Breaking Barriers: Gender Equity in Clinical Nutrition with Dr. Leah Gramlich and Dr. Carla Prado

Nutrition Conversations by The Canadian Nutrition Society

Episode notes

On March 8, 2024 we celebrated International Women’s Day where the theme was to “Inspire Inclusion”. Over the past 20 years, studies have shown persistent gaps in gender representation at the top levels of parenteral and enteral nutrition societies. Why does this matter? It's not just about numbers; it's about equality, opportunity, and the ability for all voices to be heard.

Dr. Carla Prado is a Professor and Registered Dietitian at the University of Alberta, and a Campus Alberta Innovates Chair in Nutrition, Food and Health. She is the Director of the Human Nutrition Research Unit and expert in assessing nutritional status through the precise measurement of body composition and energy metabolism. Dr. Prado is a member of the Royal Society of Canada, the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences, and has received the title of Canada’s Most Power ... 

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