Lebanese American University

Nutrition and Food Research Day

April 25, 2014, Beirut, Lebanon

Keynote Speakers

Sylvia Escott-Stump

Sylvia Escott-Stump is an internationally-known speaker and consultant to physicians, groups, long-term care facilities, businesses and educational organizations. Escott-Stump is the author of 7 editions of Nutrition and Diagnosis-Related Care and 5 editions of Krause's Food and the Nutrition Care Process. At the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, she is a past-President. She also served as Speaker of the House of Delegates and first Chair of the Standardized Language task force. She is also the Academy representative to the International Confederation of Dietetic Associations (ICDA.) Her honors include the Academy's Medallion Award, North Carolina Dietetic Association's Member of the Year, Pennsylvania's Outstanding Dietitian, and the first Margene Wagstaff Fellowship for Innovation in Dietetics Education. Escott-Stump earned two degrees from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where she received the 1997 Distinguished Alumni Award. She received an honorary doctorate in 2013, and directs the dietetic internship at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina.

Bruno Minjauw

Dr. Minjauw is the FAO Representative in Lebanon. He has 20 years of experience in supervising and coordinating the preparation, the planning and the implementation of research, development and emergency and rehabilitation programs in developing countries of Africa, Asia and Central America for the aim of increasing the impact of agriculture knowledge and technologies on livelihood of poor farmers


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