Medical Foods Workshop: Speaker Presentations

Opening Session

The Current Regulatory Framework of Medical Foods (PDF)
Dr. Tim Morck, Spectrum Nutrition
Learnings from the 2018 NASEM Workshop on Examining Special Nutritional Requirements in Disease States & Looking Ahead (PDF)
Dr. Barbara Schneeman, UC Davis

From Essentiality to Quality of Life: Assessing “Distinctive Nutritional Requirements” in Different Clinical Contexts

The Role of Nutrition in Managing a Disease (PDF)
Sarah Ohlhorst, American Society for Nutrition
Improving Clinical Outcomes: Immunonutrition and Surgery (PDF)
Dr. Juan Ochoa, Geisinger Medical Center
The Role of Mode of Delivery and the Patient Spectrum (Long Term Care to ICU) (PDF)
Susan Lessar, Winchester Medical Center
Malnutrition and Gastrointestinal Impairment in Meeting Patient Nutritional Needs (PDF)
Dr. Mark DeLegge, Medical University of South Carolina
The Role of Clinical Guidelines in “Distinctive Nutritional Requirements” (PDF)
Ainsley Malone, American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition

Practical Aspects for Meeting Distinctive Nutritional Requirements through Modification of the Diet Alone

Modification of the Diet Alone in the Context of Medical Foods’ Traditional Focus (PDF)
Dr. David Cockram, Cockram Consulting
Current Regulatory and Legal Context on Modification of the Diet Alone (PDF)
Jessica O’Connell, Covington & Burling

Practicality of the Usage of Medical Foods to Assure Compliance and Meet Nutritional Requirements: Healthcare Providers Perspectives on Three Disease States

Dr. Eric Kossoff, Johns Hopkins Medicine (Intractable Epilepsy) (PDF)
Dr. Osama Hamdy, Harvard Medical School (Spectrum of Diabetic Patients) (PDF)
Dr. Alison Steiber, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (End-Stage Renal Disease) (PDF)
Practicality of the Usage of Medical Foods to Assure Compliance and Meet Nutritional Requirements: Patient Perspective (PDF)
Laura Wingate, Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation

International Perspective on Patient Foods Intended for the Dietary Management of a Disease or Condition

Foods for Special Medical Purposes (FSMP) in Europe (PDF)
Basil Mathioudakis, former European Commission—DG SANTE’
Canadian Modernization of Division 24 (PDF)
Genevieve D’Annunzio, Abbott Laboratories

New Types of Evidence and Product Innovation: From Patient Needs to Product Design and Development

Patient Needs & Product Design Considerations (PDF)
Dr. Satya Jonnalagadda, Abbott Nutrition
Product Research & Evidence Development (PDF)
Dr. Krys Araujo Torres, Nestlé Health Science

Differentiating Foods for Special Dietary Uses and Medical Foods

The Current FDA Regulation around Foods for Special Dietary Uses (PDF)
Jessica O’Connell, Covington & Burling
Concepts around Differentiating Medical Foods and FSDU (PDF)
Jena Rostorfer, Abbott Nutrition
Alexandre Biella, Nestlé Health Science