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Joan Sabaté, MD & DrPH
Professor, School of Public Health
School of Public Health
Professor, Medicine
School of Medicine
Member, Epidemiology & Biostats, SPH, Faculty of Graduate Studies
Professional Development    Seminars and Conferences
  • II Congress of the Federation of Societies of Nutrition, Food Science and Dietetics of Spain (FESNAD), Barcelona, Spain ( 3/2010 )
  • 19th International Congress of Nutrition, Bangkok, Thailand ( 10/2009 )
  • International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, 21st Annual Conference held at University College, Dublin, Ireland, August 25-29, 2009 ( 8/2009 )
  Special Projects
  • A search engine was designed for the significant holding of biomedical and scientific journal articles on the nutritional and health properties of nuts. The database of articles has been posted to the Department of Nutrition dedicated website www.nutstudies.org.  ( 9/2008 - 12/2008 )
  • Organizing and hosting the 5th International Congress on Vegetarian Nutrition. With over 700 in attendance, representing over 40 countries, the congress was considered by all to be the most successful edition held to date. As the premiere scientific conference on the health benefits of plant-based diets, the program included 34 symposia, panels and debates covering such diverse topics as chronic disease prevention, soy and dairy issues and the impact of food choices on global warming. www.vegetariannutriton.org.  ( 3/2007 - 3/2008 )
  • Creation of the McLean Postdoctoral Fellowship Program in Environmental Nutrition, specifically designed to investigate the impact of food production, processing, distribution and consumption on the environment and public health. ( 10/2008 - Present )