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Teaching Population Health: Innovative Medical School Curricula on Nutrition

January 20, 2016 (78 min.)

This webinar highlights innovative methods to integrate nutrition into medical education – a topic that spans the basic, clinical and public/population health sciences. It includes a brief history and recent data on nutrition education across medical schools, as well as curriculum models and resources from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine. This webinar features an extended Q&A session at the end.

Martin Kohlmeier , MD, PhD
Director of Nutrition in Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Medicine and Gillings School of Global Public Health
UNC Nutrition Research Institute, Kannapolis, NC

Virginia Uhley , MS, PhD, RDN
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Sciences
Nutrition Discipline Director
Co-Course Director Endocrinology
Co-Course Director Promotion and Maintenance of Health
Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine

Jennifer Nelson , MD, MPH
Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer
Office of Noncommunicable Disease, Injury, and Environmental Health
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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