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Health Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet Bringing Science to the Plate (with an Arizona twist!)
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1/28/2015 to 1/30/2015
When: Food and Wine Night January 28, Conference January 29-30, 2015
Where: Tucson
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Health Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet
Bringing Science to the Plate (with an Arizona twist!)




January 28, 2015

A Food, Wine and Healthy Living Event!
Opening night welcome reception at the Tucson Museum of Art featuring:

  • Rudy Maxa, The National Geographic Blue Zones Project
  • Arizona Wine Growers Association
  • Celebrity Chefs

January 29 and 30, 2015

Two full days of science on the U of A campus in Tucson, Arizona
Renowned international faculty, including:

  • Lluis Serra-Majem, MD, PhD, University of Las Palmas e Gran Canaria, Spain
  • Mariette Gerber, MD, PhD, DrSc, INSERM-Institute e Cancer de Montpellier, France
  • Antonia Trichopoulou, MD, PhD, University of Athens, Greece
  • Connie Bales, PhD, RD, Duke University
  • Sharon Ross, PhD, MPH, The National Institutes of Health
  • David Baer, PhD, United States Department of Agriculture
  • Live food demos with tasting opportunities
  • Local growers and vendors representing the best of Arizona agriculture

NOTE: Registering for the Full Conference automatically registers and includes you in the Food, Wine and Healthy Living Event on January 28th!

Registered Dietitians and Registered Diet Techs have been approved for 13 hours of Level II CPE credits covering learning codes:

  • 5150 Cancer
  • 8015 Cultural/ethnic food and culinary practices
  • 2100: Nutritional biochemistry
  • 5370: Weight management, obesity

10.8 Continuing Nursing Education Contact Hours are available

University of Arizona Continuing Nursing Education is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by Arizona Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

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