Dr. Daren Heyland is a Professor of Medicine at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario Canada. He is trained in Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, and Clinical Epidemiology. He currently serves as the Director of the Clinical Evaluation Research Unit at the Kingston General Hospital which functions as a methods center for multicenter clinical research (See www.ceru.ca). He is the principal investigator on a number of large scale, multicenter clinical nutrition research projects, the lead author of the Canadian Critical Care Nutrition clinical practice guidelines, and the sponsor of the criticalcarenutrition.com website that functions as a repository for information valuable to the practice of critical care nutrition. Overall, Dr. Heyland has published approximately 450 peer-reviewed papers, raised more than $120 million in external grant support and given > 350 international presentations.