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Past GASPEN / CHOA Nutrition Support Professional Development WebEx Events

Updated: Feb 10

The WebEx events consist of colloquiums and core lectures. The Colloquiums feature both

Children’s and Emory speakers addressing nutrition support topics salient to your practice. 

The Core Lectures, designed to meet the continuing education needs of GI attending

physicians and fellows feature a greater GI emphasis, while the Colloquiums feature more

advanced topics covering all areas of practice (e.g., renal, endocrinology, genetics,9

anthropometrics, arginine, etc. topics this year).

Topics & Dates

January 24, 2023

When Items are Short: Handling Shortages in Pediatric Parenteral Nutrition

Mary Petrea Cober, PharmD, BCNSP, BCPPS, FASPEN

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – NICU PGY1 Pharmacy Resident Director Akron Children’s Hospital Professor, Pharmacy Practice College of Pharmacy, Northeast Ohio Medical University

October 25, 2022

Micronutrient Shortage Management & Formulation Issues

M. Petrea Cober, PharmD, BCNSP, BCPPS, FASPEN; Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator – NICU; PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Director; Akron Children’s Hospital; Professor of Pharmacy Practice

Northeast Ohio Medical University, College of Pharmacy

October 4, 2022

Nutrition Management of Pediatric Intestinal Failure Patients

Kipp Ellsworth, MS, RD, CSP, CNSC; Clinical Nutritionist; Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta @ Egleston

September 27, 2022

Avoidant-Restrictive Food Intake Disorder & Pediatric Feeding Disorder: A Conceptual Framework

William Sharp, PhD; Associate Professor of Pediatrics; Emory University School of Medicine

Director, Multidisciplinary Feeding Program; Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Barbara McElhanon, MD; Associate Professor of Pediatrics; Division of GI, Hepatology, & Nutrition; Emory University School of Medicine; Medical Director, Multidisciplinary Feeding Program

June 28, 2022

The Rules No Longer Apply – Nutrition in Pediatric Palliative Care and at the End of Life

Katharine E. Brock, MD, MS; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics ; Attending Physician, Pediatric Advanced Care Team (PACT); Director, Supportive Care Clinic

May 24, 2022

Probiotic Supplementation in Premature Infants

Ravi Mangal Patel, MD, MSc; Associate Professor of Pediatrics; Division of Neonatology / Emory University School of Medicine

March 22, 2022

The Changing Landscape of Diet & Nutrition in Cystic Fibrosis: Research Updates

Jessica Alvarez, PhD, RD; Associate Professor of Medicine; Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Lipids; Emory University School of Medicine

March 1, 2022

Pediatric Malnutrition

Gabriela Young, MS, RD, CSP; Clinical Nutritionist; GI Clinic @ Center for Advanced Pediatrics; Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

February 22, 2022

Successfully Incorporating the Georgia WIC Program Guidelines into your Clinical Practice

Kylia Crane, RDN, LD; Nutrition Coordinator; Georgia Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics

October 26th, 2021

The Development of a Portable, Low-Cost, 3-D Scanner to Obtain Highly Accurate Child Anthropometrics

October 5, 2021

Nutrition Management of Intestinal Failure Patients

September 28, 2021

The Impact of Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy on Micronutrient Levels in Critical Care Patients

September 7, 2021

Clinical Nutrition Management of Eosinophilic Esophagitis and Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome (FPIES)

August 24, 2021

Arginine Bioavailability in Health and Disease

July 27, 2021

Medical Nutrition Therapy for Prevention (MNT4P) Genetics Program: Innovative Solution to Medical Food Insecurity and Disease Prevention

July 6, 2021

Blenderized Tube Feeding in the Outpatient Setting

June 22, 2021

The Exposome: Role of Environmental Chemicals as Diabetogens and Obesogens

May 25, 2021

Overcoming Barriers to Enteral Nutrition Delivery: When, Where, and How in the PICU Patient

May 4, 2021

Pediatric Formula Basics

April 27, 2021

An Overview of Acute Kidney Injury and Associated Nutritional Issues

March 23, 2021

Medical Nutrition Therapy for Diabetes Management

March 2, 2021

Vitamin Supplementation in Infants, Children, and Adolescents

February 23, 2021

Nutrition and Cystic Fibrosis

January 26, 2021

The Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Nutritional Anemia

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