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<ul><li><p>ED</p><p>PeCo</p><p>JveAdNutiaprobprclunumaopanofknstrofmopoinfconAS</p><p>tioTaNunizunAswiDFrPletw for more information.Vegetarian Nutrition Confer-</p><p>enceMarch 4-6, 2008, 5th Interna-</p><p>tio</p><p>triLoDeLinonBr55conSclluanvisDeanbe</p><p>AB</p><p>Hon</p><p>BiThNu</p><p>TtiomeneofBitortuChtertioGeBaalsthtutioofBoIntuofmiciaenthheNImaseadent of the International PediatricResearch Foundation, and editor-in-chief of Pediatric Research. He is theauthor of over 240 scientific publica-</p><p>resCoGeAwseatinWaMe</p><p>Ob</p><p>El20ofOkAdshmisetM</p><p>rusciCodevestrofcluEaveStmeNewe(NicaAsNeciaNe</p><p>A2C</p><p>SP</p><p>DfoismisisedenomDthAPlaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL60606;;312/899-4829; or fax, 312/899-</p><p>870nal Congress on Vegetarian Nu- tions and the recipient of numerous4812.</p><p>Journal of the AMERICAN DIETETIC ASSOCIATION 2007 by the American Dietetic Associationfrom th</p><p>UCATIONAL EVENTS</p><p>rinatal &amp; Pediatric Nutritionnferenceuly 16-18, 2007, Stanford Uni-</p><p>rsity Campus, Palo Alto, CA. Thevances in Perinatal &amp; 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,</p><p>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-</p><p>rary Forums at 800/377-7707,, or online at Congress of Nutritioneptember 9-13, 2007, Interna-</p><p>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</p><p>DA CALENDAR007 Food &amp; Nutritiononference &amp; Expo</p><p>eptember 29-October 2, 2007hiladelphia, PAe assoction, Loma Linda University,ma Linda, CA, sponsored by thepartment of Nutrition, Lomada University. For information</p><p>registration, contact Veniceown at or 909/8-4595. For program inquiries,tact Sujatha Rajaram, Chair,</p><p>ientific Program at For online registrationd abstract submission access,it for abstracts for short orald poster presentations is Novem-r 15, 2007.</p><p>OUT PEOPLE</p><p>ors</p><p>er Selected as New Editor ofe American Journal of Clinicaltritionhe American Society for Nutri-</p><p>n (ASN) announced the appoint-nt of Dennis M. Bier, MD, as the</p><p>w editor of The American JournalClinical Nutrition (AJCN). Dr</p><p>er is professor of Pediatrics, direc-of the US Department of Agricul-</p><p>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</p><p>e ASN and a member of the Insti-te of Medicine (IOM) at the Na-nal Academies of Sciences, chairthe IOM Food and Nutrition</p><p>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</p><p>has served as chairman of theH Nutrition Study Section, chair-n of the NIH General Clinical Re-rch Centers Committee, presi-iationPEOPLE &amp; 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.</p><p>ituaries</p><p>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-</p><p>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.</p><p>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</p><p>f the event of sponsor. Sendaterial to: Ryan Lipscomb,epartment Editor, Journal ofe American Dieteticssociation, 120 S. Riverside</p></li></ul>