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F44 - Proceedings of the NIH Conference on Malnutrition: Recommendations and Opportunities (F44)

‐ Apr 21, 2023 5:30pm


  1. Differentiate between malnutrition and malnourishment in adults and pediatrics, and apply both to patient assessment
  2. Outline limitations and appropriate applications of tools and biomarkers in identifying patients at nutrition risk
  3. Delineate the associations between malnutrition and healthcare costs and clinical outcomes
  4. Detail malnutrition in pediatrics and contrast it with malnutrition in adults

Response to Nourishment is Not Predicted by Current Malnutrition Diagnostic Schema: Moving Past the Terminology of “Malnutrition”
David Seres, MD, ScM, PNS, FASPEN, Professor of Medicine in the Institute of Human Nutrition, Director Medical Nutrition, Columbia University Irving Medical Center, New York, NY

Overview of Methodology and Tools and Emerging Biomarkers to Identify Nutritionally Vulnerable Patients and Biological Responses to Nutrition Therapy
Gail Cresci, PhD, RD, LD, Full Saff, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition; Staff, Learner Research Institute; Director, Nutrition Research, Center for Human Nutrition, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Cost, Burden, and Scope of Clinical Malnutrition
Todd Rice, MD, MSc, Associate Professor of Medicine, Allergy, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Malnutrition in Pediatrics and Next Steps
Nilesh Mehta, MD, FASPEN, Professor of Anesthesia, Critical Care Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA

David Seres, MD, ScM, PNS, FASPEN

This session includes pediatric content