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2014

  • Experimental Biology 2014external link icon
    April 26–30, 2014, San Diego, CA
    On April 26, Johanna Dwyer co-chaired a symposium titled Fortification and Health: Opportunities and Challenges, Christine Taylor gave a presentation titled U.S. experiences in food fortification, and Regan Bailey gave a talk titled The impact of fortification in the U.S. diet: A case study in children. Dr. Dwyer moderated a panel titled Moving forward responsibly; Barbara Sorkin and Paul Coates co-chaired a symposium titled Energy Drinks: Current Knowledge and Critical Research Gaps; and Cindy Davis chaired the Graduate Student Research Award Competition. On April 27, Dr. Bailey chaired the symposium Not Everything That Counts Can Be Counted and Not Everything That Can Be Counted Counts: How Should We Collect Dietary Data for Research? Elizabeth Yetley gave a talk titled Importance of dietary data in setting national policy. Drs. Dwyer and Bailey and Leila Saldanha presented a poster titled When a dietary supplement product name says “energy,” what’s in the bottle? On April 28, Dr. Davis co-chaired a symposium, The Future of Nutrition Research at NIH, and gave a talk titled Nutrition funding at ODS. Drs. Bailey and Coates co-chaired a minisymposium titled Nutrition Epidemiology: Dietary Supplements and Bioactives. Dr. Bailey co-presented a talk titled Comparison of dietary supplement intake reporting between the Automated Self-Administered 24-Hour Recall (ASA24) and Automated Multiple Pass Method (AMPM) recalls; Dr. Dwyer co-presented a talk titled Flavonoid intakes by adults in the United States: What We Eat in America, NHANES 2007–2008; and Drs. Dwyer, Bailey, and Saldanha gave a presentation titled Botanical initiative for the Dietary Supplement Ingredient Database: GreenTea Pilot Study. Dr. Bailey co-presented a talk titled Homocysteine and bone mineral density in older females in the United States. Karen Regan presented a poster, Dietary supplement research portfolio at the NIH, and Dr. Saldanha presented a poster, Over-the-counter prenatal multivitamin/mineral products: Chemical analysis for the Dietary Supplement Ingredient Database. On April 29, Dr. Bailey gave a presentation titled Road map to government. Dr. Davis gave the introduction to a symposium titled Research Advances and Considerations for Investigating the Human Diet, Nutrient Utilization, and Microbiota Interface Across the Life Course. Drs. Bailey and Dwyer co-presented a talk titled Multivitamin-mineral use and cardiovascular disease mortality in the United States. Dr. Dwyer co-presented a talk titled Food sources of flavonoids for adults in the United States: What We Eat in America, NHANES 2007–2008. On April 30, Dr. Davis presented a poster, Profiling cocoa-derived flavanols and their metabolites in serum, urine, liver, and intestinal contents of pigs fed flavanol-enriched cocoa powder.
  • Fifth Genetic Metabolic Dietitians International Education Conference
    April 24–26, 2014, Dallas, TX
    Kathryn Camp gave a presentation titled What’s New in Genomics: Nutritional Genomics.
  • ODS Iodine Workshop #1
    April 22, 2014, Gaithersburg, MD
    Elizabeth Yetley gave a talk titled FDA Fortification Studies.
  • 13th Annual Oxford International Conference on the Science of Botanicalsexternal link icon
    April 15, 2014, University of Mississippi, Oxford
    Joseph Betz gave a presentation title the NIH Office of Dietary Supplements: A Twenty-year Retrospective
  • George Mason University
    April 7, 2014, Fairfax, VA
    Paul Thomas gave a talk titled Dietary Supplements: A 1-Hour Dose.
  • National Nutrition Month Mini-Symposiumexternal link icon
    March 28, 2014, Bethesda, MD
    Cindy Davis gave a presentation titled the Human Microbiome, Diet, and Health at the NIH Division of Nutrition Research Coordination symposium.
  • International Congress of Obesity
    March 22, 2014, Singapore
    Johanna Dwyer gave a presentation titled Nutrition Requirements of Active Adults at the Symposium on Active Living Satellite Conference. Dr. Dwyer also gave a talk to the Singapore Dietetic Association titled Dietary Recommendations Update.
  • John A Milner Nutrition and Cancer Prevention Research Practicumexternal link icon
    March 17–21, 2014, Rockville, MD
    Kathryn Camp gave a talk titled Nutrigenomics: Ethics, Social, and Public Health Issues.
  • Nutrition and Cancer Prevention Research Practicum, National Cancer Instituteexternal link icon
    March 15–19, 2014, Rockville, MD
    Paul Coates gave a presentation titled Evidence-based Reviews for Nutrition Topics: The ODS Experience  on March 17. Cindy Davis gave talks titled Vitamin D and Cancer Prevention and Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Fish and Cancer Prevention on March 19.
  • Campus BioMedico Workshop on Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Health and Disease
    March 13, 2014, Rome, Italy
    Elizabeth Yetley gave a presentation titled Assessing Omega-3 Fatty Acid Status of Populations.
  • University of Nebraska
    March 5, 2014, Lincoln, NE
    Cindy Davis gave a talk titled Diet, Supplements and the Microbiome:  The Cancer Connection
  • Texas A&M University
    February 24, 2014, College Station, TX
    Barbara Sorkin gave a Nutrition Graduate Seminar Series presentation titled Challenges in Advancing Research on Botanical Dietary Supplements.
  • U.S. Pharmacopeia
    February 21, 2014, Rockville, MD
    Kathryn Camp gave a talk titled Medical Foods.
  • Scripps 11th Annual Natural Supplements: An Evidence-Based Update Conferenceexternal link icon
    January 29 – February 1, 2014, San Diego, CA
    Rebecca Costello co–presented a talk titled Point of Care Resources and Joseph Betz gave a presentation titled Practicalities of Performing Research: From Funding to Methodology.

2013

  • Advances and Controversies in Clinical Nutrition.external link icon
    December 5–7, 2013, Washington, DC.
    Johanna Dwyer presented the opening session titled The Changing Paradigm: A History of Dietary Guidance and Recommendations in the U.S. on December 6. This meeting was sponsored by the American Society for Nutrition. 
  • Johns Hopkins Universityexternal link icon
    December 3, 2013, Baltimore, MD
    Regan Bailey presented Micronutrients in Food and Supplements: How Good is our US Diet? at a Celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the Discovery of Vitamins Symposium.
  • Vitamin D Standardization Program
    November 14–15, 2013, Gaithersburg, MD
    Paul Coates presented the Welcome. Christopher Sempos gave presentations titled VDSP Overview and VDSP So Far and Plans for the Future. He also served on a VDSP panel. This meeting was co-sponsored by ODS.
  • George Washington University School of Public Health
    November 6, 2013, Washington, DC
    Paul Thomas gave a lecture titled Dietary Supplements: Who, What, Why, and How Do We Know? to a graduate class in nutritional  epidemiology. 
  • Ohio State University
    November 1, 2013
    Kathryn Camp presented a nutritional genomics Webinar talk titled Nutrigenomics, Genetic Tests, and Personalized Nutrition.
  • Micronutrient Supplement Summit: What Should Health Professionals Recommend and How Should They Decide?external link icon
    October 26, 2013, New York, NY
    Paul Coates gave a presentation titled Vulnerable Groups, Shortfall Nutrients, and Micronutrient Basics.
  • International Conference on Polyphenols and Health
    October 16–19, 2013, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    On October 18, Johanna Dwyer gave a talk titled Cranberries, Flavonoids, and Heart Disease.
  • Council for Responsible Nutrition’s Annual Symposium for the Dietary Supplement Industryexternal link icon
    September 18–21, 2013, Park City, Utah
    On September 19, Regan Bailey gave a key note address titled Are We Formulating Our Supplements Correctly?
  • 10th International Symposium on Selenium in Biology and Medicine 2013 external link icon
    September 14–18, 2013, Berlin, Germany
    On September 17, Cindy Davis chaired the session on Selenium and Human Health III and gave a presentation titled Role of Sep15 Knockdown in Animal Models of Colon Cancer.
  • 9th International Conference on Homocysteine and One-Carbon Metabolismexternal link icon
    September 8–12, 2013, Dublin, Ireland
    On September 10, Regan Bailey gave a presentation titled Homocysteine and Bone Mineral Density in Older Females in the United States.
  • 12th Meeting of Consortium for Globalization of Chinese Medicine external link icon
    August 26–29, 2013, Graz, Austria
    On August 27, Paul Coates was the invited opening speaker and also chaired the Interregional Collaborations in Industry and Academia session.
  • 2013 AOAC Annual Meeting and Expositionexternal link icon
    August 25–28, 2013, Chicago, IL
    On August 26, Christopher Sempos gave a talk on the Vitamin D Standardization Program (VDSP).
  • The Use and Biology of Energy Drinks: Current Knowledge and Critical Gapsexternal link icon
    August 15–16, 2013, Rockville, MD
    ODS co-sponsored this workshop. On August 15, Paul Coates and Barbara Sorkin presented the Welcome and Introduction: Goals and Objectives, and Regan Bailey gave a talk titled Caffeine in Energy Drinks and Dietary Supplements in the US.
  • Workshop on Potential Health Hazards Associated with Consumption of Caffeine in Food and Dietary Supplementsexternal link icon
    August 5–6, 2013, Washington, DC
    On August 6, Regan Bailey participated in the Panel Discussion on Data Gaps and Future Research.
  • American Association of Clinical Chemists (AACC) Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expoexternal link icon
    July 28 – August 1, 2013, Houston, TX
    On July 30, Christopher Sempos presented a symposia talk, Measurement and Standardization of Vitamin D Metabolites using LC-Mass Spectrometry. On July 29, Dr. Sempos co-presented a workshop, Vitamin D: Next Steps in Standardization & Proficiency Testing.
  • 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Pharmacognosyexternal link icon
    July 13–17, 2013, St. Louis, MO
    On July 15, Joseph Betz gave a presentation titled Nature Exposed to Our Method of Questioning: Reliability of Natural Product Measurements. Dr. Betz, Leila Saldanha, Barbara Sorkin, and Paul Coates co-authored and presented a poster, Tools for Assuring Data Quality in Natural Products Studies: The NIH/ODS Analytical Methods and Reference Materials Program (AMRM).
  • National Science Foundation Summer Interns Workshop
    July 9, 2013, Arlington, VA
    Mary Garcia-Cazarin gave a presentation titled Mentoring and Networking Strategies to Establish Your Professional Network.
  • 14th Abbott Nutrition Metabolic Conferenceexternal link icon
    June 27–29, 2013, Nashville, TN
    On June 28, Kathryn Camp moderated and presented Grant Writing and Research Applications for Metabolic Dietitians Interactive Workshop.
  • Science & Technology Policy Fellowships meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
    June 27, 2013, Washington, DC
    Mary Garcia-Cazarin presented Dietary Supplements and My Experience as an AAAS Fellow.
  • United States Pharmacopeia
    June 27, 2013, Rockville, MD
    Paul Coates gave a talk titled Dietary Supplement Research: Challenges and Resources.
  • International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN) Conference and Expoexternal link icon
    June 14–15, 2013, Colorado Springs, CO
    On June 14, Carol Haggans presented Dietary Supplements and the NIH: Research and Resources.
  • United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation Mitochondrial Medicine 2013 Scientific Meetingsexternal link icon
    June 12–15, 2013, Newport Beach, CA
    On June 15, Paul Coates gave a presentation titled Using Dietary Supplements as Treatments for Mitochondrial Disorders: Clinical and Research Challenges.
  • National Advisory Council on Complementary and Alternative Medicine’s 49th Meetingexternal link icon
    June 7, 2013, Bethesda, MD
    Paul Coates and Barbara Sorkin gave a presentation titled Update on Botanical Research Working Group and Concept Clearance.
  • Dietary Supplement Research Practicumexternal link icon
    June 4–7, 2013, Washington, DC
    Presentations on June 4: Regan Bailey, Welcome, overview, and setting the stage. Christine Taylor, Safety: the concept, its measurement, and reporting. Presentations on June 5: Johanna Dwyer, Motivations for Dietary Supplement Use. Barbara Sorkin, Case study: challenges in research on botanical dietary supplements. Carol Haggans, Dietary Supplements for Weight Loss. Paul Coates, The different types of studies and what they tell us. Christopher Sempos, Research design issues with dietary supplements. Kathryn Camp, Nutrigenomics, genetic tests, and personalized nutrition. Presentations on June 6: Christine Swanson, Case study: iodine. Joyce Merkel, Special presentation: dietary supplement databases. Presentations on June 7: Cindy Davis, Case study: omega-3 fatty acids. Paul Thomas, Analysis of the evidence.
  • International Life Sciences Institute Graduate Student Summit 2013
    May 23, 2013, Rockville, MD
    Paul Coates and Christine Taylor presented Dietary Supplement Research - A brief History of (Dietary Supplement) Time. Dr. Swanson also gave presentations titled Translating Science to Policy–The Vitamin D Story and Clarify the Vitamin D Story.
  • Delaware Dietetic Association Annual Meeting
    May 10, 2013, Newark, DE
    Paul Thomas gave a talk titled Dietary Supplements: The Makers, the Takers, and the Science.
  • 37th National Nutrient Databank Conferenceexternal link icon
    April 19, 2013, Boston, MA
    Johanna Dwyer and Leila Saldanha participated in a presentation titled Dietary Supplement Label Database for Research.
  • Experimental Biology 2013external link icon
    April 19–23, 2013, Boston, MA
    On April 20, Cindy Davis chaired the Graduate Student Research Award Competition.

    On April 21, Christine Swanson co-chaired and introduced the ODS-sponsored minisymposium Iodine Insufficiency: A Global Health Problem? Johanna Dwyer presented a talk titled Flavonoids as a Case Study, and Robert Russell moderated the panel presentation Where to Now? A Panel Discussion in a symposium titled Are Dietary Bioactives Ready for Review for Recommended Intakes? Joahnna Dwyer co-presented two talks, Intakes of Dietary Flavonoid Sub-Classes and Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes and U.S. Adults and Adherence to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Regan Bailey co-presented a poster Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome (MetS) and Hyperglycemia in US Adults: NHANES 2003-06 and 2007-10.

    On April 22, Johanna Dwyer and Regan Bailey co-presented a talk Modeling the Impact of Revisions to DV Assuming That Current %DV in Fortified Foods Are Maintained. Regan Bailey co-chaired two minisymposiums, Dietary Assessment Tools and Applications and Research with Dietary Supplements and Bioactive Components. Johanna Dwyer, Regan Bailey, Joseph Betz, Rebecca Costello and Leila Saldanha co-presented a talk titled Progress in the Development of Federal Resources to Assess Dietary Supplement (DS) Exposures; Regan Bailey and Johanna Dwyer participated in a presentation titled  Dietary Supplement Use Among Older Adults in the United States, NHANES 2007-2010. Regan Bailey, Paul Thomas, and Johanna Dwyer gave a talk titled Why Children Use Dietary Supplements; Barbara Sorkin, Johanna Dwyer, Christopher Sempos and Regan Bailey co-presented a talk titled Parent and Child Use of Dietary Supplements Are Associated; and Johanna Dwyer, Regan Bailey, Joseph Betz, Rebecca Costello, and Leila Saldanha co-presented a talk titled Chemical Analysis of Omega-3 (n-3) Fatty Acid Supplements for the Dietary Supplement Ingredient Database (DSID). Regan Bailey co-presented a talk titled The Association between Diet Quality, BMI and Health-Related Quality of Life in the Geisinger Rural Aging Study. Leila Saldanha, Johanna Dwyer, Richard Bailen, Regan Bailey, Joseph Betz, and Rebecca Costello co-presented a poster Dietary Supplement Label Database (DSLD) Will Capture Information from Dietary Supplement (DS) Labels; and Rebecca Costello, Johanna Dwyer, and Regan Bailey co-presented a poster Use of Highly Fortified Foods Among US Adults.

  • Experimental Biology 2013 (continued)external link icon
    April 19–23, 2013, Boston, MA
    On April 23, Regan Bailey co-chaired the Advancing Nutritional Epidemiology with Public and Commercial Data Sets minisymposium, and co-presented with Christopher Sempos, and Elizabeth Yetley a talk Modeling an MMA-derived Inflection Point for Serum Vitamin B12 (SB12) in the US. Johanna Dwyer co-presented a talk Association of Serum 25OHD with Race/Ethnicity and Quantitative Measures of Skin Color in Urban Schoolchildren. Rebecca Costello co-presented a poster Dietary Supplement Education for the Military: An Education Module for Healthcare Providers, and Leila Saldanha, Joseph Betz, Barbara Sorkin and Paul Coates co-presented a poster NIH/ODS Analytical Methods and Reference Materials (AMRM) Program.

    On April 24, Johanna Dwyer moderated the afternoon session of the First Global Summit on the Health Effects of Yogurt.

  • American Society for Nutrition Symposiumexternal link icon
    April 19–24, 2013, Boston, MA
    On April 21, Christine Swanson gave a presentation titled Iodine Insufficiency: A Global Health Problem?
  • Indiana Dietetic Association Annual Meeting
    April 18, 2013, Indianapolis, IN
    Kathy Camp gave a talk titled Nutritional Genomics: Current Controversies and Application to Dietetic Practice.
  • University of Massachusetts-Amherst 25th Annual Virginia A. Beal Lecture
    April 18, 2013, Amherst, MA
    Cindy Davis presented the lecture Diet, Supplements and the Microbiome: The Cancer Connection.
  • 12th Annual Oxford International Conference on the Science of Botanicalsexternal link icon
    April 15–18, 2013, Oxford, MS
    Joseph Betz served on the organizing committee and chaired the session Advances in Instrumentation and Separation Technologies. Barbara Sorkin spoke on the NIH Botanical Research Centers Program.
  • Grocery Manufacturers Association Science Forum 2013
    April 3, 2013, Washington, DC
    Johanna Dwyer gave a talk titled Fortification Has Positive Affect on US Diets.
  • University of Illinois at Chicago Norman R. Farnsworth Lectureship in Pharmacognosy
    March 22, 2013, Chicago, IL
    Paul Coates presented the inaugural lecture.  
  • American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Annual Meetingexternal link icon
    March 19–23, 2013, Phoenix, AZ
    Kathy Camp and Paul Coates co-presented the poster Select National Institutes of Health Research Activities for Newborn Screening Disorders: Creating the Evidence-base for Past and Future Treatments.
  • American Herbal Products Association Joint Meeting: Botanical Raw Materials, Standards, and Analytical Labs Committees
    March 8, 2013, San Diego, CA
    Joe Betz spoke on the ODS Dietary Supplements Analytical Methods and Reference Materials (AMRM) Program.
  • Department of Justice Consumer Protection Summit
    March 8, 2013, Washington, DC
    Paul Coates was a member of the Panel on Dietary Supplements.
  • Critical Regulatory and Compliance Issues with the US FDA in the 21st Century, USP WCDG & AOAC-SCS Joint Two-Day Regulatory & Compliance Conference
    March 7–8, 2013, Irvine, CA
    On March 7, Joe Betz presented Update on NIH’s Activities in the Area of Dietary Supplements.
  • NIH Rare Diseases Day 2013
    March 1, 2013, Bethesda, MD
    Kathy Camp presented the talk Nutrition and Dietary Supplement Interventions and Rare Diseases.
  • Georgetown University Medical School
    February 25, 2013, Washington, DC
    Joe Betz presented a lecture titled Pharmacognosy.
  • NIH STEP (Staff Training in Extramural Programs) Forum
    February 7, 2013, Rockville, MD
    Cindy Davis presented Vitamin D and Cancer: What We Know and Do Not Know and Christine Taylor presented State of Play for Vitamin D Recommendations.
  • Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine’s 10th Anniversary Natural Supplements: An Evidence-Based Updateexternal link icon
    January 30 – February 2, 2013, San Diego, CA
    On February 1, Rebecca Costello co-presented with Paula Gardiner on Point of Care Resources, and Joe Betz co-presented with Jay Udani on Clinical Trials: Preparing and Evaluating the Methodology?
  • National Center for Health Statistics, Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys Seminar Series
    January 9, 2013, Hyattsville, MD
    Regan Bailey gave an invited talk The Use of Dietary Supplement in the United States.

2012

  • CDC Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity Seminar Series
    December 18, 2012, Atlanta, GA
    Chris Sempos gave two presentations, Diet-Heart and Nutritional Epidemiology: Lessons not Learned and The Vitamin D Standardization Program: An International Effort to Standardize the Laboratory Measurement of 25-hydroxyvitamin D
  • Chinese Delegation visit to the United States Pharmacopeia (USP)
    December 11, 2012, Rockville, MD
    Paul Coates and Joe Betz co-presented Dietary Supplement Research at the NIH.
  • Harvard Medical School
    December 10, 2012, Boston, MA
    Cindy Davis presented an invited seminar titled ’Omics’, Nutrition and Cancer Prevention.
  • Georgetown University Medical School
    November 14, 2012, Washington, DC
    Joe Betz presented a lecture titled Pharmacognosy.
  • University of Nebraska – Lincoln
    November 14, 2012, Lincoln, NE
    Paul Coates presented Dietary Supplement Research Isn’t That Hard – Or Is It?
  • 2012 International Aloe Summit - Turning Science into Sales
    November 9, 2012, Las Vegas, NV
    Joe Betz presented Botanical Identity Methods
  • Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA)
    November 9, 2012, Washington, DC
    Paul Coates presented The Evolving Role of ODS in Dietary Supplement Research.
  • Protective Nutrients and Plant Constituents in Health and Disease Conference
    November 8–9, 2012, University of Surrey, Surrey, UK
    Cindy Davis gave two invited lectures, on November 8, Frontiers in Nutrigenomics and Cancer Prevention and on November 9, Nutrition and Cancer Prevention.
  • The Pennsylvania State University Department of Nutritional Sciences Colloquium (Seminar) Series
    October 22, 2012, University Park, PA
    Regan Bailey gave the talk, Monitoring Folate and B-12 Status in the United States, October.
  • 2012 Shanghai International Conference on Tradition Chinese Medicine and Natural Medicine
    October 20–21, 2012, Shanghai, China
    On October 20 Joe Betz presented Tools for Assuring Data Quality: The ODS/NIH Analytical Methods and Reference Materials Program.
  • Workshop on Vitamin D
    October 19–20, 2012, Rome, Italy
    On October 19, Paul Coates and Rob Russell made conference introductory remarks, and Elizabeth Yetley presented Assessing Vitamin D Status: Measurement Challenges.  On October 20, Christine Taylor presented Vitamin D: How Much is Too Much?
  • Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of International Health, Program in Human Nutrition, Nutrition Seminar Series
    October 18, 2012, Baltimore, MD
    Regan Bailey gave a presentation titled Prevalence, Predictors, and Motivations for Use of Dietary Supplements in the United States.
  • Jean Mayer U.S. Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University Conference on Nutrition and Exercise in the Management of Outpatients: Important Advances You Need to Knowexternal link icon
    October 11–12, 2012, Boston, MA
    On October 12, Paul Coates gave a presentation titled Vitamin Supplements: Worthwhile or Worthless?
  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Food & Nutrition Conference & Expoexternal link icon
    October 7–9, 2012, Philadelphia, PA
    On October 8, Johanna Dwyer and Joe Betz gave a presentation titled The Science behind Dietary Supplements: Examining Safety and Benefits. On October 9, Jody Engel presented MyDS Mobile App: From Concept to the App Store and Beyond as part of the session titled Confused about Nutrition and Technology? Don’t Worry. Be Appy and Kathryn Camp presented Successful Research Grant Writing: Open Discussion.
  • AOAC Annual Meeting & Expositionexternal link icon
    September 30 – October 3, 2012, Las Vegas, NV
    Joe Betz presented the talk, Good Practices for Establishing Meaningful Specifications for Botanicals in Dietary Supplements and Nutrition: Scientific Perspective and the poster, The NIH/ODS Analytical Methods and Reference Materials Program: Accomplishments and Future Directions.
  • The Vitamin B-12 Congress
    September 20–22, 2012, Nancy, France
    On September 20, Regan Bailey presented “Modeling an MMA-derived inflection point for serum vitamin B-12 in the US.
  • Fifth International Scientific Symposium on Tea & Human Health
    September 19, 2012, Washington, DC
    Johanna Dwyer presented Flavonoids: Where We Are and Where We Need To Go—Foods, Databases and Labels.
  • Science & Standards Symposium: Functional Foods and Dietary Supplements–Global Opportunities and Challengesexternal link icon
    September 18–20, 2012, Boston, MA
    Paul Coates was a keynote speaker at the symposium opening general session on September 18 and on September 19, Joe Betz gave the talk Orthogonal Methods for Identity: Classical Pharmacognosy Coupled with Instrumental Analysis.
  • American Society for Quality, Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Division, 23rd West Coast Conference
    September 14 – April 18, 2012, Anaheim, CA
    Joe Betz gave the talk, Resources for Dietary Supplement QA Professionals: The ODS Analytical Methods & Reference Materials Program.
  • Sodexo Clinical Nutrition Update, Mid-Atlantic
    September 12, 2012, Gaithersburg, MD
    Paul Thomas gave a talk titled Vitamin D and Calcium: New Recommendations and Issues of Deficiency, Adequacy, Excess, Benefits, and Risks.
  • 16th Annual International Congress of Dietetics
    September 5–8, 2012, Sydney, Australia
    Johanna Dwyer gave two talks, the first on September 5, The Balancing Act in Professional Commitments, and on September 7, Nutrients, Dietary Supplements, Foods, and Dietary Patterns.
  • Meals on Wheels/Association on Aging (MOWAA) Annual Conference and Common Goods Expo
    August 22–24, 2012, Washington, DC
    On August 23, Robert Russell presented Understanding Variability in Responses to Diet and Food  as a part of the Panel: Perspectives on Nutrition. Connecting Food, Health and the Future.
  • FASEB Summer Research Conference on Folate, B-12, and One Carbon Metabolism
    July 22–27, 2012, Crete, Greece
    On July 24, Regan Bailey presented the talk Impact and Measurement of Unmetabolized Folic Acid in Fortified Populations.
  • FASEB Summer Research Conference on Folate, B-12, and One Carbon Metabolism
    July 22–27, 2012, Crete, Greece
    On July 24, Regan Bailey presented the talk Impact and Measurement of Unmetabolized Folic Acid in fortified Populations.
  • Dietary Supplement Research Practicumexternal link icon
    June 4–7, 2012, Washington, DC
    Presentations on June 4: Paul Thomas, Dietary supplements: overview and setting the stage. Regan Bailey, Measuring dietary supplement use. Johanna Dwyer, Motivations for dietary supplement use. Christine Taylor, Safety: the concept, its measurement, and reporting. Barbara Sorkin, Challenges in advancing research on botanical dietary supplements. Presentations on June 5: Joseph Betz, Assisting the regulators: analytical methods, quality assurance, and reference standards. Presentations on June 6: Christopher Sempos, Research-design issues with epidemiological studies on dietary supplements. Rob Russell, Conducting a clinical trial with dietary supplements. Joyce Merkel, Dietary supplement databases. Presentations on June 7: Cindy Davis, Case study: omega-3 fatty acids. Kathryn Camp, Nutrigenomics, genetic tests, and personalized nutrition.
  • United States Pharmacopeia Workshop on Identity and Characterization of a Probiotic Microorganism used as a Food Ingredient: Importance to Safety and Efficacy
    May 9, 2012, Rockville, MD
    Cindy Davis was an invited speaker on Probiotics & Health:  How Strong is the Evidence?  What are the Gaps?
  • 2012 Patient and Family Educational LAMPosiumexternal link icon
    April 21, 2012, Cincinnati, OH
    Kathryn Camp gave a talk titled Nutrition and Dietary Supplements:  Back to Basics.
  • Experimental Biology 2012external link icon
    April 21–24, 2012, San Diego, CA
    On April 21, Christopher Sempos co-presented a talk on the Vitamin D Standardization Program. On April 22, Paul Coates gave a talk titled Dietary Reference Intakes for Vitamin D: Justification for a Review of the 1997 Values; Cindy Davis co-chaired a minisymposium titled Obesity, Inflammation, and Chronic Disease Modulation by Dietary Phytonutrients; and Reagan Bailey and Johanna Dwyer co-presented a poster titled Epidemiologic Associations Between Dietary Bioactive Components and Health. On April 23, Christine Swanson and Dr. Davis chaired a symposium titled Communication Techniques of Effective Speakers; Leila Saldanha, Dr. Dwyer, Dr. Bailey, and Joseph Betz participated in a talk titled Identifying Nonvitamin and Mineral Bioactive Ingredients for Inclusion in Dietary Supplement Composition Databases; Dr. Davis co-presented a talk titled Independent Downregulation of Sep15 and TR1, but Not Deficiency in Both Genes, Affects Cancer Phenotypes of Mouse Colon Carcinoma Cells; Drs. Dwyer, Bailey, Saldanha, and Betz co-presented a talk titled Progress in Development of Dietary Supplement Composition and Label Databases for Research; and Drs. Dwyer, Bailey, and Sempos co-presented a talk titled Dietary Supplement Use in Children <18 Years in the 2007 National Health Interview Survey. On April 24, Robert Russell co-chaired a symposium titled The Future of Nutrition Research; Dr. Saldanha co-chaired a minisymposium titled Micronutrient Bioavailability; Dr. Bailey co-chaired a minisymposium titled Dietary Supplements as a Population Exposure in Causation, Prevention, and Management of Disease; Drs. Coates and Bailey gave a talk titled Making Sense of Dietary Supplement Research and a Framework for the Future; Drs. Dwyer, Bailey, and Saldanha co-presented a talk titled Release 2 of the U.S. Dietary Supplement Ingredient Database: Research Protocols and Ingredient Estimates for Children's and Adult Multivitamins; and Rebecca Costello, Cindy Lentino, Dr. Saldanha, and Dr. Sempos gave a talk titled Review of Select Dietary Supplement Interventions for Endothelial Dysfunction. ODS also had an exhibit at this conference.                                   
  • Virginia Dietetic Association Annual Meetingexternal link icon
    March 27, 2012, Blacksburg, VA
    Kathryn Camp gave a talk titled Nutritional Genomics:  Current Controversies and Applications to Dietetics’ Practice. Paul Thomas gave a presentation titled Vitamin & Mineral Supplements: Evidence-Based Practice, Controversies, and Unknowns.
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
    March 26, 2012, Madison, WI
    Christopher Sempos presented the Philip M. Farrell Population Health Distinguished Alumni Lecture titled Diet Heart and Nutritional Epidemiology. Lessons not Learned.
  • Nutrition and Cancer Prevention Research Practicumexternal link icon
    March 12–16, 2012, Rockville, MD
    Cindy Davis gave a talk titled Diet and the Microbiome on March 12. Regan Bailey gave a talk titled Folate and Cancer Prevention on March 14. Paul Coates gave a talk titled The Role of Evidence-Based Reviews for Nutrition Topics: The ODS Experience; Johanna Dwyer gave a talk titled Dietary Supplement Databases; and Kathryn Camp gave a talk titled Nutrigenomics, Ethics, Social, and Public Health Issues on March 16 at the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health.
  • Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine 9th Annual Natural Supplements Conference: An Evidence-Based Update
    January 19–22, 2012, San Diego, CA
    Joseph Betz gave a presentation titled Reviewing the Research and Literature: The Best of the Year and Rebecca Costello gave a presentation titled Office of Dietary Supplement Research Centers: Supplement Use in the Military on January 20. Dr. Costello co-presented a workshop titled Dietary Supplements at the Point of Care Resources on January 21. ODS also had an exhibit at this conference.

2011

  • Tufts University
    December 5, 2011, Boston, MA
    Cindy Davis gave a departmental seminar titled Gastrointestinal Microflora, Bioactive Food Components and Cancer Prevention.
  • Dietetic Interns Joint Class Day, NIH
    November 14, 2011, Bethesda, MD
    Jody Engel gave a presentation titled Dietary Supplements: What Registered Dietitians Need to Know to the Washington, D.C. area dietetic interns.
  • 8th Workshop on the Assessment of Adequate and Safe Intake of Dietary Amino Acidsexternal link icon
    November 10, 2011, Washington, DC
    Rob Russell will give a presentation titled Key events dose-response framework (KEDRF) and its application to nutrients: update on Vitamin A and progress reports on other nutrient case studies.
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jerseyexternal link icon
    November 1, 2011, Newark, NJ
    Kathryn Camp gave a presentation at the School of Health Related Professionals Department of Nutritional Sciences 35th Anniversary Seminar titled Nutritional Genomics: Controversies and Application to Dietetic Practice.
  • University of Mississippi Medical Center
    October 19, 2011, Jackson, MS
    Christopher Sempos presented a physiology seminar titled Serum total 25-hydroxyvitamin D and Death from All-Causes.
  • National Institute on Aging
    October 18, 2011, Baltimore, MD
    Joseph Betz gave a seminar as a Distinguished Lecturer in Neuroscience and Aging titled Scientific and Regulatory Challenges to Biomedical Research on Dietary Supplements.
  • Medical Staff Education Day
    October 14, 2011, Chambersburg PA
    Paul Thomas gave a presentation at Chambersburg Hospital titled Herbs & Other Dietary Supplements.
  • Supply Side West
    October 10–14, 2011, Las Vegas, NV
    Joseph M. Betz moderated the presentation The Integrity of Botanicals and Reference Materials. Leila G. Saldanha moderated The Role of Genetic Variability in Determining the Metabolism and Impact of Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid found in Western Diets and Dietary Supplements—The Emergence of Personalized Nutrition. Both presentations were part of Nutrition Track I of the Supply Side West Education Program, on October 11. ODS also had an exhibit booth at the meeting.
  • American Dietetic Association Food & Nutrition Conference & Expoexternal link icon
    September 24–28, 2011, San Diego, CA
    Christine Taylor presented an overview of the recent IOM report on vitamin D and calcium at an ODS-sponsored session titled “Spotlight on Vitamin D” on September 26. ODS also had an exhibit booth at this conference.
  • American Dietetic Association House of Delegates Fall Meeting
    September 24, 2011, San Diego, CA
    Kathryn Camp gave a presentation titled Nutritional Genomics Update.
  • Mobile Applications: Impacts on Agency Operations
    August 31, 2011, Webinar
    Jody Engel gave a presentation about MyDS, the mobile app developed by the Office of Dietary Supplements, as part of a webinar titled, “Mobile Applications: Impacts on Agency Operations,” sponsored by Government Executive.
  • Consortium for Globalization of Chinese Medicineexternal link icon
    August 26–28, 2011, Shanghai, China
    Paul Coates gave opening remarks, acted as session chair, and presented a talk titled Current status of regulatory and scientific issues in dietary supplements in the US.
  • Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicineexternal link icon
    August 25, 2011, Shanghai, China
    Paul Coates gave a talk titled Issues and resources in dietary supplements.
  • Medicine in the Mediaexternal link icon
    July 13–16, 2011, Hanover, NH
    Paul Coates gave a talk titled How about those supplements? on July 15 at Dartmouth College.
  • The NIH Web Authors Group (WAG) Meeting
    June 15, 2011, Bethesda, MD
    Jody Engel gave a talk titled MyDS Mobile App: From Concept to the App Store and Beyond.
  • The Health Data Initiative Forumexternal link icon
    June 9, 2011, Bethesda, MD
    Jody Engel presented a demonstration of the ODS mobile app, MyDS.
  • Dietary Supplement Research Practicumexternal link icon
    June 6–9, 2011, Washington, DC
    Presentations on June 6: Paul Thomas, Dietary supplements: overview and setting the stage. Johanna Dwyer, Motivations for dietary supplement use. Christine Taylor, Safety: the concept, its measurement, and reporting. John Cardellina, Identity and quality. Marguerite Klein, Case study: probiotics. Paul Coates, Office of Dietary Supplements: what do we do? Presentations on June 7: Joseph Betz, Assisting the regulators: analytical methods, quality assurance, and reference standards. Presentations on June 8: Christopher Sempos, Research design issues with epidemiological studies on dietary supplements. Rob Russell, Conducting a clinical trial with dietary supplements. Christine Swanson, Standards of reporting dietary supplement research studies. Presentations on June 9: Kathryn Camp, Nutrigenomics, genetic tests, and personalized nutrition. Joyce Merkel, Dietary supplement databases.
  • Clinical Nutrition Update: Recipe for Success
    May 18, 2011, Camp Hill, PA
    Jody Engel gave a talk titled Dietary Supplements: What You Need to Know to registered dietitians at this meeting sponsored by Sodexo Health Care.
  • Maryland Dietetic Association Annual Meetingexternal link icon
    April 29, 2011, Linthicum Heights, MD
    Paul Coates presented Evidence-Based Approaches to Nutrition.
  • University of Wisconsin-Madisonexternal link icon
    April 18, 2011, Madison, WI
    Christopher Sempos gave a presentation titled Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D and Mortality: Results from the NHANES III Follow-up Study as part of the Department of Population Health Sciences Seminar Series.
  • North Carolina Dietetic Association Annual Meetingexternal link icon
    April 17–19, 2011, Winston-Salem, NC
    Paul Thomas gave a lecture titled Dietary Supplements: Overview & Update to a group of nutrition professionals on April 19.
  • Experimental Biologyexternal link icon
    April 9–13, 2011, Washington, DC
    On April 9th, Regan Bailey chaired a session titled Research with Dietary Supplements and gave a presentation in that session titled Changes in the dietary supplement collection system in NHANES 2007-2008: Implications for researchers. On April 10th, Rob Russell chaired a session titled Ameliorating micronutrient deficiencies through biofortification: The science and prospects. On April 11th, Paul Coates gave a presentation titled Application of systematic review methodology to research on bioactives as part of a symposium titled Assessing the Effects of Bioactives in Humans: Establishing the Framework for an Evidence-Based Approach; and Johanna Dwyer gave a presentation titled Excitement at interface: Using nutrition and food science to improve public health in the session titled Is 'Processed' a Four Letter Word? The role of processed foods in achieving dietary guidelines and nutrient recommendations in the U.S. On April 12th, Dr. Coates gave a presentation titled The role of nutrition science in shaping public policy in the Special Session titled Changing Face of Nutrition in the United States: How Nutrition Policy and Consumer Awareness are Changing the Practice of Nutrition and Food Science; Jody Engel participated in the session titled Innovative Dietary Assessment Tools and gave a presentation titled MyDS: A mobile application to track dietary supplement use; and Dr. Bailey gave a talk titled Defining low B12 status in the U.S. in the session titled Applications and Challenges of Public Use Data Sets for Secondary Data Analysis Nutrition Research. ODS also had an exhibit booth during the Experimental Biology conference.
  • Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Centerexternal link icon
    March 29, 2011, Rockville, MD
    Kathryn Camp presented an in-service titled Dietary Treatment of Inherited Metabolic Diseases.
  • 2011 Government Web and New Media Conferenceexternal link icon
    March 17–18, 2011, Washington, DC
    Jody Engel participated in the panel presentation, Real Time Mobile: Stories from the Trenches on March 17. She gave a presentation titled MyDS Mobile App: From Concept to the App Store and Beyond.
  • National Institutes of Health
    March 16, 2011, Bethesda, MD
    Paul Thomas gave a talk at the "Focus on You" Wellness Lecture Series titled Dietary Supplements: What You Need to Know.
  • University of Maryland
    March 14, 2011, College Park, MD
    Jody Engel gave a lecture titled A Snapshot of a Nutrition Career in the Federal Government to senior dietetics students in their Core Capstone course.
  • Genetic Diseases of Children, Advancing Research and Care Conferenceexternal link icon
    March 8–9, 2011, New York, NY
    Paul Coates chaired and Kathryn Camp participated as a panelist in a session titled Meeting Nutritional Needs on March 8. The conference was sponsored by State of New York Department of Health Wadsworth Center.
  • University of Illinois College of Medicine
    March 8–9, 2011, Peoria, IL
    Paul Thomas gave a Grand Rounds presentation to medicine residents titled What Sup, Doc? Dietary Supplements and the Physician. He also gave a talk to consumers titled Vitamins and Supplements: What Works & What Doesn't?
  • American Society for Nutrition — Advances and Controversies in Clinical Nutritionexternal link icon
    February 25–27, 2011, San Francisco, CA
    Robert Russell gave a presentation titled Dietary Supplements: Who Needs Them and When Are They Needed? and Paul Coates gave a presentation titled Issues in the Use of Herbal Dietary Supplements on February 25. ODS also had an exhibit at this conference.
  • Washington D.C. Health 2.0 STAT Meetupexternal link icon
    February 10, 2011, Bethesda, MD
    Jody Engel gave a presentation titled Don't Worry, Be Appy! for Health 2.0 practitioners.
  • NORD Medical Foods Conferenceexternal link icon
    February 10, 2011, Washington, DC
    Kathryn Camp gave a presentation titled Federal Perspectives on Medical Foods. The conference was sponsored by the National Organization of Rare Disorders.
  • U.S. Department of Commerce
    January 26, 2011, Webinar
    Jody Engel gave a presentation titled Federal Mobile Apps: Lessons Learned and Best Practices as part of a Federal Mobile Apps Webinar Series sponsored by the National Technical Information Service.
  • Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine 8th Annual Natural Supplements Conference: An Evidence-Based Update
    January 13–16, 2011, San Diego, CA
    Joseph Betz gave a presentation titled Reviewing the Research and Literature: The Best of the Year on January 14. Rebecca Costello co-presented a talk titled Dietary Supplements Resources: Point of Care Answers for the Busy Clinician on January 15. ODS also had an exhibit booth at this conference.
  • USDA National Agricultural Library
    January 10, 2011, Beltsville, MD
    Jody Engel gave a presentation to area dietetic interns titled The Social RD: Why You Should Tweet, Link, and Be Appy!

2010

2009

  • Nutrient Biomarkers Analytical Methodology: Vitamin D Workshop
    December 16, 2009, Bethesda, MD
    ODS sponsored a 1-day workshop to evaluate the state of analytical methods for measuring vitamin D status. The intent of this workshop was to develop strategies for resolving inconsistencies between results obtained from quantitative determination of vitamin D in biological materials (such as blood serum) when different measurement techniques are used. The workshop consisted of presentations and discussion sessions on currently available analytical methods and the interpretation of findings. Knowledge gaps were identified and a research agenda for future studies was developed.
  • Brazilian Nutrition Society Annual Meeting
    November 1, 2009, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Johanna Dwyer spoke on Micronutrient Supplements for Preventing Chronic Disease.
  • American Dietetic Association's Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo
    October 17–20, 2009, Denver, CO
    Johanna Dwyer moderated a session on Conflict of Interest sponsored by the ADA Foundation and the International Life Sciences Institute. She also moderated a talk titled What Are the Youngest American Children Eating? Findings from the Feeding Infants and Toddlers Study (FITS) sponsored by the ADA Foundation and Nestle Nutrition on October 18.
  • 19th International Congress of Nutrition
    October 4–9, 2009, Bangkok, Thailand
    Robert Russell chaired a session on Antioxidant Defense and Oxidative Damage and gave a talk titled Pitfalls in Conducting Antioxidant Research on October 6.
  • 12th Biological and Environmental Reference Materials Symposium
    July 7–10, 2009, Oxford, UK
    Paul Coates presented a keynote lecture titled Emerging Needs for Dietary Supplement Standard Reference Materials on July 10.
  • 50th Anniversary Meeting of the American Society of Pharmacognosy
    June 27 – July 1, 2009, Honolulu, HI
    Joseph Betz presented a podium session titled The NIH/ODS Analytical Methods and Reference Materials Program for Botanical Dietary Supplements: Five-Year Accomplishments and Future Directions. ODS had an exhibit.
  • Food and Nutrition Board of the Institute of Medicine
    June 16, 2009, Woods Hole, MA
    Robert Russell gave a talk titled DRIs: A Trigger Framework for Revisions.
  • International Conference on Diet and Activity Methods
    June 5–7, 2009, Washington, DC
    ODS was a co-sponsor of this conference, a gathering of experts to present, learn about, and develop research ideas to improve the measurement of people's usual dietary intakes and physical activity.
  • American Society of Complex Therapeutics Conference: "From Meadow to Medicine" Developing Complex Therapeutics - A Paradigm Shift
    May 12, 2009, Minneapolis, MN
    Joseph Betz gave a presentation titled Back to the Future: A Historical and Future Perspective and moderated a panel discussion. This was a satellite meeting of the North American Research Conference on Complementary & Integrative Medicine.
  • Maryland Dietetic Association’s Annual Meeting
    April 24, 2009, Linthicum Heights, MD
    Jody Engel gave a presentation titled Dietary Supplement Use in America: Who’s Taking What?
  • Experimental Biology
    April 18–22, 2009, New Orleans, LA
    Johanna Dwyer spoke at a closed workshop for Korean nutritionists titled Planning Using the DRIs on April 18. Dr. Dwyer also co-chaired a minisymposium titled Measurement Issues Related to Dietary Supplement Use on April 21.On April 22, Robert Russell chaired a seminar titled Key Events Framework: An Innovative Approach for Assessing Safe Nutrient Intakes and gave a talk titled Introduction to the International Life Sciences Institute Research Foundation Global Threshold Project.
  • Loyola University Medical Center, Division of Nephrology
    April 7, 2009, Maywood, IL
    Christopher Sempos gave a presentation titled Estimates of Optimal Vitamin D Status: 25-Hydroxyvitamin D – PTH Suppression and All Causes Mortality.
  • 8th Oxford Conference on the Science of Botanicals
    April 5–10, 2009, Oxford, MS
    Joseph Betz presented a poster about the ODS AMRM program titled Dietary Supplement Analytical Methods and Reference Materials Program: Accomplishments and Future Directions on April 7.
  • Nutrition and Cancer Prevention Research Practicum
    March 16–20, 2009, Rockville, MD
    Mary Frances Picciano, Johanna Dwyer, and Paul Coates spoke at this practicum sponsored by the Nutritional Science Research Group, Division of Cancer Prevention, NCI, and the Department of Nutrition, NIH Clinical Center. Dr. Picciano gave a presentation titled Folate and Cancer Prevention on March 16. Dr. Dwyer gave a talk on Flavonoids on March 16. Dr. Coates gave a presentation titled The Role of Evidence-Based Reviews for Nutrition Topics: The ODS Experience on March 20.
  • Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, FDA
    March 3, 2009, College Park, MD
    Robert Russell gave a presentation titled Alternative Approaches to Setting Upper Safe Levels for Nutrients.
  • Natural Health Products Research Society “Gateway to Wellness”
    February 18–21, 2009, Vancouver, British Columbia
    Joseph Betz gave a presentation titled Analytical Methods and Challenges in Toxicology/Safety Monitoring Programs and presented an ODS poster: National Institutes of Health, Dietary Supplement Methods and Reference Materials Program, Accomplishments and Future Directions. ODS also had an exhibit booth at this conference.
  • Southern Society for Clinical Investigation
    February 12–14, 2009, New Orleans, LA
    Rebecca Costello gave a presentation titled Vitamin D and Health in the 21st Century: An Update.
  • American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
    February 1–4, 2009, New Orleans, LA
    Mary Frances Picciano gave a presentation titled Folate: Its Role in Health and Disease during Clinical Nutrition Week 2009.
  • Scripps – Natural Supplements: An Evidence-Based Update
    January 22–25, 2009, Paradise Point Resort, San Diego, CA
    Rebecca Costello co-presented a workshop titled Dietary Supplement Resources: Answering Questions at the Point of Care on January 24. Paul Coates presented a session titled The Future of Dietary Supplement Research – Answering Important Questions on January 25. ODS also had an exhibit booth at this conference.

2008

  • International Life Sciences Institute: Decision Making for Recommendations and Communications Based on Totality of Food Related Research Workshop
    December 15, 2008, Washington, DC
    Robert Russell gave a presentation titled Application of Epidemiologic Data in DRI Development: Approaches Toward Harmonization. Mary Frances Picciano gave a presentation titled Vitamin D and Health.
  • Society for Risk Analysis
    December 10, 2008, Boston, MA
    Robert Russell gave a presentation titled Low-Dose Dose-Response Thresholds in Risk Assessment: a Cross Disciplinary Analysis of Key Events from Vitamin A Exposure to Adverse Events.
  • USDA Human Nutrition Research Center
    December 9, 2008, Beltsville, MD
    Chris Sempos gave a talk titled PTH and 25(OH) Vitamin D: The Search for an Inflection Point.
  • International Life Sciences Institute
    December 3, 2008, Tokyo, Japan
    Paul Coates gave a presentation titled Evaluating the Health Effects of Dietary Supplements.
  • National Institute of Health and Nutrition
    December 2, 2008, Tokyo, Japan
    Paul Coates gave a presentation titled Dietary Supplements in the United States: Claims and Evidence.
  • American Heart Association Meeting
    November 9–11, 2008, New Orleans, LA
    Rebecca Costello moderated the session titled, Lifestyle in the Prevention and Management of Peripheral Vascular Diseases: Role of Physical Activity, Diet and Dietary Supplements on November 11. ODS also exhibited at this meeting.
  • WHO Congress on Traditional Medicine
    November 6–9, 2008, Beijing China
    Christine Swanson attended the World Health Organization Congress on Traditional Medicine in the 60th anniversary year of the WHO. The symposium provided an overview of global status and trends in the use of Traditional, Alternative and Complementary Medicines. Dr. Swanson gave an invited presentation titled The NIH Botanical Research Centers Program.
  • American Institute for Cancer Research Annual Research Conference on
    November 6–7, 2008, Washington, DC
    Mary Frances Picciano gave two presentations: Dietary Supplements for Cancer Prevention: How Common and How Useful? and Diet, Supplements and UV Exposure: Defining Optimal Status of Vitamin D and How to Obtain It. Johanna Dwyer was a member of the program committee and chaired the session titled Behavioral Change and Cancer.
  • American Dietetic Association Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo
    October 25–28, 2008, Chicago, IL
    Karen Regan and Jody Engel participated in a session titled, NIH/NCI Research Training, Funding, and Career Development Opportunities: What Every Dietitian Needs to Know, on October 27. Johanna Dwyer co-presented at a session titled, Using New Online Resources to Estimate Dietary Supplement Intake, on October 28. ODS exhibited at booth #1342.
  • SupplySide West
    October 23–24, 2008, Las Vegas, NV
    Christine Swanson moderated a session titled, NIH Botanical Research Centers Overview, on October 22. Representatives from the six NIH Botanical Research Centers presented their latest research. Marguerite Klein gave a presentation titled Vitamin D and Health in the 21st Century: An Update, on October 22. Leila Saldanha presented a poster, Dietary Analytical Methods and Reference Materials Program: Accomplishments and Future Directions. ODS exhibited at booth #25097.
  • Indo-US Symposium on Indian Systems of Medicine and Botanicals
    October 15–16, 2008, New Delhi, India
    Joseph Betz gave a presentation titled National Institutes of Health, Dietary Supplement Analytical Methods and Reference Materials Program: Accomplishments and Future Directions.
  • University of Illinois Nutritional Sciences Program
    October 15, 2008, Urbana-Champaign, IL
    Mary Frances Picciano presented a seminar titled, Vitamin D and Health in the 21st Century: What We Know and What We Need to Know.
  • Harvard School of Public Health
    October 15, 2008, Boston, MA
    Johanna Dwyer gave a seminar with an emphasis on children titled Dietary Guidelines for Americans: What’s Old? What’s New? What’s Next? as part of the Maternal Child Health Seminar Series.
  • 2008 Shanghai International Conference on Traditional Chinese Medicine and Natural Medicines
    October 10–12, 2008, Shanghai, China
    Joseph Betz gave an invited talk titled, National Institutes of Health, Dietary Supplement Analytical Methods and Reference Materials Program: Accomplishments and Future Directions.
  • Food and Drug Administration/CDER
    October 8, 2008, Silver Spring, MD
    Paul Coates gave a presentation titled Assessing the Health Effects of Dietary Supplements.
  • American College of Nutrition 49th Annual Meeting
    October 2–5, 2008, Arlington, VA
    Rebecca Costello moderated a panel session, How NIH Reviews Grants on Nutrition Related Topics, and co-authored a presentation on a new database of dietary supplements containing vitamin K. Marguerite Klein spoke on the development and validation of analytical methods to ensure the quality and safety of dietary supplements. Leila Saldanha presented a poster, Dietary Analytical Methods and Reference Materials Program: Accomplishments and Future Directions. ODS also exhibited at this meeting.
  • International Food Information Council
    October 1, 2008, Washington, DC
    Mary Frances Picciano gave a presentation titled Vitamin D: Emerging Science and Communication Implications.
  • United States Pharmacopeia’s Annual Scientific Meeting
    September 25–26, 2008, Kansas City, MO
    Joseph Betz gave an invited lecture titled, New Approaches to Standard Setting via Performance-based Procedures.
  • AOAC Annual Meeting & Exposition
    September 21–23, 2008, Dallas, TX
    Joseph Betz and Marguerite Klein participated in this meeting which included several sessions devoted to analytical methods for dietary supplements, such as the President’s Task Force on Dietary Supplements meeting, Dietary Supplements Community meeting, the Methods Committee on Dietary Supplements meeting, and the Analytical Challenges in Dietary Supplements symposium. Dr. Betz also presented a poster, Dietary Supplement Analytical Methods and Reference Materials Program: Accomplishments and Future Directions. ODS exhibited at booth #120.

2007

2006