David Seres MD, ScM, PNS, FASPEN

Director of Medical Nutrition; Professor of Medicine, Institute of Human Nutrition, Columbia University Irving Medical Center, New York, NY

David S. Seres, MD is Professor of Medicine in the Institute of Human Nutrition, Director of Medical Nutrition, and associate clinical ethicist at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. He is a physician scientist, with numerous publications, and clinical nutrition specialist for 35 years. He serves as section editor for nutrition at UpToDate, a medical reference utilized in more than 190 countries and by 90% of academic medical centers in the US, has coauthored numerous clinical guidelines, edited a textbook on nutrition in the ICU, and has authored nutrition chapters in numerous major medical and surgical textbooks. Recently, Dr. Seres served on the planning committees for a five-day NIH conference on malnutrition in the ill, and a summit at the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) on educating doctors about nutrition. He is a member of the Medical Advisory Board for Consumer Reports, has been a consultant to Attorneys General of two States, the Federal Trade Commission, and Truth in Advertising, Inc. on issues related to fraudulent advertising claims. He is a national award recipient for his work in nutrition education and public policy and was elected a fellow of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition.
Email: dss2135@cumc.columbia.edu