May 2007 People and Events

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    rinatal & Pediatric Nutritionnferenceuly 16-18, 2007, Stanford Uni-

    rsity Campus, Palo Alto, CA. Thevances in Perinatal & Pediatrictrition conference targets dieti-ns, physicians, nurses, nurseactitioners, and pharmacists fromstetric, neonatal, and pediatricactice settings. Topic areas in-de childhood obesity, probiotics,trition for premature infants toximize outcomes, food allergies,

    timal nutrition during pregnancyd lactation, and long-term impactearly nutrition. Join nationallyown experts and explore bestategies to meet the requirementsthese special needs patients. Forre information, contact Contem-

    rary Forums at 800/377-7707,, or online at Congress of Nutritioneptember 9-13, 2007, Interna-

    nal Convention Center, Taipei,iwan. The 10th Asian Congress oftrition (ACN), hosted and orga-ed by Nutrition Society of Taiwander the auspices of Federation ofian Nutrition Societies (FANS),ll cover topics under the themeiet, Nutrition, and Optimal Health:om Food Supply to Nutrigenomics.ase visit

    DA CALENDAR007 Food & Nutritiononference & Expo

    eptember 29-October 2, 2007hiladelphia, PAe assoction, Loma Linda University,ma Linda, CA, sponsored by thepartment of Nutrition, Lomada University. For information

    registration, contact Veniceown at or 909/8-4595. For program inquiries,tact Sujatha Rajaram, Chair,

    ientific Program at For online registrationd abstract submission access,it for abstracts for short orald poster presentations is Novem-r 15, 2007.



    er Selected as New Editor ofe American Journal of Clinicaltritionhe American Society for Nutri-

    n (ASN) announced the appoint-nt of Dennis M. Bier, MD, as the

    w editor of The American JournalClinical Nutrition (AJCN). Dr

    er is professor of Pediatrics, direc-of the US Department of Agricul-

    re/Agricultural Research Serviceildrens Nutrition Research Cen-, and program director of the Na-nal Institutes of Health (NIH)neral Clinical Research Center atylor College of Medicine. He iso a past president and fellow of

    e ASN and a member of the Insti-te of Medicine (IOM) at the Na-nal Academies of Sciences, chairthe IOM Food and Nutrition

    ard, chairman of the board of theternational Life Sciences Insti-te Research Foundation, memberthe FDA Pediatric Advisory Com-ttee, fellow of the American Asso-tion for the Advancement of Sci-ce, as well as Associate Editor ofe Annual Review of Nutrition, and

    has served as chairman of theH Nutrition Study Section, chair-n of the NIH General Clinical Re-rch Centers Committee, presi-iationPEOPLE & EVENTSearch awards, including the Mc-llum Award from the ASN, theneral Clinical Research Centersard for Excellence in Clinical Re-rch from the NIH, and the Dis-guished Service Award fromshington University School ofdicine.


    eanor K. Dillaway, RD, January07, graduated from the UniversityDelaware in 1953 and attendedlahoma State University for anministrative and Dietetic Intern-ip in 1954. She worked as an Ad-nistrative Dietitian for Massachu-ts General Hospital in Boston.arie E. Penner, MS, RD, Feb-

    ary 2007, received a bachelor ofence degree from the Texas Statellege of Women and a mastersgree from Louisiana State Uni-rsity. She was a professor, in-uctor, and dietitian for a numberuniversity dietetics programs, in-ding the University of Nebraska,stern Illinois University, the Uni-rsity of Missouri, and Louisianaate University. Penner was also amber and past president of thebraska Dietetic Association, asll as a member of the LincolnE) Dietetic Association, the Amer-n and Nebraska Home Economicssociations, and the American andbraska School Food Service Asso-tions. In 1976, she was namedbraska Dietitian of the Year.

    eadline for submitting materialr the People and Events sectionthe first of the month, 3onths before the date of thesue (eg, May 1 for the Augustsue). Publication of anucational event is not andorsement by the Association

    f the event of sponsor. Sendaterial to: Ryan Lipscomb,epartment Editor, Journal ofe American Dieteticssociation, 120 S. Riverside