Previous W.O. Atwater Memorial Lecturers
Previous Atwater Lecturers
From Instinct to Intellect: 150 Years in the Evolution of Energy Balance in Man
James O. Hill, Professor of pediatrics and medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver and director, Center for Human Nutrition, Denver.
Driving from Vitamin A to Zinc During the Genomic Revolution
Robert J. Cousins, Director of the Center for Nutritional Sciences and Joinst professor of biochemistry at the University of Florida
Retinoids and Carotenoids: A Journey in Human Biology
Robert M. Russell, Special expert to the Office of Dietary Supplements, National Institutes of Health
Individualized Nutrition: How Genes, Epigenetics and Sex Interact to
Create a Dietary Requirement for the Nutrient Choline
Steven H. Zeisel, Director, Nutrition Research Institute, School of
Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Nutrients and the Problem of Proof
Robert P. Heaney, Professor of Medicine, Osteoporosis Research Center,
Creighton University Medical Center
High Satiety: Eating Less in an Obesigenic Environment
Barbara J. Rolls, Helen A. Guthrie Chair in Nutrition, Pennsylvania
Color, Critters, and Cancer
John W. Erdman, Jr. , Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition,
University of Illinois
Human Energy Requirements: From Atwater to Doubly Labeled Water
Dale A. Schoeller, Professor of Nutritional Sciences, University of
Challenges of Translating Research Knowledge Into Solutions for Health
Problems: Zinc as an Example
Janet C. King, Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute, Oakland,
Defining Nutrient Requirements from a Perspective of Bone-Related
Connie M. Weaver , Distinguished Professor, Department of Foods &
Nutrition, Purdue University
The Metabolic Role of Vitamin K: An Historical and Future Perspective
John Suttie, Katherine Berns Van Donk Steenbock Professor, University of
Human Nutrient Requirements: A Critical Knowledge Base Challenged by the
Vernon Young, Professor of Nutritional Biochemistry, Massachusetts
Institute of Technology
Rationale for Infant Feeding Recommendations
Samuel J. Fomon, Emeritus Professor, Department of Pediatrics College of
Medicine, University of Iowa
The Third Century of Nutrition Research policy Shared
Jacqueline Dupont, Professor, Florida State University, Retired ARS
National Program Leader for Human Nutrition
Nutrition of the Poor: Who Suffers? Who Benefits?
Jean-Pierre Habicht, James Jamison Professor of Nutritional
Epidemiology, Cornell University
The Food Supply, Its Science, and Mankind
Sanford A. Miller Dean, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, The
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
Health Care Restructuring and Dietetics: Renaissance or Requiem for the
Johanna T. Dwyer, Director, Frances Stern Nutrition Center, New England
Medical Center Tufts University School of Medicine.
Consuming Passions: Energy Regulation, Biological Revolution, and
M.R.C. Greenwood, Associate Director for Science, Office of Science and
Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President.
Foods, Vitamins and Policy: The Folate Case
Irwin H. Rosenberg, Jean Mayer Professor in Nutrition, Physiology, and
Medicine, Tufts University, and Director of USDA Human Nutrition Research
Center on Aging at Tufts University.
The Life and Times of W.O. Atwater Centennial
Kenneth J. Carpenter , Distinguished Scholar, University of California,
The Irresistible Fascination of Carotenoids and Vitamin A
James A. Olson , Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Iowa State
R. Gaurth Hansen, Distinguished Provost Emeritus and Distinguished
Professor Emeritus of Nutrition and Food Sciences and Biochemistry, Utah State
Alfred E. Harper, E.V. McCollum Professor of Nutrition, University of
Helen A. Guthrie, Professor and Head, Nutrition Department, The
Pennsylvania State University.
John E. Kinsella, Liberty Hyde Bailey Professor of Food Chemistry and
General Foods Distinguished Professor of Food Science, Cornell University.
Malden C. Nesheim, Director, Division of Nutrition, Cornell University.
Elsie Widdowson, Department of Medicine, Addenbrooke's Hospital,
Mark Hegsted, Professor of Nutrition, New England Regional Primate
Harold H. Sandstead, Director, North Atlantic Area, Human Nutrition
Research Center on Aging at Tufts University.
George H. Beaton, Professor of Nutrition Science, Faculty of Medicine,
University of Toronto, Canada.
Edwin M. Foster, Director, Food Research Institute, University of
Joaquin Cravioto, Professor of Pediatrics and Scientific Director,
National Institute for Children's Health Sciences and Technology, Mexico City,
Ancel Keys, Professor, Division of Epidemiology, University of
Hector F. DeLuca, Professor, Department of Biochemistry, University of
Robert E. Olson, Professor, Department of Biochemistry, St. Louis
Nevin S. Scrimshaw, Institute Professor and Head of the Department of
Nutrition and Food Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Emil M. Mrak, Chancellor Emeritus, University of California at Davis.
William J. Darby, President, The Nutrition Foundation, Inc.
J. George Harrar, President Emeritus, Rockefeller Foundation.
Marina N. Whitman, Professor of Economics, University of Pittsburgh.
Jean Mayer, Professor of Nutrition and Lecturer on the History of
Public Health, Harvard University.
Philip Handler, President, National Academy of Sciences, and Chairman,
National Research Council.
Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, Director, Institute for Muscle Research, Marine
Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, Massachusetts.
Artturi I. Virtanen, Director, Biochemical Research Institute, Helsinki,