St Lukes Symposium in RCPI on Friday 19th October, 2018

St Lukes Symposium in RCPI on Friday 19th October, 2018

St Lukes Symposium Advanced Masterclass – Clinical Pearls and Advances in Medicine 2018.

“The role of nutrition in future healthcare” started at 11.25 and lasted just over 90 minutes with 3 excellent speakers attracting a full lecture theatre of delegates, including Members and Fellows of RCPI, Collegiate Licentiates, doctors in training and other HCPs. The session was expertly chaired by Dr Orla Crosbie, Consultant Hepatologist, UCC and Chair of IrSPEN Post Grad Education Committee.

The role of nutrition in future healthcare
Chair: Dr Orla Crosbie, Consultant Hepatologist, UCC

Vitamin D and health; how much do we need?
Professor Mairead Kiely, Human Nutrition, UCC (pictured beside Orla)

Malnutrition, Cachexia and Sarcopenia: Impact on tolerance to systemic cancer therapy, quality of life and survival
Dr Derek Power, Consultant Oncologist CUH/MUH

Dementia and Diet
Professor Riona Mulcahy, Consultant Geriatrician, University Hospital, Waterford