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Dr. Faith Ottery to Speak on Fitness & Nutrition: During and After Treatment
BURLINGTON, VT — The Eleanor B. Daniels Fund, through the Division of Gynecologic Oncology at Fletcher Allen, is pleased to present Fitness and Nutrition: During and After Treatment, a free, educational program open to cancer survivors, their supporters, and the general public, on Friday, April 9, 2010 from 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm at the Carpenter Auditorium, Given Medical Building, University of Vermont College of Medicine.
The program will be presented by Dr. Faith Ottery, MD, PhD, FACN of East Brunswick, New Jersey, who is internationally known in the field of nutritional oncology and cancer rehabilitation and survivorship. She developed the Patient-Generated Subjective Global Assessment (PG-SGA) of nutritional status, which has become the standard nutritional assessment for patients with cancer. She was the founding president of the Society for Nutritional Oncology Adjuvant Therapy (NOAT), an international and interdisciplinary research and educational organization. She writes and lectures extensively in nutritional oncology and cancer rehabilitation.
Dr. Ottery trained in medical and surgical oncology with her PhD in nutritional sciences. She has worked in a variety of clinical, research and educational settings. Currently, Dr. Ottery is President of Ottery and Associates, Oncology Care Consultants and is Senior Director of Medical Affairs, Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
WHO: Dr. Faith Ottery, MD, PhD, FACN
WHAT: Fitness and Nutrition: During and After Treatment
WHEN: Friday, April 9, 2010 from 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
WHERE: Carpenter Auditorium, Given Medical Building
University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT 05401
The public is welcome to attend this educational program on a topic which is so important to patients, survivors, families and medical staff. This is a free event sponsored by the Eleanor B. Daniels Fund, however, space is limited and reservations are requested.
Call 434-3979 now to reserve your spot.
The Eleanor B. Daniels Fund was created in 2004 in honor of Eleanor B. Daniels, a beloved artist, mother, and teacher. Her courageous efforts in the area of cancer trials have advanced the techniques of cancer treatment today. The EBD Fund is dedicated to supporting education, research and development efforts for gynecologic malignancies and women’s health issues. The Division of Gynecologic Oncology at Fletcher Allen provides free educational programs for the public each fall and spring, sponsored by the Eleanor B. Daniels Fund.