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Food for Health Workshop at the Canadian Nutrition Society Annual Meeting

Canadian Nutrition Society Annual Meeting
St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada
June 5, 2014
Sheraton Hotel Fort William Salon B

Principles and Philosophies for Development of Ongoing Public-Private Partnerships to Support Food-Health Research

“This year’s ground-breaking interactive Workshop will explore the theme of public-private research partnerships to advance health through food-based strategies in Canada and provide a forum for attendees to exchange ideas on how multi-stakeholder collaborations based on food and nutrition can benefit the health of Canadians.” – CNS

This event was hosted by the Canadian Nutrition Society (CNS) and ILSI North America. More information about the 2014 CNS Annual Meeting can be found here.

Speaker bios, abstracts, presentation slides and reference materials can be accessed below.

Speakers

Welcome
Robert Bertolo, PhD, CNS-SCN President and Assoc. Professor, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Bio: Bertolo Rob.pdf

Introduction & Background
Leah Gramlich, MD, FRCPC, CNS-SCN Advocacy Committee Chair and Professor of Medicine, Adjunct Prof in Agriculture Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Alberta
Bio: Gramlich Leah.pdf
Slides: Gramlich Intro Slides.pdf

David Ma, PhD, CNS-SCN Advocacy Committee Executive and Assoc. Professor, University of Guelph
Bio: Ma David.pdf
Slides: Ma-Pre-Wkshp Survey.pdf

Keynote: Review of Principles for Successful Public-Private Partnerships
Andrea Baruchin, PhD, Senior Advisor to the President, Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Bio & Abstract: Andrea Baruchin- Bio and Abstract.pdf
Slides: Baruchin Food for Health Wkshp 05jun14.ppsx
Video: http://youtu.be/o293qhBB5qU

Case Studies: Potential Areas for Developing Public-Private Partnerships
Eric Hentges, PhD, Executive Director, ILSI North America
A Public-Private Partnership: Branded Food Products Database for Public Health
Bio & Abstract: Eric Hentges.pdf
Slides: Hentges.pdf
Video: http://youtu.be/r6ORNPoi7OI

Maria Kalergis, PhD, RD, CDE, National Program Manager, Nutrition Scientific Affairs, Dairy Farmers of Canada
Investments in Dairy Research: Building Partnerships for Innovation
Bio & Abstract: Maria Kalergis.pdf
Slides: KalergisCNSFoodHealthWorkshop2014.pdf
Video: http://youtu.be/4whpS2aGkB4

Presentation: Focus on Partnerships
Philip Sherman, MD, FRCPC, Scientific Director, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) – Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes (INMD)
Bio & Abstract: Philip Sherman.pdf
Slides: Sherman.pdf
Video: http://youtu.be/KTLAMDHtYQs

Presentation: Partnerships for Delivering Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s Food and Health Research Priorities; Past, Present and Future
Dan Ramdath, PhD, FACN, Clinical Research Scientist, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Guelph Food Research Centre
Bio & Abstract: Dan Ramdath.pdf
Slides: Ramdath-CNS-FFH.pdf
Video: http://youtu.be/_3iI_6HI2vc

Presentation: Research Partnership Opportunities Involving NSERC
Richard Isnor, PhD, Manager, Atlantic Regional Office, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)
Bio & Abstract: Richard Isnor.pdf
Slides: Isnor R-CNSFFHSlides2014.pdf
Video: http://youtu.be/me42o6ITZYE

Presentation: Supporting Industry Relevant Research in Newfoundland and Labrador
Paula Clarke, Director of Program Delivery with the Research & Development Corporation of Newfoundland and Labrador (RDC)
Bio: Paula Clarke.pdf
Slides: Clarke-CNS.pdf
Video: http://youtu.be/CuLHW0q5E7Y

Reference Materials

For information on ILSI North America’s Public-Private Partnership with USDA ARS and the ATiP Foundation, click here.