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R10 - President's Address and Honoring of Dr. Stanley J. Dudrick, MD, FACS, FASPEN

‐ Feb 18, 2017 6:15pm

Join ASPEN’s 41st president, Charlene Compher, PhD, RD, CNSC, LDN, FAND, FASPEN, as she kicks off Clinical Nutrition Week 2017. Dr. Compher is Professor of Nutrition Science at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing and Advanced Practice Clinical Dietitian Specialist with the Home Parenteral Nutrition Program at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. A committed interdisciplinary team member, Dr. Compher values mentorship and inter-professional collaboration and carries these values into her teaching. Her popular Case Study in Clinical Nutrition course brings faculty colleagues across the Penn campus to share their professional expertise with nursing students who seek a broad exposure to nutrition care in diverse clinical settings. The Advanced Nutrition and Metabolism capstone course for nutrition students at Penn also brings important late-breaking research findings in nutrition science into the knowledge base of students. In her President’s Address, Dr. Compher will discuss ASPEN’s rich history in clinical research and project essential elements needed for continued success into the future. At the conclusion of Dr. Compher’s address, ASPEN will honor Stanley J. Dudrick, MD, FACS, FASPEN, the Father of Intravenous Feeding, with the first-ever ASPEN Lifetime Achievement Award. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to hear from one of the most influential people in the nutrition support community.