Program

 

2012 Schedule

Sunday, June 3rd  
11:00 — 1:00 Registration, Health Screenings, Exhibit tables
1:00 — 1:15

Opening Remarks

Wendy Bazilian, DrPH, MA, RD>
Author and Nutrition Consultant

1:15 — 2:05

Small Steps Toward Change: Creating a Healthier You

Mehmet C. Oz, MD, FACS
The Dr. Oz Show, Columbia University Medical Center

2:05 — 2:55

Small Steps Toward Change: Creating a Healthier You

Michael F. Roizen, FACS
Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute
2:55 — 3:15

Stretch Break

Petra Kolber
Fitness Expert
3:15 — 4:10

The Road to Health

David L. Katz, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP
Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center

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   4:10 — 4:40 

Cooking for Your Whole Life: Tasty Flavors of Health

Chef Alessandro Stratta

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   4:40 — 4:45

Closing Remarks

Wendy Bazilian, DrPH, MA, RD

Monday, June 4th  
7:00 — 8:30 Registration, Exhibit Tables
8:30 — 8:40

Welcome

Keri Gans, MS, RD, CDN
Author and Nutrition Consultant

8:40 — 9:30

Good Foods or Bad Foods: That’s What It’s All About

Walter Willett, DrPH, MD
Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard Medical School

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9:30 — 10:20

Food Synergy: The Key to Balancing the Nutrition Research Effort

David R. Jacobs, Jr., PhD
School of Public Health, University of Minnesota

10:20 — 10:50 Break
10:50 — 11:40

The State of the Science: Evidence to Support Diet and Physical Activity Recommendations for Cancer Prevention

Cheryl Rock, PhD, RD
University of California, San Diego

11:40 — 12:30

Foods That Make You Fertile: Nutrition Advice for Women and Men

Victoria Maizes, MD
Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona

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  12:30 — 1:30

Lunch

Love the food at Food for Your Whole Life?  Find the recipes at walnuts.org:

Quinoa Salad with Toasted Walnuts, Roasted Chicken, Dried Cherries, and Jerusalem Artichokes

Poached Pears with Blueberry Jelly, Honey Candied Walnuts and Honey Yogurt Sauce

   1:30 — 2:20

Sorting Fact from Fiction: Dispelling Nutrition Myths and Misconceptions

Kathleen Zelman, MPH, RD, LD
Nutrition Consultant

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   2:20 — 2:40

Stretch Break

Petra Kolber
Fitness Expert

   2:40 — 3:30

Pleasures of the Plate: The Mediterranean Diet, SuperFoods, and the Bonus of Plus

Wendy Bazilian, DrPH, MA, RD
Author and Nutrition Consultant

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   3:30 — 4:20

Food as Medicine

David L. Katz, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP
Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center

   4:20 — 4:30

Closing Remarks

Dennis A. Balint, CEO
California Walnut Commission

   

 

 
 
Program Description and Objectives

The Food for Your Whole Life™ symposium will emphasize the effect of foods and food-based dietary patterns on health for the general population and specific groups while sharing new research and theories on nutrition interventions. Attendees will be able to take many useful tips and techniques back to their practices. They will be able to identify and develop a philosophy of nutrition education and health promotion that is necessary and consistent with today’s attitudes, values and beliefs across the lifespan. Additionally, attendees will learn the skills and gain the ability to assess and recognize the various needs of their clients/patients and the general public.

This activity is intended for physicians, dietitians, nurses, physician assistants, health educators, public health professionals and students. The program on Sunday, June 3, will also be open to the public.

This activity is intended for physicians, dietitians, nurses, physician assistants, health educators, public health professionals and students. The program on Sunday, June 3, will also be open to the public.

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Recognize the advantages, opportunities and challenges of translating and disseminating science based nutrition research covering a variety of topics, to today’s consumers.

  1. Identify effective strategies designed to impact nutrition and daily physical activity behaviors

  1. Apply new approaches successfully with improved patient/consumer compliance

For detailed Descriptors and Objectives, please download our program.

 

 

 

 
 
CME Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University and the California Walnut Commission. The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The College of Physicians and Surgeons designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

 

 

 
 
Disclaimer

This CME activity is designed for use by healthcare professionals for educational purposes only. Information and opinions offered by the contributors represent their viewpoints. Conclusions drawn by the participant should be derived from careful consideration of all available scientific information. Prescription information and use of medical devices should be undertaken only after confirmation of information by consulting the FDA-approved uses and information.

While the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University makes every effort to have accurate information presented, no warranty, expressed or implied, is offered. The participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience, and diagnostic decision-making before applying any information, whether provided here or by others.

 

 

 
 
Acknowledgement of Support

The following institutions, organizations, and companies have provided educational grants in support of the Food for Your Whole Life™ symposium as of press time:

  • Learning ZoneXpress

  • Pear Bureau Northwest and USA Pears

  • The Wild Blueberry Association of North America

 

 

 
Disclosure

Before the program, all faculty will disclose the existence of any financial interest and/or other relationship(s) (e.g. employee, consultant, speaker’s bureau, grant recipient, research support, stock ownership or any other special relationship) they might have with a) the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) to be discussed during their presentation and/or b) any commercial contributor to this activity. When unlabeled uses are discussed, these will also be indicated.

Michael F. Roizen, MD., will disclose any conflicts of interest at the beginning of his presentation.

The following individuals have disclosed no financial relationships with commercial interests:

  • Dennis A. Balint, California Walnut Commission

  • Wendy Bazilian, DrPH, MA, RD

  • Keri M. Gans, MS, RD, CDN

  • David R. Jacobs, Jr., PhD

  • David L. Katz, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP

  • Victoria Maizes, MD

  • Jennifer Olmstead, California Walnut Commission

  • Mehmet C. Oz, MD, FACS

  • Cheryl Rock, PhD, RD

  • Carol Berg Sloan, RD, California Walnut Commission

  • Walter Willett, MD, DrPH

  • Kathleen Zelman, MPH, RD, LD

 

 

 
 
Other Credit

Health Education Specialists: Sponsored by the California Walnut Commission, a designated provider of Continuing Education Contact Hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 10 total Category I contact education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours available are 10.

 

 

 

Nurses: The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ toward recertification requirements.  The American College of Nurse Practitioners (ACNP) accepts AMA/PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME. The College of Physicians and Surgeons designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

 

 

Physician Assistants: The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME. The College of Physicians and Surgeons designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

 

 

Registered Dietitians and Dietetic Technicians, Registered (DTRs): Registered Dietitians (RDs) and Dietetic Technicians, Registered (DTRs) can obtain Continuing Professional Education (CPE) for attending this program. They simply need to retain a copy of the certificate of participation and record the activity in their activity log. RDs and DTRs will receive 10.5 continuing professional education units (CPEUs) for completion of this program.

Learning Level: 2

Suggested Learning Codes: 2020, 2050, 2070, 2090, 3005, 3020, 4040, 4060, 4130, 4170, 4180, 5150, 5160, 5190, 5370, 5410, 6010, 6020

 

 

 

 
How to Claim Continuing Education Credit

In order to claim credit, activity participants must:

-AND-

  1. Sign in onsite at the Continuing Education/Conference Registration desk both Sunday, June 3, and Monday, June 4


  1. Complete an online program evaluation in order to be awarded AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credit and/or Continuing Education Contact Hours (CECH).

After the conference, a link to complete the online program evaluation will be sent to the email address you used to register for the conference. There are no fees for continuing education processing.

Questions about continuing education credit should be directed to info@walnuts.org or call 415-956-1791.