The Power of Nutrition: Chronic Disease, COVID-19 and Your HealthView All Events
Please join us for a virtual presentation by Kent L. Thornburg, PhD, on the impact of nutrition on chronic disease and COVID-19 in Oregon.
This conversation was livestreamed on October 14.
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Chronic diseases are the leading causes of death and disability in our country. Director of the OHSU Bob and Charlee Moore Institute for Nutrition & Wellness, Kent Thornburg, PhD, will discuss the role nutrition plays in the rise of chronic diseases, and how nutrition impacts COVID-19 and our ability to overcome this and future pandemics. Dr. Thornburg will share what a good diet and proper nutrition look like and how nutrition before birth and during the earliest years of life establishes life-long chronic disease risk.
Kent L. Thornburg, PhD
M. Lowell Edwards Chair
Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine
Director, Center for Developmental Health, Knight Cardiovascular Institute
Director, Bob and Charlee Moore Institute for Nutrition & Wellness