Upcoming Events


Malnutrition Assessment: Past, Present, & Future

Thursday, October 20, 2022 | 12-1 PM | Webinar

Join us for The MANNA Institute’s Academic Seminar Series featuring Charlene Compher, PhD, RD, LDN, FASPEN, esteemed researcher, educator, and global leader in nutrition science and practice. Dr. Compher will discuss current methods for malnutrition screening and assessment, associated clinical outcomes, and the impact of nutrition support with a focus on hospital-community transitions. Discussion will include ongoing validation of current malnutrition assessment methods and plans for future standardization, in addition to ample opportunity for audience Q&A.

This webinar will qualify for one (1) CPEU for registered dietitians, pending approval.

Register here.



Academic Seminar Series

Hosted by the MANNA Institute, the academic seminar series is a bi-annual presentation on topics relating to in-patient and community-based nutrition care. The discussions will highlight current research initiatives as well as future needs and opportunities. The goal of the series is to bring together researchers, clinicians, and healthcare institutions to share ideas and spur future research collaborations with the MANNA Institute.


Past Academic Seminars


The MANNA Institute Academic Seminar – Medical Nutrition Therapy Works: Building a Better Medicare | March 15, 12-1PM |

Presenter: Meg Rowe, MS, RD, LDN, FADA, FAND


Cancer & Malnutrition | Wednesday, October 13, 12-1PM | Webinar

Presenters: Dr. Rishi Jain, MD, MS, DABOM and Kara Stromberg, MS, RD, CDE, LDN of Fox Chase Cancer Center

Webinar recording available here.


The Impact of Dietary Sodium Restriction on Outcomes in Patients with End-Stage Kidney Disease | March 11, 2021 | 1 hour

Presenter: Maya Clark-Cutaia, PhD, ACNP-BC, RN, from NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing

Webinar recording available here


Hospital Malnutrition Today and Bridging Gaps to the Community Tomorrow | October 6, 2020 | 1 hour

Presenters: Lauren Hudson, MS, RD, LDN and Kristen Dwinnells, MA, RDN, LDN, CNSC from the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Webinar recording available here