Understanding the Role of Nutrition in Infant Health and Development
Miami Neonatology 2017 — Annual International Conference

Leading neonatologist, Camilia R. Martin, MD, MS, is an assistant professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, and associate director of the NICU and director for Cross-Disciplinary Research Partnerships in the Division of Translational Research at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston.

In Part 1, The Role of Immunonutrition in Infant Health and Development, Dr. Martin reviews the importance of nutrition, not only for somatic growth, but also for the transition from in utero to ex utero in the ongoing development of organs, while sharing medical and nutritional practices that can be implemented to optimize microbiome, gut development, and infant health.

In Part 2 (begins at 31:54), Nutrition and Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia, Dr. Martin examines current evidence on nutritional practices with regard to bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) to help determine nutritional strategies. Additionally, she cites recommendations for nutritional delivery in daily fluids to achieve targeted nutrients in the prevention of BPD.

Course Credit:

1.00 AANP Contact Hour
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM
1.00 ANCC Contact Hour
1.00 CA-BRN Contact Hour
1.00 CDR Contact Hour


Opens: 2017-12-29
Closes: 2019-12-28

Target Audience:

This activity was developed for pediatricians, neonatologists and other pediatric subspecialists, researchers and other health care providers involved in childhood health.

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Mead Johnson Nutrition.
  • Camilia R. Martin, MD, MS

    Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
    Associate Director, NICU, Department of Neonatology
    Director for Cross-Disciplinary Research Partnerships
    Division of Translational Research
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Boston, Massachusetts

Learning Objectives

  • Apply current medical and nutritional practices linking gut health to systemic risk of disease to optimize health outcomes in neonates.
  • Determine the potential role of nutrition in the prevention and management of bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD).

Faculty Disclosures

Camilia R. Martin, MD, MS

  • Research Support
    • Abbott Nutrition – Clinical Area: Infant Nutrition
    • Alcresta Therapeutics – Clinical Area: Infant Nutrition
  • Consultant
    • Fresenius Kabi – Clinical Area: Infant Nutrition
  • Scientific Advisory Board
    • Laurent Pharmaceuticals – Clinical Area: Cystic Fibrosis
    • Prolacta – Clinical Area: Infant Nutrition

Accreditation and Certification

The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider number: 040207.
This program is designated for up to 1.00 contact hour. Program ID# 5591.
The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
A maximum of 1.00 contact hour may be earned for successful completion of this activity.
Provider is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13664, for 1.00 contact hour.
To receive credit for education contact hours outside of the state of California, please check with your state board of registered nursing for reciprocity.
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Registered dietitians (RDs) and dietetic technicians, registered (DTRs) will receive 1.00 hour continuing professional education unit (CPEU) for completion of this program/material.
Provider Number AC857; Activity Number 138225.
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Additional Content Planners

Victoria Anderson (Medical Writer)
No significant relationships to disclose.

Heather Marie Gibson, BSN, MSN (Lead Nurse Planner)
No significant relationships to disclose.

Annenberg Center for Health Sciences

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