Health Meets Food: The Culinary Medicine Conference 2018

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Thursday, June 14 • 12:00pm - 7:00pm
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Health meets FoodNational Meeting

Click Here to Apply for Credit (this is for the didactic portion of the conference only)

Please complete the evaluation on the right side of your screen to obtain your credits for the conference.

To obtain credit for each of the hands-on teaching kitchen modules you attended, please utilize the links below. If you are enrolled in the CCMS program, please complete the evaluations for the hands-on modules in the CCMS portal.

Culinary Medicine and Geriatric Diet
Disease Implications of Diet: An Introduction to Culinary Medicine
Food Allergy and Intolerance
Hypertension and Nutrition: Low Sodium Diets and Flavor Building
Nutrition to Optimize Neurocognition

Stacia Clinton, RDN
National Director
Healthy Food in Healthcare Program
Reston, VA 
Sue Daugherty, RDN
Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance
Philadelphia, PA 
William S. George
President & CEO
Health Partners Plans, Inc.
Philadelphia, PA 
Marguerite Green
Sprout NOLA
New Orleans, LA 
Timothy S. Harlan, MD, FACP
Associate Dean for Clinical Services
Executive Director, Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine
Associate Professor of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine
New Orleans, Louisiana 
Alex Harrell
Executive Chef
Angeline Restaurant
New Orleans, LA 
Mark L. Heiman, PhD, FTOS
Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA 
Daphne C. Hernandez, PhD, MSEd
Assistant Professor
University of Houston
Houston, TX 
Brian Meier, PhD
Gettysburg College
Gettysburg, PA 
Mary Sue Miliken
Executive Chef
The Border Grill
Los Angeles, CA 
Kathleen O. Morton, MD
Medical Weight Management Program
Coastal Medical, Inc.
Providence, RI
Cary Neff
Vice President
Culinary Support Services
Morrison Healthcare
Atlanta, GA 
Mark J. Peters
Medical Director
Gulf States Region
United Healthcare
New Orleans, LA 
Laura A. Rogers
Deputy Director
Antibiotic Resistance Action Center
George Washington University
Washington, D.C. 
Diego Rose, PhD, MPH, RD
Professor & Head of Nutrition
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA 
Leah Sarris, RD, LDN, CCMS
Instructor of Medicine
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA 
Jennifer Trilk, PhD, FACSM
Associate Professor
University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville
Greenville, SC 
Brian Wansink, PhD
Professor of Marketing
Cornell University Food & Brand Lab
Ithaca, NY

Intended Learners

This conference is designed for physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, registered dietitians, pharmacists, food service professionals/chefs, and other related healthcare professionals interested in nutrition.

Learning Objectives

After attending the Health meets Food conference, participants should be able to:
  • Elaborate on how principles of mindfulness affected development of therapeutic approaches. 
  • Address the lack of lifestyle medicine training and create programming for undergraduate and graduate medical education. 
  • Reframe food insecurity as a health issue that is cumulative over time, including childhood experiences.
  • Describe the Antimicrobial Stewardship through Food Animal Agriculture Toolkit Module.
  • Participants will leave with an understanding of what we mean when we talk about 'gut bacteria, the microbiome and flora.
  • Elaborate on how principles of mindfulness affected development of therapeutic approaches and list pathologies that benefit from mindfulness therapies. 
  • Demonstrate an understanding of pharmacologic management of obesity.
Activity Overview

The interactive educational conference will occur from June 14-17, 2018 at The Jung Hotel in New Orleans, LA.
For questions regarding this educational activity, please call 504-988-9108.
Hardware/Software Requirements
The evaluation is accessible after the activity via a PC (Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7) or Mac (Mac OS 10.x or later) com­puter with current versions of the following browsers: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, or Safari. A PDF reader is required for print publications. Please direct technical questions to webmaster@naccme.com.

Cancellation Policy

Please note that payment for Health meets Food is nonrefundable.


In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by North American Center for Continuing Medical Education (NACCME) and The Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine at Tulane University. NACCME is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


NACCME designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.


This continuing nursing education activity awards 12.25 contact hours.
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13255 for 12.25 contact hours.
Nurse practitiners may participate in this educational activity and earn a certificate of completion as AANP accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ through its reciprocity agreements.
CPE for Pharmacists
The conference is approved for 12.25 contact hours (.1225 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education: UAN JA0006201-9999-18-029-L01-P.
ACPE Credit Policy
The certificate is not the official record of your participation in the activity. The official record of credit will be the information in CPE Monitor system.
Eligibility for pharmacy credit is contingent upon the successful completion of a post-test and/or evaluation for each activity or session attended. The reporting function into CPE Monitor will only be available for 60 days after your completion of the activity.  Under ACPE Policy, NACCME will not be able to report your credit to CPE Monitor after this 60-day period.
These educational activities are knowledge-based activities.
Any participant wanting to file a grievance with respect to any aspect of a continuing pharmacy education activity accredited by NACCME may contact the Senior Manager, Accreditation & Compliance, NACCME, in writing at 104 Windsor Center Drive, Suite 200, East Windsor, NJ 08520. The Senior Manager, Accreditation & Compliance will review the grievance and respond within 30 days of receiving the written statement.

Thursday June 14, 2018 12:00pm - 7:00pm CDT
Grand Hall - Second Floor - Jung Hotel 1500 Canal St., New Orleans, LA 70112 (504) 226-5864

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