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In the first section the program covers the hypermetabolic response to critical illness and how to apply these principles of the stress response to plan both parenteral and enteral nutrition.
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
University of Colorado
Director of Nutrition Support for the University of Colorado
Health Science Center
Dr. Wischmeyer's clinical focus is on intensive care medicine and critical care nutrition. Currently he has been awarded a National Institutes of Health grant to study the potential beneficial effects of glutamine in patients going undergoing cardiac surgery. He also is the U.S. primary investigator in an international trial of glutamine and anti-oxidants in 1200 critically ill patients.
Medical Director of Adult Nutrition
Prior to joining Abbott Nutrition in 2008, Dr. Hegazi was Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. His research was funded by both the Cancer Research Foundation of America and the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America. He has authored over 20 publications and three book chapters. He is specially interested in the interaction between nutrition and immune responses.
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