Committee Work within Professional Societies

American Dietetic Association
Support Line Mentoring Program, 1998

American Gastroenterological Association
Intestinal Disorders Section Delegate, 1999-2001
Nutrition and Obesity Section Steering Committee, 2005-09
            Abstract Review Subcommittee, 2006-08

American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
Rhoads Research Foundation Committee, 1997
Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Editor-in-Chief Search Committee, 1998
Research and Data Committee, 1999-2000
On-Line Journals Task Force, 1999
Self-Assessment Committee, 2001
Blue Ribbon Task Force on Research Chair, 2001-02
Research Section Officer, 1999-02
Research Committee Chair, 2002-04
Clinical Trials Initiative Task Force, 2003
Governance Task Force, 2004
Intersociety Research Meeting Working Group, A.S.P.E.N. representative, 2004
Blue Ribbon Journals Evaluation Task Force Chair, 2006
Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Editor-in-Chief Search Committee Chair, 2007
Nominating Committee, Chair, 2010
Research Committee, 20010-12

American Society of Nutritional Sciences
Student Research Interest Section Co-Advisor, 2002-present
Energy and Macronutrient Research Interest Section Steering Committee, 2003-04
Bioserv Award Nominating Committee, 2004
Minority Affairs Committee, 2004
Graduate Student Research Award Abstract Review Committee, 2005
Continuing Medical Education Committee, 2008-09
             Co-Chair – 2010-11, Chair – 2011-12

Latin-American Federation for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
International Adviser Committee, FELANPE Congress, Asunción, Paraguay, 2009-10