Thursday November 09, 2017 - 10:30 AM
Thursday November 09, 2017 - 05:30 PM
CHOC Children’s Hospital - 1201 West La Veta Ave, Orange, CA 92868

CHOC Children’s Clinical Nutrition & Lactation Department is pleased to present

RDs In Practice: Advancing Practice in Pediatric Nutrition

Nutritional Management of Pediatric Oncology

An educational and networking opportunity


Date: November 9, 2017

Time: 10:30am-5:30pm

Location: CHOC Children’s Hospital - 1201 West La Veta Ave, Orange, CA 92868

Continuing Education Units: 5 CPEU/CEU units will be offered

Cost: $25


Complementary parking and lunch provided


Lecture Topics

Dispelling Nutrition Myths in Oncology - Jean LaMantia, B.S.Sc., RD

Identifying Gut Microbial Biosignatures in Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Patients – Manolito Torralba

Ketogenic Diet Therapies for Brain Cancer - Adrienne C. Scheck, PhD

Nutritional Supplements in the Supportive Care of Children with Cancer and the Emerging Role of Cannabis - Agnes Horvath, MD

Break Out Session Topics

The Neutropenic Diet – A way of the past? - Kristen Miller, RD, CSP, CLEC

Bone Health in Pediatric Leukemia Patients - Lisa Klimpel, RN, BSN, MSN

Ketogenic Diet 101 - Lindsay Rypkema, RD, CLEC

Thriving Beyond Nutrition: How lifestyle medicine can support nutritional therapies in pediatric oncology - Audra D. Wilford, MA

For more event information & Registration go to


Contact: Shonda Brown, RD. Email: Phone: 714-509-7829

Shonda Brown, RD, CSP, CNSC, CEDRD
Clinical Dietitian IV
CHOC Children's Hospital