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Nutrition and the Eye XIV

April 23 & 24, 2022
Millennium Student Center, UMSL

Join us for an in-person or virtual series, beginning with distinguished keynote speaker Joseph F. Clark, PhD. Topics include: TBI; Nature vs. Nurture and Genetics vs. Epigenetics; Ocular Disease topics; how nutrition impacts oxidation and inflammation, and new insights about water. 

In-person and Online Interactive Options Available (PLEASE NOTE: Online Interactive format no longer counts for LIVE CE under COPE rules modification, and online attendees cannot take the course exam)

Interactive Online course: Zoom link. Link will be sent via email the day before each lecture.

In-person location: Millennium Student Center, University of Missouri-St. Louis North Campus. Continental breakfast and lunch will be served.

12 hours of COPE-accredited CE /10 hours of CEE available

Saturday, 9am - 3pm (5 lecture hours)
Sunday, 8am - 4pm (7 lecture hours)



KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Joseph F. Clark, PhD (Saturday, 9am-12:00pm Central Time)  - 3 hrs CEE


Paula Newsome, OD, MS, FAAO (Saturday, 1pm-3:00pm Central Time)
The Eye-Managing Modifiable Risk Factors  - 2 hrs CEE


Greg Caldwell, OD, FAAO (Sunday, 8am-11:00am Central Time) 
Ocular Disease Clinical Potpourri: Something Old, Something New, Something to Make Us All Better Clinicians - 3 hrs CEE


James Stringham, PhD (Sunday, 11am-1pm Central Time)
Targeted Nutrition for Reduction of Oxidation and Inflammation: Implications for Vision, Cognition, Stress, and Aging - 2 hrs


Stuart Richer, OD, PhD, FAAO (Sunday, 2pm-4pm Central Time)
Program Moderator
Board Member, Ocular Wellness and Nutrition Society
The New Biology of Water - 2 hrs (Virtual only)

Cancellation Policy: The University reserves the right to cancel any program. In the event of cancellation, you will be notified immediately.

Refund information: Registrants needing to cancel will be refunded the registration fees minus a $15 processing fee. There will be no refund for cancellations less than 12 hours prior to the event’s start time or for any missed lectures.

UMSL face covering policy: Effective 2/28/2022, face coverings will no longer be required on the UMSL campus. However, in keeping with CDC recommendations, UMSL officials strongly recommend that all individuals continue to wear a face mask when occupying indoor campus spaces – especially when social distancing is not possible – regardless of vaccination status. Policy is subject to change depending on local infection rates and St. Louis County mandates.


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