Analyzing and Interpreting Food Consumption Data

Des Moines, IA US
March 24, 2017

There is no cost to attend and registration is not required.


Target Audience

Des Moines University faculty, staff, and students.


  • Understand the challenges associated with the analysis of dietary intake data
  • Learn how to use the DRIs for dietary assessment
  • Gain additional insights about the current controversy associated with vitamin D requirements and intake recommendations



Alicia Carriquiry, PhD
Statistics, Iowa State University

Dr. Alicia Carriquiry has worked in the area of dietary assessment for over 20 years and has published extensively in top-tier journals in nutrition and nutrition epidemiology. She participated in the DRI process at the National Academy of Sciences that produced the recommended dietary intakes and has collaborated with researchers in government, academia and the private sector worldwide. In her presentation, Dr. Carriquiry will discuss the work of a group of researchers at Iowa State University in developing statistical tools to analyze food intake data that are used worldwide to answer questions of interest to health professionals.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
03/24/2017 - 12:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
03/24/2017 - 1:00pm CDT
Des Moines University
3200 Grand Avenue
SEC #115
Des Moines, IA 50312
United States

Available Credit

  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)


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