Nourishing the Future: How Early Taste and Food Exposures Shape Diet and Health in Later Life (CME Credit for Physicians)

CME Credit Available for Physicians!

How do early exposures influence the establishment of food preferences and healthy dietary behaviors? How can learnings be applied in the community and family settings? This session explores how early taste and food exposures may influence diet quality and health later in life. Our panelists aim to generate interest in this exciting area of science and explore priorities for future research.

Originally presented at NUTRITION 2023, ASN's flagship meeting which was held July 22-25, 2023 in Boston, MA.

 

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Speakers

Kofi Essel, MD, MPH, FAAP
Food as Medicine Director, Elevance Health

Catherine Forestell, PhD 
Professor, Psychological Sciences, William & Mary

Susan Johnson, PhD
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Nutrition, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Karen Switkowski, PhD, MPH
Senior Research Scientist, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute/Harvard Medical School

 

Learning Objectives

  • Review the development of flavor perception
  • Discuss feeding approaches that can shift innate flavor preferences
  • Describe how complimentary feeding can help children develop food preferences and impact later diet quality

 

Competencies

The Desirable Physician Attributes addressed in this activity are:

  • Systems-Based Practice
  • Medical Knowledge

Target Audience

  • Researchers
  • Physicians
  • Dietitians
  • Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners
  • Academic Faculty
  • Health Educators
  • Behavioral Specialists
  • Nurses
  • Pharmacists
  • Wellness Professionals 
  • Undergraduate/Graduate Students/Postdoctoral Fellows
  • Medical Students and Residents
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the American Society for Nutrition (ASN). The American Society for Nutrition is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The ASN designates this activity for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 1.50 Certificate of Participation

    ASN does not offer CME credit to non-physicians. However, all non-physician and non-dietetic healthcare professionals of this activity will be able to complete an evaluation and download a Certificate of Participation. This certificate designates your participation in this education activity. It lists the amount of continuing medical education credit that has been designated for physicians by ASN. You should be able to use this documentation for your licensing or certification needs. To determine if activities designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ are acceptable for your licensing or certification needs, please contact your credentialing body directly. Please note ASN cannot guarantee its acceptance.

Course opens: 
09/18/2023
Course expires: 
09/08/2025
Cost:
$20.00
Rating: 
0

This activity includes the following presentations:

Welcome and Introductions

Susan Johnson, PhD
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Nutrition, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

The Development of Early Food and Taste Preferences

Catherine Forestell, PhD 
Professor, Psychological Sciences, William & Mary

Associations Between Early Feeding Exposures and Behaviors and Later Diet and Health Outcomes

Karen Switkowski, PhD, MPH
Senior Research Scientist, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute/Harvard Medical School

Applications in Clinical and Community Settings

Kofi Essel, MD, MPH, FAAP
Food as Medicine Director, Elevance Health

Panel Discussion

Kofi Essel, MD, MPH, FAAP
Food as Medicine Director, Elevance Health

Catherine Forestell, PhD 
Professor, Psychological Sciences, William & Mary

Susan Johnson, PhD
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Nutrition, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Karen Switkowski, PhD, MPH
Senior Research Scientist, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute/Harvard Medical School

Disclosure Policy

It is the policy of the American Society of Nutrition, in compliance with the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education to ensure that education presents learners with only accurate, balanced, and scientifically justified recommendations and protects learners from promotion, marketing, and commercial bias. ASN requires disclosure of all financial interest that the planning committee (including ASN staff) or faculty members have with ineligible companies. All faculty and contributors to this continuing education activity have disclosed any relevant financial relationship that may have direct bearing on the subject matter of this program. Specific disclosure information is in the course materials. 

The American Society for Nutrition supports fair and unbiased participation of individuals in its education activities. Any real or potential conflicts of interest must be identified and managed. All relevant financial relationships with commercial interests that directly impact and/or might conflict with ASN activities must be disclosed, or disclosure that no relevant financial relationships exist must be documented. Other relationships that could cause private interests to conflict with professional interests must also be disclosed. This policy is intended to openly identify any potential conflict so that participants in an education activity are able to form their own judgments about the presentation. In addition, disclosure must be made of presentations on drugs or devices or uses of drugs or devices that have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration.

Speakers

Kofi Essel, MD, MPH, FAAP, Food as Medicine Director, Elevance Health
No relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Catherine Forestell, PhD, Professor, Psychological Sciences, William & Mary
No relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Susan Johnson, PhD, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Nutrition, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
No relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Karen Switkowski, PhD, MPH, Senior Research Scientist, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute/Harvard Medical School
Disclosures: Modern Fertility: Consultant (Terminated, October 31, 2022) 
All of the relevant financial relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.   

Planners

The following individuals served on the NUTRITION 2023 Scientific Program Committee. The session titled 'Nourishing the Future: How Early Taste and Food Exposures Shape Diet and Health in Later Life' was included in the scientific program of NUTRITION 2023, ASN's flagship meeting which was held from July 22-25, 2023.

Paola Baratto, MS, Rutgers University 
No relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose. 

Nicolaas Deutz, MD, PhD, Texas A&M University 
Disclsoures: Abbott: Speaker Fees 
All of the relevant financial relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.   

Bradley Ferguson, PhD, University of Nevada, Reno 
No relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose. 

Martha Field, PhD, Cornell University 
No relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose. 

Daniel Hoffman, PhD, Rutgers University 
No relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose. 

Hannah Holscher, PhD, RD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 
Disclosures: Almond Board of California; Grant/Research Support; Beneo: Speaker/Speaker's Bureau; Bio-Cat: Grant/Research Support; General Mills Inc.: Grant/Research Support; Hass Avocado Board: Grant/Research Support; ISAPP: Speaker/Speaker's Bureau; National Dairy Council: Speaker/Speaker's Bureau; National Honey Board:Grant/Research Support; Tate & Lyle: Grant/Research Support 
All of the relevant financial relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.   

Frank Hu, MD, MPH, PhD, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health 
No relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose. 

Zhaoping Li, MD, PhD, UCLA 
Nutrient Institute (Scientific Advisory Board Member) 
All of the relevant financial relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.   

Laura Murray-Kolb, PhD, Purdue University 
No relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose. 

Kathryn Porter Starr, PhD, RD, Duke University School of Medicine and Durham VA Medical Center 
No relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose. 

Lewis Rubin, MD, Georgetown University Medical Center 
Disclosures: Abbott Nutrition: Grant/Research Support 
All of the relevant financial relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.   

Anna Thalacker-Mercer, PhD, The University of Alabama at Birmingham 
No relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose. 

Staff

Michelle Crispino, CAE, DES, American Society for Nutrition
No relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Gwen Twillman, American Society for Nutrition
No relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose. 

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the American Society for Nutrition (ASN). The American Society for Nutrition is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

Physicians
The ASN designates this enduring materials activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The certificate you receive upon completion of this education activity will list the amount of continuing medical education credit you were awarded. Please use this documentation for your CME licensing or certification needs.

Learners seeking CME credit are required to pass a post-test assessment of subject matter comprehension. To pass the post-test assessment, learners must correctly answer 75% of the questions.

Non-physician Professionals
ASN does not offer CME credit to non-physicians. However, all non-physician professionals will be able to complete an evaluation and download a Certificate of Participation. This certificate designates your participation in this education activity. It lists the amount of continuing medical education credit that has been designated for physicians by ASN. You should be able to use this documentation for your licensing or certification needs. To determine if activities designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ are acceptable for your licensing or certification needs, please contact your credentialing body directly. Please note ASN cannot guarantee its acceptance.

Learners seeking a Certificate of Participation are required to pass a post-test assessment of subject matter comprehension. To pass the post-test assessment, learners must correctly answer 75% of the questions.

Available Credit

  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the American Society for Nutrition (ASN). The American Society for Nutrition is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The ASN designates this activity for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 1.50 Certificate of Participation

    ASN does not offer CME credit to non-physicians. However, all non-physician and non-dietetic healthcare professionals of this activity will be able to complete an evaluation and download a Certificate of Participation. This certificate designates your participation in this education activity. It lists the amount of continuing medical education credit that has been designated for physicians by ASN. You should be able to use this documentation for your licensing or certification needs. To determine if activities designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ are acceptable for your licensing or certification needs, please contact your credentialing body directly. Please note ASN cannot guarantee its acceptance.

Price

Cost:
$20.00
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