Free nutrition seminar to feature speakers


Reports From The College Of Family And Consumer Sciences

The 22nd annual Ethel Austin Martin (EAM) Program in Human Nutrition Seminar began Monday, March 21 and will continue through Wednesday, March 23.

One of the goals of the EAM program is to promote multidisciplinary research and education in human nutrition for faculty and students at SDSU. The EAM program this year has planned to include speakers who are highly educated experts.

Many of this year’s speakers are internationally known for their research and are reportedly excellent speakers. The presentations will take place in the Performing Arts Center.

The EAM Program will cover the registration cost for all SDSU faculty, who can simply sign in at the registration desk. Additionally all SDSU students also are admitted free-of-charge.

Below is a list of the speakers and topics scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday:

Tuesday, March 22

* Steven Chermausek, M.D.

The Growth hormone/Insulin-like

Growth Factor Axis in control of

Human Growth

* Panel One

Practice Issues and Research

in South Dakota.

* Michael Zemel, Ph.D.

Adolescent Issues in Calcium Metablolism

and Obesity

* Bonny Specker, Ph.D.

Are Pregnancy and Lactation Bad for


* Martin Bloem, M.D., Ph.D.

Micronutrient Deficiencies and Poverty

* Johanna Dwyer, DSc, R.D.

Dietary Supplement Use in the Elderly:

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Wednesday, March 23

* Johanna Dwyer, DSc, R.D

Wonderful World of Phytochemicals:

The Flavonoids

*Panel Two

Making Worksite Wellness Work.

If you have questions contact Bonny Specter, Ph.D. Chair and Director, EA Martin Program in Human Nutrition at (605) 688-4645.