Oregon Nutrition Update

We are excited to announce that the OHSU Moore Institute for Nutrition & Wellness and the OSU Moore Family Center for Whole Grain Foods, Nutrition & Preventive Health have joined forces to combine our annual nutrition conferences. The newly combined event will be called the Oregon Nutrition Update and will rotate between Corvallis and Portland.

Working together, we will be able to amplify our common message about the important role nutrition plays in the health of Oregon communities. We hope you are as excited about the possibilities of this collaboration as we are!

Watch here for information about the 2019 Oregon Nutrition Update planned for next spring in Corvallis, or send us an

2018 details

Theme:  The Nutrition Environment
Date:  Friday, May 18, 2018
Location:  OHSU Auditorium, 3181 S.W. Sam Jackson Park Rd. Portland, OR 97239
Time:  8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

View the full schedule with list of speakers.

View a list of resources put together by the speakers.


"Do cooking interventions facilitate behavior change and promote positive family environments? A review of the evidence."

Marla Reicks, Ph.D., R.D., L.D., Professor, Director of Nutrition Graduate Studies, Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota

"Industrialized food components and risk for obesity"

Kylie Kavanagh, D.V.M., M.S., M.P.H., Associate Professor of Pathology-Comparative Medicine, Office of Women in Medicine and Science, Center on Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism at Wake Forest School of Medicine

Presenter Slides

Improving Food Security in Higher Education/Food Demo
Tara Sanders

Kerri Lopez, Director, NW Tribal Cancer and Western Tribal Diabetes Project, Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board

Information and presentations from previous OHSU Moore Institute Nutrition Oregon Day events are still available.