• Examining Special Nutritional Requirements in Disease States: A Workshop Date: April 2, 2018 - April 3, 2018 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    A two-day public workshop that will explore the evidence for special nutritional requirements in disease states and medical conditions that cannot be met with a normal diet.
  • Guiding Principles for Developing Dietary Reference Intakes Based on Chronic Disease - Report Release (Webinar) Date: August 3, 2017 (11:00 AM Eastern)

    An ad hoc committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (National Academies) will undertake a study to assess options presented in the document Options for Consideration of Chronic Disease Endpoints for Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs): Summary Report from a Joint US/Canadian-sponsored Expert Panel (hereafter Options Report) and determine guiding principles for the inclusion of chronic disease endpoints for food substances that will be used by future National Academies committees in establishing Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs). The committee shall provide justification for the selection (and non-selection) of options that served as the basis for the guiding principles, including additions not considered in the Options Report. On August 3, 2017, the National Academies will host a webinar on the report, The Development of Guiding Principles for the Inclusion of Chronic Disease Endpoints in Future Dietary Reference Intakes. Shiriki Kumanyika, committee chair, and Janet King, Marian Neuhouser, and Joseph Rodricks from the expert committee that wrote the report will present highlights from the report and take questions about its findings and recommendations.
  • Creating Equal Opportunities for a Healthy Weight - A Workshop Date: June 6, 2013 - June 7, 2013 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    The workshop will examine childhood obesity prevention through the lens of working to achieve health equity.
  • A Conversation about Parents and Childhood Obesity Prevention Date: February 21, 2013 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    The Institute of Medicine Standing Committee on Childhood Obesity Prevention will host a public session, "A Conversation about Parents and Childhood Obesity Prevention," on February 21st, 2013.
  • New Challenges and Opportunities in Food Marketing to Children and Youth: A Workshop Date: November 5, 2012 (9:30 AM Eastern)

    Food Marketing to Children and Youth - A Workshop
  • A Workshop on Alliances for Obesity Prevention: Finding Common Ground Date: October 20, 2011 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    The IOM will hold a public workshop titled “Alliances for Obesity Prevention: Finding Common Ground.” The workshop will be hosted by the IOM Standing Committee on Childhood Obesity Prevention. The purposes of the workshop include: 1) Hearing from organizations and/or movements that may be allies for obesity prevention, and engendering dialogue with those organizations to identify common ground; 2) Discussing how to develop innovative alliances that will maximize resources, accelerate progress, and sustain efforts toward obesity prevention; and 3) Learning from other public health initiatives that have benefitted from forming such alliances in order to maximize resources and accelerate progress. The workshop is funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
  • FDA's Role in Ensuring Safe Food: Discussion Forum Date: January 28, 2011 (8:00 AM Eastern)

    The Committee on the Review of Food and Drug Administration will host a forum on Friday, January 28, to discuss the recommendations in the report Enhancing Food Safety: The Role of the Food and Drug Administration and the implementation of these recommendations. Representatives from the Food and Drug Administration and other federal government agencies involved in food safety will attend.
  • Legal Strategies in Childhood Obesity Prevention Date: October 21, 2010 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    IOM Workshop on Legal Strategies in Childhood Obesity Prevention - October 21, 2010