Three Days of Advances in Food Composition Databases
The 41st National Nutrient Databank Conference featured an exciting program with a variety of presentations addressing our theme this year:
20-20 Vision for Food Composition Data: Promoting Public Health Worldwide.
Conference sessions addressed food composition, dietary intake assessment methodology, dietary supplements, and much more!
As part of a variety of presentations addressing our theme, 20-20 Vision for Food Composition Data: Promoting Public Health Worldwide, keynote speakers included:
Susan T. Mayne, Ph.D.
Director, FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
Dr. Susan Mayne is the Director of the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). In this position, Dr. Mayne leads the Center’s development and implementation of programs and policies related to the composition, quality, safety, and labeling of foods, food and color additives, and cosmetics. CFSAN also oversees...
Johanna Dwyer, DSc, RDN
Tufts University and NIH Office of Dietary Supplements
Dr. Johanna Dwyer is Professor in Tufts University’s Medical Center and School of Medicine, adjunct Professor at the Freidman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, and a Senior Nutrition Scientist at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts in the nutritional epidemiology group. She is on the clinical staff of Tufts Medical Center at the Frances Stern Nutrition Center in Boston. In Washington, she serves as Senior Nutrition Scientist...
Ruth Charrondière, Ph.D
Nutrition Officer, U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization
Dr. U. Ruth Charrondière holds a Master and a PhD in nutrition, as well as a Diploma in Applied Medical Statistics with a specialization in epidemiology. Her work has focused on food composition, biodiversity, dietary assessment, breastfeeding, sustainable diets and exposure assessment...
The NNDC is a bi-annual conference with a history of bringing together researchers, doctors, health professionals, nutritionists, and others to discuss a variety of important topics. Over the years, program conferences have grown and evolved.
Please find links to our past conferences below. For ease of reference, conferences 1-20 (1976 - 1995) are sorted separately from conferences 21-40 (1996 - 2018).