March 2, 2012 1:30 - 3:00 pm Central
This webcast is in partnership with and organized by the IFT Washington DC Section. Are dietary supplements regulated appropriately? How can manufacturers of supplements better adhere to the new dietary supplement GMP regulations? What can the industry do to weed out bad players and promote scientific substantiation of products? The dietary supplement industry now exceeds $28 billion in annual sales with over $3 billiion in the sports nutrition sector according to the Nutrition Business Journal.
This webcast will illustrate the existing dietary supplement regulations using sports nutrition supplements as a case study and show how the responsible industry is moving forward to positively influence the science behind the supplements.
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03/02/12 1:30 PM
Taylor C Wallace PhD, CFS
Taylor C. Wallace, PhD, FACN, is the Senior Director of Science, Policy, and Government Affairs at the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) and the Senior Director of Scientific and Clinical Programs at the National Bone Health Alliance (NBHA), a public-private partnership, managed and operated by the NOF. Dr. Wallace is responsible for ensuring that NOF’s scientific, legislative, and policy program is broad-based, comprehensive, and evidence-based, aimed at strengthening bone health, decreasing the prevalence for osteoporosis by working with various key government agencies and scientific societies towards improving tests and therapies associated with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of osteoporosis. In addition, Dr. Wallace provides scientific leadership, content expertise and project management leadership in support of NBHA projects and activities such as the Secondary Fracture Prevention Initiative, a recently piloted NBHA Fracture Liaison Service (FLS) program that coordinates post-fracture care through a FLS coordinator (a nurse or other allied health professional) who ensures that individuals who suffer a fracture receive appropriate diagnosis, treatment and support. He also manages several NOF and NBHA scientific initiatives in areas such as bone turnover standardization and rare bone diseases. His academic background includes a PhD and an MS in Food Science and Nutrition from The Ohio State University and a BS in Food Science and Technology from the University of Kentucky. Dr. Wallace currently serves as a Trustee and the acting Treasurer of Feeding Tomorrow, the Foundation of the Institute of Food Technologists. Dr. Wallace was recently elected a fellow of the American College of Nutrition, and he is also a member of the editorial board for the Journal of the American College of Nutrition. He has produced over 20 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters. Dr. Wallace is the co-editor of Anthocyanins in Health and Disease Prevention and the editor of Dietary Supplements in Health and Disease Prevention to be published in 2014. He is an active member of the Institute of Food Technologists, the American Society of Nutrition, the American College of Nutrition, and the Phi Tau Sigma Honor Society for Food Science and Technology.
Peter Barton Hutt
Covington & Burling LLP
Vice President, Scientific & Regulatory Affairs
Council For Responsible Nutrition
Douglas “Duffy” MacKay, N.D., is Vice President, Scientific & Regulatory Affairs for the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN). Dr. MacKay is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor and was a co-owner and practitioner in a family-owned New Hampshire complementary and alternative medicine private practice for seven years. In addition to his hands-on experience as a practitioner in the field of integrative medicine, he spent eight years working as a medical consultant for two companies in the dietary supplement industry, including four years as an executive with Nordic Naturals, in charge of clinical research. He previously served as Technical Advisor for Thorne Research. Dr. MacKay has published articles in peer-reviewed journals, and serves on the Editorial Board of two peer-reviewed publications: the clinical journal Alternative Medicine Review and the official publication of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, Natural Medicine Journal. Dr. MacKay earned his B.S. in Marine Sciences from the University of California, Santa Cruz and his N.D. from the National College of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland, Oregon. Dr. MacKay is licensed in the state of New Hampshire.