Health meets Food

Health meets Food

National Meeting

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

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. If the participant is unsatisfied with the response, an appeal to the Senior Director, Accreditation and Compliance, NACCME, may be made for a second level of review.

CPE for Dietitians

North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC (NACCME) is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive 12.00 Continuing Professional Education units (CPEUs) for completion of this activity/material. 

Level 3 Synthesis CDR Accredited Provided # HM001.

Independent Clinical Reviewers

Deborah Cohen, DCN, RD
Associate Professor
Nutrition Program
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 

Beth Dollinger, MD
Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Orthopedic Surgeon
Arnot Medical Services
Elmira, NY 

Swana de Gijsel, MD
Department of Hospital Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical Center
New York, NY 

Karl J. Guggenmos, AAC, MBA
Owner of CSI Culinary Solutions International
American Academy of Chefs
WACS Global Master Chef
Cranston, RI 

Rosemarie Lorenzetti, MD, MPH
Associate Dean Student Services
Professor, Department of Family Medicine
West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV 

Tisha N. Lunsford, MD, FACG, AGAF
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship Program
Division of Gastroenterology & Nutrition
University of Texas Health
San Antonio, TX 

Ala K. Shaikhkhalil, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Columbus, OH 

Rick Streiffer, MD
Dean and Professor of Family Medicine
College of Community Health Sciences
The University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL 

Anne VanBeber, RD
Professor and Chair
Department of Nutritional Sciences
Texas Christian University
Fort Worth, TX 

Susan Warner, MD, MPH
Clinical Pathologist
Pathology Group of the MidSouth/Trumbull Laboratories
Clinical Associate Professor
University of Tennessee College of Medicine
Memphis, TN

Planning Committee

The planning committee comprises Stacia Clinton, RDN, Deborah Cohen, DCN, RD, Sue Daugherty, RDN, Beth Dollinger, MD, William S. George, Swana de Gijsel, MD,  Marguerite Green, Karl Guggenmos, AAC, MBA, Timothy S. Harlan, MD, FACP, Alex Harrell, Mark L. Heiman, PhD, FTOS, Daphne C. Hernandez, PhD, MSEd, Rosemarie Lorenzetti , MD, MPH, Tisha N. Lunsford, MD, FACG, AGAF, Brian Meier, Mary Sue Miliken, Kathleen O. Morton, MD, Cary Neff, Mark J. Peters, MD, Laura A. Rogers, Diego Rose, PhD, MPH, RD, Leah Sarris, RD, LDN, CCMS,Ala K. Shaikhkhalil, MD, Rick Streiffer, MD, Jennifer Trilk, PhD, FACSM, Anne VanBeber, MD, Brian Wansink, PhD, Suan Warner, MD; and Jennifer Ilcyn, Mary Johnson, Margaret Stefan, and Susan Yarbrough, NACCME.

Nurse Planner: Susie Seaman, NP, Sharp Rees-Stealy Wound Clinic, San Diego, California

Financial Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest

According to the disclosure policy of NACCME, faculty, editors, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control content are required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with relevant commercial companies related to this activity. All relevant conflicts of interest that are identified are reviewed for potential conflicts of interest. If a conflict is identified, it is the responsibility of NACCME to initiate a mechanism to resolve the conflict(s). The existence of these interests or relationships is not viewed as implying bias or decreasing the value of the presentation.

All educational materials are reviewed for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies reported, and levels of evidence.

The faculty has reported the following:

Dr. Heiman: CoFounder - MicroBiome Therapeutics; Scientific Advisor – Monon Bioventures; CSO – Scioto Biosciences

Ms. Rogers: Educational Campaign – Merck; Operating Support – Applegate

Ms. Seaman: Advisory Board—Mölnlycke

Ms. Clinton, Dr. Cohen, Ms. Daugherty, Mr. George, Dr. de Gijsel, Ms. Green, Mr. Guggenmos , Dr. Harlan, Dr. Hernandez, Mr. Harrell, Dr. Lorenzetti, Dr. Lunsford, Dr. Meier, Ms. Miliken, Dr. Morton, Ms. Neff, Dr. Peters, Dr. Rose, Dr. Sarris, Dr. Shaikhkhalil, Dr. Streiffer,  Dr. Trilk, Dr. VanBeber, Dr. Wansink, and Dr. Warner disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest.

Ms. Ilcyn, Ms. Johnson, Ms. Stefan, and Ms. Yarbrough have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.

NACCME requires faculty to inform participants whenever off-label/unapproved uses of drugs and/or devices are discussed in their presentations.

The faculty has disclosed no off label/unapproved uses of drugs and/or devices will be discussed in the presentations.

Privacy Policy

NACCME protects the privacy of personal and other information regarding participants, educational partners, and joint sponsors. NACCME and our joint sponsors will not release personally identifiable information to a third party without the individual's consent, except such information as is required for reporting purposes to the appropriate accrediting agency.

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Copyright © 2018 by North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC. All rights reserved. No part of this accredited continuing education activity may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, without first obtaining permission from North American Center for Continuing Medical Education. The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and are not attributable to NACCME. Clinical judgment must guide each professional in weighing the benefits of treatment against the risk of toxicity. Dosages, indications, and methods of use for products referred to in this activity are not necessarily the same as indicated in the package insert for each product, may reflect the clinical experience of the presenters, and may be derived from the professional literature or other clinical sources. Consult complete prescribing information before administering.