Mediterranean Diet Pattern and Health

Medical Nutrition Therapy

CEU credits are no longer available for this webinar.

This webinar identifies dietary recommendations to help your clients incorporate key principles of the Mediterranean Diet into their diets, helps you understand how dietary patterns are derived and characterized for use in research, describes the history of the Mediterranean Diet both in its native context and how it is applied in the U.S. population, and provides a summary of key research relating the Mediterranean Diet to health outcomes.

Speaker Information
Regan Lucas Bailey, PhD, RD, MPH, CPH
Associate Professor of Nutrition Science
Faculty Associate, Center of Aging and the Life Course
Purdue University

The overarching goal of Dr. Bailey's research program is to prevent or lessen the risk of chronic disease through nutrition. Dr. Bailey's specific research interests include: nutritional epidemiology; one-carbon metabolism, particularly the role of B vitamins; dietary assessment methods and measurement error; dietary patterns; dietary supplements; nutrition screening; and, nutrition and aging, particularly as it relates to reducing the risk of cognitive impairment and osteoporosis. She has considerable expertise working with the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Prior to academic life, Dr. Bailey was a Nutritional Epidemiologist and Director of Career Development and Outreach at the Office of Dietary Supplements, Office of Disease Prevention at the National Institutes of Health.

Her full bio can be found on the Purdue University website.