Tag: Mary Frances Picciano Dietary Supplement Research Practicum

Dietary Supplement Practicum 2018: Discussion with Industry & Watchdog Panels

>>Paul Coates: While you’re all sitting, or getting placed, each of you has probably made a remark that has prompted a possible response from one of the other speakers. And I’d like to offer each of you an opportunity, if you want to take it, to either explore further or maybe challenge something that one…


Dietary Supplement Practicum (15 of 21): Meeting the Stakeholders–Meet the Watchdogs

>>Paul Coates: Okay, folks, we are going to start up again. This will be the second panel discussion of the afternoon, and this is the group that has been euphemistically called the Watchdogs, and it is up to you to decide whether that is an appropriate term. We’ve actually never asked our colleagues in the…


Dietary Supplement Practicum 2018–Safety: The Concept of Safety, Its Measurement, and Reporting

>>Paul Thomas: Our next speaker is Dr. Mary Hardy. She’s a physician; she is going to be speaking on the concept of safety, and its measurement and its reporting. Dr. Hardy is board certified in internal medicine, a specialist in botanical and integrative medicine. She has, really, a lot of extensive experience in evaluating the…


Dietary Supplement Practicum (1 of 21): What ODS Does & an Overview of Dietary Supplement Use

>>Regan Bailey: Good morning, everyone. We’re about to get started. I’d like to welcome you to the Mary Frances Picciano Dietary Supplement Research Practicum. I’m Regan Bailey. I’m a scientific consultant at the Office of Dietary Supplements, and I’m also an associate professor at Purdue University. So, this is an event that we have been…


Dietary Supplement Practicum (19 of 21): Dietary Supplements for Weight Loss

>>Becky Costello: Our next speaker is Carol Haggans, and she’s a scientific and health communications consultant with the Office of Dietary Supplements. And she handles a variety of health communication activities including writing and updating the ODS Dietary Supplement fact sheets and the consumer-focused e-newsletter called The Scoop. How many of you received The Scoop…


Dietary Supplement Practicum (13 of 21): Dietary Supplements & the U.S. Department of Defense

>>Regan Bailey: So, I’m going to introduce our speaker for this afternoon, Patti Deuster. She’s from Uniform Services University of Health Sciences and she’s always one of the most well received speakers at this practicum because the work that she and her team does is so very important. So, please welcome her. [applause]>>Patricia Deuster: Thank…


Dietary Supplement Practicum (5 of 21): Food vs. Drugs vs. Dietary Supplements

>>Regan Bailey: Okay. So, our next presentation is going to be comparing food to drugs and dietary supplements. They all have different paths to regulation. And we have someone on our ODS team who came off the injured reserve list to be here with you today. So, he — we’re really grateful to Dr. Betz…


Dietary Supplement Practicum 2018–Emerging Science: The Microbiome and Nutrition

>>Barbara Sorkin: I’m Barbara Sorkin from Office of Dietary Supplements and it’s my great pleasure this morning to introduce the first speaker. First, my Office of Dietary Supplements colleague, Dr. Cindy Davis. Cindy received her Bachelor of Science from Cornell University and her PhD in Nutrition from the University of Wisconsin Madison with a minor…


Dietary Supplement Practicum 2018: Meeting the Stakeholders—A Conversation with the Industry

>>Paul Coates: –our colleagues in the dietary supplement industry and in the, sort of, we use the term, watchdogs, but it’s really intended to be a people who have a very different, but overlapping, role in this space. And that’s commenting on currents in dietary — in the dietary supplement space. This session has been…