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F20 - Nutrition Access Crisis (F20)

‐ Apr 21, 2023 12:30pm


  1. Describe the current state of nutrition supply shortages including contributing factors
  2. Discuss the impact of nutrition supply related shortages on patients/consumers, clinicians, and organizations
  3. Discuss possible solutions to prevent nutrition supply shortages including advocacy at local and national levels


Current State of Nutrition Access Issues
Allison Blackmer, PharmD, BCPS, BCPPS, FCCP, FASPEN, Director, Clinical Practice, Quality and Advocacy, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Silver Spring, MD

Patient/Consumer Perspective on Nutrition Supply Shortages: Lived Experiences
Bettemarie Bond, Patient Advocate; Ambassador for The Oley Foundation, Levittown, PA

Patient/Consumer Perspective on Nutrition Supply Shortages: Organizational Efforts
Beth Gore, PhD, Executive Director, The Oley Foundation, Riverview, FL

FDA Perspective on Root Causes and Potential Solutions on Nutrition Supply Shortages
Emily Thakur, CDR, RPh, Team Leader, Drug Shortage Staff, U.S. Public Health Service, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, U.S. Food & Drug Administration, Silver Spring, MD

Manpreet Mundi, MD, Professor of Medicine, Department of Endocrinology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Rochester, MN