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Blood and Marrow Transplantation Nutrition Workshop

Nutrition management for GVHD; Enteral/parenteral nutrition: indications, timing, tolerance and clinical outcomes; Microbiome: overview, clinical implications, directions for investigation at bench and bedside and strategies to translate evidence into practice.

Member Price $75.00

Nonmember Price $100.00

DPG/MIG Price $50.00


This workshop was presented live on February 24, 2021.

This workshop will provide discussion of nutrition management for acute and chronic GVHD using case studies to provide examples of real scenarios in practice. An overview of the history of the micriobiome in hematopoeitic cell transplantation will be addressed expanding to current understanding of clinical implications, and future directions for investigation at the bench and the bedside. Also the latest evidence on enteral and parenteral nutrition including appropriate indications, timing, tolerance, clinical outcomes, the impact on the microbiome and strategies to translate evidence into practice will be reviewed.

CPEU: 4.0
CPE Level: 2
Learning Need Codes: 3005, 5440, 5220, 5150, 6020, 2090, 2010
Performance Indicators: 8.3.1, 8.1.5, 8.3.6, 8.3.7, 8.1.1, 8.1.2, 10.2.5, 8.1.4

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the role of Medical Nutrition Therapy in acute and chronic GVHD management
  2. Be able describe the role of the microbiome in outcomes after Hematopoeitic Cell Transplantation and potential therapeutic strategies to improve microbiotal health after Hematopoeitic Cell Transplantation
  3. Be able to describe the latest evidence on enteral versus parenteral nutrition during hematopoietic stem cell transplantation and strategies to assist implementation into clinical practice


Kerry McMillen, MS, RD, CSO, FAND

Kerry McMillen, MS, RD, CSO, FAND is the Medical Nutrition Therapy Manager at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. Kerry is a board certified specialist in oncology nutrition and is a Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (FAND). She has worked at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance for over 20 years. Kerry's research focuses on the Hematopoietic Cell Transplant population, the impact of lean body mass/weight status in oncology patients and the influence of Registered Dietitians in oncology.

Peter Adintori, MS, RD, CDN, CNSC

Peter Adintori, MS, RD, CDN, CNSC is a Clinical Research Dietitian at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, in the Adult Bone Marrow Transplant Service. Peter works in the van den Brink Lab, which focuses on immunology and the gut microbiome after hematopoietic cell transplantation; and Peter also conducts clinical research, inpatient clinical care, and outpatient clinical care for recipients of hematopoietic cell transplantation.

Sarah Andersen, BHlthSc, Adv APD

Sarah Andersen is an advanced accredited practicing Dietitian who has worked as a clinical Dietitian in bone marrow transplantation since 2010. Sarah's current role is a Senior Dietitian at the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, where she has led multiple research studies and is completing her PhD investigating optimal nutrition support during allogeneic stem cell transplantation.

Release Date: February 24, 2021


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