 – Alessio Fasano, MD , – W. Allan Walker Chair of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School [recorded presentation]
March 19, 2018 -Kjetil L. Bjornevik, MD, PhD – The Dietary Risk Factors For Multiple Sclerosis
March 5, 2018 – Nancy F. Krebs – MD, MS Professor of Pediatrics
Head, Section of Nutrition Vice Chair, Academic Affairs, Dept of Pediatrics
University of Colorado School of Medicine
February 26, 2018 – Dr. Majken Jensen – Assistant Professor of Nutrition, HSPH; Assistant Professor of Medicine, HMS [recorded presentation]
February 12, 2018 – Dr. Mingyang Song – Instructor in Medicine, HMS
Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept. of Nutrition, HSPH – Use of group-based trajectory modeling for weight change analysis and other etiologic and clinical applications
February 5, 2018 – Dr. Ganmaa Davaasambuu – Assistant Professor in the Department of Nutrition- Vitamin D for the prevention and treatment of respiratory infection
January 29, 2018 – Dr. Yanping Li -Research Scientist, HSPH- Healthy Lifestyle & Life Expectancies
January 22, 2018 -Christina Astley, MD, ScD Instructor in Pediatrics, HMS – Jennifer Todd, MD Instructor in Pediatrics, HMS- Genetic Evidence that Carbohydrate-Stimulated Insulin Secretion Leads to Obesity
December 11, 2017 – Zhenglong Gu – Division of Nutritional Sciences Cornell University – Mitochondrial DNA Mutation and Diseases
December 4, 2017 – (NGHP) – Topic TBD
November 27, 2017 – Allan Walker – (MGH & HSPH) Professor in the Department of Nutrition – Diet and Microbiota in Health and Disease
November 20, 2017 – Josiemer Mattei – (HSPH) Assistant Professor of Nutrition – Topic TBD
November 13, 2017 – Miguel Alonso- Director, Laboratory of Bariatric and Nutritional Neuroscience
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School Center for the Study of Nutrition Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center – Topic TBD
November 6, 2017 – Anna Lartey – (NGHP) – Topic TBD
October 30, 2017 – Emily Oken – Professor of Population Medicine; Professor in the Department of Nutrition – Topic TBD
October 23, 2017 – Anuraj Shankar – (HSPH) Senior Research Scientist – Topic TBD
October 16, 2017 – Jorge Chavarro – (HSPH) Associate Professor of Nutrition – Topic TBD
October 2, 2017 – Donna Spiegelman- Professor of Epidemiologic Methods, HSPH- and
Dr. Archana Shrestha, Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Epidemiology, HSPH – Topic TBD
September 25, 2017 – Christopher Golden-(HSPH) Research Scientist /Exposure, Epidemiology & Risk Program – Topic TBD
September 18, 2017 – Marji McCullough – Strategic Director, Nutritional Epidemiology
American Cancer Society, Inc.- Topic TBD
September 11, 2017 – Zirui Song – (HMS) Assistant Professor of Health Care Policy – The Impact of Workplace Wellness Programs on Health and Economic Outcomes
August 28, 2017 – Suneetha Kadiyala – Innovations in agriculture/food systems-nutrition research: Challenges and opportunities.
June 13, 2017 (Special Seminar) – Rob van Dam – Topic TBD
May 15, 2017 – Fred Tabung – The Inflammatory and Insulinemic Potential of Diet and Risk of Cancer
May 9, 2017 (Special Seminar) – Miguel A Martinez Gonzalez – Mediterranean Diet in Non-communicable Disease Prevention: Update of Predimed & PredimedPlus Trials
May 8, 2017 – Michael J. Wargovich – Chronic Inflammation in Breast Cancer Survivors: An intervention trial using culinary anti-inflammatories
May 1, 2017 – Lindsay Jaacks – Listening to women talk about what they eat: drivers of food choice in Delhi and implications for NCD prevention
April 24, 2017 – Lisa Harnack – Reshaping the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to Improve Family Nutrition
April 17, 2017 – Luc Djousse – Nutrition and Prevention of Heart Failure: Current Evidence
April 3, 2017 – Ihab Tewfik – Tailored Functional Recipe: A Sustainable Approach to Modulate Some Global Health Challenges
March 20, 2017 – Maryam Farvid- Breast Cancer Prevention: Role of Fruit and Vegetable Consumption Across the Life Course
February 27, 2017 – Qi Sun, Geng Zong, Gang Liu – Persistent Organic Pollutants: Exposure, Metabolism, and Health Consequences [slides]
February 6, 2017 – Venkat Narayan – Historical economical context to global type 2 diabetes and some unsolved mysteries
January 23, 2017 – Richard Doty – Olfaction and Taste
December 5 & December 12, 2016 – Nutrition Department Student Presentations
November 14, 2016 – Daniel (Dong) Wang – Specific types of fat and risk of total and cause-specific mortality
November 14, 2016 – Ambika Satija – Plant-based dietary patterns and risk of diabetes and coronary heart disease
November 7, 2016 – Martha Clare Morris – Dietary Patterns Intervention
October 31, 2016 – Anne Lusk – Bicycle Research Targeted to Change Policies and Funding to do the Research [slides]
October 24, 2016 – David Tilman – Environmental Sustainability, Diets and Health: Can We Feed the World and Save the Earth? [recorded presentation]
October 17, 2016 – Marta Guasch-Ferre – Mediterranean diet, metabolomics, and cardiometabolic diseases: Findings from the PREDIMED Study
October 3, 2016 – Bette Caan – Body Composition Studies help to Explain the Obesity Paradox in Cancer: Evidence from Colorectal and Breast Cancer
September 26, 2016 – Ron Shaich – A Business Leader’s View on Effecting Change in America’s Diet
September 19, 2016 – Sara Bleich – Experiences in the White House Fellowship and Research Directions
September 12, 2016 – Calestous Juma – The Growing Nutrition Revolution: Biological Diversity & Technological Innovation
March 7, 2016 – Jeffrey K Griffiths – Unexpected Linkages: Cattle, Child Nutrition and Malaria in Uganda [recorded presentation]
February 29, 2016 – Emily Oster – Diabetes and Diet: Behavioral Response to Health News [recorded presentation]
February 22, 2016 – Michael Goran – Childhood Obesity and Risk for Type 2 Diabetes and Fatty Liver Disease: Impact of Dietary Sugars during Critical Periods of Nutritional Development
February 8, 2016 – Jean Kristeller – Mindful Eating: Conceptual and Research Foundations [recorded presentation]
February 1, 2016 – Werner Schultink – UNICEF’s strategic approach to improving maternal and child nutrition
January 25, 2016 – Johanna W Lampe – Gut Microbial Metabolism of Dietary Bioactives: Whose Diet Is It Anyway?
November 30/ December 7/ December 14, 2015 – Nutrition Department Student Presentations
November 24, 2015 (Special Seminar) – A special student-sponsored debate between Anuraj Shankar and Richard Cash. – Nutritional stunting: important indicator or misleading metric?
November 23 – Tahmeed Ahmed – Management of severe acute malnutrition: from basics to delivery
November 16 – Miguel Ángel Martínez González – Mediterranean diet in the prevention of chronic disease: New evidences from the PREDIMED trial and current status of the PREDIMED-PLUS trial
November 9 – Steven Gortmaker – Cost effective interventions to reduce childhood obesity: some save more than they cost to implement
October 26, 2015 – Shilpa Bhupathiraju – Does Being Overweight Confer a Survival Advantage? Evidence from the Global BMI-mortality Consortium
October 19, 2015 – Lindiwe Sibanda – Making Agriculture Deliver Nutrition Outcomes
October 5, 2015 – Deidre (Deedee) Tobias – Low-fat diets for long-term weight loss. What do decades of randomized trials conclude? [recorded presentation]
September 28, 2015 – Chris Sudfeld- The potential role of Vitamin D in Health of HIV-infected Adults and Children [recorded presentation]
September 21, 2015 – Philippe Grandjean – Nutrients and Contaminants: The impact of imprecision and reverse confounding
September 14, 2015 – Changzheng Yuan – Nutrient Validation in Women’s Lifestyle Validation Study
December 1 & 15, 2014 – Nutrition Department Student Presentations
November 24, 2014 – Guy Crosby – A glimpse into food processing
November 17, 2014 – Mu Chen – Dairy products and cardiometabolic disease
November 10, 2014 – Veronika Fedirko – Systemic & Tissue-Specific Effects of Vitamin D in Colorectal Cancer Chemoprevention
November 3 2014 – Martin Bloem – The role of the world food programme in combating under-nutrition and HIV/AIDS
October 27 2014 – Xiaobin Wang – Early life origins of chronic disease
October 20, 2014 – Barton Seaver – Sustaining oceans to sustain people
October 6, 2014 – Jennifer Friedman
September 29, 2014 – Donna Spruijt-Metz – Health Technologies for real-time intervention and behavior change
September 22, 2014 – Juliana Cohen – A comparison of choice architecture and chef-enhanced meals on the selection and consumption of healthier school foods
September 15, 2014 – Stephanie Smith-Warner
September 8, 2014 – Yarlini Balarajan
March 10, 2014 – Jessica Smith – Changes in protein foods, carbohydrate quantity and quality, and long-term weight gain in US men and women
March 24. 2014 – Perenlei Enkhbaatar – Vitamin E in burn trauma
March 3, 2014 – Shuji Ogino – Molecular Pathological Epidemiology (MPE): Insights into Vitamin D, Fish and Cancer Immunity [recorded presentation]
February 24, 2014 – Erin van Blarigan – Diet and Exercise after Diagnosis and Prostate Cancer Survival [recorded presentation]
November 25, 2013 – Dianne Neumark-Sztainer
November 18, 2013 – William Hsu – Differential response to diet-a physiologic perspective in Asian Americans
November 4, 2013 – Jullie Mennella – Ontogeny of Flavor Preference and Implications for Health
October 28, 2013 – Frank Sacks and Majken Jensen – HDL speciation in lifestyle, metabolism, and chronic disease risk
October 21, 2013 – Jose Merino – Medical journals, editorial policies and data sharing [recorded presentation]
October 7, 2013 – Stephen Freedland – Obesity and Prostate: From Bedside to Bench and Back [recorded presentation]
September 30, 2013 – Amy Lampard – Healthy and unhealthy weight control behaviors among adolescents
September 23, 2013 – Iris Shai – Long-term metabolic syndrome effect of moderate alcohol in type 2 diabetes; The 2-year Cardiovascular Diabetes (CASCADE) randomized controlled intervention
September 16, 2013 – Daniel (Dong) Wang – Trends in Dietary Quality among Adults in the United States: Finding from NHANES 1999-2010
September 9, 2013 – John Hoffman – A Healthy America: Leveraging the Media to Create a Culture of Health
May 13, 2013 – Annual Stare-Hegsted Lecture – Michael Pollak – Macronutrient intake, hormones, and neoplasia
May 13, 2013 – Guy Crosby – Pairing Cooking Science with Nutrition
April 29, 2013 – Simonetta Friso – DNA methylation: an epigenetic link between one-carbon metabolism and cancer
May 6, 2013 – Regina Ziegler – Weight, weight change, height, endogenous hormones, and risk of breast cancer
April 22, 2013 – Jennifer Fisher – Obesgenic environments and appetite in children: is self-regulation enough?
April 15, 2013 – Kaylon Tran- Influence of Nutrition on Spontaneous Preterm Birth in a Mouse Model
April 8, 2013 – Eric Ding & Daniel Zoughbie – Leveraging Social Networks and Social Media in Propagating Lifestyle Behavioral Interventions for Weight Loss and Health Outcomes
April 1, 2013 – Lu Qi – Gene-Environment Interactions and Obesity
March 25, 2013 – Daniel Lieberman – Human Evolution and Human Health
March 25, 2013 – Jennifer Pomeranz – Food marketing to children: how the law hinders the best nutrition policy
March 11, 2013 – Christina Roberto – Preventing Obesity & Improving Diet Through Public Policy
March 4, 2013 – Jill Reedy – A Framework for Dietary Patterns Research
February 25, 2013 – Stan Hazen – Microbes and Heart Disease
February 11, 2013 – Dariush Mozaffarian – The Global Burden of Obesity-Related Mortality due to Sugar Sweetened Beverages
February 4, 2013 – Jason Block – The History of Food and Weight Gain in the Framingham Heart Study Offspring Cohort [recorded presentation]
January 28, 2013 – Walter Willett – Dairy Foods: Is three servings a day essential for health? [recorded presentation]
October 15, 2012 – Bradley Rickard- How have agricultural policies influenced caloric consumption in the United States. http://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/accordentG2/nutsem-20121015/
October 22, 2012-Dr. Penny Gordon-Larsen- Linkages between biology, behavior, and environment in the development of obesity. http://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/accordentG2/nutsem-20121022/index.htm
October 1, 2012- Dr. Steven Grinspoon- Use of a Hypothalamic Peptide, GHRH, to Selectively Reduce Visceral Fat.
September 24, 2012-Dr. William Mair-Molecular Framework Linking Nutrient Sensing to Logngevity. http://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/accordentG3/nutritionseminar-20120924/index.htm#
September 17, 2012 – Dr. K. Viswanath- The Communications Revolution and Health Inequalities: Implications for Nutrition-http://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/accordentG3/nutsem-20120917/index.htm
September 10, 2012 – Dr. Eliot Berson -Retinitis Pigmentosa: Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment with Nutritional Interventions http://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/accordentG2/nutsem-20120910/index.htm
April 23rd, 2012 – Dr. Hannia Campos – Independent but coordinated field trials to improve the quality of staple foods in low and middle income countries : An update from the Global Nutritional and Epidemiological (GNET) Initiative
April 16th, 2012 – Dr. Shuji Ogino – Molecular Pathological Epidemiology (MPE) Adds New Dimension to Nutrition Analysis No link at this time
April 9th, 2012 – Dr. Ross Hammond – Agent-based Computational Modeling, Public Health, and Obesity Permission not granted.
April 2nd, 2012 – Dr. Vasanti Malik, Sc.D– Adolescent diet and risk of type 2 diabetes in adulthood http://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/accordentG3/nutritionseminar-20120402/index.htm
Mar. 26th, 2012 – Dr. Kendrin Sonneville ScD, RD, LDN – Eating disorders and obesity in teens: The role of body dissatisfaction
Mar. 19, 2012 – Dr. Pierre Chandon – How Food Marketing Distorts Portion Size Perceptions and Preferences http://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/accordentG1/nutritionseminarseries-20120319/index.htm#
Mar. 5th, 2012 – Dr. Christopher Duggan – Vitamin B12 and maternal and child health in India http://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/accordentG2/nutsem-20120305/index.htm
Feb. 27th, 2012 – Dr. Johanna Lampe – Dietary Modulation of Cancer – Risk Biomarkers in Controlled Feeding Studies: Effects of Genetics
Feb. 13th, 2012 – Dr. Simone French – Linking Parents, Families and Communities to Prevent Obesity Among Children: The NetWorks Study
Feb. 6th, 2012 – Dr. Manabu Nakamura– An essential role of omega-3 dososahexaenoic acid (DHA) in sperm development
Jan. 30th, 2012 – Dr. Katherine Tucker – Nutrition and health in Boston area Puerto Rican adults
Jan. 23rd, 2012 – Dr. Charles N. Serhan– Novel Specialized Pro-Resolvin Mediators and Mechanisms in acute Inflammation
Dec. 12th, 2011 – Student presentations:
1. Rachel Blaine – Family Child Care Homes: An Untapped Setting for Obesity Prevention
2. An Pan – Eight glasses of water a day! Truth or Myth?
Dec. 5th, 2011 – Student presentations:
1. Audrey Gaskins – Folate and male fertility
2. Mu Chen – Declining physical activity level and health in China
3. Sally Akarolo-Anthony – Cranberries and recurrent urinary tract infection
Nov. 28th, 2011 – Student presentations:
1. Rachel Adler – Increasing active transport to school
2. Amanda Sands – Sleep duration and overweight and obesity in adolescents
3. Hyun Joon Shin – Instant noodles and cardiometabolic risk
Nov. 21st, 2011 – Frank Sacks, MD. – Amount and type of carbohydrate influencing risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes: the OmniCarb trial Permission not granted
Nov. 14, 2011 – Hugo De Groote, PhD – Biofortification to improve nutrition in African rural populations – an economist’s perspective.
Nov. 7, 2011 – Kassandra Munger, ScD – Serum 25(OH)D and risk of type 1 diabetes in the US military Permission not granted
Oct. 31, 2011 – Aedin Cassidy, PhD – Flavonoids and Health
Oct. 24, 2011 – Kathryn Montgomery, Ph.D – Food Marketing to Young People in the Digital Age: Health Concerns & Intervention Strategies
Oct. 17, 2011 – Dr. Jeffrey Meyerhardt, MD, MPH – Energy Balance and Colorectal Cancer Survivorship http://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/accordentG3/nutritionseminar-20111017/index.htm
Annual Stare-Hegsted Lecture on Oct. 6th, 2011- David Barker CBE, PhD, FRCP, FRS – The maternal origins of health for a lifetime. http://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/accordentG2/ashl-20111006/
Oct. 3, 2011 – Dr. Sjurdur Olsen Ph.D., D.Sc., M.D. – Impact of marine n-3 fatty acids consumed in pregnancy on mother and child health; with particular focus on prevention of preterm birth http://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/accordentG3/ns-20111003/index.htm
Sept. 26, 2011 – William A. Masters, PhD – Improving child nutrition in Africa: Insights from economics http://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/accordentG2/nutritionseminar-20110926-r/index.htm#
Sept. 19, 2011 – Dr. Curtis Huttenhower, PhD – Functional metagenomics of the human microbiome and gut microbiota http://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/accordentG2/ns-20110919/index.htm
Sept. 12, 2011 – Dr. Walter Willett, MD, DrPH– Nutritional Epidemiology: Highlights from the third edition http://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/accordentG2/nutsem-20110912/ (volume is low)
May 9, 2011 – Dr. Pedro Sanchez, PhD – The African Millennium Villages http://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/accordentG3/NutritionSeminar-20110509/index.htm
May 2, 2011 – Dr. Stephanie Smith-Warner, PhD – Diet and Estrogen Receptor Negative Breast Cancer: Recent Findings from the Pooling Project
April 25, 2011 – Dr. Robert Lustig, MD– Dietary factors, NAFLD, and metabolic syndrome http://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/accordentG3/NutritionSeminar-20110425/index.htm#
April 18, 2011 – Dr. Regine Steegers-Theunissen, MD, PhD – The impact of periconception nutrition and epigenetics on reproductive outcome.
April 11, 2011 – Dr. Sara Benjamin-Neelon, PhD, MPH, RD – Policy-based obesity prevention in young children
April 4, 2011 – Dr. Jodie Dodd, MD -The impact of overweight and obesity during pregnancy and childbirth http://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/accordentG3/NutritionSeminar-20110404/index.htm
March 28, 2011 – Dr. Luc Tappy, MD – Regulation of hepatic lipid metabolism by nutrients; the role of fructose
March 21, 2011 – Dr. Bryn Austin, Sc.D – Linking Eating Disorders and Overweight Prevention: The View From Planet Health, Public Health, and Beyond
March 7, 2011 – Dr. Stanley Zlotkin, CM, MD, PhD, FRCPC – The use of science, innovation and partnerships to begin to control micronutrient deficiencies in 750 million children globally
February 28, 2011 – Dr. Jane Kerstetter, PhD, RD -Dietary Protein & Bone Health: Current Perspectives
February 14, 2011 – Dr. Iris Shai, PhD – Dietary interventions to reverse atherosclerosis; beyond weight loss?
February 7, 2011 – Dr. Ellen Wartella, PhD – Food marketing and the child obesity epidemic (permission not granted)
January 31, 2011 – Dr. Jennifer Nettleton, PhD – Interaction between whole grain foods and genetic variants on markers of diabetes risk: a meta-analysis of data from 14 CHARGE Consortium cohort studies
January 24, 2011 – Dr. Xiang Gao, MD, PhD – Risk factors and preclinical symptoms of Parkinson’s disease http://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/accordentG2/nutritionseminar-20110124/
January 10, 2011 – Dr. Hannia Campos, PhD – Plant omega-3 fatty acids: Could they play a role in cardiovascular disease prevention?
December 13, 2010 – Student presentations:
1. Lani Rapp – Dairy and prostate cancer: role of calcium and phosphorus
2. Jinnie Rhee – Salted food intake and gastric cancer in Japan
December 6, 2010 – Student presentations:
1. Batool Haider – Hidden hunger: Is biofortification the solution?
2. Claire Bosire – Pancreatic cancer: Another reason to cut the meat?
November 29, 2010 – Matthias Schulze, Dr.PH – Prediction of type 2 diabetes: Lifestyle, diet and beyond
November 22, 2010 – Student presentations:
1. Hala Alessa – Diet and health in the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries: Challenges and Opportunities
2. Ran Zhang – Childhood obesity in China: the burden of economic development http://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/accordentG2/NutriSem-20101122/index.htm#
November 15, 2010 – Sang Woon Choi, PhD, MD – Nutritional Epigenetics of Aging and Cancer http://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/accordentG2/NutriSem-20101115/index.htm#
November 8, 2010 – Lawrence de Koning, PhD – Carbohydrate quantity and quality, and risk of cardiometabolic disease http://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/accordentG3/NutriSem-20101108/index.htm
November 1, 2010 – Walter Willett, MD DrPH & Dariush Mozaffarian, MD, DrPH – Relation of red meat consumption to coronary heart disease and diabetes: New results from a meta-analysis and from the Nurses’ Health Study
October 25, 2010 – Frank Sacks, MD – Diet to reverse the increase in blood pressure with age http://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/accordentG3/NutritionSeminar-20101025
October 18, 2010 – Chih-Hao Lee, PhD – Immune signaling and metabolic diseases
October 4, 2010 – Dallas English, PhD – Risk Factors for Molecular Subtypes of Colorectal Cancer http://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/accordentG2/NS-20101004/
September 27, 2010 – Rosa Lamuela-Raventos, PhD – Polyphenol consumption reduce prevalence of hypertension on high cardiovascular risk population (PREDIMED)
September 20, 2010 – June Chan, PhD – Lifestyle, genetics, and prostate cancer progression http://webapps.sph.harvard.edu/accordentG3/NUTSEM-20100920/
September 13, 2010 – Elsie Taveras MD, MPH – Translating observational research into interventions to prevent childhood obesity
April 26, 2010- William S. Harris PhD – Seminar title: Omega 3 Fatty Acids and Cardiovascular Disease: Outcomes and Mechanisms
April 19, 2010– June Stevens Ph.D – Seminar title: Definition and Consequences of Weight Maintenance
April 5, 2010– Anuraj Shankar D.Sc – Seminar title: Maternal Nutrition, Homeostasis, and Health
March 29, 2010-Janice King RD,LDN,SNS,CDE – Seminar title: School Nutrition Programs-Building the Case for Nutrient Dense Foods and Reflecting on Nutrient Synergy and Bio-individuality to Enhance Childhood Nutrition and Health.
March 22, 2010– Sebastien Czernichow M.D, Ph.D -Seminar title: Obesity trends in France, other European countries and current strategies for prevention.
March 1, 2010– Saurabh Mehta S.D -Seminar title: Vitamin D, Perinatal Health, and Infectious Disease
February 22, 2010– Gokhan Hotamisligil M.D, Ph.D -Seminar title: Treasure Hunting in the Fat
February 8, 2010– Aaron Cypess M.D, Ph.D, MMSc -Seminar title: Brown A dispose tissue: Location, Significance, Nutrition Impact
February 1, 2010– Eric Ding Sc.D -Seminar title: NHANES Analysis of Nutrition and Biomarkers