The VNDAC is co-hosting a speaking engagement at VUMC on January 21, 2014. Dr. Vickie Baracos, Professor and Alberta Cancer Foundation Chair in Pallative Medicine, will be speaking on "CT Imaging of Skeletal Muscle Mass in Cancer Patients: A Predictor of Chemotherapy Metabolism & Toxicity, and Survival." All are welcome to attend. Room TBD.
On Wednesday, December 11, Lynn A. Seabolt, our CDE RD, received the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Clinical Research Award of Excellence.
Dr. Silver presented a poster, titled "A Balanced High Fat Diet Resolves GERD in Obese Women" at Obesity Week 2013. Obesity Week, the annual meeting of The Obesity Society and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric, was held at the Atlanta Convention Center.