nutrition education

Nutrition Training for Young Doctors Lacks Bite

October 19, 2017

Read the original article by Marlene Busko from MedScape. Most US medical schools do not require medical students to learn basic nutrition theory, even though poor diet is the leading preventable risk factor for disability or early death in the United States.[1,2] “It takes at least 25-30 hours of medical school instruction to achieve just […]

Nutrition Competencies in Health Professionals’ Education and Training: A New Paradigm

January 15, 2015

Nutrition Competencies in Health Professionals’ Education and Training: A New Paradigm Adv Nutr. 2015 Jan 15, Kris-Etherton PM1, Akabas SR2, Douglas P3, Kohlmeier M4, Laur C5, Lenders CM6, Levy MD7, Nowson C8, Ray S5, Pratt CA9, Seidner DL10, Saltzman E11. Penn State University, University Park, PA; pmk3@psu.edu. 2Columbia University, New York, NY; 3University of Ulster, Londonderry, Northern […]

Residency and specialties training in nutrition: a call for action

May 01, 2014

Residency and specialties training in nutrition: a call for action. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. May 2014; Epub 2014 Mar 19. Lenders CM1, Deen DD, Bistrian B, Edwards MS, Seidner DL, McMahon MM, Kohlmeier M, Krebs NF. 1Division of Pediatric Nutrition, Boston Medical Center, and Department of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA (CML); the Department of Community Health and […]

Nutrition education in medical school: a time of opportunity.

May 01, 2014

Nutrition education in medical school: a time of opportunity. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. May 2014; Epub 2014 Mar 19. Kushner RF1, Van Horn L, Rock CL, Edwards MS, Bales CW, Kohlmeier M, Akabas SR. 1Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL (RFK); the Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL (LVH); the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University […]