Nutrition for Pregnancy & Babies / Beirut, Leb
The goal of this continuing education training is to provide the clinical updates and practical skills needed by Nutrition/Dietetic professionals to develop competencies in medical nutrition therapy (MNT) for pregnancy, breast feeding and weaning.
Miriam Erick is a licensed registered dietitian, researcher-author and internationally known perinatal morning sickness advocate. Her work in morning sickness and hyperemesis gravidarum (aka very severe morning sickness) spans over 30 years Brigham & Women’s Hospital, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School in Boston, USA. The Award in Excellence 2012 by the Women’s Health Dietetic Practice Group of The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recognizes Miriam for her contributions in maternal nutrition: by writing and updating for the second time the chapter on Nutrition in Pregnancy and Lactation in a major nutrition textbook, (“Krause”), for presentations, seminars and webinars for professional continuing education, as well as actively advocating for a special category (“Gestational Malnutrition”) of nutritional compromise which can exist with or be the result of pregnancy. Miriam was awarded the Ross Award in Women’s Health (1996) by Abbott Laboratories and The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics for her pioneering work in the area of morning sickness management and education. Miriam is also an educational affiliate of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, a certified diabetes educator, member of the Massachusetts Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and member of several specialty nutrition groups, including Women’s Health, Diabetes Care and Education, and Nutrition Entrepreneurs. She holds an MS from the University of Bridgeport.
Moderator: Dr. Najib El Haddad, Medical Researcher & Academician. Former Harvard Medical School Stem Cell Researcher. Ph.D, University of Surrey, UK.
Dietitians, Healthcare Providers
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