The Department of Nutrition will host the 29th Annual Virginia A. Beal Lecture and Awards on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, beginning at 4:00 pm in the Student Union Ballroom.
Joel B. Mason, M.D., Professor of Medicine and Nutrition at Tufts University will provide the keynote lecture titled “Micronutrients and Cancer Prevention: Making Sense of a U-shaped World.” Dr. Mason serves as the Director of the Vitamins and Carcinogenesis Laboratory at the U.S.D.A. Human Nutrition Research Center at Tufts University, a research program that focuses on how nutrition and diet can be exploited for the purposes of cancer prevention.
4:00 PM Refreshments and Poster Session: Nutrition graduate students will be sharing their research in this open poster session
5:00 PM Department of Nutrition Awards: Presentation of the Virginia A. Beal, Peter Pellet, and Helen Mitchell Awards
5:45 PM Keynote Lecture: "Micronutrients and Cancer Prevention: Making Sense of a U-shaped World" by Joel B. Mason, M.D.
1.5 CPE hours will be offered to attendees.