Kendall Reagan Nutrition Center Global Speaker Series

Since 2008, the Kendall Reagan Nutrition Center has inspired thousands of Colorado residents to eat better and live more healthful lives. We continue this education and engagement by inviting nutrition experts to share their passion and knowledge with the public.

The objectives of this series are to address current food and nutrition topics and trends, and offer realistic, practical guidelines for translating and implementing science-based information.

Location: Health and Medical Center, Colorado State University
151 W. Lake Street
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO
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Cost: Free
Lunch catered by Spoons

Speakers Returning Summer 2018


Leslie Cunningham Sabo, PhD
Cooking Can Change Kids’ Eating Habits
November 1, 2017
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Garry Auld, PhD
World Population & Food Insecurity – Solutions, Real and Imagined
October 4, 2017
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Sarah Johnson, PhD, RD
Functional Foods: Does One Size Fit All for Cardiovascular Health?
September 6, 2017
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Chris Melby, Dr. P.H.
Diet-Induced Metabolic Changes: Strategies to Improve Long Term Weight Loss
June 7, 2017
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Amanda Boostrom, RDN, CLEC
Intuitive Eating: Making Peace with Food and Your Body Once and For All
May 3, 2017
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Mike Pagliassotti, PhD
Sugar: Cause for Concern or Much Ado About Nothing?
April 5, 2017
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Thank You To Our Sponsors!

  • Silver level ($1000): EKS&H
  • Bronze level ($500): First National Bank of Fort Collins
  • Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition

For more information, contact Dr. Melissa Wdowik at or call (970) 495-5916