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Ainsley Malone, MS, RDN, LD, CNSC, FAND, FASP

Clinical Practice Specialist
American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
Nutrition Support Dietitian
Mt. Carmel East Hospital
Columbus, OH, USA

Ainsley Malone is a Nutrition Support Dietitian at Mt. Carmel East Hospital in Columbus, Ohio where she is involved in managing nutrition care for patients requiring enteral and parenteral nutrition. Ms. Malone also serves as a Clinical Practice Specialist for the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN) where she supports the organization’s clinical practice activities. Ainsley is a certified nutrition support clinician and throughout her career has presented on many aspects of nutrition support practice. Ainsley has served in many leadership capacities including President of ASPEN and the Board of Directors for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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Stephen McClave, MD

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
University of Louisville, School of Medicine
Louisville, KY, USA

Stephen A. McClave, MD, is a native of Columbus, OH, though he has lived in Louisville, KY, and has been on faculty at the University of Louisville School of Medicine for over 30 years, where he is Professor of Medicine and Director of Clinical Nutrition. Dr McClave received his medical degree from Ohio State University in Columbus and completed his residency in internal medicine and Chief Residency at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. He then finished his fellowship in gastroenterology at the University of South Florida in Tampa. He served previously as Director of the Nutrition Curriculum for the Introduction to Clinical Medicine Course for first- and second-year medical students.

Dr McClave also was a member of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) Task Force for Enteral Nutrition and the past chairman of the ASGE Special Interest Group in Enteral Nutrition; co-chairman and lead author for the 2016 American College of Gastroenterology Guidelines on Nutrition Therapy of the Adult Hospitalized Patient; and awarded the Honorary Lifetime Membership of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. He is a Fellow of ASPEN, ASGE, American College of Nutrition, and American Gastroenterological Association.

An author to over 220 articles, 40 textbook chapters, and numerous medical educational videotapes, Dr McClave’s research interests and clinical expertise involve critical care nutrition and early enteral feeding, guidelines for nutrition therapy, endoscopic techniques for enteral access, and indirect calorimetry. Along with numerous academic interests, Dr McClave has a healthy appreciation for several outdoor sports, including running, biking, boating, or skiing, depending on where his travel takes him.

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Nutrition Support Team, Center for Human Nutrition
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH, USA

Mary Rath is a certified Nutrition Support Dietitian for the Center of Human Nutrition at the Cleveland Clinic. She has been working as a critical care dietitian for over 10 years with a focus on medical intensive care patients for 7 years. Mary’s areas of interest not only include nutrition support but also providing education for health care professionals such as physician assistants, nurse practitioners, residents and fellows alike.


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