FRIEDMAN FELLOWS
LATEST SYMPOSIUM: 04.21.17 IN CHICAGO, IL WITH THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR NUTRITION SCIENTIFIC SESSIONS

2014 Symposium Presentations
with the 74th American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions
Nutrition, Diabetes and Human Health


Seventh Annual Gerald J. Friedman Fellows Symposium Introduction

Ronald Lechan, MD, PhD
Division of Endocrinology
Diabetes and Metabolism
Professor of Medicine

Presentation

Accounting for Nutrition in Assessments of
Environmental Impacts: Comparing Beef Production Systems

Nicole Tichenor, MS
Friedman School
Tufts University

Presentation

Climate change & U.S. consumer food demand: methodology for assessing consumer responses to climate-induced quality changes in tea products, and how risk perception and knowledge of climate change influences willingness to pay for tea product attributes

Rebecca Nemec-Boehm, MSc
Friedman School
Tufts University

Presentation

Control of oral advanced glycation end products (AGEs) by Sevelamer carbonate improves glucose metabolism and albuminuria in stage 2-4 diabetic kidney disease (DKD)

Julie R Islam, MD
Grishma Parikh, MD
Leonid Poretsky, MD
Friedman Diabetes Institute/MSBI

Presentation

Does Irisin Have an Effect on Female Reproductive Function? Initial in-Vitro Studies

Julie R Islam, MD
Friedman Diabetes Institute/MSBI

Presentation

Lessons Learned from the Greater Horn of Africa Crisis 2011–2012

Jeeyon Janet Kim, MSPH
Friedman School
Tufts University

Presentation

Mechanisms of vitamin D action in skeletal muscle

Lisa Ceglia, MD
Friedman School
Tufts University

Obesity and Thermogenesis: Exploring the Roles of Core Body Temperature and Brown Adipose Tissue

Lisa M. Neff, MD, MS
Tufts Medical Center

2014 Presentation

Obesity, Diabetes, Anti-diabetic Medications, and Cancer Risk

Derek LeRoith, MD, PhD
Chief of the Division of Endocrinology
Diabetes & Bone Diseases
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Regulatory mechanisms underlying human POMC gene expression: implications for novel Cushing Disease therapies

Takako Araki, MD
Beth Israel Medical Center

Retail Perspectives of Food Access on the Navajo Nation

Emilly M. Piltch, MPH
Friedman School
Tufts University

To D or not to D? Why nutrition science is so challenging

Anastassios G. Pittas, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Medicine
Tufts Medical Center