Selected List of Medical and Scientific Presentations

  • Tzu Chi International Medical Association Annual Conference. Defeating Diabetes; Big Blunders. Keynote address. Hualein, Taiwan (October 2009).
 
  • 1st Annual Vegetarian Nutrition Conference of Taiwan. Defeating Diabetes; Cutting Edge Vegetarian Nutrition. Taipei Taiwan (Sept. 2009).      
 
  • Dietitians of Canada Annual Conference. Fine Tuning Vegetarian and Vegan Diets. Charlottetown PEI. (June 2009).
 
  • World Vegetarian Congress. Big Blunders; Simple Solutions – Plenary Session. Defeating Diabetes. Dresdan Germany (July 2008).
 
  • Dietitians of Canada Annual Conference. Defeating Diabetes: Lessons from the Marshall Islands. Winnipeg Canada (June 2008).
 
  • Marshall Islands Ministry of Health. Cardiac Counterattack. Majuro Marshall Islands. (March 2008).
 
  • Ministry of Health Physicians and Health Professionals Conference. Defeating Diabetes. Majuro Marshall Islands (Oct. 2006).
     
  • Physicians Grand Rounds. The Optimal Diet. Majuro Hospital, Marshall Islands (Oct. 2006).
     
  • 3rd Annual Nutrition and Health Conference – University of Arizona Program in Integrative Medicine. Plenary Session - Vegetarian Nutrition in Practice: Big Blunders, Simple Solutions; Breakout Session - Ask the Expert. Tucson Arizona (May 2006).
     
  • BC Interior Cardiology Update. Cardiac Counterattack. Kelowna BC (Feb. 2005).
     
  • National Nutrition Conference of Belgium. Defeating Diabetes and Practical Issues in Vegetarian Nutrition. Brussels Belgium (Dec. 2005).
     
  • 2nd Annual Nutrition and Health Conference. University of Arizona Program in Integrative Medicine. Plenary - Cutting Edge Vegetarian Nutrition. Tucson Arizona (2005).
     
  • Interior of BC Cardiology Update for Physicians. Cardiac Counterattack. Kelowna BC Canada (2005).
     
  • North Dakota Dietitian’s Association Annual Meeting. Cutting Edge Vegetarian Nutrition. Grand Forks, North Dakota (2005).
     
  • Coronary Health Improvement Project – Scientific Presenter. The Optimal Diet; Defeating Diabetes; Exploding Nutrition Myths; Cutting Edge Vegetarian Nutrition and Fine Tuning Fats. Vancouver, BC Canada (Nov. 2004).
     
  • Diabetes Educators Update. Defeating Diabetes. Shawnee Mission Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas (Feb 2004).
     
  • National Institutes of Health. The Optimal Diet. Washington D.C. (Dec. 2003).
     
  • State College Faculty and Staff In-Service. Defeating Diabetes. State College PA (Dec. 2003).
     
  • 4th Annual National Nutrition Conference. Maximizing Essential Fatty Acid Status in Vegetarians. London England (Nov. 2003).
     
  • National Institutes of Health. Defeating Diabetes. Washington D.C. (Oct. 2003).
     
  • Dept. of Family Medicine Grand Rounds. Cutting Edge Vegetarian Nutrition – SUNY Stony Brook Hospital, Long Island New York (Oct. 2003).
     
  • Mather Hospital Staff Nutrition Update. Cutting Edge Vegetarian Nutrition; The Optimal Diet and Exploding Nutrition Myths. Long Island NY (2003).
     
  • Brookhaven National Labs Occupational Medicine Clinic. The Optimal Diet. Long Island NY (Oct. 2003).
     
  • Occupational and Environmental Physicians of Michigan Annual Conference. Defeating Diabetes. Kalamazoo MI (Sept. 2003).
     
  • Binghamton Hospital Physician’s Grand Rounds. Defeating Diabetes., Binghamton New York  (April 2003).
     
  • Diabetes Education Center Long Island Update for Physicians, Dietitians and Diabetes Educators. Defeating Diabetes. Long Island NY (April 2003).
     
  • Center for Health. Defeating Diabetes. New Jersey (March 2003).
     
  • Chestnut Hill Hospital. Defeating Diabetes. Philadelphia Pennsylvania (March 2003).
     
  • Cutting Edge Vegetarian Nutrition. Medical Update Conference . Brussels Belgium (March 2003).
     
  • The Fourth International Congress on Vegetarian Nutrition. Essential Fatty Acids in Vegetarian Diets. Loma Linda University, Loma Linda California (April 2002).
     
  • The American Dietetic Association Annual Conference and Exhibition. Becoming Vegetarian: what dietitians need to know.  St. Louis Missouri (Oct. 2001).
     
  • Annual American Academy of Doctors of Osteopathy Convocation. Changing the World One Bite at a Time; Nutritional Assessment Workshops. Colorado Springs Colorado  (March 2001).
     
  • National Nutrition Conference of Belgium - Fine Tuning the Fat for Infants and Children (December 2000)
     
  • The American Dietetic Association Annual Conference and Exhibition. Omega 3, 6, and 9 Fatty Acids: What is the Optimal Balance? Atlanta Georgia (October 1999).
     
  • Beyond Borders:  Joint Meeting of The Canadian Dietetic Association and The American Dietetic Association. The Ornish Program: 5 Years Later. Vancouver B.C. (June 1999).
     
  • Integrative Medicine: The Role of Diet.  (Pittsburgh PA, April 1999)
    B.C. Cancer Agency Health Professionals. Vegetarian Nutrition in Cancer Prevention. Surrey BC – Video linked to other health sites (June 1998).
     
  • Congres de Nutrition de l’union des Antilles et Guyane Francaises. Vegetarian Nutrition During Pregnancy, Lactation, Infancy And Childhood. Martinique (April 1998).
     
  • The Third International Congress on Vegetarian Nutrition. Nutritional Assessment of the Vegetarian Diet.  Loma Linda University, Loma Linda California (March 1997).
     
  • Cardiology Updates for Physicians. The Role of Diet in Heart Disease Treatment and Prevention. Several conferences in the Vancouver area from 1995-1999.