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TWU’s Prasad participates in national nutrition practicum on dietary supplements


June 5, 2007 — DENTON — Chandan Prasad, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences at Texas Woman’s University, joined more than 50 other professors and graduate students from university nutrition and food science departments throughout the United States at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Dietary Supplements’ (ODS) first intensive practicum on dietary supplement research.

The course, “Current Issues and Recent Developments in Dietary Supplement Research: An Intensive Practicum,” was held on the NIH campus in Bethesda, Md., from May 21 to 25.

ODS offered this course to provide essential knowledge of dietary supplements to professors and their doctoral or post-doctoral students with a serious interest in this subject. Experts from NIH, academic institutions, and federal regulatory agencies such as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) served as speakers.


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