We’re thrilled to announce Dr. Zhaoping Li will return to address the importance of nutrition for pancreatic cancer patients at the 16th Annual Symposium on Pancreatic Cancer.
Dr. Li has been a Hirshberg Foundation seed grant recipient and has presented a number of symposium lectures on the important role nutrition plays for pancreatic cancer patients. She is consistently requested by our participants as a speaker year after year. She has been our Honorary Medical Chair for the LA Cancer Challenge, presented an in-person Cooking Healthy Class and was the first to join our Patient & Family Webinar Series with her webinar How to Eat and Live Well During Coronavirus. Dr. Li always has crucial information to share that continues to improve the lives of our patients.
Dr. Li is a Professor of Medicine and the Director of the UCLA Center for Human Nutrition, Chief of the Division ofClinical Nutrition in the Department of Medicine, at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and VA Greater Los Angeles Health Care System. She is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Physician Nutrition Specialist. Dr. Li’s primary areas of research are the role of nutrition, phytochemicals, and microbiota in the prevention and treatment of metabolic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes and common forms of cancer. She has published over 150 peer-reviewed papers in journals such as JAMA, Annals of Internal Medicine, American Journal of Clinical Nutrition,and Journal of American Dietetic Association.
A very important topic, we are so happy to have Dr. Li joining us to discuss Nutritional Myths with Pancreatic Cancer at the 16th Annual Symposium.