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GASPEN 2022 Annual Conference

GASPEN Presents: Annual Hybrid Conference 2022

Date: Friday, August 19, 2022

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET (Eastern Time Zone)

CE: 5.5 Hours CE Credit for Dietitians, Nurses, Physicians, and Pharmacists

Location: Virtual and In-Person

3535 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 320

Atlanta, GA 30326

(Note: FREE Parking; Mask is optional)

Hotel: Please email for a discounted rate at

AC Hotel Atlanta Buckhead at Phipps Plaza

3600 Wieuca Road NE,

Atlanta, GA 30326

Conference Schedule: Event Brochure / CE Information

8:00 - 8:30 am Registration / Breakfast / Exhibits

8:30 - 8:45 am Welcome

[Handout / Recording]

Vivian Zhao, PharmD, BCNSP, FASPEN; GASPEN President

Clinical Pharmacist Specialist II- Nutrition Support,

Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA

8:45 - 9:45 am Indirect Calorimetry - How Can I Measure Up?

Laura Van Althuis, RDN, LDN, Clinical Research Coordinator & Registered

Dietitian, Duke University Hospital, Durham, NC

9:45 - 10:45 am Application of Acid-Base Principles in Nutrition Support


Vice Chair and Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy,

Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, Philadelphia, PA

10:45 - 11:00 am Break / Exhibits / Questions

11:00 - 12:00 pm Refeeding Syndrome: So Nutritious, It's Suspicious

Rachel Leong, PharmD, Emory Nutrition Support Pharmacy Fellow,

Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA

12:00 - 1:15 pm Lunch / Exhibits / Poster Presentations

1:15 - 2:15 pm Enteral Nutrition 101 - Choosing the Right Enteral Formula

[Handout / NO Recording Available]

Ashley DePriest, MS, RD, LD, CNSC, Clinical Nutrition Manager

Wellstar Kennestone Hospital, Marietta, GA

Enteral Feeding and the Oncology Patient

Nathan Schober, MS, RD, LD, CNSC, CET, Lead Clinical Oncology Dietitian,

Comprehensive Care and Research Center - Atlanta, Newnan, GA

2:15 - 2:25 pm Break / Raffle (In-Person Attendees ONLY)

2:25 - 3:55 pm Transitions of Care: Reimbursement for the home PN and EN Patients

Laura Costlow, MA, RD, LD, CNSC, Regional Nutrition Manager,

Optum Infusion Pharmacy, Atlanta, GA

Homeward Bound: Transition of Nutrition Support Therapies from Hospital

to Home

Alison Evans, RD, LD, CNSC, Regional Nutrition Support Dietitian,

Optum Infusion Pharmacy, GA

Marlene Neville, MMSc, RD, LD, CNSC, Nutrition Support Dietitian,

Northside Hospital, Atlanta, GA

3:55 - 4:00 pm Wrap Up and Announcements

[Handout / Recording]


Meet our Speakers

Thank you to Our GASPEN 2022 Conference Sponsors!

To learn more about our Sponsors, Click Here!

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