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SESSION 6: Perspectives on Evaluating Data for Determining Reference Values for Vitamin D and Calcium


Perspectives from 1995-96 DRI Committee

1:30 pm

Stephanie Atkinson, McMaster University: Perinatal

1:40 pm

Connie Weaver, Purdue University: Adolescents

1:50 pm

Bess Dawson-Hughes, Tufts University: Elderly

2:00 pm

Robert Heaney, Creighton University: Calcium and Calcium/Vitamin D Interactions

2:10 pm

Michael Holick, Boston University: Dietary vs. Solar Sources

2:20 pm

Joint Discussion with Committee

2:45 pm



Perspectives from Other Vitamin D and Calcium Experts

3:00 pm

Bruce Hollis, Medical University of South Carolina: Assay Methodologies

3:10 pm

Cedric Garland, University of California—San Diego: Cancer

3:20 pm

Roger Bouillon, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven: Immune Function

3:30 pm

Reinhold Vieth, University of Toronto: Safety of Vitamin D

3:40 pm

Joint Discussion with Committee

4:00 pm


SESSION 7: PUBLIC COMMENTS—5 minutes each (required pre-registration)


GrassrootsHealth(Carole Baggerly)

University of California—Riverside & Vitamin D Workshop (Tony Norman)

University of California—San Diego (Edward Gorham)

Sunlight, Nutrition, and Health Research Center (William Grant)

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