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SimopoulouArtemis
First Name:
Artemis
Last Name:
Simopoulou
Occupation:
President of the Center for Genetics, Nutrition and Health, Washington, DC, USA
SSC:
Agricultural production, Food & Nutrition, Agro-biotechnology and Aquaculture Archive (Regular Member), Archive NCRT 2014-2016 (Member)

CV:

Education and Degrees:
1941–1949 Calamata Gymnasium for Girls, Greece
1949–1952 B.A., Barnard College, Columbia University, New York, NY
1952–1956 M.D., Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Professional Training:
1956–1957 Straight Intern in Pediatrics, Kings County Hospital, Brooklyn, NY
1957–1958 Resident in Pediatrics, Kings County Hospital, Brooklyn, NY
July 1960– Fellow in Hematology, Postdoctorate, NIH Fellowship, Children's Hospital of DC
Sep. 1961
Oct. 1961– Assistant Chief Resident in Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of DC
Mar. 1962
1968–1971 Staff Pediatrician in the Endocrinology Branch of the National Heart and Lung Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

Positions Held:
1958–1959 Special Lecturer in Pediatrics, Ewha Women's University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Aug. 1962– Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Associate Director of Nurseries, The George
Nov. 1965 Washington University Hospital
Aug. 1962– Academic Staff, Children's Hospital of DC
1967
Nov. 1965– Director of Nurseries and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics,
June 1967 The George Washington University Hospital
Nov. 1967– Associate Staff in Pediatrics on the Nursery Service, Childrens Hospital of DC, and
Aug. 1968– Staff Pediatrician, National Heart and Lung Institute,
Aug. 1971 National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Aug. 1971– Consultant to Endocrinology Branch, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National
Oct. 1978 Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Aug. 1971– Professional Associate, Division of Medical Sciences, National Research Council, National
Apr. 1974 Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC
1. Staff Officer, Committee on S-Hemoglobinopathies, 1971–1973
2. Project Director, Committee on Phototherapy in the Newborn, 1972–1975
3. Project Director, Committee for the Study of Inborn Errors of Metabolism, 1972–1975
4. Staff Officer, Ad Hoc Study Group to Define the Role of the Division of Medical Sciences to Serve the Health Needs of Children, 1973–1974
Apr. 1974– Acting Executive Secretary, Division of Medical Sciences, National Research Council,
Apr. 1975 National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC
Apr. 1975– Executive Secretary, Division of Medical Sciences, National Research Council, National
Oct. 1976 Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC
1. Staff Officer, Organizing Committee for the International Conference on Recombinant DNA Molecules, Asilomar, 1974–1975
2. Project Director, Committee for a Study for Evaluation of Testing for Cystic Fibrosis, 1974–1975
3. Executive Director, Board on Maternal, Child and Family Health Research, Dec. 1974–Oct. 1976
4. Project Director, Committee on Maternal and Child Health Research, 1975–1976
Oct. 1976– On leave of absence from the National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences to the
1977 National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Oct. 1976– Consultant to the Director, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development,
Jan. 1977 National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Jan. 1977– Chief, Developmental Biology and Nutrition Branch, Center for Research for Mothers and
Nov. 1977 Children, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
May  1977– Vice Chairman and Executive Secretary, Nutrition Coordinating Committee, Office of the
Apr. 1978 Director, National Institutes of Health (on detail from NICHD to the Office of the Director).
Apr. 1978– Vice Chairman and Executive Secretary, Nutrition Coordinating Committee, Office of the
Aug. 1978 Director, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Apr. 1978– On detail to The White House (40% of time) to assist Dr. Peter Bourne, Special Assistant
July 1978 to The President for Health Affairs, The White House, on nutrition issues
Aug. 1978– Chairman, NIH Nutrition Coordinating Committee, Office of the Director, and Special
June 1986 Assistant for Coordination of Nutrition Programs, Office of the Director, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
1. On detail to The White House (10% of time) as consultant on nutrition issues to Ms. Esther Peterson, Special Assistant to the President on Consumer Affairs, The White House, Jul. 1978–Jan. 1981
2. Visiting Scientist to the National Institute of Arthritis, Diabetes, and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health (in relation to the NCC Office-Clinical Center Study on the Long-term Effects on Infants of Hypochloremic Metabolic Alkalosis Resulting from Infant Formulas Deficient in Chloride, 1979 to 1984
3. Cochairperson and Executive Secretary, Joint Subcommittee on Human Nutrition Research, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President, Feb. 1979 to June 1983
June 1986– Nutrition Consultant
Dec. 1986
Jan. 1987– Director, Division of Nutritional Sciences, International Life Sciences Institute Research
Dec. 1988 Foundation, Washington, DC
Jan. 1989– Founder and Director, The Center for Genetics, Nutrition and Health, American Association
Jan. 1990 for World Health, Washington, DC
Feb. 1990– President, The Center for Genetics, Nutrition and Health, Inc., Washington, DC


Membership in Scientific Societies:
Sep. 1964 Diplomat, American Board of Pediatrics
Apr. 1965 Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
Apr. 1972 Member, Society for Pediatric Research
Jun. 1972 Member, Endocrine Society
Apr. 1976 Member, American Pediatric Society
Apr. 1980 Member, American Institute of Nutrition
May 1981 Member, American Society for Clinical Nutrition
May 1987 Member, North American Society for the Study of Obesity
1991  Fellow, American College of Nutrition
1991  Member, International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids
Mar. 1996 Member, The Philosophical Society of Washington
1999  Member, American Society of Human Genetics

Awards:
Apr. 1981 NIH Cash Award in Recognition and Appreciation of Sustained High Quality
Work Performance
May 1991 Boston University School of Medicine Distinguished Alumna Award
May 1992 Award from the Greek government in recognition of outstanding work promoting "Nutrition and Fitness" and the Hippocratic concept of "Positive Health"
April 1993 Presidential Award from Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center
Nov. 1998 Gold Medal Gopalan Oration Award from the Nutrition Society of India
Oct.  2001  Dr. Simopoulos received the FINesse Seafood Health & Nutrition Research award from the National Fisheries Institute (USA).
Mar. 2008 Dr. Simopoulos was recognized for her leadership in improving health. She was 1 of 9 selected women in the U.S. recognized by the Education Update in their March issue “Women Shaping History.”
Oct. 2008 Dr. Simopoulos received the LSU Chancellor’s Award Lecture for her work on the Omega-3 Fatty acids.
Oct. 2008 Dr. Simopoulos received the Aristeon Award from the Hellenic American Women’s Council for her book The Omega Diet.
April 2013 Dr. Simopoulos received the Dr. Mary Kalopothakes Distinguished Female Physician Award for her lifelong contributions in the fields of endocrinology, genetics, nutrition, and health.

Editorial Boards:
1973–1975 Consultant to the Editor, JAMA
1979–1986 Contributing Editor, Nutr Rev
1982–1989 Member, Editorial Board, J Nutr Growth Cancer
1983–1988 Consulting Editor, Nutr Res
1986–1991 Member, Editorial Board, n-3 News
1984 to date Consulting Editor, Ann Intern Med
1985 to date Consulting Editor, JAMA
1985 1991 Member, Editorial Board, Review of Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacokinetics
1986 to date Member, Editorial Board, Int J Vitam Nutr Res
1989 to date Editor, World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
1991 to date Member, Editorial Board, Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism
19942000 Member, Editorial Board, ISSFAL Newsletter
1994 to date Member, Editorial Board, Food Reviews International
2000 to date Member, Editorial Board, Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine
2002 to date Member, International Editorial Board, Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy
2004 to date Member, Editorial Board, Current Food and Nutrition Science
2004 to date Member, Editorial Board, European Review of Aging and Physical Activity (EURAPA)

Biographical Directory Listings:
Who's Who in America
Who's Who in the East
Who's Who in Government
Who's Who in Science and Engineering
Who's Who in Society
Who's Who in the World
Who's Who of American Women
Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare
American Hellenic Who's Who in Business and the Professions
Dictionary of International Biography
American Men and Women of Science
International Directory of Distinguished Leadership

Memberships on Committees and Boards:
• Member, Research Advisory Committee, Maternity Center Association, New York, NY, Member, Nov 1972 to 1986 and Chairman, 1988
• Member, Board of Directors, American Association for World Health (AAWH), 1981-1997
• Assistant Treasurer and Vice President, AAWH, elected December 1981 to December 1990
• National Chairman of the Planning Committee for World Health Day, AAWH, 1982 to 1990
• Vice Chairman of the Board, AAWH, 1991-1997
• Chairman, Program Committee, AAWH, 1993–1997
• Member, Board of Trustees, International Life Sciences Institute, 1982 to 1988; Member Executive Committee, 1982 to 1985
• Member, Expert Committee on Nutrition, International Life Sciences Institute, January 1984 to December 1988
• Member, Board of Trustees, International Life Sciences Institute Nutrition Foundation, 1985 to 1987; Member, Executive Committee, 1985
• Member, Joint Public Information Committee, American Institute of Nutrition/American Society for Clinical Nutrition, April 1986 to 1989
• Member, Medical Advisory Board, Maternity Center Association, New York, NY, 1986 to1996
• Member, Section on Pediatrics, Medical Society of the District of Columbia, 1989 to date
• Member, Scientists' Institute for Public Information-Media Resource Service, New York, NY, 1989 to date
• Member, C.E. Compton Nutrition Program Advisory Committee, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, West Virginia, 1991 to 1992
• Secretary and Treasurer, International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids, Inc., Boston, Massachusetts, 1991 to 1998
• Chairman, Curriculum Development Committee for a New Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece, 1992 to February 1994
• Acting Chairman and Visiting Professor, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece, 1994 to 1996
• Editorial Board, ISSFAL Newsletter, 1994 through 2000.
• Scientific Advisor, National Obesity and Weight Control Education Institute, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY, 1994 to 1996
• Cochairman, National Academic Medical School Teaching Program Committee, National Obesity and Weight Control Education Institute, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY, 1994 to 1996.
• Member, International Advisory Committee on Micronutrients and Antioxidants in Mexico, Mexican Foundation for Health, Mexico City, Mexico, 1995
• Chairman, Committee on Genetics, Nutrition and Chronic Diseases, International Union of Nutritional Sciences, 1996 to date.
• Member, Scientific Advisory Board of the Focus Group on Dietary Omega-3 Fatty Acids at the Center of Marine Biotechnology (COMB), University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute (UMBI), Baltimore, Maryland, 1997 to date.
• Member, Scientific Advisory Board of the Walnut Marketing Board, San Francisco, CA, 1998 to date.
• Member, Research/Advisory Board of Vegomega Nutrition AB, Stockholm, Sweden, 1998 to date.
• Member, Board of Directors, Omega-3 Research Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, 1998 to 2005.
• Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Omega-3 Research Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, 1998 to 2005.
• Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Belovo S.A., Bastogne, Belgium, 2000 to date.
• Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Nutrilite Health Institute, Ada, Michigan, 2003 to date.
• Member, Cancer Resource Advisory Committee, American Institute for Cancer Research, Washington, D.C., 2000 to date.
• Member, Scientific Board Committee, Minami Nutrition Ltd, UK, Minami Nutrition SA, Belgium, 2004 to date
• Member, Board of Directors and Founding President, International Society of Nutrigenetics/ Nutrigenomics, September 2005 to date.
• Member, National Greek Council on Research and Technology, September 2010 to date

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Publications
1. Simopoulos AP, Rosenblum DJ, Muzumdar H, and Kiely B: "Intralobar bronchopulmonary sequestration.  Diagnosis by intrathoracic aortography."  Am J Dis Child 97:796-804, 1959.
2. Simopoulos AP:  "Determination of sex in the newborn."  G.P. 15:118-119, 1963.
3. Simopoulos AP:  "The overweight newborn."  J Am Med Wom Assoc 19:764-765, 1964.
4. Simopoulos AP:  "Diabetes in the newborn."  G.P. 31:196, 1965.
5. Simopoulos AP:  "The significance of a single umbilical artery."  G.P. 31:131, 1965.
6. Zapella M and Simopoulos AP:  "The cross extension reflex in the newborn."  Ann Pediatr Fenniae 12:30-33, 1966.
7. Simopoulos AP and Breslow A:  "Tuberous sclerosis in the newborn."  Am J Dis Child 3:313, 1966.
8. Simopoulos AP:  "Diagnostic implication of cleft palate in the newborn."  J Am Med Wom Assoc 21:921-923, 1966.
9. Simopoulos AP, Brennan G, Alwan A, and Fidis N:  "Polycystic kidney, internal hydrocephalus and polydactyly in the newborn."  Pediatrics 39:931-934, 1967.
10. Pugsley LQ, Sites JG, Simopoulos AP, and Fidis N:  "Current concepts in the management of hemolytic disease of the newborn."  South Med J 21:921-923, 1967.
11. Simopoulos AP, Marshall JR, Delea CS, and Bartter FC: "Studies on the deficiency of 21-hydroxylation in patients with congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH)."  J Clin Endocrinol Metab 32:438-443, 1971.
12. Simopoulos AP, Lapey A, Boat TF, Di Sant'Agnese PA, and Bartter FC:  "The renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system in patients with cystic fibrosis of the pancreas."  Pediatr Res 5:626-632, 1971.
13. Simopoulos AP, Delea CS, and Bartter FC:  "Neurodegenerative disorders and hyperaldosteronism."  J Pediatr 79:633-641, 1971.
14. Gardner JD, Lapey A, Simopoulos A, and Bravo EL:  "Abnormal membrane sodium transport in Liddle's syndrome."  J Clin Invest 50:2253-2258, (November) 1971.
15. Gardner JD, Simopoulos AP, Lapey A, and Shibolet S:  "Altered membrane sodium transport in Bartter's syndrome."  J Clin Invest 51:1565-1571, (June) 1972.
16. Pak CYC, DeLuca HF, Bartter FC, Henneman DH, Frame B, Simopoulos AP, Sanzenbacher L, and Delea C:  "Treatment of Vitamin-D-resistant rickets with 25-hydroxycholecalciferol." Arch Intern Med 29:894-899, 1972.
17. Gorden P, Sherman B, and Simopoulos AP:  "Glucose intolerance with hypokalemia:  An increased proportion of circulating proinsulin-like component."  J Clin Endocrinol Metab 34:235 240, 1972.
18. Simopoulos AP and Bartter FC:  "Growth characteristics and factors influencing growth in Bartter's syndrome."  J Pediatr 81:56-65, 1972.
19. Simopoulos AP, Roth JA, Golde D, and Bartter FC:  "Subacute necrotizing encephalomyelopathy with vacuolated cells in the bone marrow."  Neurology 22:1257-1267, 1972.
20. Odell GB, Schaffer R, and Simopoulos AP (Editors): Phototherapy in the Newborn:  An Overview.  National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C., 1974.
21. Rosenstock IM, Childs B, and Simopoulos AP:  Genetic Screening, A Study of the Knowledge and Attitudes of Physicians.  National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C., 1975.
22. Simopoulos AP (Project Director) and Childs B (Committee Chairman):  Genetic Screening, Programs, Principles, and Research.  Committee for the Study of Inborn Errors of Metabolism, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C., 1975.
23. Simopoulos AP:  "Growth characteristics in patients with Bartter's syndrome."  Nephron 23:130-135, 1979.
24. Simopoulos AP:  Nutrition and Government 1979.  Third Clinical Congress, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Boston, MA, February 3, 1979, pp 13–21.
25. Simopoulos AP:  "The scientific basis of the 'goals':  What can be done now?"  J Am Diet Assoc 74:539-542, 1979.
26. Simopoulos AP:  "NIH program in biomedical and behavioral nutrition research and training."  In:  Proceedings of the Stokely-Van Camp Annual Symposium, Food in Contemporary Society - Public Policy and Preventive Nutrition, Knoxville, Tennessee, May 21–23, 1979.  Department of Food Science, Nutrition, and Food Systems Administration, College of Home Economics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, pp 14–24.
27. Simopoulos AP (Editor):  The Biomedical and Behavioral Basis of Clinical Nutrition, A Projection for the 1980s.  Report of a National Conference, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, June 19–20, 1978.  Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health, NIH Publication No. 80-1970, 1979.
28. Simopoulos PA (Moderator):  "Who speaks for prevention?" In: Maternity Care in Ferment:  Conflicting Issues, Kelly M (Editor).  The Edith C. Blum Memorial Seminar, Maternity Center Association, April 24–27, 1978.  Maternity Center Association, New York, NY, 1980, pp 60–88.
29. Simopoulos AP (Member of Working Group):  Human Nutrition, Conference on Animal Agriculture Research to Meet Human Needs in the 21st Century, Boyne Falls, Michigan, May 4–7, 1980, Pond WG, Merkel RA, McGilliard LD and Rhodes VJ (Editors). Westview Press, Inc., 1980, pp 7–9.
30. Simopoulos AP and Bartter FC:  "The metabolic consequences of chloride deficiency."  Nutr Rev 38:201-205, 1980.
31. Simopoulos AP:  "Overview of nutritional status in the United States." In:  Nutrition in the 1980s: Constraints on Our Knowledge.  Alan R. Liss, Inc., New York, NY, 1981, pp 237-247.
32. Omenn GS and Simopoulos AP:  "National nutrition policy in the United States."  In:  Nutrition in the 1980s: Constraints on Our Knowledge.  Alan R. Liss, Inc., New York, NY, 1981, pp 473–479.
33. Simopoulos AP (Editor):  The Politics of Nutrition.  National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, NIH Publication No. 81 2278, 1981.
34. Simopoulos AP:  Nutrition Initiatives in the Federal Government.  American Institute of Nutrition, Chapel Hill, 1981, pp 1–24.
35. Simopoulos AP:  "Highlights of the National Institutes of Health program in biomedical and behavioral nutrition and research training—with the emphasis on total parenteral and enteral nutrition."  Am J Clin Nutr 34 (suppl):1187-1190, 1981.
36. Simopoulos AP:  "The role of the federal government in research on nutrition and aging." J Am Coll Nutr 1:1-15, 1982.
37. Simopoulos AP (Guest Editor):  "Assessment of nutritional status, selected papers."  Am J Clin Nutr 35 (suppl):1089 1325, 1982.
38. Harper AE and Simopoulos AP:  "Summary, conclusions, and recommendations."  In:  Assessment of Nutritional Status.  Am J Clin Nutr 35 (supp):1098-1107, 1982.
39. Simopoulos AP:  "Nutrition section."  In:  Johnson & Johnson Baby Products Company Pediatric Round Table Series: 9, Childhood Learning Disabilities and Prenatal Risk, 1983, pp 26–31.
40. Simopoulos AP (Editor):  Federally-Supported Human Nutrition Research Units:  Selected Papers from the First Annual Conference.  Joint Subcommittee on Human Nutrition Research of the Committee on Health and Medicine and the Committee on Food Agriculture, and Forestry Research, Federal Coordinating Council on Science, Science, Engineering, and Technology, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President, 1983.
41. Simopoulos AP and Vogl TP:  "Federally supported human nutrition research, training, and education:  Update for the 1980s."  Nutr Rev 41:23-32, 1983.
42. Simopoulos AP and Van Itallie TB:  "Body weight, health, and longevity."  Ann Intern Med 100:285-295, 1984.
43. Simopoulos AP and Grave GD:  "Infant-feeding task force report.  Section III.  Factors associated with the choice and duration of infant-feeding practice."  Pediatrics 74:603 614, 1984.
44. Simopoulos AP:  "The health implications of overweight and obesity."  Nutr Rev 43:33-40, 1985.
45. Simopoulos AP:  "Dietary control of hypertension and obesity and body weight standards."  J Am Diet Assoc 85:419-422, 1985.
46. Horan MJ, Blaustein M, Dunbar JB, Kachadorian W, Kaplan NM and Simopoulos AP (Editors):  NIH Workshop on Nutrition and Hypertension.  Proceedings from a Symposium.  Biomedical Information Corporation, New York, 1985.
47. Simopoulos AP and Donato KA:  "Maternal nutrition and fetal growth."  J Nutr Growth Cancer 2:53-63, 1985.
48. Horan MJ, Blaustein M, Dunbar JB, Grundy S, Kachadorian W, Kaplan NM, Kotchen TA, Simopoulos AP and Van Itallie TB: "NIH report on research challenges in nutrition and hypertension."  Hypertension 7:818-823, 1985.
49. Simopoulos AP:  "Fat intake, obesity and cancer of the breast and endometrium."  Med Oncol & Tumor Pharmacother 2:125-135, 1985.
50. Simopoulos AP:  "Nutritional aspects of hypertension."  Am J Clin Nutr 42:909-912, 1985.
51. Simopoulos AP:  "Research trends related to the study and management of obesity."  In: Recent Advances in Obesity Research:  IV.  Proceedings of the 4th International congress on Obesity, New York, USA, 5–8 October 1983.  Hirsch J and Van Itallie TB (Editors).  John Libbey, London, 1985, pp 380–384.
52. Simopoulos AP:  "Nutritional issues in women."  In:  Women's Health.  Report on the PHS Task Force on Women's Health Issues, Vol. II.  DHHS Publication No. (PHS) 85-50206.  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C., 1985, pp 68–79.
53. Jacoby I and Simopoulos AP:  "NIH consensus conferences: Guidelines and goals."  J Nutr 116:311-315, 1986.
54. Simopoulos AP:  "Introduction."  In:  "Symposium on Nutrition" Simopoulos AP (Editor).  Annual Rev Public Health 7:475-479, 1986.
55. Simopoulos AP:  "Obesity and body weight standards."  Annual Rev Public Health 7:481-492, 1986.
56. Simopoulos AP:  "New frontiers:  The research potential and the research agenda for seafoods and fish oil."  In:  Seafood and Health '85:  Issues, Questions, Answers.  Proceedings of Seafood & Health '85, November 15–16, 1985, Seattle, Washington.  West Coast Fisheries Development Foundation, Portland, OR, 1986.
57. Simopoulos AP:  "Nutrition in relation to learning disabilities."  In:  Prenatal and Perinatal Relevant to Learning Disabilities.  University of Illinois Press, 1986.
58. Simopoulos AP:  "Introductory remarks."  In:  Proceedings of a Symposium on Adverse Reactions to Foods and Food Additives. February 8–9, 1985. Orlando, Florida.  Metcalfe DD, Goldblatt MJ and Simopoulos AP (Editors).  J Allergy Clin Immunol, 1986
59. Simopoulos AP, Kifer RE and Martin RR (Editors):  Health Effects of Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids in Seafoods, Proceedings from the Conference, June 1985.  Academic Press, Orlando, 1986.
60. Simopoulos AP:  "The conference on the health effects of fatty acids in seafoods."  In:  Proceedings of the Year of the Ocean Symposium on Fatty Acids and Human Health. Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn, NY, 1986.
61. Simopoulos AP:  "Health benefits of fish."  In:  Proceedings of the 8th International Seafood Conference, Marrakech, Morocco, October 20–23, 1985. International Seafood Conference, Washington, D.C., 1986.
62. Simopoulos AP:  "Health aspects of eating seafood and shrimp in particular."  In:  Proceedings of Shrimp World II:  The Second World Shrimp Market Conference.  Maui, Hawaii, February 26–March 2, 1986.  Shrimp World Incorporated, New Orleans, LA, 1986.
63. Simopoulos AP:  "Trends in nutrition research and research training."  J Nutr 116:2078-2085, 1986.
64. Simopoulos AP:  "Omega-3 fatty acids in health and disease." J Nutr Growth Cancer 3:69-81, 1986.
65. Simopoulos AP and Vogl TP:  "The NIH research program on n-3 fatty acids."  n-3 News, 1 (no.2):1-3, 1986.
66. Simopoulos AP:  "Federal support for nutrition research training."  In:  A Report of the Conference on Clinical Nutrition Training for Physicians, Washington, D.C., May 6, 1984.  Am J Clin Nutr 44:143-145, 1986.
67. Simopoulos AP and Herbert V (Consultants):  The Eat Well, Be Well Cookbook.  Simon & Schuster, New York, NY, 1986.
68. Simopoulos AP:  "Summary of the conference on the health effects of polyunsaturated fatty acids in seafoods."  J Nutr 116:2350-2354, 1986.
69. Simopoulos AP and Salem N Jr:  "Purslane:  A terrestrial source of omega-3 fatty acids."  N Engl J Med 315:833, 1986.
70. Pariza MW and Simopoulos AP (Editors):  "Proceedings of the Conference on Calories and Energy Expenditure in Carcinogenesis."  Am J Clin Nutr 45 (suppl): 149-372, 1987.
71. Simopoulos AP:  "Obesity and carcinogenesis:  Historical perspective."  Am J Clin Nutr 45 (suppl):271-276, 1987.
72. Simopoulos AP:  "Calories and energy expenditure in carcinogenesis:  Conference report."  J Am Diet Assoc 87:92 97, 1987.
73. Simopoulos AP:  "Conference on diet and health:  Scientific concepts and principles."  Nutr Today January–February 1987, pp 4–7.
74. Simopoulos AP and Salem N Jr:  "Letter to the editor (purslane)."  N Engl J Med 316:627, 1987.
75. Simopoulos AP:  "n-3 fatty acids are capable of lowering lipoprotein cholesterol even when the intake of cholesterol is high."  n-3 News II:3, 1987
76. Reizenstein P and Simopoulos AP:  "Meeting report: Overnutrition facilitates the development of experimental tumors."  Med Oncol & Tumor Pharmacother  4:39-43, 1987.
77. Simopoulos AP (Editor):  "Proceedings of the Conference on Diet and Health:  Scientific Concepts and Principles."  Am J Clin Nutr 45 (suppl):1015-1414, 1987.
78. Simopoulos AP:  "Diet and health:  Scientific concepts and principles, conference report."  J Nutr Growth and Cancer 4:37-43, 1987.
79a. Simopoulos AP: "Diet and health:  scientific concepts and principles, conference commentary."  J Nutr 117:1353-1359, 1987.
79b. Simopoulos AP:  "Diet and health: scientific concepts and principles. Alvor, Algarve, Portugal—October 19–22, 1986." Nutrition Reviews 45(9):276-287, 1987.
80. Calloway CW, McNutt KW, Rivlin RS, Ross AC, Sandstead HH and Simopoulos AP:  "Statement on vitamin and mineral supplements."  J Nutr 117: 1649, 1987.
81. Simopoulos AP:  "Characteristics of obesity:  An overview." Ann NY Acad 499:4-13, 1987.
82. Simopoulos AP:  "Nutritional cancer risks derived from energy and fat."  Med Oncol & Tumor Pharmacother 4:227-239, 1987.
83. Simopoulos AP:  "Terrestrial sources of omega-3 fatty acids: Purslane."  Review of Clin Pharmacology and Pharmacokinetics 2:89-102, 1987.
84. Simopoulos AP and Plessas CT:  "Drugs and breast feeding." Review of Clin Pharmacology and Pharmacokinetics 3:139-154, 1987.
85. Simopoulos AP:  "Terrestrial sources of omega-3 fatty acids: Purslane."  In:  Horticulture and Human Health: Contributions of Fruits and Vegetables.  Quebedeaux B and Bliss F (Editors) Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1988, pp 93–107.
86. Simopoulos AP:  "Omega-3 fatty acids from fish and fish oils: Nutritional and health effects."  A white paper prepared for Ketchum Public Relations.  The Norway Sardine Industry, San Francisco, CA, 1988.
87. Simopoulos AP:  "Omega-3 fatty acids in growth and development and in health and disease.  Part I:  The role of omega-3 fatty acids in growth and development."  Nutr Today 23:10-19, 1988.
88. Simopoulos AP:  "Omega-3 fatty acids in growth and development and in health and disease.  Part II:  The role of omega-3 fatty acids in health and disease:  Dietary implications.  Nutr Today 23:12-18, 1988.
89. Simopoulos AP:  "Characteristics of obesity."  Chapter in: Handbook of Eating Disorders:  Part 2.  Elsevier Science Publishers, Amsterdam, 1988, pp 1–12.
90. Simopoulos AP:  "Nutrition policies for the prevention of atherosclerosis in industrialized societies"  In:  Diet and Life Style.  New Technology.  Proceedings of the Xth International Congress of Dietetics.  (Moyal MF, Editor) John Libbey Eurotext Ltd., Paris, 1988, pp 373–380.
91. Simopoulos, AP:  "Omega-3 fatty acids in health and disease" In:  Journal: People to People Nutrition Delegation to the People's Republic of China.  October 25–November 9, 1987. Citizen Ambassador Program, Spokane, Washington, 1988.
92. Simopoulos AP:  "Effects of aging on the metabolism of DHA in the retina of the rat."  n-3 News III:4,6, 1988.
93. Simopoulos AP:  "Obesity and the control of food intake. Introduction to the workshop on the effect of sweeteners on food intake at the meeting of the North American Association for the Study of Obesity, Boston, Massachusetts, 14 October 1987"  In:  Sweeteners, Appetite and Obesity (Proceedings of the Workshop on the Effect of Sweeteners on Food Intake). Appetite  11 (suppl 1): 1-4, 1988.
94. Simopoulos AP:  "Genetics and nutrition:  Introduction to the symposium on human genetic variation and nutrition."  Am J Clin Nutr 48:1497-1499, 1988.
95. Simopoulos AP:  "The future direction of nutrition research: A nutrition and food sciences agency is the key to progress" J Nutr 119:137-139, 1989.
96. Simopoulos AP:  "Summary of the NATO advanced research workshop on dietary w3 and w6 fatty acids:  Biological effects and nutritional essentiality"  J Nutr 119: 521-528, 1989.
97. Simopoulos AP (Editor):  Proceedings of the first international conference on nutrition and fitness.  Am J Clin Nutr 49 (suppl): 909-1124, 1989.
98. Simopoulos AP:  "Introduction and conference resolutions" Am J Clin Nutr 49 (suppl): 917-920, 1989.
99. Simopoulos AP:  "Opening address.  Nutrition and fitness from the first olympiad in 776 BC to 393 AD and the concept of positive health"  Am J Clin Nutr 49 (suppl): 921-926, 1989.
100. Galli C and Simopoulos AP (Editors):  Dietary w3 and w6 Fatty Acids:  Biological Effects and Nutritional Essentiality Plenum Publishing Corporation, New York, NY 1989.
101. Galli C and Simopoulos AP:  "Preface"  In:  Dietary w3 and w6 Fatty Acids:  Biological Effects and Nutritional Essentiality (Galli C and Simopoulos AP, Editors). Plenum Publishing Corporation, New York, NY 1989, pp v–viii.
102. Simopoulos AP:  "Executive summary"  In:  Dietary w3 and w6 Fatty Acids:  Biological Effects and Nutritional Essentiality. (Galli C and Simopoulos AP, Editors). Plenum Publishing Corporation, New York, NY 1989, pp 391–402.
103. Simopoulos AP:  "Nutrition and fitness"  JAMA 261:2862-2863, 1989.
104. Simopoulos AP and Salem N Jr:  "n-3 fatty acids in eggs from range-fed Greek chickens".  N Engl J Med 321:1412, 1989.
105. Simopoulos AP:  "Omega-3 fatty acids in health and disease" In:  Nutrition and Aging: Volume 326 Progress in Clinical and Biological Research  (Prinsley DM and Sanstead HH, Editors). Alan R. Liss, Inc., New York, NY, 1990, pp 129–156.
106. Simopoulos AP:  "Omega-3 fatty acids in growth and development"  In :  Proceedings of the MIT Conference on the Health Effects of Omega-3 Fatty Acids:  Fish Oil and Other Sources.  Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York, NY, 1990.
107. Simopoulos AP, Childs B (Editors):  Genetic Variation and Nutrition: Volume 63.  World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics.  Proceedings of the International Conference on Genetic Variation and Nutrition, June 22–23, 1989, Washington, DC.  Karger Publishing Press, Basel, Switzerland, 1990.
108. Childs B, Simopoulos AP:  "Preface"  In:  Genetic Variation and Nutrition: Volume 63.  World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics.  Karger Publishing Press, Basel, Switzerland, 1990. 109.Simopoulos AP:  "Executive summary" In:  Genetic Variation and Nutrition: Volume 63.  World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics.  Karger Publishing Press, Basel, Switzerland, 1990, pp 1–13.
110. Simopoulos AP:  "Genetics and nutrition: or what your genes can tell you about nutrition."  In:  Genetic Variation and Nutrition:  Volume 63.  World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics.  Karger Publishing Press, Basel, Switzerland, 1990, pp 25–34.
111. Simopoulos AP:  "The relationship between diet and hypertension" Comprehensive Therapy 16(5):25-30, 1990.
112. Simopoulos AP:  "Introduction" to session III: epidemiologic studies"  In: Diet and Behavior:  Multidisciplinary Approaches.  Springer-Verlag, London, 1990, pp. 125–126.
113. Simopoulos AP:  "Introduction to the symposium on energy expenditure and obesity"  International Journal of Obesity 14(supp 1):1-3, 1990.
114. Simopoulos AP:  "Energy imbalance and cancer of the breast, colon and prostate"  Medical Oncology and Tumor Pharmacotherapy 7:109-120, 1990.
115. Simopoulos AP:  Diet and new lesions of the coronary arteries.  Letter to the editor.  JAMA 264:1251, 1990.
116. Simopoulos AP:  "Genetic considerations"  Chapter 18 In: The Mount Sinai School of Medicine Complete Nutrition Book (Herbert V and Suback-Sharpe GJ) St. Martin's Press, New York, NY, 1990, pp 298–318.
117. Simopoulos AP (Editor): Selected Vitamins, Minerals, and Functional Consequences of Maternal Malnutrition:  Volume 64. World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics,  Karger Publishing Press, Basel, Switzerland, 1990.
118. Simopoulos AP:  "Preface"  In:  Simopoulos AP (Editor): Selected Vitamins, Minerals, and Functional Consequences of Maternal Malnutrition:  Volume 64. World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics, Karger Publishing Press, Basel, Switzerland, 1990.
119. Simopoulos AP:  "Foreward" In:  Kafatos AG, Labadarios DN (Editors), Recent Advances in Clinical Nutrition and the Epidemiology of Nutritional Diseases (Proceedings of a conference held November 10–11, 1989, Iraklion, Crete), in English as well as translated into Greek, University of Crete, 1990.
120. Simopoulos AP:  "Characteristics of obesity" In:  Kafatos AG, Labadarios DN (Editors), Recent Advances in Clinical Nutrition and the Epidemiology of Nutritional Diseases (Proceedings of a conference held November 10–11, 1989, Iraklion, Crete), translated into Greek, University of Crete, 1990, pp. 137–147.
121. Simopoulos AP:  "Omega-3 fatty acids in health and disease" In:  Kafatos AG, Labadarios DN (Editors), Recent Advances in Clinical Nutrition and the Epidemiology of Nutritional Diseases (Proceedings of a conference held November 10–11, 1989, Iraklion, Crete), translated into Greek, University of Crete, 1990, pp. 64–76.
122. Simopoulos AP:  "Nutrition policy" In:  Kafatos AG, Labadarios DN (Editors), Recent Advances in Clinical Nutrition and the Epidemiology of Nutritional Diseases (Proceedings of a conference held November 10–11, 1989, Iraklion, Crete), translated into Greek, University of Crete, 1990, p. 408–409.
123. Simopoulos AP:  "Advances in genetics and omega-3 fatty acids"  In:  NAD Workshop II.  Substantiating Food Health Claims in Advertising (held November 15–16, 1990, Washington, D.C.)  Council of Better Business Bureaus, Inc., New York, 1991, pp. 37–65.
124. Simopoulos AP (Editor): Impacts on Nutrition and Health. World Rev Nutr Diet. Basel, Karger, 1991, vol 65.
125. Simopoulos AP:  "Preface" In: Impacts on Nutrition and Health. World Rev Nutr Diet. Basel, Karger, 1991, vol 65.
126. Simopoulos AP, Kifer RR, Martin RE and Barlow SM (Editors): Health Effects of w3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids in Seafoods. World Rev Nutr Diet. Basel, Karger, 1991, vol 66.
127. Simopoulos AP, Kifer RR, Martin RE and Barlow SM: "Preface" In:  Health Effects of w3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids in Seafoods. World Rev Nutr Diet. Basel, Karger, 1991, vol 66. pp. xvi–xix.
128. Simopoulos AP, Kifer RR and Wykes AA:  "w3 fatty acids: Research advances and support in the field since June 1985 (Worldwide)"  In:  Simopoulos AP, Kifer RR, Martin RE and Barlow SM (Editors):  Health Effects of w3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids in Seafoods. World Rev Nutr Diet. Basel, Karger, 1991, vol 66, pp. 51–71.
129. Simopoulos AP:  "The Special Nutritional Needs of Women" In: The Woman's Guide to Good Health by Florence Haseltime, M.D., Mary Jane Gray, M.D., Susan Love, M.D., Kathleen Mayzel, M.D., Artemis Simopoulos, M.D. with Beverly Jacobson. Consumer's Reports Books. New York 1991, pp 98–160.
130. Simopoulos AP:  "Omega-3 fatty acids in growth and development" Encyclopedia of Human Biology (Dulbecco R, Editor) Academic Press, Inc., San Diego, CA, 1991, pp. 533–543.
131. Simopoulos AP:  "Omega-3 fatty acids in health and disease and in growth and development".  Am J Clin Nutr 1991;54:438 463.
132. Simopoulos AP:  Book Review of Seafood:  Effects of Technology on Nutrition.  C.M. Pigott and B.W. Tucker. Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York. 1990.  In:  Food Reviews International. 1991;7(3);385-386.
133. Simopoulos AP:  Book Review of "The Mediterranean Diets in Health and Disease".  G.A. Spiller.  Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1991.  In:  AJCN 1991;54:771.
134. Simopoulos AP: "Evolutionary Aspects of Diet and the Omega 3/Omega-6 Balance"  In:  Proceedings of the Sixth Asian Conference on Nutrition, held September 16-19, 1991, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 1991
135. Simopoulos AP:  "Characteristics of obesity"  Chapter 25 in Brodoff, Bjorntorp (Editors) Obesity, J.B. Lippincot, Philadelphia, PA, 1992, pp. 309–319.
136. Simopoulos AP:  "Omega-3 fatty acids: Part I: Growth and Development"  In:  Encyclopedia of Food Science and Technology.  (Hui YH, Editor)  John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Cutten, CA, 1992, pp. 1925–1934.
137. Simopoulos AP:  "Omega-3 fatty acids: Part II: The Role of w 3 Fatty Acids in Disease States: Dietary Implications"  In: Encyclopedia of Food Science and Technology.  (Hui YH, Editor)  John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Cutten, CA, 1992, pp. 1935–1946.
138. Simopoulos AP (Editor):  Nutritional Triggers in Health and in Disease.  World Rev Nutr Diet. Karger, Basel, Switzerland, vol. 67, 1992.
139. Simopoulos AP:  "Preface"  In:  Nutritional Triggers in Health and in Disease.  World Rev Nutr Diet.  Karger, Basel, Switzerland, vol. 67, 1992.
140. Simopoulos AP, Butrum RR (Editors):  International Food Data Bases and Information Exchange:  Concepts, Principles and Designs.  World Rev Nutr Diet. Karger, Basel, Switzerland, vol. 68, 1992.
141. Simopoulos AP:  "Preface"  In:  Simopoulos AP, Butrum RR (Editors):  International Food Data Bases and Information Exchange:  Concepts, Principles and Designs.  World Rev Nutr Diet. Karger, Basel, Switzerland, vol. 68, 1992.
142. Simopoulos AP, Salem N Jr:  "Egg yolk as a source of long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in infant feeding" AJCN 1992;55:411-414.
143. Simopoulos AP:  "Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Their Current Status" Continuing Medical Education 1992;10(8): 1405-1417.
144. Simopoulos AP, Norman HA, Gillaspy JE, Duke JA:  "Common purslane:  A source of omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants" J Am College Nutr 1992;11(4):374-382.
145. Simopoulos AP:  "Dietary risk factors for hypertension" Comprehensive Therapy 1992;18(10):26-30.
146. Simopoulos AP (Editor): Nutrients in the Control of Metabolic Diseases. World Rev Nutr Diet. Karger, Basel, Switzerland, vol. 69, 1992.
147. Simopoulos AP:  "Preface"  In:  Simopoulos AP (Editor):  Nutrients in the Control of Metabolic Diseases. World Rev Nutr Diet. Karger, Basel, Switzerland, vol. 69, 1992.
148. Simopoulos AP (Editor):  Metabolic Control of Eating, Energy Expenditure and the Bioenergetics of Obesity. World Rev Nutr Diet. Karger, Basel, Switzerland, vol. 70, 1992.
149. Simopoulos AP:  "Preface"  In: Simopoulos AP (Editor): Metabolic Control of Eating, Energy Expenditure and the Bioenergetics of Obesity. World Rev Nutr Diet. Karger, Basel, Switzerland, vol. 70, 1992.
150. Simopoulos AP:  "Nutrition and Fitness:  A Conference Report" Nutr Today 1992;24-29.
151. Simopoulos AP:  "Genetic Variation and Nutrition"  In: Bartsokas C (Editor):  Nutrition of Infant and Child (in Greek).  P&A Kyriakou Children's Hospital, Athens, Greece, 1992.
152. Simopoulos AP:  "Modern agriculture and aquaculture and the n-6/n-3 balance"  In: De Caterina R, Kristensen SD, Schmidt EB (eds):  Fish Oil and Vascular Disease, Verona: Bi & Gi, Springer-Verlag, 1992, pp. 15–22.
153. Simopoulos AP:  Diet, Nutrition and Health: Programs, Policies and Research in the USA.  In:  Proceedings of the Conference on Diet as a Risk Factor for Non-Communicable Chronic Diseases, August 3–5, 1992, Mexico City.
154. Simopoulos AP:  "Fat intake, obesity and cancer"  In: Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Nutrition Workshop on Health Implications of Obesity, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, Tennessee, 1993.
155. Simopoulos AP:  "Preface" In: Simopoulos AP, Pavlou KN (Editors):  Volume I. Nutrition and Fitness for Athletes. Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Nutrition and Fitness, World Rev Nutr Diet. Karger, Basel, Switzerland, vol. 71, 1993.
156. Simopoulos AP, Pavlou KN (Editors):  Volume I.  Nutrition and Fitness for Athletes.  Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Nutrition and Fitness, World Rev Nutr Diet. Karger, Basel, Switzerland, vol. 71, 1993.
157. Simopoulos AP:  "Preface" In: Simopoulos AP (Editor):  Volume II.  Nutrition and Fitness in Health and Disease. Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Nutrition and Fitness, World Rev Nutr Diet. Karger, Basel, Switzerland, vol. 72, 1993.
158. Simopoulos AP (Editor):  Volume II. Nutrition and Fitness in Health and Disease.  Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Nutrition and Fitness, World Rev Nutr Diet. Karger, Basel, Switzerland, vol. 72, 1993.
159. Simopoulos AP, Herbert V, Jacobson B.  Genetic Nutrition. Designing a Diet Based on Your Family History  Macmillan Publishers, New York, NY, 1993.
160. Simopoulos AP, Galli C (Editors):  Osteoporosis: Nutritional Aspects.  World Rev Nutr Diet.  Basel, Karger, vol. 73, 1993.
161. Simopoulos AP:  "Preface" In:  Simopoulos AP, Galli C (Editors):  Osteoporosis:  Nutritional Aspects.  World Rev Nutr Diet.  Basel, Karger, vol. 73, 1993.
162. Simopoulos AP, Corring T, Rerat A:  Intestinal Flora, Immunity, Nutrition and Health.  World Rev Nutr Diet.  Basel, Karger, vol. 74, 1993.
163. VanItallie TB, Simopoulos AP:  "Summary of the National Obesity and Weight Control Symposium"  Nutrition Today, 1993:28;33-35.
164. Simopoulos AP, Koletzko B, Anderson RE, et al:  "The 1st Congress of the International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids (ISSFAL):  Fatty Acids and Lipids from Cell Biology to Human Disease" J Lipid Res. 1994:35;169-173.
165. Simopoulos AP, Koletzko B, Anderson RE, et al:  "The 1st Congress of the International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids (ISSFAL):  Fatty Acids and Lipids from Cell Biology to Human Disease" Nutrition Today 1994:29;24-27.
166. Simopoulos AP:  "Chapter 16: Fatty Acids"  In: Goldberg I (Editor):  Functional Foods, Chapman & Hall, New York, NY, 1994, pp. 355–392.
167. Simopoulos AP:  "Fatty Acid Composition of Skeletal-Muscle Membrane Phospholipids, Insulin Resistance and Obesity" Nutrition Today, 1994: 29(1);12-16.
168. Simopoulos AP:  "Is Insulin Resistance Influenced by Dietary Linoleic Acid and Trans Fatty Acids?"  Free Radical Biology & Medicine 1994:17;367-372
169. Simopoulos AP:  "LaBt die noch junge Omega-3-Forschung eine erste Bilanz zu?"  In:  Singer, P. Was Sind, Wie Wirken Omega-3-Fettsauren?  Frankfurt, Govi-Verlag, 1994.
170. Galli C, Simopoulos AP, Tremoli E (Editors):  Fatty Acids and Lipids: Biological Aspects.  World Rev Nutr Diet.  Basel, Karger, vol. 75, 1994.
171. Simopoulos AP, Galli C, Tremoli E:  Preface.  In:  Galli C, Simopoulos AP, Tremoli E (Editors):  Fatty Acids and Lipids: Biological Aspects.  World Rev Nutr Diet.  Basel, Karger, vol. 75, 1994, pp. xii–xiv.
172. Simopoulos AP:  Round Table. The Future of Fatty Acids in Human Nutrition.  In: Galli C, Simopoulos AP, Tremoli E (Editors):  Fatty Acids and Lipids: Biological Aspects. World Rev Nutr Diet.  Basel, Karger, vol. 75, 1994, pp. xv–xix.
173. Galli C, Simopoulos AP, Tremoli E (Editors):  Effects of Fatty Acids and Lipids in Health and Disease.  World Rev Nutr Diet.  Basel, Karger, vol. 76, 1994.
174. Simopoulos AP, Galli C, Tremoli E:  Preface.  In: Galli C, Simopoulos AP, Tremoli E (Editors):  Effects of Fatty Acids and Lipids in Health and Disease.  World Rev Nutr Diet. Basel, Karger, vol. 76, 1994, pp. ix–xi.
176. Simopoulos AP:  Genetic individuality and nutrition.  In: Nutrition in a Sustainable Environment (IUNS Proceedings). Wahlqvist M. et al. (Editors).  Smith-Gordon: London, 1994, pp. 425–428.
177. Simopoulos AP:  Foreward.  In:  H. Lerner.  Purslane the little weed that became a GIANT. Renrel Publishing: Milwaukee, 1995.
178. Simopoulos AP:  Foreward.  In:  S. Gullo.  Thin Tastes Better.  Crown Publishing:  New York, 1995.
179. VanItallie TB, Simopoulos AP (Senior Editors).  Obesity: New Directions in Assessment and Management. Charles Press: Philadelphia, 1995.
180. VanItallie TB, Simopoulos AP:  Introduction.  In:  VanItallie TB, Simopoulos AP (Senior Editors).  Obesity: New Directions in Assessment and Management. Charles Press: Philadelphia, 1995, xvii–xxiii.
181. Simopoulos AP:  Body Weight Reference Standards.  In: VanItallie TB, Simopoulos AP (Senior Editors).  Obesity: New Directions in Assessment and Management. Charles Press: Philadelphia, 1995, 12-21.
182. Simopoulos AP:  Evolutionary Aspects of Diet:  Fatty Acids, Insulin Resistance and Obesity.  In:  VanItallie TB, Simopoulos AP (Senior Editors).  Obesity: New Directions in Assessment and Management. Charles Press: Philadelphia, 1995, pp. 241–261.
183. Simopoulos AP:  The Mediterranean diet: Greek column rather than an Egyptian pyramid.  Nutrition Today.  1995:30(2):54 61.
184. Simopoulos AP (Editor):  Plants in Human Nutrition.  World Rev Nutr Diet.  Basel, Karger, vol. 77, 1995.
185. Simopoulos AP:  "Preface" In: Simopoulos AP (Editor): Plants in Human Nutrition.  World Rev Nutr Diet.  Basel, Karger, vol. 77, 1995, pp. IX–XIV.
186. Simopoulos AP, Norman HA, Gillaspy JE:  "Purslane in Human Nutrition and its Potential for World Agriculture" In: Simopoulos AP (Editor):  Plants in Human Nutrition.  World Rev Nutr Diet.  Basel, Karger, vol. 77, 1995, 47-74.
187. Simopoulos AP (Editor):  Behavioral and Metabolic Aspects of Breastfeeding:  International Trends.  World Rev Nutr Diet. Basel, Karger, vol. 78, 1995.
188. Simopoulos AP:  "Preface" In: Simopoulos AP (Editor): Behavioral and Metabolic Aspects of Breastfeeding: International Trends.  World Rev Nutr Diet.  Basel, Karger, vol. 78, 1995.
189. Simopoulos AP:  Part 1.  Genetic variation and nutrition. Populations differences due to single gene defects and population differences in multifactorial diseases due to polygenic effects.  Nutrition Today.  1995;30(4):157-167.
190. Simopoulos AP:  Part 2.  Genetic variation and nutrition. Genetic variation, nutrition and chronic diseases.  Nutrition Today. 1995;30(5):194-206.
191. Simopoulos AP:  Genetic variation and nutrition.  Karger Gazette.  1995;59:7.
192. Simopoulos AP:  Genetic variation and nutrition.  (Reprinted from the Karger Gazette. 1995;59:7).  Dairy Council Newsletter "Nutrition Matters" 1995;7(4):1-3.
193. Simopoulos AP, Herbert V, Jacobson B.  The Healing Diet:  How to Reduce Your Risks and Live a Longer and Healthier Life If You Have a Family History of Cancer, Heart Disease, Hypertension, Diabetes, Alcoholism, Obesity, Food Allergies. Macmillan Publishers, New York, NY, 1995.
194. Simopoulos AP:  "Metabolic Effects of Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Essentiality"  In: Spiller GA:  Handbook of Lipids in Human Nutrition, CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, 1995.
195. Simopoulos AP:  "Epidemiological Aspects of Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Disease States"  In: Spiller GA:  Handbook of Lipids in Human Nutrition, CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, 1995.
196. Simopoulos AP:  "Trans Fatty Acids"  In: Spiller GA: Handbook of Lipids in Human Nutrition, CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, 1995.
197. Simopoulos AP:  "Omega-3 fatty acids in growth and development".  In:  Encyclopedia of Human Biology, Second Edition.  San Diego, Academic Press, 1995.
198. Simopoulos AP:  "Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Health and Disease" In:  Bittar EE:  Principles of Medical Biology, JAI Press, Greenwich, Connecticut, 1996.
199. Simopoulos AP:  Genetic variation and nutrition.  In: Proceedings of the 7th Asian Congress of Nutrition. Biomedical and Environmental Sciences.  Biomedical and Environmental Sciences, 1997.
200. Simopoulos AP:  Genetic variation, nutrition and exercise. In:  Proceedings of the 5th International Course and Conference on Physiological Chemistry and Nutrition of Exercise and Training (China), 1997.
201. Simopoulos AP:  Genetic variation, nutrition and exercise. Nutrition Tid-Bites.  Food Reviews International 1996:12(3);403-408.
202. Salem N Jr, Simopoulos AP, Galli C, Lagarde M, Knapp H (Editors).  Proceedings of the 2nd Congress of ISSFAL on Fatty Acids and Lipids from Cell Biology to Human Disease. Lipids, Volume 31 (Supplement) S-1-S326, 1996.
203. Simopoulos AP, Salem N Jr:  Introduction to the Proceedings: Fatty acids and lipids from cell biology to human disease. Lipids, Volume 31 (Supplement) S-1, 1996.
204. Simopoulos AP (Editor):  Metabolic Consequences of Changing Dietary Patterns.  Vol. 79 World Rev Nutr Diet, 1996.
206. 205. Simopoulos AP:  Preface.  In:  Simopoulos AP (Editor): Metabolic Consequences of Changing Dietary Patterns.  Vol. 79 World Rev Nutr Diet, 1996.
207. Simopoulos AP:  Greek medicine and the concept of positive health: Genetics, nutrition and physical activity in health and in the prevention of chronic diseases.  In proceedings of the Greek-American Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, March 15, 1996.
208. Simopoulos AP et al:  Declaration of Olympia on Nutrition and Fitness.  Nutrition Today  1996;31(6):250-252.
209. Simopoulos AP: Declaration of Olympia on nutrition and fitness. J Am Coll Nutr 1996;15(6):634.
210. Simopoulos AP:  Genetic variation and nutrition. Biomed Environ Sci 1996;9(2-3):124-9.
211. Simopoulos AP:  The role of fatty acids in gene expression: Health implications.  Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism 1996;40:303-311.
212. Simopoulos AP:  Omega-3 fatty acids and public health. Proceedings of the conference on "Flax: The Next Decade" sponsored by The Flax Council of Canada, Winnepeg, Canada, December 3–4, 1996. The Flax Council of Canada.
213. Simopoulos AP, Nestel P (Editors):  Genetic Variation and Dietary Response. Vol. 80 World Rev Nutr Diet, 1997.
214. Simopoulos AP:  Preface.  In:  Simopoulos AP, Nestel P (Editors):  Genetic Variation and Dietary Response. Vol. 80 World Rev Nutr Diet, 1997.
215. Simopoulos AP:  Essential fatty acids in health and chronic disease. Nutrition Tid-Bites.  Food Reviews International  1997; 13(4): 623-631.
216. Simopoulos AP. Declaration of Olympia on nutrition and fitness. 28-29 May 1996, Ancient Olympia, Greece. Asian Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition  1997;6(2):78-79.
217. Simopoulos AP. 1996 Declaration of Olympia on nutrition and fitness.  Food, Nutrition, and Agriculture (FAO) 1997;19:48-53.
218. Simopoulos AP (Editor):  Volume I.  Nutrition and Fitness: Evolutionary Aspects, Children's Health, Programs and Policies.  Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Nutrition and Fitness.  World Rev Nutr Diet Vol. 81, 1997.
219. Simopoulos AP (Editor):  Volume II.  Nutrition and Fitness: Metabolic and Behavioral Aspects in Health and Disease.  Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Nutrition and Fitness.  World Rev Nutr Diet Vol. 82, 1997.
220. Simopoulos AP:  Preface. In:  Simopoulos AP (Editor):  Volume I.  Nutrition and Fitness:  Evolutionary Aspects, Children's Health, Programs and Policies.  Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Nutrition and Fitness.  World Rev Nutr Diet 1997; 81: xi-xiv.
221. Simopoulos AP (Editor):  Preface. In:  Simopoulos AP (Editor):  Volume II.  Nutrition and Fitness:  Metabolic and Behavioral Aspects in Health and Disease. Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Nutrition and Fitness. World Rev Nutr Diet 1997; 82: xii-xiv.
222. Simopoulos AP:  Summary of Part 1.  Genetics, nutrition, physical activity and health. In:  Simopoulos AP (Editor): Volume I.  Nutrition and Fitness:  Evolutionary Aspects, Children's Health, Programs and Policies.  Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Nutrition and Fitness. World Rev Nutr Diet 1997; 81: 24-25.
223. Simopoulos AP:  Summary of Part 3.  Exercise prescription. In:  Simopoulos AP (Editor):  Volume II.  Nutrition and Fitness:  Metabolic and Behavioral Aspects in Health and Disease. Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Nutrition and Fitness.  World Rev Nutr Diet 1997; 82: 187-190.
224. Simopoulos AP:  Genetic variation:  Nutrients, physical activity and gene expression.  In:  Simopoulos AP (Editor): Volume I.  Nutrition and Fitness:  Evolutionary Aspects, Children's Health, Programs and Policies.  Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Nutrition and Fitness. World Rev Nutr Diet 1997; 81:61-71.
225. Simopoulos AP:  w-3 fatty acids in the prevention-management of cardiovascular disease.  Can J Physio Pharmacol 1997;75:234-239.
226. Simopoulos AP:  Diet and gene interactions.  In: Proceedings of the IFT Symposium on "Impact of Diet and Genetic Interactions on Chronic Disease Risk", New Orleans, June 25, 1996.  Food Technology 1997;51(3):66-69.
227. Simopoulos AP:  Food groups and new concepts in developing food guides.  National Institute on Nutrition, Mexico City, Mexico, 1997.
228. Simopoulos AP:  Omega-6/omega-3 fatty acid ratio and trans fatty acids in non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus. In:  Klimes I, et al., (eds.) Lipids and Syndromes of Insulin Resistance.  Ann NY Acad Sci 1997; 827:327-338.
229. Simopoulos AP:  Omega-3 fatty acids and syndromes of insulin resistance.  In:  Proceedings of the Mexican Congress on Obesity and Related Diseases, Acapulco, Mexico, May 25–26, 1997.
230. Simopoulos AP:  Overview of evolutionary aspects of w3 fatty acids in the diet.  In:  Simopoulos AP (Editor).  The Return of w3 Fatty Acids Into the Food Supply:  I. Land-Based Animal Food Products.  World Rev Nutr Diet 1998; Vol. 83, pp. 1-11.
231. Simopoulos AP:  Preface.  In:  Simopoulos AP (Editor).  The Return of w3 Fatty Acids Into the Food Supply:  I. Land-Based Animal Food Products.  World Rev Nutr Diet 1998; Vol. 83, pp. ix-xii.
232. Simopoulos AP:  Redefining Dietary Reference Values and Food Safety. In:  Simopoulos AP (Editor).  The Return of w3 Fatty Acids Into the Food Supply:  I. Land-Based Animal Food Products.  World Rev Nutr Diet 1998; Vol. 83, 219-222.
233. Simopoulos AP, Robinson J.  The Omega Plan. HarperCollins, New York, 1998.
234. Simopoulos AP:  Update on omega-3 fatty acids.  In:  Proceedings of the Congress on Obesity, Mexico City, Mexico, November 6-7, 1998.
235. Simopoulos AP:  Genetic variation and evolutionary aspects of diet.  In:  Antioxidant Status, Diet, Nutrition, and Health, Papas AM (Editor), CRC Press, Boca Raton, 1999, pp. 65-88.
236. Simopoulos AP, Robinson J. The Omega Diet (paperback). HarperCollins, New York, 1999.
237. Simopoulos AP, Robinson J. The Aphrodite Diet. Ebury Press, London, 1999.
238. Simopoulos AP, Robinson J. Het Omega Plan. Tirion, Amsterdam, 1999.
239. Simopoulos AP. The nutritional aspects of hypertension. Compr Ther 1999;25(2):95-100.
240. Simopoulos AP, Leaf A, Salem N Jr. Workshop on the essentiality of and recommended dietary intakes for omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids.  ISSFAL Newsletter 1999;6(2):14-16.
241. Simopoulos AP, Leaf A, Salem N Jr. Essentiality of and recommended dietary intakes for omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids. Ann Nutr Metab 1999;43(2):127-130.
242. Simopoulos AP, Leaf A, Salem N Jr. Workshop on the essentiality of and recommended dietary intakes for omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids.  Food Australia. 1999;51(8):332-333.
243. Simopoulos AP, Leaf A, Salem N Jr. Workshop on the essentiality of and recommended dietary intakes for omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids. J Am Coll Nutr 1999;18(5):487-9.
244. Simopoulos AP.  New products from the agri-food industry: The return of n-3 fatty acids into the food supply.  Lipids 1999;34(suppl):S297-S301.
245. Simopoulos AP.  Evolutionary aspects of omega-3 fatty acids in the food supply.  Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 1999;60(5-6):421-429.
246. Simopoulos AP. Essential fatty acids in health and chronic disease. Am J Clin Nutr 1999;70(3 suppl):560S-569S.
247. Simopoulos AP (Ed). Evolutionary Aspects of Nutrition and Health. Diet, Exercise, Genetics and Chronic Disease. World Rev Nutr Diet, 1999, vol. 84,
248. Simopoulos AP. Preface. In: AP Simopoulos (Ed). Evolutionary Aspects of Nutrition and Health. Diet, Exercise, Genetics and Chronic Disease. World Rev Nutr Diet, 1999, vol. 84, pp. ix-xiv.
249. Simopoulos AP. Genetic variation and nutrition. In: AP Simopoulos (Ed). Evolutionary Aspects of Nutrition and Health. Diet, Exercise, Genetics and Chronic Disease. World Rev Nutr Diet 1999;84:118-140.
250. Simopoulos AP. Genetic variation and nutrition. Nutr Rev 1999;57(5):S10-S19.
251. Simopoulos AP. Genetic variation and nutritional requirements. NFI Bulletin. 1999;20(1):6-8.
252. Simopoulos AP, Leaf A, Salem N Jr. Essentiality of and recommended dietary intakes for omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids. Food Rev International 2000;16:113-117.
253. Simopoulos AP, Bhat RV (Eds.). Street Foods. World Rev Nutr Diet, vol. 86, 2000.
254. Simopoulos AP. Preface. In: Simopoulos AP, Bhat RV (Eds.). Street Foods. World Rev Nutr Diet, vol. 86, 2000, pp. vii-x.
255.  Simopoulos AP. Human requirement for n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids. Poultry Science  2000;79:961-970.
256. Simopoulos AP, Visioli F (Eds). Mediterranean Diets. World Rev Nutr Diet, vol. 87, 2000.
257. Simopoulos AP, Visioli F.  Preface.  In: Simopoulos AP, Visioli F (Eds). Mediterranean Diets. World Rev Nutr Diet, vol. 87, 2000.
258. Simopoulos AP, Sidossis L. What is so special about the traditional diet of Greece:  the scientific evidence.  In: Simopoulos AP, Visioli F (Eds). Mediterranean Diets. World Rev Nutr Diet, vol. 87, 2000, pp. 24-42.
259. Simopoulos AP.  Commentary on the workshop statement.  Prostaglandins, Leukot, Essent Fatty Acids. 2000;63(3):123-124.
260. Simopoulos AP. Workshop statement on the essentiality of and recommended dietary intakes for omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids. Prostaglandins, Leukot, Essent Fatty Acids. 2000;63(3):119-121.
261. Crawford M, Galli C, Visioli F, Renaud S, Simopoulos AP, Spector AA.  Role of plant-derived omega-3 fatty acids in human nutrition. Ann Nutr Metab 2000;44:263-265.
262. Simopoulos AP:  XXII Gopalan Oration: genetic variation and nutrition. In:  Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Nutrition Society of India, November 27-28, 1998.  National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad, India, vol. 47, 1999 (published in 2000) pp. 1–28.
263. Simopoulos AP. Evolutionary aspects of diet and essential fatty acids.  In: Hamazaki T, Okuyama H (Eds). Fatty Acids and Lipids – New Findings.  World Rev Nutr Diet, vol. 88, 2001, pp. 18-27.
264. Simopoulos AP. Evolutionary aspects of diet and the omega-6/omega-3 fatty acids balance.  In: Krishnaswamy K (Ed.) Nutrition Research: Current Scenario and Future Trends. Oxford & IBH Publishing, New Delhi,  (in press).
265. Simopoulos AP. Essential fatty acids: evolutionary aspects of diet. In: Mostofsky DI, Yehuda S, Salem N Jr (Eds.). Fatty Acids: Physiological and Behavioral Functions. Humana Press, Totowa, New Jersey, 2001.
266. Simopoulos AP. Evolutionary aspects of diet and essential fatty acids. In:  Hamazaki T, Okuyama H (Eds.)  Fatty Acids and Lipids – New Findings  World Rev Nutr Diet, vol. 88, 2001.
267. Simopoulos AP.  Genetic variants, diet, and physical activity.  Journal of the American Dietetic Association 2001 Mar;101(3):302-304.
268. Simopoulos AP (Ed). Nutrition and Fitness 1: Diet, Genes, Physical Activity and Health.   Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Nutrition and Fitness, Ancient Olympia, Greece, May 25-29, 2000. World Rev Nutr Diet, vol. 89, 2001.
269. Simopoulos AP.  Preface.  In: Simopoulos AP (Ed). Nutrition and Fitness 1: Diet, Genes, Physical Activity and Health.  Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Nutrition and Fitness, Ancient Olympia, Greece, May 25-29, 2000. World Rev Nutr Diet, vol. 89, 2001.
270. Simopoulos AP. Opening address.  The Hippocratic concept of positive health in the 5th Century BC and in the New Millennium. Simopoulos AP (Ed). Nutrition and Fitness 1: Diet, Genes, Physical Activity and Health.  Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Nutrition and Fitness, Ancient Olympia, Greece, May 25-29, 2000. World Rev Nutr Diet, vol. 89, 2001.
271. Simopoulos AP (Ed). Nutrition and Fitness: Metabolic Studies in Health and Disease. Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Nutrition and Fitness, Ancient Olympia, Greece, May 25-29, 2000. World Rev Nutr Diet, vol. 90, 2001.
272. Simopoulos AP. Preface. In: Simopoulos AP (Ed). Nutrition and Fitness: Metabolic Studies in Health and Disease. Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Nutrition and Fitness, Ancient Olympia, Greece, May 25-29, 2000. World Rev Nutr Diet, vol. 90, 2001.
273. Simopoulos AP. Opening address.  The Hippocratic concept of positive health in the 5th Century BC and in the New Millennium.  In: Simopoulos AP (Ed). Nutrition and Fitness: Metabolic Studies in Health and Disease. Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Nutrition and Fitness, Ancient Olympia, Greece, May 25-29, 2000. World Rev Nutr Diet, vol. 90, 2001.
274. Simopoulos AP. Evolutionary aspects of diet, essential fatty acids and cardiovascular disease.  Proceedings of the Consensus Meeting on “Clinical Effect, Biological Background, and Research Priorities on n-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids, Florence, Italy, February 17 - 19, 2000. European Heart Journal 2001;3:D8-D21.
275. Marchioli R, Tognoni G, Barringer TD, Bhatnagar D, Berry EM, Burr M, De Caterina R, Harris W, Kromhout D, Lands W, Leaf A, Maggioni AP, Nordoy A, Simopoulos A, von Shacky C, Ringh RB, Siscovick D, Tavazzi L, Valagussa F.  Executive summary. Proceedings of the Consensus Meeting on “Clinical Effect, Biological Background, and Research Priorities on n-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids, Florence, Italy, February 17 - 19, 2000. European Heart Journal 2001;3:D1-D3.
276. Simopoulos AP. Evolutionary Aspects of Diet with Emphasis on Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Genetic Variation.  In: Proceedings of the Nutracon 2001 conference, San Diego, CA, July 9-11, 2001.  Published on a meeting CD.
277. Simopoulos AP. Mediterranean Diets: What is So Special About the Diet of Greece?  The Scientific Evidence.  J Nutr 2001;131:3065S-3073S.
278. Simopoulos  AP. N-3 fatty acids and human health: defining strategies for public policy.  In: Proceedings Congress ESCI 2000 Workshop on the “Prevention and Treatment of Vascular Disease: A Nutrition-Based Approach”, Aarhus, Denmark, May 18 – 20, 2000. Lipids 2001;36:S83-S89.
279. Simopoulos AP. Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Cardiovascular Disease: The Epidemiological Evidence.  J Environ Health Preventive Med 2002;6:203-209.
280. Simopoulos AP.  Omega-3 fatty acids in wild plants, seeds and nuts. Asian Pacific J Clin Nutr 2002;11(S6):S163-S173.
281. Simopoulos AP.  Genetic variation and dietary response: Nutrigenetics/Nutrigenomics.  Asian Pacific J Clin Nutr 2002;11(S6): S117-S128.
282. Simopoulos AP.  Omega-3 fatty acids in inflammation an autoimmune diseases.  J Am Coll Nutr 2002;21:495-505.
283. Simopoulos AP.  The importance of the ratio of omega-6/omega-3 essential fatty acids.  Biomed Pharmacother 2002;56:365-379.
284. Simopoulos AP.  Prefazione.  In:  De Caterina R (ed).  Dieta Mediterranea e Cardioprotezione.  Dalle Evidenze Epidemiologiche ai Meccanismi di Azione Molecolare.  Primula Press, Italy, 2002. Pp. 13-15.
285. Crawford M, Galli C, Simopoulos A, Reifen R.  Inequality of international public health.  Lancet 2002;359:258-259.
286. Simopoulos AP, Gopalan C (eds).  Plants in Human Health and Nutrition Policy.  World Rev Nutr Diet, Vol. 91, Karger, Basel, 2003.
287. Simopoulos AP.  Preface.  In: Simopoulos AP, Gopalan C (eds).  Plants in Human Health and Nutrition Policy.  World Rev Nutr Diet, Vol. 91, Karger, Basel, 2003.
288. Zeghichi S, Kallithraka S, Simopoulos AP.  Nutritional composition of molokhia (Corchorus olitorius) and stamnagathi (Cicorium spinosum). World Rev Nutr Diet 2003;91:1-21.
289. Zeghichi S, Kallithraka S, Simopoulos AP, Kypriotakis.  The nutritional composition of selected wild plants in the diet of Crete.  World Rev Nutr Diet 2003;91:22-40.
290. Simopoulos AP. 2003. Genetics – Implications for nutrition.  In:  Elmadfa I, Anklam E, Konig JS (eds) Modern Aspects of Nutrition. Present Knowledge and Future Perspectives. Forum of Nutrition, Basel, Karger, No. 56, pp. 226-229.
291. Simopoulos AP. Walnuts and cardiovascular health. In:  Elmadfa I, Anklam E, Konig JS (eds) Modern Aspects of Nutrition. Present Knowledge and Future Perspectives. Forum of Nutrition, Basel, Karger, No. 56, pp. 67-70.
292. Simopoulos AP, Cleland LG (eds).  Omega-6/Omega-3 Essential Fatty Acid Ratio: The Scientific Evidence.  World Rev Nutr Diet, Vol. 92, Karger, Basel, 2003.
293. Simopoulos AP.  Preface.  In: Cleland LG (eds).  Omega-6/Omega-3 Essential Fatty Acid Ratio: The Scientific Evidence.  World Rev Nutr Diet, Vol. 92, Karger, Basel, 2003, pp. vii-xiii.
294. Simopoulos AP.  Importance of the ratio of omega-6/omega-3 essential fatty acids: evolutionary aspects.  World Rev Nutr Diet 2003;92:1-22.
295. Simopoulos AP.  Omega-3 fatty acids and cancer. Indoor and Built Environment, 2003;12(3):405-412.
296. Norman HA, Butrum RR, Feldman E, Heber D, Nixon D, Picciano MF, Rivlin RR, Simopoulos AP, Wargovich MJ, Weisburger E, Zeisel SH.  The role of dietary supplements during cancer therapy.  J Nutr 2003;133:3794S-3799S.
297. Simopoulos AP. Genetics – Implications for nutrition.  Forum of Nutrition 2003;56:226-229.
298. Simopoulos AP. Essential Fatty Acids in Health and Chronic Disease.  Forum of Nutrition 2003;56:67-70.
299. Simopoulos AP.  Omega-3 fatty acids, evolutionary aspects and public policy.  In:  Seshadri M, Sidduh A (eds).  Nutrition Goals for Asia – Vision 2020. Proceedings of the IX Asian Congress of Nutrition.  Nutrition Foundation of India, New Delhi, 2003, pp. 454-459.
300. Simopoulos AP.  Genetic varation and dietary response: Nutrigenetics/nutrigenomics: An overview. In:  Seshadri M, Sidduh A (eds).  Nutrition Goals for Asia – Vision 2020. Proceedings of the IX Asian Congress of Nutrition.  Nutrition Foundation of India, New Delhi, 2003, pp. 94-100.
301. Simopoulos AP.  Omega-6/omega-3 essential fatty acid ratio and chronic diseases.  Food Reviews International 2004;20(1):77-90.
302. Simopoulos AP.  Health effects of eating walnuts.  Food Reviews International 2004;20(1):91-98.
303. Simopoulos AP.  The traditional diet of Greece and cancer.  European Journal of Cancer Prevention 2004;13(3):219-230.
304. Simopoulos AP.  Omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants in edible wild plants.  Biological Research 2004;37(2):263-277.
305. Simopoulos AP, Ordovas JM (eds).  Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics.  World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics  2004;93:1-324.
306. Simopoulos AP.  Preface.  In: Simopoulos AP, Ordovas JM (eds).  Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics.  World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics  2004;93:vii-xii.
307. Simopoulos AP.  Genetic variation:  Nutritional implications. Simopoulos AP, Ordovas JM (eds).  Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics.  World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics  2004;93:1-28.
308. Simopoulos AP, Tan D-X, Manchester LC, Reiter RJ.  Commentary. Purslane: a plant source of omega-3 fatty acids and melatonin.  J Pineal Res 2005;39:331-332.
309. Simopoulos AP. Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids.  In: Caballero B, Allen L, Prentice A (eds).  Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition, 2nd Edition. Elsevier, Oxford, 2006.
310. Simopoulos AP.  Omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants in edible wild plants”.  In:  Proceedings of the Phytochemical Symposium, Beijing, China, September 11, 2004 (2005).
311. Simopoulos AP (ed). Nutrition and Fitness: Obesity, the Metabolic Syndrome, Cardiovascular Disease, and Cancer.  World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics. Volume 94, 2005.
312. Simopoulos AP.  Preface.  In: Simopoulos AP (ed). Nutrition and Fitness: Obesity, the Metabolic Syndrome, Cardiovascular Disease, and Cancer.  World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics 2005;94: XIV-XXIV.
313. Simopoulos AP (ed). Nutrition and Fitness: Mental Health, Aging, Implementation of a Healthy Diet and Physical Activity Lifestyle. World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics. Volume 95, 2005.
314. Simopoulos AP.  Preface.  In: Simopoulos AP (ed). Nutrition and Fitness: Mental Health, Aging, Implementation of a Healthy Diet and Physical Activity Lifestyle. World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics 2005;95:XIV-XXIV.
315. Simopoulos AP.  What is so special about the diet of Greece?  The scientific evidence. In: Simopoulos AP (ed). Nutrition and Fitness: Mental Health, Aging, Implementation of a Healthy Diet and Physical Activity Lifestyle. World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics 2005;95:80-92.
316. Simopoulos AP.  Evolutionary aspects of diet, the omega-6/omega-3 ratio and genetic variation: nutritional implications for chronic diseases.  Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Nutrition, 19 – 23 September 2005, Durban, South Africa.
317. Simopoulos AP.  Chapter 11.  The omega-6/omega-3 ratio:  The scientific evidence and the need to return the omega-3 fatty acids into eggs and other foods.  In:  Sim J, Sunwoo HH (eds).  The Amazing Egg.  Nature’s Perfect Functional Food for Health Promotion. University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, 2006, pp. 195 – 218.
318. Simopoulos AP (series editor).  Okuyama H, Hamazaki T (eds). Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease - From the Cholesterol Hypothesis to the Omega-6/Omega-3 Balance. World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics, Karger, Basel, Volume 96, 2006.
319. Simopoulos AP, Visioli F (eds).  More on Mediterranean Diets.  World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics, Karger, Basel, Volume 97, 2006.
320. Simopoulos AP.  Preface.  In: Simopoulos AP, Visioli F (eds).  More on Mediterranean Diets.  World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics, Karger, Basel, Volume 97, 2006, pp. xi – xvii.
321. Reiter RJ, Tan DX, Manchester LC, Simopoulos AP, Maldonado MD, Flores LJ,Terron MP.  Melatonin in edible plants (phytomelatonin): identification, concentrations, bioavailability and proposed functions.  In:  Simopoulos AP, Visioli F (eds).  More on Mediterranean Diets.  World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics, Karger, Basel, Volume 97, 2006, pp. 211-230.
322. Simopoulos AP.  Evolutionary aspects of diet, the omega-6/omega-3 ratio and genetic variation: nutritional implications for chronic diseases.  Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy.  2006;60:502-507.
323. Simopoulos AP.  Omega-3 fatty acids and athletics. Curr Sports Med Rep. 2007 Jul;6(4):230-6.
324. Simopoulos AP (ed).  Nutrition and Fitness: Cultural, Genetic and Metabolic Aspects. World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics, Karger, Basel, Volume 98, 2008.
325. Simopoulos AP. Preface. In: Simopoulos AP (ed). Nutrition and Fitness: Cultural, Genetic and Metabolic Aspects. World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics 2008; 98: IX-XV.
326. Simopoulos AP. Nutrition and Fitness from the First Olympiad in 776 BC to the 21st Century and the Concept of Positive Health. In: Simopoulos AP (ed). Nutrition and Fitness: Cultural, Genetic and Metabolic Aspects. World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics 2008;98:1-22.
327. Simopoulos AP. Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Exercise, Physical Activity and Athletics. In: Simopoulos AP (ed). Nutrition and Fitness: Cultural, Genetic and Metabolic Aspects. World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics 2008;98:23-50.
328. Simopoulos AP.  The importance of the omega-6/omega-3 Fatty Acid ratio in cardiovascular disease and other chronic diseases. Exp Biol Med (Maywood). 2008 Jun; 233(6):674-88.
329. Simopoulos AP. The omega-6/omega-3 fatty acid ratio, genetic variation, and cardiovascular disease. Asia Pac J Clin Nutri. 2008; 17 Suppl 1:131-4.
330. Simopoulos AP, Bazan NG (eds). Omega-3 Fatty Acids, the Brain and Retina. World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics, Karger, Basel, Volume 99, 2009.
331. Simopoulos AP. Preface. In: Simopoulos AP, Bazan NG (eds). Omega-3 Fatty Acids, the Brain and Retina. World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics 2009;99:VII-XII.
332. Simopoulos AP. Omega-6/Omega-3 Essential Fatty Acids: Biological Effects. In: Simopoulos AP, Bazan NG (eds). Omega-3 Fatty Acids, the Brain and Retina. World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics 2009;99: 1-16.
333. Simopoulos AP. Genetic Screening: Programs, Principles, and Research – Thirty Years Later. Reviewing the Recommendations of the Committee for the Study of Inborn Errors of Metabolism (SIEM). Public Health Genomics. 2009;12(2):105-11.
334. Simopoulos AP. Evolutionary Aspects of the Dietary Omega-6/Omega-3 Fatty Acid Ratio: Medical Implications. World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics 2009; 100:1-21.
335. Simopoulos AP. Commentary. Genetic variants and omega-6, omega-3 fatty acids: their role in the determination of nutritional requirements and chronic disease risk. Journal of Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics. 2009; 2(3):117-8.
336. Simopoulos AP. Nutrigenetics/Nutrigenomics. Ann Rev Public Health. 2010;31:53-68.
337. Simopoulos AP. Research and its translation into medical practice. Preface. In: Simopoulos AP, Milner JA (eds). Personalized Nutrition. World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics 2010; 101:XI-XX.
338. Simopoulos AP, Milner JA (eds). Personalized Nutrition. World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics, Karger, Basel, Volume 101, 2010.
339. Simopoulos AP. Genetic variants in the metabolism of omega-6 and omega-3fatty acids: their role in the determination of nutritional requirements and chronic disease risk. Experimental Biology and Medicine 2010; 235: 785–795.
340. Simopoulos AP. The Omega-6/Omega-3 Fatty Acid Ratio: Health Implications. Oléagineux, Corps Gras, Lipides (OCL Journal) 2010. Volume 17, Number 5, 267-75.
341. Simopoulos AP. “Polyunsaturated omega-3 fatty acids” update at the request of the Editor of the Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition (in Press).
342. Simopoulos AP. Evolutionary Aspects of Diet: The Omega-6/Omega-3 Ratio and the Brain. Mol Neurobiol. 2011 Oct;44(2):203-15.
343. Simopoulos AP (ed). Healthy Agriculture, Healthy Nutrition, Healthy People. World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics, Karger, Basel, Volume 102, 2011.
344. Simopoulos AP, Faergeman O, Bourne PG. Action Plan for a Healthy Agriculture, Healthy Nutrition, Healthy People. Preface. In: Simopoulos AP (ed): Healthy Agriculture, Healthy Nutrition, Healthy People. World Rev Nutr Diet. Basel, Karger, 2011, vol 102, pp 1–5.
345. Simopoulos AP.  The importance of the Omega-6/Omega-3 Balance in Health and Disease: Evolutionary Aspects of Diet. In: Simopoulos AP (ed): Healthy Agriculture, Healthy Nutrition, Healthy People. World Rev Nutr Diet. Basel, Karger, 2011, vol 102, pp 10–21.
346. Féart C, Torrès MJ, Samieri C, Jutand MA, Peuchant E, Simopoulos AP, Barberger-Gateau P. Adherence to a Mediterranean diet and plasma fatty acids: data from the Bordeaux sample of the Three-City study. Br J Nutr. 2011;106(1):149-58.
347. Simopoulos AP, Faergeman O, Bourne PG. Action plan for a healthy agriculture, healthy nutrition, healthy people. J Nutrigenet Nutrigenomics. 2011;4(2):65-8.
348. Simopoulos AP, Bourne PG, Faergeman O. Bellagio Report on Healthy Agriculture, Healthy Nutrition, Healthy People. J Nutrigenet Nutrigenomics. 2013;6(1):34-42.
349. Simopoulos AP, Bourne PG, Faergeman O. Bellagio Report on Healthy Agriculture, Healthy Nutrition, Healthy People. Nutrients. 2013 Feb 5;5(2):411-23.
350. Simopoulos A.P. Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids: Nutrigenetic and Nutrigenomic Aspects in the Determination of Dietary Requirements, Development, and Chronic Diseases. In: Caballero B. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition 2013, third edition, Volume 3, pp. 405-412. Waltham, MA: Academic Press.
351. Simopoulos AP. Dietary Omega-3 Fatty Acid Deficiency and High Fructose Intake in the Development of Metabolic Syndrome, Brain Metabolic Abnormalities, and Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. Nutrients 2013; 2901-2923.
352. Simopoulos AP, Bourne PG, Faergeman O. Bellagio Report on Healthy Agriculture, Healthy Nutrition, Healthy People. Pan American Journal of Public Health (in Press).
353. Simopoulos AP, Bourne PG, Faergeman O. Bellagio Report on Healthy Agriculture, Healthy Nutrition, Healthy People. Hellenic Journal of Nutrition and Dietetics (in Press). 
354. Simopoulos AP. Omega-3 Fatty Acid Deficiency increased Omega-6/Omega-3 Ratio and Disease Risk. In: McNamara R (ed). The Omega-3 Fatty Acid Deficiency Syndrome: Opportunity for Disease Prevention. Nova Science Publishers, Inc. USA, March 2013.
355. Simopoulos AP. Genetic Variants in the Omega-6 and Omega-3 Fatty Acid Metabolic Pathways: Their role in the determination of Nutritional Requirements and Chronic Disease Risk. In: Ferguson L (ed). Nutrigenetics and nutrigenomics in functional foods and personalised nutrition. Taylor and Francis Group, August 2013.

Professional Activities

• Member, Child Welfare Committee, District of Columbia Medical Society, Washington, D.C., 1963 – 1964.
• Active Member, District of Columbia Medical Society, 1965 - 1983, changed to Associate Member, 1983 to date.
• Cochairman, Perinatal Committee of the Working Party of Biological Aspects of Prevention of Mental Retardation for the District of Columbia, Washington, D.C., 1967 –1968.
• Board Member, Capitol Head Start, Inc., Washington, D.C., 1968 – June 1970.
• Member, Ad Hoc Group on Cooley’s Anemia, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, Maryland, December 1972.
• Liaison, Division of Medical Sciences to American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Drugs, September 1971 to October 1976.
• Member, American Academy of Pediatrics Task Force on Genetic Screening, July 1975.
• Liaison, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), National Institutes of Health to the American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on Nutrition, Bethesda, Maryland, October 18, 1976 – 1977.
• Liaison Officer, NICHD to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Committee on Childhood Antecedents of Adult Diseases, October 1976 – 1978.
• Liaison, NICHD to the Office of DNA Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, November 8, 1976 – 1977.
• Chairperson, Subcommittee on Genetic Screening and Services, November 29, 1976 – 1977, Interagency Genetics Work Group.
• Member, NIH Coordinating Committee on Digestive Diseases, January 18, 1977 – December 1977.
• Member, NIH Coordinating Committee on Digestive Diseases, Subcommittee on Definitions, January 18, 1977 – December 1977.
• Member, Panel to Evaluate Proposals to the Research Initiation and Support (RIAS) Program, National Science Foundation, January 27 – 29, 1977.
• Chairperson, NICHD Search Committee for Director in Epidemiology and Biometry Program, January 27, 1977.
• Member, Nutrition Research Interagency Working Group, Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), Executive Office of the President, April – December 1977.  The report, “New Directions in Federally-Supported Human Nutrition Research,” was published by the OSTP in December 1977.
• Member, Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)-US-Egypt Project Review and Approval Committee, 1977 – 1983.
• Member, DHHS Nutrition Coordinating Committee, and Chairman, Subcommittee on Nutrition Research, 1978 to June 1986.
• Advisor and Member to the U.S. Delegation to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)-Ad Hoc Committee on Food and Nutrition Policy, March 6 – 10, 1978.
• Chairman, Workshop II “Who Speaks for Prevention,” Arden House, sponsored by the Maternity Center Association, New York, New York, April 24 – 27, 1978.
• Cochairman, Panel on “Nutrition Research-Whose Roles?,” Shorham Americana Hotel, sponsored by the Community Nutrition Institute, Washington, D.C., June 1 – 2, 1978.
• Member of the Organizing Group for the Conference “The Biomedical and Behavioral Basis of Clinical Nutrition: A Projection for the 1980’s” and Program Participant, sponsored by the NIH Coordinating Committee, held at NIH, Bethesda, Maryland, June 19 – 20, 1978; and editor of the proceedings.
• Member, Interagency Working Group for the World Food Council, June 1978.
• Member, Task Force for the Study of Infants Fed Chloride Deficient Diets, 1979 – 1984.
• Member of the Organizing Committee for the Satellite Symposium of the International Society for Neurochemistry entitled, “Genetics Approaches to Neurobiology and Neurological Disorders,” Patras, Greece, August 30 – 31, 1979.
• Member of the U.S. Delegation to the World Health Organization (WHO)/UNICEF Meeting on Infant and Young Child Feeding, Geneva, Switzerland, October 9 – 12, 1979.
• Member, DHHS Nutrition Policy Board, 1980 – January 1984.
• Member, NIH Prevention Coordinating Committee, 1980 to June 1986.
• Member of the Human Nutrition Working Group, Animal Agriculture Human Needs in the 21st Century – A Planning Conference to Establish Research Priorities, held in Boyne Falls, MI, May 4 – 7, 1980.
• Technical Advisor to the U.S. Government Delegation at the WHO meeting on the 3rd Draft of the International Code of Marketing of Breast Milk Substitutes, held in Geneva, Switzerland, September 22 –27, 1980.
• Member of the NIH Office of Medical Application for Research Senior Executive Service Search Committee, 1980 – 1981.
• Consultant (in capacity as NCC Chairman) to Metropolitan Life Insurance Company for the production of the “Eat Well, Be Well” series II and II of videotapes broadcast on PBS stations, 1981 to June 1986.  Featured in a segment on “Body Weight.”
• Member, DHHS Task Force on Assessment of Scientific Evidence Relating to Problems of Infant Feeding, 1981 to 1984.
• Member, Interagency Task Force on Implications of Infant Formula Code for the United States, 1981 to 1984.
• Member of the XII Congress Travel Awards Committee, sponsored by the American Institute of Nutrition, held in Bethesda, Maryland, March 13, 1981 and April 10, 1981.
• Chairman of the Workshop on the “Follow-Up of Infants Fed the Chloride Deficient (Neo-Mull-Soy and CHO-Free) Formulas, held at the National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C., March 19 – 20, 1981.
• Member of the Review Panel Ad Hoc Study Section of the Public Health Special Project Grant Program, Health Services and Resources Administration, DHHS, held in Washington, D.C., April 13 – 16, 1981.
• Chairman of the Second Workshop on the “Follow-Up of Infants Fed the Chloride Deficient (Neo-Mull-Soy and CHO-Free) Formulas, held at NIH, April 21, 1981.
• Chairman of the Conference on the Assessment of Nutritional Status, sponsored by the NIH-Nutrition Coordinating Committee, the Centers for Disease Control, and Food and Drug Administration, held at NIH, September 16 – 18, 1981, and editor of the proceedings.
• National Chairman of the Planning Committee for World Health Day, American Association for World Health, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986.
• Member, Interagency Task Force on Nutrition Objectives, 1982 to June 1986.
• Chairman, Workshop on Body Weight, Health and Longevity, cosponsored by the NIH Nutrition Coordinating Committee and the Centers for Disease Control, held in Bethesda, Maryland, January 25-26, 1982.
• Chairman of the session on “Nutritional Aspects of a Clinical Trial,” at the Conference on Nutritional Therapy in Chronic Renal Disease, sponsored by NIADDK, held at NIH, April 29 – 30, 1982.
• Cochairman of the Planning Meeting for the First Annual Conference of Federally-Supported Human Nutrition Research Units—An Information Exchange Activity of the JSHNR, held in Washington, D.C., May 10, 1982.
• Reviewer in judging and ranking the Wellcome Visiting Professorship Applications, held at the American Institute of Nutrition, Bethesda, MD, June 11, 1982.
• Moderator of the session “Macronutrients and Blood Pressure” at the Symposium entitled “Nutrition and Blood Pressure Control: Current Status of Dietary Factors and Hypertension,” sponsored jointly by the National Kidney Foundation, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and the International Life Sciences Institute, held in Arlington, VA, September 13-15, 1982.
• Cochairman of the First Annual Conference of Federally-Supported Human Nutrition Research Units – An Information Exchange Activity of the JSHNR, held in Washington, D.C., December 16 – 17, 1982; editor of the proceedings.
• Chairman of the Task Force on User Requirements at the Planning Conference on International Network of Food Data Systems (INFOODS), held at Lake Como, Italy, January 30 – February 4, 1983.
• Chairman of the Round Table on Nutrition Education in Medical Schools, and participant in the Conference on the Role of Social and Nutritional Sciences in Medical Education at the University of Crete School of Medicine, held in Iraklion, Greece, September 29 – 30, 1983.
• Chairman for the Satellite Symposium on Outpatient Management of Obesity of the IV International Congress on Obesity, and Chairman of the Panel on Trends in Research Related to Management of Obesity, held in Washington, D.C., October 2 – 4, 1983.
• Member of the Organizing Committee for the Fourth International Congress on Obesity, held in New York, New York, October 5 – 8, 1983.
• Member of the Organizing Committee and Cochairman of the NIH Workshop on Nutrition and Hypertension, cosponsored by NHLBI, NCC, and NIA on March 12  - 14, 1984.  Chairman of Session III, “Dietary Proteins, Amino Acids, Carbohydrates, Alcohol, Trace Metals, and Hypertension”; coeditor of the proceedings.
• Chairman, Nutrition Advisory Committee, National Women’s Leadership Conference on Fitness, President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, April 5 – 7, 1984.  Developed the position paper, “Nutrition, Exercise, and Physical Fitness”.
• Organized the program (at the request of Dr. Lara Pantin) for the Symposium on Recent Advances in Clinical Nutrition as part of the inauguration activities of the Clinical Nutrition Research Unit in Valencia, Venezuela, held November 1 – 3, 1984.
• Member of the Organizing Committee for the Workshop on Adverse Reactions to Foods and Food Additives, cosponsored by the International Life Sciences Institute – Nutrition Foundation, American Academy of Allergy, NCC and NIAID, held in Orlando, FL, February 8-9, 1985, and coeditor of the proceedings.
• Member of the Organizing Committee and Cochairman for the Scientific Seminar and Round Table on Genetics and Nutrition: Relevance to Learning Disabilities, cosponsored by the American Council of Learning Disabilities, NCC and NICHD, held in San Francisco, CA, February 20 – 21, 1985.
• Member of the Planning Committee, and Cochairman of the Conference on the Health Effects of Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids in Seafoods, cosponsored by the NIH Nutrition Coordinating Committee, the Department of Commerce, and the National Fisheries Institute, held in Washington, D.C., June 24 – 26, 1985; coeditor of the proceedings.
• Organizer and moderator of session “Obesity and Body Weight Standards” at the Meeting of the American Dietetic Association, held in New Orleans, LA, October 7 – 11, 1985.
• Member, Ad Hoc Task Force on Standardization of Fish Oil Materials, NIH and the U.S. Department of Commerce, September, 1985.
• Member of the Planning Committee, Symposium on Comparative Pathobiology of Nutritional Diseases, sponsored by the Registry of Comparative Pathology Advisory Committee, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, held in Washington, D.C., November 4 – 5, 1985.
• Member, Planning Committee, and Chairman, Panel on “Energy, Obesity and Cancer,” conference on Calories and Energy Expenditure in Carcinogenesis, sponsored by the International Life Sciences Institute – Nutrition Foundation, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the American Medical Association, the American Dietetic Association, and the Agricultural & Food Chemistry Division, American Chemical Society, held in Washington, D.C., February 24 – 25, 1986; coeditor of proceedings.
• Invited observer at Planning Meeting for the Consensus Development Conference on Diet and Exercise in the Treatment of Noninsulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus, Bethesda, MD, March 17 – 18, 1986.
• Participant and member of the National Committee for the Victory of the Human Spirit Event; Dedication of the Loyal Davis Neuro-Trama Center at the National Rehabilitation Hospital, Washington, D.C.  April 7, 1986.
• Organizer and editor of the “Nutrition Symposium” for Volume 7 of the Annual Review of Public Health, published in May, 1986.
• Participant in “Risks Old and New: A Global Consultation on Health,” sponsored by The Carter Center, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, April 27 – May 1, 1986.
• Cochairman, session on “Nutritional Aspects of Prostaglandins,” at the 6th International Conference on Prostaglandins, Florence, Italy, June 3 – 6, 1986.
• Chairman of session “The Characteristics of Obesity,” at the Conference on Human Obesity, sponsored by the New York Academy of Sciences, New York, June 19 – 21, 1986.
• Cochairman of Panel “Optimal Body Weight in Relation to Morbidity and Mortality: A Symposium,” at the 5th International Congress on Obesity, held in Jerusalem, Israel, September 14 – 18, 1986.
• Chairman of the Planning Committee, and Conference Cochairman for the International Conference on Diet and Health: Scientific Concepts and Principles, sponsored by the International Life Sciences Institute, the International Union of Nutritional Sciences, the Group of European Nutritionists, and other held in Algarve, Portugal, October 12 – 17, 1986; editor of the proceedings.
• Cochairman, Committee on Human Genetic Variation and Nutrition of the International Life Sciences Institute Research Foundation, Washington, D.C., 1987 to 1988.
• Cochairman, Committee on Body Weight Standards of the Post-Obese of the International Life Sciences Institute Research Foundation, Washington, D.C., 1987 to 1988.
• Scientific consultant for a Clinical Research Center, Mario Negri Institute, Milan and Bergano, Italy, March 17 – 18, 1987.
• Chairman, National Committee for World Health Day, Washington, D.C., April 7, 1987.
• Member, Omega-3 Advisory Board, Norway Sardine Industry, San Francisco, CA, 1987.
• Cochairman of the session “Development” at the Conference on Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids and Eicosanoids, sponsored by the American Oil Chemists’ Society, Biloxi, Mississippi, May 13 – 16, 1987.
• Participant at the 12th International Conference on Biological Membranes, Crans-Sur-Sierre, Switzerland, June 15 – 19, 1987.
• Facilitator for the workshop “What is Your Ideal Body Weight” at the National 4-H Volunteer Leader Forum/Nutrition, Chevy Chase, MD, September 14, 1987.
• Member of the U.S. People to People Nutrition Delegation to the People’s Republic of China, sponsored by the Citizen Ambassador Program, Spokane, Washington, 1987.
• Organizer and Cochairman of the symposium on “Nutritional Status of the Elderly Population” at the Gerontological Society of America 40th Annual Scientific Meeting, sponsored by the Division of Nutritional Sciences of the International Life Sciences Institute Research Foundation, Washington, D.C., November 22, 1987.
• Member, Subcommittee on Nutrition and Aging of the International Life Sciences Institute Nutrition Foundation, Washington, D.C., 1987 to 1988.
• Participant at the Conference on Strategies to Control Atherosclerotic Disease Through Genetics, cosponsored by the Fogarty International Center and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD, February 1 – 3, 1988.
• Panelist and Participant for the USIA International Health Issues Panel, Washington, D.C., February 17, 1988
• Participant at the National Institute of Health Conference on the Molecular and Genetic Basis of Growth and Development, Bethesda, MD, February 22 – 23, 1988.
• Member, Medical Board, and Chairman, Research Advisory Committee, for the Maternity Center Association Medical Board Meeting, New York, NY, February 29, 1988.
• Chairman, National Committee for World Health Day, Washington, D.C., April 7, 1988.
• Organizer and Chairman of the Symposium on Human Genetic Variation and Nutrition at the 28th American Society for Clinical Nutrition Annual Meeting, sponsored by the Division of Nutritional Sciences of the International Life Sciences Institute Research Foundation, Washington, D.C., April 28 – 29, 1988.
• Organizer and Cochairman for the First International Conference on Nutrition and Fitness, under the patronage of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Olympic Committee (IOC); sponsored by the International Life Sciences Institute, the American Association for World Health, the Greek Undersecretary of Sports of the Ministry of Culture, and the Greek Ministry of Health, Welfare and Social Security; and cosponsored by The General Secretary of Athletics of Greece, the Hellenic Sports Research Institute, the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports-USA, the International Olympic Academy, the Group of European Nutritionists, and the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development; Cochair of the Round Table Session summarizing the conference, Ancient Olympia, Greece, May 21 – 26, 1988; editor of the proceedings.
• Member of the Organizing Committee for the Symposium on Dietary Fats and Blood Pressure Control sponsored by the Diet and Hypertension Committee of the International Life Sciences Institute Research Foundation, held during the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Hypertension, New York, NY, June 19, 1988.
• Scientific Codirector of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Dietary Omega-3 and Omega-6 Fatty Acids: Biological Effects and Nutritional Essentiality, cosponsored by the North American Treaty Organization, the Division of Nutritional Sciences of the International Life Sciences Institute Research Foundation, the Nutrition Foundation of Italy and others, held in Belgirate, Italy, June 20 – 23, 1988; coeditor of the proceedings.
• Chairman for the session “Epidemiological Studies in Diet and Behavior” at the International Life Sciences Institute Nutrition Foundation “Diet and Behavior” Workshop on Methodologies, Toronto, Canada, July 25 – 27, 1988.
• Invited participant as a member of the Editorial Board of the n-3 News to attend the 1988 Acta Medica Scandinavica International Symposium on “3 Fatty Acids in Health and Disease,” Tromso, Norway, August 11 – 15, 1988.
• Organizer and Cochairman of the Symposium on Energy Expenditure and Obesity, sponsored by the Division of Nutritional Sciences of the International Life Sciences Research Foundation and the North American Association for the Study of Obesity, Banff, Canada, August 27, 1988.
• Invited participant, Dedication of the Fish Oil Biomedical Test Materials Laboratory at the Charleston Laboratory of the National Marine Fisheries Service, Department of Commerce, Charleston, SC, September 15 – 16, 1988.
• Invited participant, symposium on “Hypertension and Obesity” sponsored by Lilly Research Laboratories at the Pre-American Heart Association Meeting, November 11 – 12, 1988.
• Member and Cochairman, Ad Hoc Work Group to Define the Omega-3 Fatty Acids Bibliography, Specialized Information Services, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD, February 24, 1989.
• Organizer and cochairman of the International Conference on Genetic Variation and Nutrition, sponsored by The Center for Genetics, Nutrition and Health, Office of Nutrition-AID, NICHD, NIDDK, USDA, VA, AMA, CAN, ASCN, AIN, ASHG, AAP, AAHC, NMA, PAHO and others, National Academy of Sciences Auditorium, Washington, D.C., June 22 – 23, 1989; coeditor of the proceedings.
• Member of the 1989 Blue Ribbon Advisory Panel for The Director’s Awards for Outstanding Federal Health and Fitness Programs, Office of Personnel Management, Washington, D.C., Awards presented on September 27, 1989.
• Invited participant, 7th Annual (AID) Presidential End Hunger Awards Ceremony, The White House, Washington, D.C., October 16, 1989.
• Cochairman, and Member of the Working Group on Genetics, Nutrition and Public Policy, Association of Academic Health Centers, Washington, D.C., October 24, 1989.
• Member, Scientific Program Committee, and Member, Planning Committee for the 2nd International Conference on Horticulture and Human Health, Arlington, VA, November 2 – 5, 1989.
• Chairman, Ad Hoc Technical Review Group, Contracts Review Branch, DEA, NCI, (Methods Development for Phytochemical Compliance Markers in Designer Foods), Bethesda, MD, January 31, 1990.
• Participant (speaker), Annual Meeting of the Fish Meal and Oil Association, Washington, D.C., February 6 – 7, 1990.
• Member of the Organizing Committee, and Conference Cochair, the II International Conference on the Health Effects of Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids in Seafoods, under the patronage of FAO and WHO and sponsored by government and industry, Washington, D.C., March 20 – 23, 1990; coeditor of the proceedings.
• Coorganizer and Cochair of the AIN-ASCN PIC symposium on Obesity, Energy Expenditure and Body Weight Standards, held during the annual meetings of FASEB, April 3, 1990.
• Member of the Delegation of U.S. Women Leaders to the Republic of China on Taiwan, hosted by the Chinese Culture University, September 23 – October 1, 1990.
• Invited Participant at the World Food Day Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., January 22, 1991.
• Invited Participant and Discussant at the NGO Group’s Meeting with the Director General of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FA0) of the United Nations regarding the December 1992 Nutrition Conference cosponsored by FAO and the World Health Organization (WHO), Washington, D.C., February 19, 1991.
• Invited Participant at the Council for Responsible Nutrition Round Table Discussion on Nutriceuticals, Washington, D.C., February 26, 1991.
• Chairman and Principal Investigator at the Meeting of the Planning Committee for An Education Program on Genetic Variation and Nutrition, Washington, D.C., March 8, 1991.
• Officer, the Board of Director’s Meeting (Meeting of the Organizing Committee) of the International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids, Pisa Italy – Alexander Leaf, M.D., President; Jorn Dyerberg, M.D., Ph.D., Vice President; and Artemis P. Simopoulos, M.D., Secretary/Treasurer, April 3, 1991.
• Invited Guest at the Council Meeting of The President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, Washington, D.C., April 30, 1991.
• Member of the Advisory Committee Charter Meeting, Morgantown, West Virginia, June 6, 1991.
• Member of the International Scientific Program Committee and Cochairman of the session on “Effects of Omega-3 PUFA” at the Third International Congress on Essential Fatty Acids and Eicosanoids, Adelaide, Australia, February 29 – March 4, 1992.
• Chairman of the session on “Genetic Variation and Nutrition,” Chairman of the plenary session on “Calorie Restriction and Carcinogenesis,” and Cochairman of the free communication session on “Nutrition Survey – What is the World Eating?” at the XI International Congress of Dietetics, Jerusalem, Israel, March 22, 1992.
• Organizer and Conference Cochair of the Second International Conference on Nutrition and Fitness, under the patronage of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, The General Secretariat of Athletics of Greece – Ministry of Culture, International Olympic Academy, and the World Health Organization (WHO); and cosponsored by government agencies, professional societies, international organizations and industry, Athens, Greece, May 23 – 25, 1992 and Ancient Olympic, Greece, Mary 26 – 27, 1992; editor of the proceedings.
• Temporary Consultant tot he Pan American Health Organization for the International Seminar on Diet as a Risk Factor for Non-Communicable Chronic Diseases, Mexico City, Mexico, August 3 – 5, 1992.
• Conference Cochair of the “National Conference on Obesity and Weight Control: Advances in the Medical and Psychosocial Management of the Nation’s Most Prevalent Life-Threatening Illness”, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, New York; and speaker on “Evolutionary Aspects of Diet: Obesity and Reference Standards,” April 22 – 24, 1993.
• Conference Cochair of the 1st International Congress of ISSFAL  “Fatty Acids and Lipids from Cell Biology to Human Disease,” Chair of the Round Table Session “The Future of Fatty Acids in Human Nutrition,” Chair of the session “Congress Summary”, Lugano, Switzerland, June 30 – July 3, 1993.
• Member, Subcommittee of the Board of Directors of ISSFAL to develop a “Health Message Statement” on omega-3 fatty acids, July 1993, approved in August 1993.
• Chair of the Plenary Session “Molecular Biology in Nutrition,” Chair of the symposium on “Genetic Variation and Nutrition,” Advisor for Program Development and IUNS “Nutrition, Health and Physical Fitness” Committee Member at the 15th International Congress of Nutrition, Adelaide, Australia, September 26 – October 1, 1993.
• Invited Participant at the “Physical Fitness and Sports for all Strategic Planning Forum” of the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, Washington, D.C., November 9 – 10, 1993.
• Invited Participant at the 75th Anniversary of the Maternity Center Association, New York, New York; and Discussant “Workgroup II: Rethinking Patterns of Preconception and Pregnancy Care and Education, November 13 – 15, 1993.
• Visiting Professor at Harokopio University, Athens, Greece, February 1994.
• Cochair of the Conference Organizing Committee for The First International Conference on Weight Control, the Treatment of Obesity and Achieving Optimal Weight in Sports, Athens, Greece, February 10-13, 1994.
• Organizer and Participant at the Meeting of the Board of Directors of ISSFAL as Secretary/Treasurer, held following the AHA Scientific Conference on Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Nutrition, Vascular Biology and Medicine, Houston, Texas, April 19, 1994.
• Cochair of the Planning Committee for the Annual National Medical School Conference, Columbia-Prebyterian Medical Center, New York, New York, June 21-22, 1994.
• Member, Subcommittee of the Board of Directors of ISSFAL to develop a statement on “Recommendations for the Essential Fatty Acid Requirement for Infant Formulas” approved June 1994.
• Chairman of the Tutorial Session on “Assessing the Public Health Impact of Obesity” at the 7th ICO International Congress on Obesity, Toronto, Canada, August 20 – 25, 1994.
• Cochair and Member of the International Scientific Program Committee of the 2nd International Congress of ISSFAL “Fatty Acids and Lipids from Cell Biology to Human Disease,” Cochair of the symposium “Fatty Acids and Insulin Resistance in Chronic Diseases and Obesity,” Cochair of the session “Congress Summary and Recommendations,” Natcher Conference Center-NIH, Bethesda, MD, June 7 – 10, 1995.
• Member of the Subcommittee on “Fatty Acids and Insulin Resistance” to develop a statement for ISSFAL, 1995.
• Organized and participated the Executive Committee Meeting, as Secretary/Treasurer of the International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids (ISSFAL), Natcher Conference Center-NIH, Bethesda, MD, June 6, 1995.
• Organized and participated at the Meeting of the Board of Directors, as Secretary/Treasurer of the International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids (ISSFAL), Natcher Conference Center-NIH, Bethesda, MD, June 10, 1995.
• Organized and Cochaired the General Business Meeting of the Membership, as Secretary/Treasurer and Member of the International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids (ISSFAL), Natcher Conference Center-NIH, Bethesda, MD, June 10, 1995.
• Visiting Professor at the Research Division of Sports Nutrition and Biochemistry at Beijing Medical University, Beijing, China, October 7 – 11, 1995.
• Invited Participant at the “Kids and Sports Hotline” cosponsored by The President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, Washington, D.C., October 24, 1994.
• Chaired the Session “The Impact of Diet and Genetic Interactions on Chronic Disease Risk” at the 78th Annual Meeting of the American Dietetic Association, Chicago, Illinois, October 30 – November 2, 1995.
• Visiting Professor at Harokopio University, Athens, Greece, November 18 – December 5, 1995.
• Member of the Planning Committee of the Conference on Obesity and Medical Student Education II, New York, New York, April 10 – 12, 1996.
• Member of the Ad Hoc Group on “Diet and Genetics” for the National Dairy Council, Chicago, Illinois, April 28 – 29, 1996.
• Visiting Professor at Harokopio University, Athens, Greece, May 1996.
• Organizer and Conference Cochair of the Third International Conference on Nutrition and Fitness under the patronage of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, The General Secretariat of Athletics of Greece – Ministry of Culture, International Olympic Academy, and the World Health Organization (WHO); and cosponsored by government agencies, professional societies, international organizations and industry, Athens, Greece, May 24 – 27, 1996 and Ancient Olympia, Greece, May 28 - 29, 1996; Cochair of the Session “Genetics, Nutrition, Physical Activity and Health”; editor of the proceedings.
• Chair of the Workshop on “Pharmacological Strategies for Amelioration of the Syndrome X” and Participant at the Round Table on “The Future of Fatty Acids” at the3rd International Smolenice Insulin Symposium on “Lipids and Syndromes of Insulin Resistance: From Molecular Biology to Clinical Medicine,” sponsored by the Slovak Academy of Sciences and the New York Academy of Sciences, Smolenice Castle, Slovak Republic, August 28 – September 1, 1996.
• Member of the Advisory Panel to the Hastings Center for the Project “Genetic Dilemmas in Primary Care: An Educational Program” funded by the National Institutes of Health, 1996 – 1998.
• Member of the National Honorary Sesquicentennial Committee of Boston University School of Medicine Alumni, Boston, Massachusetts, 1997 – 1998.
• Participant at the U.S. Public Health Service’s Office on Women’s Health, first National Leadership Conference on Physical Activity and Women’s Health, Washington, D.C., February 18 – 19, 1997.
• Member of the Scientific Committee of the Symposium on “The Olive’s Wastes,” Kalamata, Greece, November 6 – 8, 1997.
• Visiting Professor at Harokopio University, October  8 – November 12, 1997.
• Organizer and Cochair of the symposium on “Genetics, Nutrition, Physical Activity and Chronic Disease” at the 16th International Congress of Nutrition, Montreal, Canada, July 27 – August 1, 1997.
• Chair, First Meeting of the IUNS Committee on Genetics, Nutrition and Chronic Diseases, Montreal, Canada, July 31, 1997.
• Organizer and Cochair of the international conference on “The Return of Omega-3 Fatty Acids Into the Food Supply: I. Land-Based Animal Food Products and Their Health Effects,” and Cochair of Session I “3 Fatty Acids and Health,” Natcher Conference Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, September 18 – 19, 1997.
• Organized and participated at the Executive Committee Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids (ISSFAL), Paris, France, October 6, 1997.
• Member of the Ad Hoc Focus Group on Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Scientific Advisory Board Meeting to establish a Resource for Omega-3 Oils and Related Placebo Materials at the Center of Marine Biology (COMB), Baltimore, Maryland, April 13, 1998.
• Member of the International Scientific Committee of the 3rd Congress of the International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids (ISSFAL) from Cell Biology to Human Disease, Lyon, France, June 1 – 5, 1998.
• Visiting Professor, taught the 20-hour graduate course on “Nutrition and Modern Dietary Trends” at the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute at Chania, Crete (MAICH), May 4 – 8, 1998.
• Organized and participated at the Executive Committee Meeting, as outgoing Secretary/Treasurer of the International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids (ISSFAL), Lyon, France, June 2, 1998.
• Organized and participated at the Meeting of the Board of Directors, as outgoing Secretary/Treasurer of the International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids (ISSFAL), Lyon, France, June 3, 1998.
• Organized and Cochaired the General Business Meeting of the Membership, as outgoing Secretary/Treasurer and Member of the International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids (ISSFAL), Lyon, France, June 4, 1998.
• Chaired the Symposium on “Clinical Trials and New Products” and a Poster Session at the 3rd Congress of the International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids (ISSFAL), Lyon, France, June 1 – 4, 1998.
• Chaired the Session on “Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Mental Health” at the World Congress of Social Psychiatry, Vancouver, Canada, August 17 – 21, 1998.
• Chaired the Session “Early Development” at the First Conference on “Fatty Acids and Psychiatric Disorders,” National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, September 2 – 3, 1998.
• Chaired the Session on “Frontiers in Nutrition Science” at the Annual Meeting of the Nutrition Society of India, Hyderabad, India, November 27 – 28, 1998.
• Scientific Reviewer, Application for the establishment of a Smart Foods Centre at the University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia, 1998.
• Visiting Scientist, invited by the Chamber of Commerce, the Ministry of Health, and the Ministry of Education of Cyprus, to give radio and television interviews on “Healthy Diets and Omega-3 Fatty Acids” for the public, Nicosia, Cyprus, September 13 – 17, 1998.
• Member of the Expert Advisory Panel for the Project “Genetic Dilemmas in Primary Care: An Educational Program, Reviewer of one-hour educational videotape for primary care clinicians (physicians, nurses and others) on the clinically relevant science and counseling skills needed to provide accurate and sensitive clinical genetic services, 1999.
• Organized and Chaired the Executive Committee Meeting of the Fourth International Conference on Nutrition and Fitness, cosponsored by The Center for Genetics, Nutrition and Health and the Stavros S. Niarchos Foundation, Lahaina, Maui, February 21 – 23, 1999.
• Organized and Cochair of the Workshop on “The Essentiality of and Recommended Dietary Intakes (RDIs) for Omega-6 and Omega-3 Fatty Acids,” cosponsored by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), the Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS), The Center for Genetics, Nutrition and Health, ISSFAL, and industry groups, The Cloisters, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, April 7 – 9, 1999.
• Participant, Planning Meeting for a Seminar on “The Essential Fatty Acid Balance. The Optimal n-3/n-6 Ratio,” sponsored by IVAX Corporation, Miami, Florida, April 19, 1999.
• Organizer and Chair of the first Local Committee Meeting of the Fourth International Conference on Nutrition and Fitness, Athens, Greece, September 24, 1999.
• Chaired the second Local Committee Meeting of the Fourth International Conference on Nutrition and Fitness, Athens, Greece, December 9, 1999. Visiting Professor, taught the 20-hour graduate course on “Nutrition and Modern Dietary Trends” at the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute at Chania, Crete (MAICH), May 14 – 18, 1999.
• Organized and Chaired the first “Scientific and Administrative Conference of the IUNS Committee on Genetics, Nutrition and Chronic Diseases” at the Egnatia Epirus Foundation Conference Center, Metsovo, Greece, June 11 – 16, 1999.  The report of the committee is found on the internet on the IUNS website (www.iuns.org/committees/I/6/report.htm).
• Reviewed proposals for the Government of Canada, the Omega-3 Research Institute (Bethesda, Maryland), the Carolina HealthCare System (Charlotte, North Carolina), 1999.
• Cochair of the Workshop on “The Biological Role of Vegetal Omega-3 Fatty Acids,” sponsored by the Nutrition Foundation of Italy, Milan, Italy, February 9 – 10, 2000.
• Cochair of the Session on “Epidemiology and Clinical Evidence” and the Session on “Recommendations and Future Directions” at the Consensus Meeting on Clinical Effectiveness, Biology Background, and Research Priorities of N-3 Fatty Acids,” Florence, Italy, February 17 – 19, 2000.
• Visiting Professor, taught the 20-hour graduate course on “Nutrition and Modern Dietary Trends” at the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute at Chania, Crete (MAICH), February 21 – 25, 2000.
• Organizer and Conference Cochair of the Fourth International Conference on Nutrition and Fitness. The conference was coorganized by The Center for Genetics, Nutrition and Health in Washington, D.C. and the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics of Harokopio University in Athens, Greece; and under the patronage of the International Olympic Academy and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, and The General Secretariat of Athletics of Greece, The Ministry of Culture of Greece, the General Secretariat of Research and Technology of Greece, the Hellenic Ministry of Health, the Hellenic Ministry of Education; and cosponsored by The Center for Genetics, Nutrition and Health, the Stavros S. Niarchos Foundation, various government agencies, professional societies, international organizations and industry,  International Olympic Academy, Ancient Olympia, Greece, May 25 – 29, 2000; editor of the proceedings.
• Cochair, Meeting of the Subcommittee on the Implementation of the 1996 Declaration of Olympia on Nutrition and Fitness, Ancient Olympia, Greece, May 25 – 29, 2000.
• Member of the International Scientific Committee of the 4th Congress of the International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids (ISSFAL) “ISSFAL 2000,” Tsukuba, Japan,  June 4 – 9, 2000.
• Cochair of the Session on “Appropriate n-6/n-3” at the 4th Congress of the International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids (ISSFAL) “ISSFAL 2000,” Tsukuba, Japan, June 4 – 9, 2000.
• Member of the Organizing Committee of the International Workshop on “Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Diabetes and Cardiovascular Risk,” cosponsored by the Mid America Heart Institute at Saint Luke’s Hospital (Kansas) and the Omega-3 Research Institute (Bethesda), and partially funded by NHLBI, ODS and NIDDK, Bethesda, Maryland, November 30 – December 2, 2000.
• Coorganizer and Cochair of the Symposium on “Diet and Gene Interactions: Equal Partners in Health?” coorganized and cosponsored by The Center for Genetics, Nutrition and Health and the USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, Washington, D.C., December 6, 2000.
• Chair of the Session on “Nutritional Issues” and Cochair of the Session on “Summary, Conclusions and Recommendations” at the International Workshop on “Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Diabetes and Cardiovascular Risk,” cosponsored by the Mid America Heart Institute at Saint Luke’s Hospital (Kansas) and the Omega-3 Research Institute (Bethesda), and partially funded by NHLBI, ODS and NIDDK, Bethesda, Maryland, November 30 – December 2, 2000.
• Scientific Program Advisor for the Workshop on “The Importance of Omega-3 Fatty Acids in the Attenuation of Immune-Mediated Diseases” sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine – NIH, September 18, 2000.
• Reviewed proposals submitted to the Welcome Trust, United Kingdom; the Joint Infrastructure Fund, United Kingdom; the Omega-3 Research Institute, USA; the National Research Council; and the National Institutes of Health, USA in 2000.
• Scientific Program Advisor for the “Workshop on Cellular and Molecular Aspects of Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Cancer,” cosponsored by Marshall University (Huntington, WV) and the Omega-3 Research Institute (Bethesda, MD), to be held in Breckenridge, Colorado, June 28 – 30, 2001.
(see page 45 for a continuation of 2001-2004 activities)

Scientific Presentations

• Presented a paper on “Diagnosis and Management of the Rh Problem,” at the 33rd Annual Meeting of the D.C. Medical Society, November 1965.
• Presented a paper on “The Immunology of the Rh Hemolytic Disease,” at the Annual Staff Meeting, Columbia Hospital for Women, June 1966.
• Presented a paper on “The Effects of Human Growth Hormone (HGH) on Aldosterone Secretion Rate (ASR) in Patients with Isolated Growth Hormone Deficiency,” at the Annual Meeting of the Commissioned Officers Association and the Clinical Society of the U.S. Public Health Service, Washington, D.C., April 1, 1970.
• Presented a paper on “Aldosterone Metabolism in Cystic Fibrosis (CF),” at the Annual Meeting of the American Pediatric Society, Atlantic City, New Jersey, May 2, 1970.
• Presented a paper on “Studies on the Deficiency of 21-hydroxylation in Patients with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH),” at the Annual Meeting of The Endocrine Society, St. Louis, Missouri, June 10 – 12, 1970.
• Panel member and presented a paper on “The Nutritional Requirements in Pregnancy,” at the Athens International Symposium on the Child in the World of Tomorrow, Athens, Greece, July 2 – 8, 1978.
• Panel member, “Dietary Goals Panel” at the American Dietetic Symposium on Protective Health Care, Phase 3: U.S. Dietary Goals – Their Relation to Recommended Dietary Allowances and Eating Styles Today,” and presented a paper on “The Scientific Basis of the Goals: What Can be Done Now?” at the 61st Annual Meeting of the American Dietetic Association, New Orleans, September 25 – 29, 1978.
• Panel member “Genetic Approaches to Neurobiology and Neurological Disorders,” and presented a paper on “Evolutionary Aspects of Genetic-Nutritional Interactions,” at the Satellite Symposium of the Seventh International Meeting of the International Society for Neurochemistry, Patras, Greece, August 30 – 31, 1979.
• Keynote speaker on “The Biomedical and Behavioral Basis of Clinical Nutrition,” at the George Washington University School of Medicine Annual Student Research Day, Washington, D.C., February 12, 1980.
• Presented “Nutrition and Your Health” at the Food and Nutrition Forums Program: Feeding People, Your Link in a Common Goal, sponsored by the National Nutrition Consortium with the Nutrition Section of the Institute of Food Technologists, the Florida Dietetics Association, Gainesville District Dietetic Association, Kansas Nutrition Council.  Forums held in Florida, Kansas, and California, March 23, 29, 1980.
• Presented a critique of the Seminar Report “Maternity Care in Ferment: Conflicting Issues” at the Annual Meeting of the Research Advisory Committee of the Maternity Center Association, held in New York, New York, April 10, 1980.
• Reactor in the American Institute of Nutrition Symposium on “Nutrition Initiatives in the Federal Government,” at the 64th Annual Meeting of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, held in Anaheim, California, April 13 –1 5, 1980.
• Presented two papers, “Overview of Nutritional Status in the United States,” and “Nutritional Policy in the United States,” at the VI Western Hemisphere Nutrition Congress, Los Angeles, California, August 10 – 15, 1980.
• Presented a paper on “Prenatal and Perinatal Nutrition in Relation to Learning Disabilities” and participated in the Round Table Discussion on “Prenatal and Perinatal Factors Affecting Learning Disabilities,” at the Association for Children and Adults with Learning Disabilities National Symposium, held in Washington, D.C., February 15 – 17, 1983.
• Presented a paper on “Research on Infant and Child Nutrition” and participated in the Workshop on “Infant Nutrition” at the invitation of the Nutrition Committee of the American Heart Association, held in Dallas, Texas, March 16 – 17, 1983.
• Discussant at the Conference on “Nutrition Teaching in Medical Schools,” sponsored by the New York Academy of Sciences, March 21 – 22, 1983.
• Presented “Research Trends of Obesity at NIH,” at the Satellite Symposium on “Outpatient Management of Obesity,” held in Washington, D.C., October 2 – 4, 1983.
• Presented the Summary of the Panel on “Research Trends Related to Management of Obesity,” at the Fourth International Congress of Obesity, held in New York, New York, October 5 – 8, 1983.
• Presented a paper on “New Horizons in Human Nutrition Research,” at the Cavendes Foundation Symposium on “The Challenge of Food and Nutrition in the Promotion of Health and National Development,” Caracas, Venezuela, October 24 – 27, 1983 (conference proceedings published in Spanish by the Cavendes Foundation).
• Served as Rapporteur for the Panel on “The Scientific Evidence for Dietary Targets in Europe” and gave a presentation on “Experience of Food and Nutrition Policy in the United States,” at the Group of European Nutritionists Meeting, Athens, Greece, April 9 – 11, 1984.
• Presented “Federal Support for Nutrition Research Training,” at the American Society for Clinical Nutrition Conference on “Clinical Nutrition Fellowship Training for Physicians,” Washington, D.C., May 6, 1984.
• Presented “Dietary Goals and Recommendations of the United States,” at the 9th International Congress on Dietetics, Toronto, Canada, July 2 – 3, 1984.
• Presented a paper on “Body Weight, Health and Longevity,” and served as Rapporteur at the Workshop on “Nutritional Status Assessment of Individuals and Population Groups,” sponsored by the Group of European Nutritionists, Gargnano, Italy, September 24 – 26, 1984.
• Presented a paper on “Clinical Nutrition Research Unit Program: International Relations” at the II Cavendes Foundation Symposium on “Recent Advances in Clinical Nutrition,” Valencia, Venezuela, November 1 – 3, 1984 (conference proceedings published in Spanish by the Cavendes Foundation).
• Interviewed on WPKX radio station on the Public Affairs Program Spectrum on the topic “Nutrition and Food,” Alexandria, Virginia, February 5, 1985.
• Keynote speaker at the Workshop on “Adverse Reactions to Foods and Food Additives,” sponsored by the International Life Sciences Institute Nutrition Foundation, American Academy of Allergy, NIAID and NCC, Orlando, Florida, February 8 – 9, 1985.
• Luncheon speaker on “Nutrition” at the conference for journalists on “The Food We Eat: How Good, How Safe,” sponsored by the Washington Journalism Center, held in Washington, D.C., March 27, 1985.
• Presented a paper on “Fat Intake, Obesity and Cancer of the Breast and Endometrium,” and member of the Round Table Discussion on “Which Dietary Recommendations are Justified for the Purpose of Cancer Prevention,” at the Sanrocco International Symposium 5th Annual Meeting, Como, Italy, April 11 – 12, 1985.
• Presented “The Conference on the Health Effects of Fatty Acids in Seafoods,” at the Symposium on the “Year of the Ocean,” sponsored by the Year of the Ocean Foundation and the Center for Marine Research, Brooklyn, New York, June 27 – 28, 1985.
• Speaker on “The Role of Diet in Longevity,” at the 4th Annual Science Writers Conference, cosponsored by NIH and the American Medical Association, Bethesda, Maryland, September 9 – 10, 1985.
• Presented “Body Weight Standards: Relation to Health and Longevity,” at the 68th Annual Meeting of the American Dietetic Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 7 – 11, 1985.
• Presented a paper on “Health Benefits of Fish,” at the 8th International Seafood Conference, Marrakech, Morocco, October 20 – 23, 1985.
• Presented “New Frontiers: The Research Potential and the Research Agenda for Seafoods and Fish Oil,” at the Conference on “Seafood and Health ’85: Issues, Questions and Answers,” Seattle, Washington, November 15 – 16, 1985.
• Delivered “Introductory Remarks,” and presented “Obesity and Carcinogenesis: Historical Perspective,” at the Conference on “Calories and Energy Expenditure in Carcinogenesis,” sponsored by the International Life Sciences Institute Nutrition Foundation, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the American Medical Association, the American Dietetic Association, and the Agricultural and Food Chemistry Division of the American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C., February 24 – 25, 1986.
• Speaker on “Health Aspects of Eating Seafood & Shrimp in Particular,” at The Second World Shrimp Conference “Shrimp World III,” Maui, Hawaii, February 26 – March 2, 1986.
• Presented “Calories and Energy Expenditure in Carcinogenesis,” at the Seminar on “Nutrition and Cancer: Update on Prevention and Treatment,” sponsored by the D.C. General Hospital, Washington, D.C., March 24, 1987.
• Presented the paper on “Terrestrial Sources of Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Purslane,” at the 1st International Symposium on “Horticulture and Human Health: Contributions of Fruits and Vegetables,” Arlington, Virginia, April 12 – 15, 1987.
• Presented “Omega-3 Fatty Acids from Fish and Fish Oils: Nutritional and Health Effects” at the Seminar on “Omega-3: Food for a Healthy Heart,” sponsored by the Norway Sardine Industry, Los Angeles, California, April 30, 1987.
• Presented the paper on “Nutritional Cancer Risks Derived from Energy and Fat,” at the International Symposium on “Assessment and Management of Leukemia and Cancer Risks,” Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden, May 1987.
• Presented the paper on “Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Growth and Development” at the Conference on the “Health Effects of Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Fish Oil and Other Sources,” cosponsored by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the New England Fisheries Development Foundation, and the Division of Nutritional Sciences of the International Life Sciences Institute Research Foundation, Cambridge, Massachusetts, October 8, 1987.
• Presented the paper on “Obesity and the Control of Food Intake: Introduction to the Workshop on the Effect of Sweeteners on Food Intake” at the Workshop on ”The Effect of Sweeteners on Food Intake,” sponsored by the Division of Nutritional Sciences of the International Life Sciences Institute Research Foundation, and the North American Association for the Study of Obesity (NAASO), Boston, Massachusetts, October 14, 1987.
• Presented “Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Health and Disease,” at the Beijing Academy of Sciences Nutrition Institute, as part of the U.S. People to People Nutrition Delegation, sponsored by the Citizen Ambassador Program at the invitation of the China Association for Science and Technology, Beijing, People’s Republic of China, October 30, 1987.
• Presented “Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Health and Disease,” at the Shanghai Academy of Sciences Nutrition Institute, as part of the U.S. People to People Nutrition Delegation, sponsored by the Citizen Ambassador Program at the invitation of the China Association for Science and Technology, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China, November 5, 1987.
• Presented “Health Implications of Obesity” as Visiting Professor at the Seminar Series on “1988 Modern Views of Nutrition,” sponsored by Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, January 27, 1988.
• Presented “The Health Implications of Obesity and Diabetes,” at the Conference on “Impacting Health Problems Through Nutrition,” Jefferson City, Missouri, March 22 – 23, 1988.
• Presented “Introduction to the Symposium on Human Genetic Variation and Nutrition” at the Symposium on “Human Genetic Variation and Nutrition,” sponsored by the Division of Nutritional Sciences of the International Life Sciences Institute Research Foundation, at the 28th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Clinical Nutrition, Washington, D.C., April 28 – 29, 1988.
• Presented the paper “Opening Address: Nutrition and Fitness from the First Olympiad in 776 BC to 393 AD and the Concept of Positive Health” at the First International Conference on Nutrition and Fitness, Ancient Olympia, Greece, May 21 – 26, 1988.
• Presented the paper on “Nutrition Policies for the Prevention of Atherosclerosis in Industrialized Societies,” at the Xeme Congres International Dietetique, Paris, France, July 3 – 8, 1988.
• Presented the paper on “Introduction to Session III: Epidemiological Studies in Diet and Behavior,” at the International Life Sciences Institute Nutrition Foundation “Diet and Behavior” Workshop on Methodologies, Toronto, Canada, July 25 –2 7, 1988.
• Presented “Summary of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on “Dietary Omega-3 and Omega-6 Fatty Acids. Biological Effects and Nutritional Essentiality” at the International Conference on the “Health Effects of Fish and Fish Oils,” St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada, July 30 – August 2, 1988.
• Visiting Professor and gave Seminar on “The Role of 3 Fatty Acids in Development of the Brain and Central Nervous System,” Cook College, University of New Jersey – Rutgers, Rutgers, New Jersey, September 26, 1988.
• Presented “Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Health and Disease” at the International Conference on “Nutrition and Aging,” Galveston, Texas, October 5 – 7, 1988.
• Presented the keynote address on “Genetics and Nutrition” at the Fourth Biennial Gerontology Conference, sponsored by the Arizona Department of Health Services and others, Phoenix, Arizona, December 1, 1988.
• Presented the keynote address on “Nutrition and Health in the World of Today” at the Second Hellenic Congress of Nutrition and Dietetics, December 9 – 11, 1988.
• Presented the luncheon address on “Nutrition and Fitness and its Relation to Greece” at the World Bank, Washington, D.C., May 18, 1989.
• Presented the “Welcome address: Genetic Variation and Nutrition,” at the International Conference on “Genetic Variation and Nutrition,” National Academy of Sciences Auditorium, Washington, D.C., June 22, 1989.
• Presented the luncheon address on “Nutrition and Fitness” at the Section on Pediatrics Meeting of the Medical Society of the District of Columbia, Washington, D.C., June 26, 1989.
• Presented staff lecture on “Genetics, Nutrition and Fitness” at the American Medical Association Headquarters, Chicago, Illinois, July 10, 1989.
• Presented “Omega-3 Fatty Acids” at the Second Annual Egg Weekend, Montesito, California, August 10 – 11, 1989.
• Presented “Nutritional Factors and Hypertension” at the Fourth Annual Wellness Conference for Health and Fitness Professionals, at the Institute for Aerobic Research , Dallas, Texas, August 17 – 18, 1989.
• Presented a paper on “Energy Imbalance and Cancer of the Breast, Colon and Prostate” at the Fourth International Symposium in Hematology and Oncology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden, September 21 – 22, 1989.
• Presented the keynote address on “Nutrition and Genetics” at the Annual Meeting of the District of Columbia Metropolitan Area Dietetic Association, Washington, D.C., September 27, 1989.
• Presented “The Role of Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Health and Disease” at the American Nutritionists Association Annual Meeting, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland, October 27, 1989.
• Presented “Introduction to Session B: Fruits and Vegetable Contributions in Disease Control” at the 2nd International Symposium on “Horticulture and Human Health: Contribution of Fruits and Vegetables,” Alexandria, Virginia, November 2 – 5, 1989.
• Presented three papers, “Nutrition Policy,” “Characteristics of Obesity,” and “Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Health and Disease,” at the University of Crete Conference on Clinical and Epidemiological Advances in Nutritional Disorders, Iraklion, Crete, Greece, November 10 – 11, 1989.
• Presented lecture on “The Role of Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Health and Disease” as Visiting Professor at the Department of Internal Medicine, University of Athens; Laicon Hospital, Athens, Greece, November 14, 1989.
• Gave Seminar on “Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Health and Disease” at the Center for Nutritional Sciences, University of Florida, sponsored by the Pew Charitable Trusts, February 19, 1990.
• Presented the paper on “Health Effects of Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids in Seafoods: Research Advances and Support in the Field Since June 1985” at the II International Conference on the “Health Effects of Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids in Seafoods,” Washington, D.C., March 20 – 23, 1990.
• Presented “Introduction to the Symposium on Obesity, Energy Expenditure and Body Weight Standards,” sponsored by AIN-ASCN PIC Committee, held during the Annual Meetings of FASEB, April 3, 1990.
• Presented “Shrimp: Nutritional Benefits – Dispelling the Cholesterol Myth” at the Workshop “Shrimpology 2000 – Introduction to Shrimp,” New Orleans, Louisiana, October 1 – 2, 1990
• Presented “Prolonged Bleeding Time Follows Fish Oil Ingestion: Its Clinical Significance,” at the Round Table Discussion on “Fish Oils and Bleeding Times,” Chester, England, October 31, 1990.
• Presented the paper on “Fatty Acids and the Concepts of Genetic Variation and Nutrition” at the NAD Workshop on “Substantiating A Food Health Claim in Advertising,” Washington, D.C., November 15 – 16, 1990.
• Presented “Modern Agriculture and Aquaculture and the 6/3 Balance” at the Workshop on “Fish Oil and Vascular Disease I”, during the Congress of the European Society of Clinical Investigation, Pisa, Italy, April 4 – 6, 1991.
• Presented “Clinical Update: Omega-3 Fatty Acids” at the Virginia Dietetic Association State Meeting, Alexandria, Virginia, April 19, 1991.
• Presented “Genetic Variation and Nutrition” during the Nutrition Program Seminar, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, West Virginia, June 7, 1991.
• Presented “Omega-3 Fatty Acids” at the Third International Egg Weekend, Santa Barbara, California, August 15 – 18, 1991.
• Presented the paper on “Evolutionary Aspects of Diet and the Omega-6/Omega-3 Balance” at the Symposium on “Nutritional Aspects of Edible Oils and Fats” at the Sixth Asian Congress of Nutrition, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, September 16 – 19, 1991.
• Presented “Omega-3 Fatty Acids Protect Against Heart Disease” at the Annual Conference of the Council for Responsible Nutrition, Orlando, Florida, September 25, 1991.
• Presented the paper on “Fat Intake, Obesity and Cancer” at the Fifth Annual Nutrition Workshop on “Health Implications of Obesity,” Meharry Medical College, Nashville, Tennessee, October 23 – 25, 1991.
• Presented keynote address on “Genetic Variation and Nutrition” at the Annual Meeting of the Hellenic Pediatric Society, Athens, Greece, November 30, 1991.
• Presented the paper on “Genetic Variation and Nutrition” at the Annual Meeting of the Hellenic Dietetic Association, Athens, Greece, December 6 – 9, 1991.
• Presented the keynote address on “Genetic Variation and Nutrition” at the XI International Congress of Dietetics, Jerusalem, Israel, March 22, 1992.
• Presented lecture on “A Culinary Gift from the Gods: The Healthful Aspects of the Greek Diet with Specific Ingredients and Cooking Methods,” in a special lecture series at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., May 14, 1992.
• Presented “Nutrition and Fitness” at the National 4-H Summer Program on “Citizenship Washington Focus,” Washington, D.C., July 28, 1992.
• Presented the paper on “Diet, Nutrition and Health: Programs, Policies and Research in the USA” at the International Seminar on “Diet as a Risk Factor for Non-Communicable Chronic Diseases,” Mexico City, Mexico, August 3-5, 1992.
• Presented the keynote address on “Evolutionary Aspects of Diet: Obesity and Reference Standards” at the National Conference on “Obesity and Weight control: Advances in the Medical and Psychosocial Management of the Nation’s Most Prevalent Life-Threatening Illness,” Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, New York, April 22 – 24, 1993.
• Presented the paper on “Genetic Individuality and Nutrition,” at the 15th International Congress of Nutrition, Adelaide, Australia, September 26 – October 1, 1993.
• Presented “Genetics and Nutrition – Or What Your Genes Can Tell You About Nutrition,” at the Seminar on “Fats and Health,” sponsored by the Butter Council, London, United Kingdom, February 4, 1994.
• Presented the keynote address on “Designing a Diet to Match Your Needs” at the United Kingdom Seminar on “Which Lifestyle Changes will Best Prolong Life?” at the Royal Society of Medicine, London, United Kingdom, February 7, 1994.
• Presented the paper on “Muscle Fatty Acid Phospholipids and Insulin Resistance: Nutritional and Genetic Factors” and Session Chairman, at the First International Conference on “Weight Control, the Treatment of Obesity and Achieving Optimal Weight in Sports,” Athens, Greece, February 10 – 13, 1994.
• Presented “Fish Oils and Cardiovascular Risk” at the Continuing Medical Education Course, sponsored by the American Society for Clinical Nutrition, Williamsburg, Virginia, March 1994.
• Presented the keynote address on “The Mediterranean Diet: Greek Column Rather Than Egyptian Pyramid” at the 2nd Macedonian Nutrition Conference on “The Nutrition of the Mediterranean Countries: Targets for 2000,” Thessaloniki, Greece, May 20 – 22, 1994.
• Presented the keynote address on “The Skinny About Fat, Cheese, and Health” at the 11th Annual Conference of the American Cheese Society, Rohnert Park, California, August 10 – 14, 1994.
• Presented “Antioxidants: Evolutionary Aspects of Diet” at the meeting on “Antioxidants, Oxidants, and Free Radicals,” sponsored by the Association of Government Toxicologists, December 7, 1994.
• Presented a special lecture on “Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Coronary Heart Disease and Hypertension,” at the Fourth Japan Lipid Nutrition Meeting, Shizuoka, Japan, September 8 – 9, 1995.
• Presented the plenary lecture on “Genetic Variation and Nutrition” at the 7th Asian Congress of Nutrition, Beijing, China, October 7 – 11, 1995.
• Presented the plenary lecture on “Genetic Variation, Nutrition and Exercise” at the 5th International Course and Conference on “Physiological Chemistry and Nutrition of Exercise and Training,” Beijing, China, October 12 – 16, 1995.
• Presented “Genetic Variation in Nutrition and Chronic Diseases” at the Midland Dairy Council Health Professional Symposium on “Shaking the Family Tree: The Impact of Genetics and Dietary Recommendations on Chronic Disease Risk,” Kansas City, Kansas, October 24, 1995.
• Presented a lecture on “Genetic Variation in Nutrition” as Visiting Professor in Nutrition at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, Kansas, October 25, 1995.
• Presented “Genetic Individuality and Nutrition” at the 78th Annual Meeting of the American Dietetic Association, Chicago, Illinois, October 30 – November 2, 1995.
• Presented the keynote address “Nutritional Aspects of Fish” at the International Seafood Conference, Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands, November 13 – 16, 1995.
• Presented “The Role of Fatty Acids in Gene Expression” at the Workshop on “The Role of Essential Fatty Acids (Marine Oil) on IQ Development”, sponsored by the Division of Nutrition of the Indonesian National Research Council, Jakarta, Indonesia, February 14 – 16, 1996.
• Presented “Genetic Variation and Nutrition” at the Weekly Meeting of the Washington Philosophical Society, The Cosmos Club, Washington, D.C., March 1, 1996.
• Presented a lecture on “Genetic Variation and Nutrition” as Visiting Professor in Nutrition, at the Annual Meeting of the Mahoning Valley Dietetic Association, sponsored by the Dairy Council Mid East, Youngstown, Ohio, March 6, 1996.
• Presented “Trans Fatty Acids” at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Nutrition Education, Washington, D.C., March 14, 1996.
• Presentation on “Greek Medicine and the Concept of Positive Health: Genetics, Nutrition and Physical Activity in Health and in the Prevention of Chronic Diseases” for the Greek-American Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, March 15, 1996.
• Presented lecture on “Genetic Variation and Nutrition” as Visiting Professor, Cornell University, New York, New York, April 8 – 9, 1996.
• Presented lecture on “Genetic Variation and Nutrition” as Visiting Professor to the Clinical Nutrition Research Unit, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado, Apriil 11, 1996.
• Presented “Genetic Variation and Nutrition” at the Annual Meeting of the Tri-State Dietetic Association, Denver, Colorado, April 12, 1996.
• Presented “The Mediterranean Diet and Cardiovascular Disease Prevention” at the Annual Meeting of the American College for Advancement in Medicine, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, May 9 – 12, 1996.
• Presented the paper on “Genetic Variation and Nutrition: Nutrients, Physical Activity and Gene Expression” at the Third International Conference on Nutrition and Fitness, Athens, Greece, May 24 – 27, 1996.
• Presented the paper on “Omega-3 Fatty Acids in the Prevention and Management of Cardiovascular Disease” at the Symposium on “New Dietary Strategies for the Prevention and Management of Cardiovascular Disease” during the 39th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Federation of Biological Societies, London, Ontario, Canada, June 19 – 22, 1996.
• Presented the paper on “Diet and Gene Interactions: An Overview” at the Annual Meeting of the Institute of Food Technologists, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 22 – 26, 1996.
• Presented two lectures, “Fatty Acids and Lipids: Chemical and Biological Aspects” and “Effects of Fatty Acids and Lipids in Health and Disease” at the Interdisciplinary Seminar on “Fatty Acids and Cholesterol,” Mexico City, Mexico, July 3 – 5, 1996.
• Presented the paper on “Omega-6/Omega-3 Ratio and Trans Fatty Acids in NIDDM” at the3rd International Smolenice Insulin Symposium on “Lipids and Syndromes of Insulin Resistance: From Molecular Biology to Clinical Medicine,” sponsored by the Slovak Academy of Sciences and the New York Academy of Sciences, Smolenice Castle, Slovak Republic, August 28 – September 1, 1996.
• Presented “Genetics, Nutrition and Chronic Diseases” during Medical Grand Rounds, St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo, Ohio, October 2, 1996.
• Presented “Genetics, Nutrition and Chronic Diseases” at the Dairy Council Fall Forum, Toledo, Ohio, October 2, 1996.
• Presented “Genetics, Nutrition and Chronic Diseases” during Medical Grand Rounds, Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 3, 1996.
• Presented “Genetics, Nutrition and Chronic Diseases” during Medical Grand Rounds, University of Ghent, Ghent, Belgium, October 31, 1996.
• Presented “Genetics, Nutrition and Chronic Diseases” and participated in a Round Table Discussion at The New York Academy of Medicine, cosponsored by the Dairy Council and The Greater New York Dietetic Association, New York, New York, November 14, 1996.
• Presented “Genetics, Individualized Diets, and Chronic Diseases” and participated in a Round Table Discussion as Visiting Professor, sponsored by the Dairy Council, at the State University of New York, Buffalo, New York, November 15, 1996.
• Presented “Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Public Health” at the Conference on “Flax: The Next Decade” sponsored by the Flax Council of Canada, Winnipeg, Canada, December 3 – 4, 1996.
• Presented the paper on “Essential Fatty Acids in Health and Chronic Disease” at the Third International Congress on Vegetarian Nutrition, Loma Linda, California, March 23 – 26, 1997.
• Presented “Genetic, Nutrition and Chronic Diseases” as Visiting Professor, sponsored by the Dairy Council, at Marywood College, Scranton, Pennsylvania, April 24, 1997.
• Presented three lectures, “Genes & Health (Emphasis on Obesity)”, “Diet, Genetics, and Gastrointestinal Disorders,” and “Diet, Genetics, and Cardiovascular Disorders,” as Visiting Professor, Howard University Medical School, Washington, D.C., April 29 – 30, 1997.
• Presented “Genetic Variation and Dietary Response” in the Session “Clinical Applications of Genetic Profiling” at the Second Annual Molecular Genetic Profiling Conference, San Diego, California, May 5 – 6, 1997.
• Presented the keynote address on “Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Syndromes of Insulin Resistance” at the Congress of the Mexico City Institute of Scientific Investigations on Obesity and Associated Diseases, Acapulco, Mexico, May 25 – 26, 1997.
• Presented two papers, “Overview of Evolutionary Aspects of w3 Fatty Acids in the Diet” and “Redefining RDA and Food Safety,” at the International Conference on “The Return of Omega-3 Fatty Acids Into the Food Supply: I. Land-Based Animal Food Products and Their Health Effects,” Natcher Conference Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, September 18 – 19, 1997.
• Presented two lectures on “Diet, Genetics and Chronic Diseases,” as Visiting Professor sponsored by the Dairy Council of Central States.  One was to dietitians and nutrition educators at the University of Nebraska, and the other to the staff of the Osteoporosis Research Center, in Omaha and Lincoln, Nebraska, September 30 – October 1, 1997.
• Presented the keynote address on “Olive Oil: Nutritional and Health Aspects” at the Symposium on “The Olive’s Wastes,” Kalamata, Greece, November 6 – 8, 1997.
• Presented two lectures on “Diet, Genetics and Chronic Diseases,” as Visiting Professor sponsored by the Midland Dairy Council.  One was to the staff at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri, and the other to the staff at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas, December 11 – 12, 1997.
• Presented three lectures on “Diet, Genetics, and Chronic Diseases,” as Visiting Professor, sponsored by the Dairy Council – North East Chapter.   One lecture to medical students, another to dietiticians and nutrition educators, and a seminar to the faculty at the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, Pennsylvania, January 12, 1998.
• Presented the paper on “Genetic Variation and Nutrition,” at the Second Nestle Conference on Nutrition on “Nutritional and Genetic Interactions in Human Populations,” Mexico City, Mexico, January 29 – 30, 1998.
• Presented a lecture on “Diet, Genetics and Chronic Diseases,” as Visiting Professor, sponsored by the Dairy Council, at the Baptist Medical Center, Kansas City, Missouri, March 3, 1998.
• Presented lectures on “Omega-3 (DHA) Enriched Eggs” on a three-city tour to Indianapolis, Indiana, Phoenix, Arizona, and Denver, Colorado, March 24 – 26, 1998.
• Presented the keynote address on “Breakthrough Benefits of Omega-3” at the First International Conference on Omega-3 for Pets and Humans,” Chicago, Illinois, March 30, 1998.
• Presented the keynote address on “Evolutionary Aspects of Fatty Acids and the Return of Omega-3 Fatty Acids into the Food Supply: What Our Forefathers Ate and What are We Missing Most?” at the 2nd International Symposium on Egg Nutrition and Newly Emerging Ovo-Technologies, Banff, Alberta, Canada, April 5 – 8, 1998.
• Presented a lecture on her book for the public, “The Omega Plan,” at the Annual Meeting of Fannie Mae on “Cancer Awareness and Prevention Day,” Washington, D.C., April 8, 1998
• Presented “Current Intakes of Long Chain n-6 and n-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids in the U.S.” at the Symposium on “Long Chain PUFA” during the American Oil Chemists’ Society Annual Meeting and Expo, Chicago, Illinois, May 12, 1998.
• Presented the paper on “New Products from the Agri-Food Industry” at the 3rd Congress of the International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids (ISSFAL), Lyon, France, June 1 – 4, 1998.
• Presented the paper on “Evolutionary Aspects of Omega-3 Fatty Acids in the Food Supply” at the 4th International Round Table Conference on Fatty Acids and Cell Signaling, Chatham, Massachusetts, June 21 – 23, 1998.
• Presented the paper on “Essential Fatty Acids and Health” during the Session “Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Mental Health” at the World Congress of Social Psychiatry, Vancouver, Canada, August 17 – 21, 1998.
• Presented “Aging, Physical Activity and Nutrition: Metabolic Interrelationships of Physical Activity and Omega-3 Fatty Acids” at the 6th International Congress of the European Group for Research into Elderly and Physical Activity (EGREPA), Natania, Israel, September 6 – 11, 1998.
• Presented “Healthy Diets and Omega-3 Fatty Acids” to physicians, dietitians, nurses and interested citizens at the Conference Center of the Chamber of Commerce, Nicosia, Cyprus, September 15, 1998.
• Presented a lecture on her book for the public “The Omega Plan” in the Series “New Approaches to Health,” sponsored by the Continuing Education Program of Santa Barbara City College, September 30, 1998.
• Presented a lecture on her book for the public “The Omega Plan,” sponsored by the Nutrition for Optimal Health Association, Inc., at the Radisson Hotel in Lincolnwood, Illinois, October 28, 1998.
• Presented “Update on Omega-3 Fatty Acids” at the Annual Congress on Obesity, Mexico City, Mexico, November 6 – 7, 1998.
• Presented “Is it in Your Genes?” at the Ninth Annual Meeting of Dieticians on “Targeting Trends – Blending Old and New,” sponsored by the Dairy Council of Arizona, Phoenix, Arizona, November 13, 1998.
• Presented the Gopalan Oration on “Genetic Variation and Nutrition” at the Annual Meeting of the Nutrition Society of India, Hyderabad, India, November 27 – 28, 1998.
• Presented the Sixth Geoffrey Bourne Memorial Lecture on “Evolutionary Aspects of Diet and Essential Fatty Acids” at St. George’s University, Grenada, West Indies, January 25, 1999.
• Presented a lecture on her book for the public “The Omega Diet” to the Hellenic American Women’s Council, Washington, D.C., February 17, 1999.
• Presented “Evolutionary Aspects of Diet and Essential Fatty Acids” at the USDA Seminar on “The Role of Essential Fatty Acids in Disease,” Washington, D.C., March 5, 1999.
• Presented “Evolutionary Aspects of Diet and Omega-3 Fatty Acids” at the Symposium on “Highly Unsaturated Fatty Acids,” during the Annual Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Anaheim, California, March 30 – April 2, 1999.
• Presented a lecture on her book for the public, “The Omega Diet,” to the Olney Women’s Club, Olney Library, Olney, Maryland, April 27, 1999.
• Presented “The Scientific Evidence for The Omega Plan,” at the Annual Meeting of the New York State Dietetic Association, Rochester, New York, April 29 – 30, 1999.
• Presented “Evolutionary Aspects of Diet and Essential Fatty Acids,” to students and faculty as Visiting Professor, Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom, May 6, 1999.
• Presented “Nutrition in Sports: Nutrition, Physical Activity and Health, Including Historical Aspects from the First Olympiad in 776 BC to 393 AD and the Concept of Positive Health” at the European Forum of Dietetics, Delphi, Greece, June 6 – 9, 1999.
• Presented the keynote address on “Declaration of Olympia on Nutrition and Fitness – Genetic Variation and Nutrition” at the Conference/Industry Forum at the inauguration of the Smart Foods Centre, University of Wollongong, Australia, July 12 – 16, 1999.  Provided ratio, television and newspaper interviews on the Australian edition of her book for the public “The Omega Plan.”
• Presented “Additional Scientific Questions on Omega-3 and Long-Chain Fatty Acids,” at a meeting of the Consumer Healthcare Products Association, Fatty Acids Health Claims Task Group, Washington, D.C., July 21, 1999.
• Presented the paper on “Human Requirement for n-3 PUFA,” at the Annual Poultry Science Association Symposium on “The Role of Poultry Products in Enriching the Human Diet with n-3 PUFA,” Springdale, Arkansas, August 10, 1999.
• Presented a lecture on her book for the public, “The Omega Diet,” at the opening of The Omega Plan health food store featuring about 60 products balanced in the essential fatty acids, Cyprus, September 17 – 23, 1999.
• Presented two lectures, “The Essentiality of the n-6/n-3 Balance in Nutrition and Health,” and “Implications for Immunologic, Vascular and Metabolic Diseases,” at the First International Conference on “The Essential Fatty Acids Balance,” sponsored by the University of Miami and IVAX Corporation, Miami, Florida, October 10 – 11, 1999.
• Presented “Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Infant Formula” at the 12th Postgraduate Pediatric Conference, sponsored by the Children’s Hospital and Abbott Laboratories, Athens, Greece, December 4 – 5, 1999.
• Presented “Essential Fatty Acids in Health and Disease” at the Women’s Wellness Seminar Series at Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, January 28, 2000.
• Presented “Omega-6/Omega-3 Ratio in the Various Periods of Human Evolution” at the Workshop on “The Biological Role of Vegetal Omega-3 Fatty Acids,” sponsored by the Nutrition Foundation of Italy, Milan, Italy, February 9 – 10, 2000.
• Presented “Biological Role of Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Humans” at the Press Conference following the Workshop on “The Biological Role of Vegetal Omega-3 Fatty Acids,” sponsored by the Nutrition Foundation of Italy, Milan, Italy, February 9 – 10, 2000.
• Presented the paper on “Evolutionary Aspects of Diet, Essential Fatty Acids and Cardiovascular Disease” at the at the Consensus Meeting on Clinical Effectiveness, Biology Background, and Research Priorities of N-3 Fatty Acids,” Florence, Italy, February 17 – 19, 2000.
• Presented “Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Development and Mental Health” at the Scientific Meeting on “Brain Research and the Mapping of the Human Genome: Applications to Primary Care and Psychiatric Medicine,” sponsored by The Washington Psychiatric Society and the Medical Society of the District of Columbia, Washington, D.C., March 17 – 18, 2000.
• Presented “Genetic Variation and Nutrition,” to primary care physicians and other medical center staff at St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center, sponsored by the Ada Canyon Medical Education Consortium, Boise, Idaho, April 26, 2000.
• Presented “Genetic Variation and Nutrition” to the staff at Mercy Medical Center, sponsored by the Ada Canyon Medical Education Consortium, Boise, Idaho, April 26, 2000.
• Presented the keynote address on “Genetic Variation and Dietary Response” and presented “Genetic Variation, Cardiovascular Disease, and the Response to Diet” at the Annual Meeting of the Idaho Dietetic Association, Pocatello, Idaho, April 27, 2000.
• Presented “Omega-3 Essential Fatty Acids and Their Role in Health and Illness” during Grand Rounds at the John Umstead State Psychiatric Hospital of North Carolina and met with the Rehab Unit of the Wellness Committee, Butner, North Carolina, May 4, 2000.
• Presented the paper on “n-3 Fatty Acids and Human Health: Defining Strategies for Public Policy” at the Workshop on the “Prevention and Treatment of Vascular Disease: A Nutrition-Based Approach,” during the Annual Meeting of the European Society of Clinical Investigation, Aarhus, Denmark, May 18 – 20, 2000.
• Presented the Opening Address on “The Hippocratic Concept of Positive Health in the 5th Century BC and in the New Millennium” at the Fourth International Conference on Nutrition and Fitness, International Olympic Academy, Ancient Olympia, Greece, May 25 – 29, 2000.
• Presented the paper on “Evolutionary Aspects of Diet and Essential Fatty Acids” at the Plenary Session at the 4th Congress of the International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids (ISSFAL) “ISSFAL 2000,” Tsukuba, Japan, June 4 – 9, 2000.
• Presented “Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Health and Disease” at the Natural Nutrition Foods Association (NNFA) trade show in Las Vegas, Nevada, July 27 – 28, 2000.
• Presented “Essential Fatty Acids in Health and Disease” and the “1996 Declaration of Olympia on Nutrition and Fitness” at the Seminar on “Creating Better Health: Understanding Essential Fatty Acid Balance and Its Role in Health Maintenance and Disease Prevention,” Bloomington, Minnesota, September 15, 2000.
• Presented “Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Evolutionary Aspects and Metabolism” at the Workshop on “The Importance of Omega-3 Fatty Acids in the Attenuation of Immune-Mediated Diseases” sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine – NIH, September 18, 2000.
• Presented a lecture on her book for the public, “The Omega Diet,” at the Workshop on “Bypass the Hype to a Healthy Heart,” sponsored by the W. Dudley Johnson Foundation, at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Wisconsin, October 17, 2000.
• Presented a lecture on her book for the public, “The Omega Diet,” at the first lecture of the W. Dudley Johnson Foundation Health Lecture Series for the Public, Discovery World Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, October 17, 2000.
• Presented “The Role of Essential Fats in Cardiovascular Health & Disease” during Internal Medicine/Cardiology Grand Rounds, and spoke to allied health professionals on the same subject at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas, October 30, 2000.
• Presented “Evolutionary Aspects of Diet and Essential Fatty Acids” during a site visit to the Kronos Research Foundation, Phoenix, Arizona, October 30 – November 1, 2000.
• Presented a lecture on her book for the public, “The Omega Diet,” at the event on “The Flavors of Ancient Greece and The Manners and Customs of Ancient Greek Women” organized by the Welcome to Washington International Club, Arlington, Virginia, November 13, 2000.
• Presented “Evolutionary Aspects of w3 Fatty Acid Intake” at the International Workshop on “Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Diabetes and Cardiovascular Risk,” cosponsored by the Mid America Heart Institute at Saint Luke’s Hospital (Kansas) and the Omega-3 Research Institute (Bethesda), and partially funded by NHLBI, ODS and NIDDK, Bethesda, Maryland, November 30 – December 2, 2000.
• Presented “Genetic Variation and Nutrition: An Overview” at the Symposium on “Diet and Gene Interactions: Equal Partners in Health?” coorganized and cosponsored by The Center for Genetics, Nutrition and Health and the USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, Washington, D.C., December 6, 2000.
• Presented “Genetics, Nutrition and Health” at the Preparatory Meeting on “Public Health Aspects of Environmental and Human Health in Subsahara Africa,” sponsored by the Institute for Environmental Studies, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, December 12, 2000.

2001-2004 Activities and Future Activities

• Dr. Simopoulos spoke on “Diet and Gene Interactions: Equal Partners in Health” at the Department of Physiology, Universitya di “Tor Vergata” Roma Medical School, Rome Italy, March 26-27, 2001.
• Dr. Simopoulos taught the 20-hour graduate nutrition course on “Nutrition & Modern Dietary Trends” at the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute at Chania (MAICH), Chania, Crete, Greece from April 2-6, 2001.
• Dr. Simopoulos spoke on “Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Health and Disease” at a medical congress cosponsored by the Turkish Dietetic Association, in Istanbul, Turkey, April 11, 2001.  She also gave television, radio and newspaper interviews on the subject.
• Dr. Simopoulos spoke on “Advances in Nutrition: Genetic Variation and Nutrition” at the Wisconsin Dietetic Association’s Annual Conference 2001: A Nutrition Odyssey, Appleton, Wisconsin, April 18-20, 2001.
• Dr. Simopoulos was Visiting Professor and spoke on “Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Chronic Diseases” at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, May 7, 2001.
• Dr. Simopoulos cochaired Session 2. Modification of Cell Activation, Signaling, and Function by Fatty Acids, at the NIH-funded Workshop on Cellular and Molecular Aspects of Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Cancer, sponsored by Marshall University and the Omega-3 Research Institute, Breckenridge, Colorado, June 28-30, 2001.
• Dr. Simopoulos spoke on “Evolutionary Aspects of Diet with Emphasis on Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Genetic Variation” at the Nutracon 2001, San Diego, California, July 9 – 11, 2001.
• Dr. Simopoulos spoke on “The Mediterranean Diets: What is So Special About the Diet of Greece?  The Scientific Evidence” at the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) 11th Annual Research Conference on “Diet, Nutrition and Cancer” held in Washington, D.C., July 16 –17, 2001.
• Dr. Simopoulos (1) chaired the symposium on “Diet and Genes” and gave the keynote address on “Genetics – Implications to Nutrition,” (2) chaired the workshop on “Walnuts and Cardiovascular Health” and gave the keynote lecture on “Essential Fatty Acids in Health and Chronic Diseases”  and (3) chaired an informal meeting of three members of the IUNS Committee on Genetics, Nutrition and Chronic Diseases at the International Union of Nutritional Sciences (IUNS) 17th International Congress of Nutrition, Vienna, Austria, August 27 – 31, 2001.
• Dr. Simopoulos spoke on “Genetic Variation and Dietary Response” during the symposium on “New Directions in Women’s Health: The role of Genetics and Functional Ingredients Throughout the Life Cycle” at the Annual Meeting of the American Dietetic Association, St. Louis, Missouri, October 20, 2001.
• Dr. Simopoulos cochaired Session I: Mediterranean Diets and Disease Prevention and spoke on “What are the Mediterranean diets?,”and also spoke on “What is So Special About the Diet of Greece: The Scientific Evidence” during Session 3: Cultural Aspects of the Mediterranean Diets at the conference on Mediterranean Diets, Universita Pontifica Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile, October 26-27, 2001.
• Dr. Simopoulos gave a presentation on “The Omega Diet” sponsored by Rogue Valley Medical Center, at the Smullin Health Education Center, Medford Oregon, November 8, 2001.
• Dr. Simopoulos served as an expert consultant at the meeting on “Risk Communication about Novel Foods in Development, Transition and Advantaged Societies” a Monash University FAO Center of Excellence/WHO Taskforce, and presented “Omega-3 fatty acids in wild plants, seeds and nuts”, Metung, Australia, November 11 – 14, 2001.
• Dr. Simopoulos presented “Genetic Variation and Dietary Response: Nutrigenetics/Nutrigenomics” at the Joint WHO/FAO expert consulation on diet, nutrition and the prevention of chronic diseases, Geneva, Switzerland, January 28-February 1, 2002.
• Dr. Simopoulos gave a presentation on “Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Cancer” during the First Parallel Session and gave a Plenary Lecture on “Nutrition, Genetics, and Cancer” at the symposium on “Nutrition, Environment and Cancer, held in Ankara, Turkey, March 31- April 3, 2002.
• Dr. Simopoulos gave the Endocrine Grand Rounds at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, April 8, 2002.  She spoke on “Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Cardiovascular Disease.”
• She attended the Scientific Advisory Council Meeting of the Walnut Marketing Board on April 14 – 16, 2002 in the California Napa Valley.
• As cochairperson of the Organizing Committee and Academic Committee, Dr. Simopoulos helped organize the “2002 Essential Fatty Acids & Human Nutrition & Health International Conference” Shanghai, China, April 24-27, 2002, which is the first of its kind to be held in China. The goal of the conference is to review the research on essential fatty acids in human nutrition and health and to expand the technology and communication between the Chinese and international organizations.  She gave several keynote presentations: “Current International Research Situation on Fatty Acids and Government Policies in Western Countries”,  “Importance of Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Food:  Evolutionary Aspects of Diet” and “Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Inflammation and Autoimmune Diseases.” Dr. Simopoulos also spoke on the same topics at a workshop on “Nutrition and Health” at Xiang Mountain, Beijing, China, April 28, 2002.  On April 24, Dr. Simopoulos did a book signing in Shanghai of the newly published Chinese translation of her book for the public The Omega Diet (HarperCollins, 1999).
• Dr. Simopoulos gave a seminar on “What are the Mediterranean Diets?” to the Nutrition for Optimal Health Association, in Lincolnwood, Illinois, May 15, 2002.
• On June 14th Dr. Simopoulos gave a presentation on “The Mediterranean Diets: What is so Special About the Diet of Crete?” at the meeting on “Food for Thought: Current Concepts in Nutrition and Cancer” at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Shadyside, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
• Dr. Simopoulos spoke at a special scientific and culinary event “Mediterranean Plus: A Life Celebration” at the first anniversary of the Cosmos Club Health Group, Cosmos Club, Washington, D.C. on June 20th.
• She gave the keynote address on “Essential Fatty Acids in Health and Chronic Disease” at the Nikkei Diet and Health Seminar on July 12, 2002 in Tokyo, Japan.
• Dr. Simopoulos chaired the symposium “Obesity: Are We Any Closer To Identifying Cause And Effect?" on July 26, 2002 during the 7th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science in Athens, Greece, and spoke on “Genetic Variation and Nutrition” during this symposium.
• Dr.  Simopoulos gave a presentation on “The Return of Omega-3 Fatty Acids into the Food Supply: An Overview” at the mini-symposium on “Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Evolution and Human Health” sponsored by The Belovo Group (Egg Science and Technology), Washington, D.C., September 23-24, 2002.
• On October 31 and November 1, 2002, Dr. Simopoulos gave lectures on “Variation in dietary response – how do genes and diet relate?” at hospitals in Durban and Tygerberg, South Africa, respectively, and was a Visiting Professor at the University of Western Cape and the University of Stellenbosch.  At the National Nutrition Congress, held November 5-9, 2002 in Potchefstroom, South Africa, Dr. Simopoulos spoke on “Making Sense of the Dietary 6/3 Balance”; gave a plenary lecture on “Variations in dietary response – how do genes and diet relate?”; cochaired a session on “Growth Monitoring”; and assisted in a Master Class on “Nutritional regulation of gene expression”.
• On November 12 and 13, she gave 2 two-hour lectures to the graduate students at Harokopio University: one on "Genetic Variation and Dietary Response" and the other on "Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Inflammation and Autoimmune Disorders".
• On November 15th, she gave the keynote address "Evolutionary Aspects of Diet and the Omega-6/Omega-3 Balance" at the 2nd Congress of the European Chapter of the American College of Nutrition, held in Athens, Greece, November 15-16, 2002.
• Artemis P. Simopoulos was Visiting Professor at the Laboratory of Food and Human Nutrition, Department of Neuroscience, at the Universita Degli Studi di Roma “Tor Vergata”, Rome, Italy, January 14-17.
• Dr. Simopoulos was a member of the International Committee for the conference on “European Mediterranean Diets” where she gave a presentation on “Mediterranean Diet in Greece”, Rome, Italy, January 20, 2003.
• Dr. Simopoulos gave presentations on “The Importance of the Ratio of Omega-6/Omega-3 Essential Fatty Acids in Chronic Diseases” and “Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Where Are We & Where Are We Going: Major Issues” at the International Symposium on Biomedical Gerontology on “Diet, Health, Aging and Longevity: Good Fat, Bad Fat”, Phoenix Arizona, February 5-7, 2003.  This meeting was co-organized by the Kronos Longevity Research Institute and The Center for Genetics, Nutrition and Health.
• Dr. Simopoulos organized and chaired two sessions to be held during the IX Asian Congress of Nutrition, New Delhi, India, February 23 – 27, 2003: the Plenary Session on “Diet and Genes: Nutrigenetics/Nutrigenomics”, where Dr. Simopoulos gave a plenary lecture on “Genetic Variation and Dietary Response: An Overview”; and the Symposium on “Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Growth, Development and Chronic Diseases”, where she gave the introductory presentation on “Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Evolutionary Aspects and Public Policy”.  The papers will be published in 2004.
• In February 2003, Dr. Simopoulos’ book for the public The Omega Diet was published in Greek by Livanis Publishing Company in Athens, Greece.
• Dr. Simopoulos organized and cochaired with Dr. Robert F. Murray, Jr., a Symposium on “Nutrigenetics/Nutrigenomics” held April 12th at the Experimental Biology Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, April 11-15, 2003.  She gave the opening presentation on “Genetic Variation and Nutrition”.
• Dr. Simopoulos held a video teleconference from Washington, D.C. on “Mediterranean Diets” hosted by the NorthEast Medical Center in Concord, North Carolina, on April 17, 2003.
• Dr. Simopoulos spoke on “The Omega Diet: The lifesaving nutritional program based on the diet of the Island of Crete” on April 26th at the Annual Meeting of the California Dietetic Association, Anaheim, California, April 24-26, 2003.
• Dr. Simopoulos gave a lecture on “Mediterranean Cuisine. The scientific evidence for The Omega Diet as exemplified by the diet of Crete” during the Smithsonian Spring Course on “A Journey to the Glorious Greek Islands”, Smithsonian, Washington, D.C., on May 8, 2003.
• Dr. Simopoulos coorganized and cochaired with Dr. Sergio Muntoni the “International Conference on Genetic Variation, Nutrition and Physical Activity”, a joint meeting of the IUNS Committee on Genetics, Nutrition and Chronic Diseases, which Dr. Simopoulos chairs, and the Directors of the Centers on Genetics, Nutrition, Exercise and Health, Sardinia (S. Margherita di Pula, Cagliari), Italy, May 22-24, 2003.  She gave a keynote presentation on “Genetics: Nutritional Implications” on May 22nd.
• Dr. Simopoulos gave a keynote presentation on “Mediterranean Diets:  Historical and Nutritional Aspects ” at the meeting on “Mediterranean Diet and Metabolic Disease,” Kardamili, Greece, May 31 to June 1, 2003.
• Dr. Simopoulos gave the keynote address on “Mediterranean Diets: The Omega Diet” and a presentation on “Diet and Genetics” at the regional meeting of the Lebanese Dietetic Association “Nutrition for Optimum Health: Conference and Exhibit”, in collaboration with the American Overseas Dietetic Association, and the Department of Nutrition and Food Science at the American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon, June 5-7, 2003.  She also cochaired Session II:  Diet and Disease, with Dr. Malek Batal.
• Dr. Simopoulos organized and chaired the symposium on “Essential Fatty Acids in Health and Disease” and gave the opening presentation on “Essential Fatty Acids in Health and Disease.” at the IX Latin American Congress of FELANPE (Latin American Federation of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition) and the II Cuban Congress of Clinical Nutrition, Havana, Cuba, June 23-27, 2003.  She also gave a keynote presentation on “Diet and Genes” during that meeting.
• Dr. Simopoulos gave a presentation on “Omega-6/Omega-3 Essential Fatty Acid Ratio: The Scientific Evidence” at the VI International Fatty Acids & Cell Signaling meeting, at the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, July 15 – 17, 2003.
• On July 23, 2003, Dr. Simopoulos spoke on “The Omega Diet and Your Heart” at the second anniversary of the Cosmos Club Health Group, Washington, D.C.
• Dr. Simopoulos cochaired Session 2. Skin Protection: Topical, Diet and gave a presentation on “Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Inflammation and Autoimmune Diseases” at the 2nd International Conference on Oxidative Stress – Skin Biology and Medicine,” Andros, Greece, September 18-21, 2003.

• She spoke on “The Importance of the Omega-6/Omega-3 Ratio in Chronic Diseases and Gene Expression: The Scientific Evidence” during the 2nd International Congress on the Columbus Concept on “Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Evolution and Human Health” in Athens, Greece, September 25-27, 2003.
• In September 2003, Dr. Simopoulos’ book for the public, The Omega Diet, was published in Korean by EarthLove, Seoul, Korea.
• In October 2003 the volume on”Omega-6/Omega-3 Essential Fatty Acid Ratio: The Scientific Evidence” which Dr. Simopoulos edited with Dr. Cleland was published by Karger in World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics.
• On October 23, 2003, Dr. Simopoulos gave a lecture on “What Your Genes Can Tell You About Nutrition” at the Navy War Memorial, as part of the focus on the Human Genome (The Smithsonian Associates Program) at the Smithsonian, Washington, D.C.
• Dr. Simopoulos spoke on “Which Diet Should I Be On for My Heart Doctor?” at the Second-Annual Conference on Preventive Cardiology at the Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, Washington, October 24, 2003.
• Dr. Simopoulos gave a keynote presentation on “Beneficial Effects of Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Health and Disease” at the 13th Latinoamerican Congress of Nutrition, Acapulco, Mexico, November 9-13, 2003.
• On November 22, 2003, Dr. Simopoulos gave a presentation on “The Traditional Diet of Greece and Cancer” during the Annual European Cancer Prevention (ECP) Symposium and Michael J. Hill Memorial Lecture on “Mediterranean Diet and Cancer Prevention” in London, UK.  Her paper will be published in the European Journal of Cancer Prevention in 2004.
• Dr. Simopoulos attended the first Nutrilite Health Institute’s Scientific Advisory Board meeting, Buena Park, California, April 5-7, 2004.
• Dr. Simopoulos gave a presentation on “The Omega Diet” and had a book signing at the Arlington Neighbor’s Club Book Section, Arlington, Virginia, April 14, 2004.
• Dr. Simopoulos is a member of the Symposium Advisory Committee for the 3rd International Symposium on Egg Nutrition for Health, to be held in Banff, Canada, April 18-21, 2004.  Dr. Jeong Sim presented her paper on “The omega-6/omega-3 ratio: the scientific evidence and the need to return the omega-3 fatty acids into eggs” which will be published in the conference proceedings.
• Dr. Simopoulos cochaired with Dr. Pavlou and Dr. Chrousos, the Fifth International Conference on Nutrition and Fitness, held at the Athens War Museum in Athens, Greece, June 9-12, 2004.  She participated in the Opening Ceremonies, cochaired with Dr. Vorster Session IX on Defining the Components of a Healthy Diet, and gave the first presentation in that session on “Evolutionary Aspects of diet and the Traditional Diet of Greece (Crete).  The conference was organized by The Center for Genetics, Nutrition and Health, who was a major sponsor along with the Stavros S. Niarchos Foundation.
• Dr. Simopoulos presented the Greek edition of her book, The Omega Diet, at the Hellenic American Union on June 14, 2004 in Athens, Greece.
• Dr. Simopoulos attended the Scientific Advisory Council meeting of the Walnut Marketing Board and the California Walnut Commission, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, August 3-6, 2004.
• Dr. Simopoulos had a book tour for the presentation of the 3rd Chinese edition of The Omega Diet, and book signings in Beijing (Sept 3), Shanghai (Sept 6), Nanjing (Sept 8), Guangzhou (Sept 11) and an interview on Chinese National Television (Sept 2), China, September 2-11, 2004.
• Dr. Simopoulos also promoted the Chinese editions of The Omega Diet in conjunction with the visit by Dr. Sam Rehnborg to Amway/Nutrilite representatives in China to show the documentary on “The Quest For Nutrition”, September 11, 2004.
• Dr. Simopoulos gave a presentation on “Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Antioxidants in Edible Wild Plants” at the Phytochemical Symposium in Beijing, China, September 11, 2004.
• Dr. Simopoulos was a Visiting Professor to PhD students in the Department of Food Sciences at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden, and give several lectures on omega-3 fatty acids, September 28-29, 2004.
• Dr. Simopoulos gave a presentation on “The Omega-6/Omega-3 Essential Fatty Acid Ratio and Gene Expression” at the Second “Biologie Prospective” Santorini Conference on “From Human Genetic Variations to Prediction of Risks and Responses to the Environment” to be held in Santorini, Greece, September 30 – October 4, 2004.  This conference was held in collaboration with the IUNS Task Force on “Genetics, Nutrition and Physical Activity in Health and Disease”.
• Dr. Simopoulos gave a presentation on “The Importance of the Ratio of Omega-6/Omega-3 Essential Fatty Acids: Evolutionary Aspects” at the 3rd International Congress on the Columbus Concept on “Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Evolution and Human Health” in Brussels, Belgium, October 6-9, 2004.
• Dr. Simopoulos gave a presentation on “The Role of Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Gene Expression” at the Fifth International Phytochemical Conference on “Phytochemicals: Nutrient – Gene Interactions” Pomona, California, October 18-19, 2004.
• Dr. Simopoulos attended the Nutrilite Health Institute Scientific Advisory Board meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, November 17-18, 2004.
• Dr. Simopoulos spoke on “The Importance of the Ratio of Omega-6/Omega-3 Fatty Acids for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease” at the 1st Panhellenic Congress of the Hellenic Society of Atherosclerosis, Athens, Greece, December 2-4, 2004.
• Dr. Simopoulos gave a presentation on “Omega-3 fatty acids during pregnancy, lactation and infant feeding” at the International Symposium Gynaecologie, Antwerp, Belgium, December 10-11, 2004.
• Dr. Simopoulos gave Physician Grand Rounds on “The Omega Diet” at Stevens Hospital in Edmonds, Washington, March 9, 2005.
• Dr. Simopoulos gave a lecture on “The Omega Diet” to the DC Women’s International Group, Washington, DC, March 11, 2005.
• Dr. Simopoulos spoke on “Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Inflammation and Autoimmune Diseases” and present two workshops on “The Omega Diet” at the annual meeting of the American Association of Orthopaedic Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, April 13-17, 2005.
• Dr. Simopoulos attended the meeting of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Nutrilite Health Institute, Stanford, California, May 2005.
• Dr. Simopoulos gave a keynote presentation on “Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Inflammation and Autoimmune Diseases” at the Annual Symposium of the Florida Dietetic Association, Fort Myers, Florida, July 13, 2005.  She also did a book signing of The Omega Diet.
• Dr. Simopoulos organized and chaired a symposium on “Nutrigenetics/Nutrigenomics” and spoke on “Evolutionary Aspects of Diet, the Omega-6/Omega-3 Ratio and Genetic Variation: Nutritional Implications for Chronic Diseases” at the 18th International Congress of Nutrition, held in Durban, South Africa, September 19-24, 2005.
• Dr. Simopoulos attended the third meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Hellenic American University, Athens, Greece, September 29-30, 2005.
• Dr. Simopoulos gave the opening lecture on omega-3 fatty acids and show the PBS documentary in the four part series on “The Omega-3 Revolution” which she organized with Ms. Melody Curtis, Program Coordinator of Educational and Cultural Programs at The Smithsonian Associates, Washington, D.C., October 6, 2005.  Three lectures followed in the next three weeks:  Dr. Joseph Hibbeln (NIH) spoke on “Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Mental Health”, Dr. Norman Salem (NIH) spoke on “Omega-3 Fatty Acids and the Brain” and Dr. Alexander Leaf (Harvard) spoke on “Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Cardiovascular Disease.”
• Dr. Simopoulos gave the conference opening address on “Evolutionary Aspects of Diet, The Omega-6/Omega-3 Ratio and Genetic Variation:  Nutritional Implications for Chronic Diseases”, as well as summarize Session V and gave the “Conference Conclusions” at the 4th International Congress on the Columbus Concept, Beijing, China, October 12-15, 2005.   She was a conference cochair and co-organized the scientific program with Belovo (Belgium).
• Dr. Simopoulos held the first organizational and scientific meeting of the World Council on Nutrition, Fitness and Health in Athens and Ancient Olympia, Greece, October 28-31, 2005. The members (alphabetical order) are Regina C. Casper, M.D. (USA), Raffaele De Caterina, M.D., Ph.D. (Italy), Michel de Lorgeril, M.D., Ph.D. (France), Ole Faegerman, M.D. (Denmark), Elizabeth Ferris, M.D. (UK), Nahla Hwalla, Ph.D., R.D. (Lebanon), Alexander Leaf, M.D. (USA), Federico Leighton, M.D., Ph.D. (Chile), Harumi Okuyama, Ph..D. (Japan), John Parker (USA), Louis Pérusse, Ph.D. (Canada) Chris Spirou (Greece), Panos Stamatopoulos, M.D. (Greece), Linda Tapsell, Ph.D. (Australia) as well as three members to be determined from India, China and Africa.
• Dr. Simopoulos spoke on the “Importance of Omega-6/Omega-3 Fatty Acids Ratio” at the course on “Enhancing the Safety of Parenteral & Enteral Nutrition – Redefining Hospital Nutrition in Modern Medicine” in Boston, Massachusetts, November 6, 2005.  This course was organized by the Continuing Medical Education department of Harvard Medical School.

• Artemis P. Simopoulos, M.D. gave a presentation on “n-3 PUFA and cardiovascular disease” at the “International Forum on n-3 PUFA” held in Rome, Italy, January 19 20, 2006. This meeting was organized by the Consorzio Mario Negri Sud.
• On January 20, 2006, Dr. Simopoulos chaired the first organizational meeting of the International Society of Nutrigenetics/Nutrigenomics (ISNN), Rome, Italy.
• A condensed version of Dr. Simopoulos’ book The Omega Diet (HarperCollins, 1999) was printed in Persian and 600 copies were distributed at the “Heart & New Technology' Congress in Ramsar, Iran, February 28 – March 3, 2006.
• Dr. Simopoulos atttended the Nutritional Advisory Board Meeting for Ther-RX in St. Louis, Missouri, March 16-17, 2006.
• Dr. Simopoulos attended the Board of Trustees meeting of the Hellenic American University in Manchester, New Hampshire on March 24  25, 2006, and was appointed to the HAU Academic Affairs Committee.
• April 4, 2006, Dr. Simopoulos spoke on “The Good Fat Diet: The Omega-3 Health Revolution” at the Virginia Dietetic Association’s annual meeting, Fair Oaks, Virginia.  Following her presentation she had a book signing of The Omega Diet.
• Dr. Simopoulos gave a presentation on “Evolutionary Aspects of Diet, The Omega-6/Omega-3 Ratio and Genetic Variation:  Nutritional Implications for Chronic Diseases” at the Vth International Nutrition and Dietetics Congress, at the Hacettepe Cultural Center in Ankara, Turkey, April 12 15, 2006.
• On May 2  6, 2006, Dr Simopoulos attended the Grand Opening of the Nutrilite Health Institute’s (NHI) Center for Optimal Health (May 3rd) and the NHI Scientific Advisory Board Meeting (Mar 4th and 5th), Buena Park, California.
• Dr. Simopoulos cochaired with Dr. Sergio Muntoni the Workshop on “Intervention at the Population Level” during the XIV International Symposium on Atherosclerosis, Rome, Italy, June 18  22, 2006, and gave a presentation on “Health Effects of a Mediterranean Diet: What is So Special About the Diet of Greece?  The Scientific Evidence”.
• Dr. Simopoulos chaired the second organizational meeting of the International Society of Nutrigenetics/Nutrigenomics (ISNN), Rome Italy, June 20, 2006.
• Artemis P. Simopoulos, M.D. attended the Annual Meeting of the Healthy Lifestyle in Europe by Nutrition in Adolescence (HELENA) Project, held July 4-7, 2006, at the Metropolitan hotel in Athens, Greece.  Dr. Simopoulos is an External Advisor to this European Union funded project, coordinated by Dr. Luis A. Moreno Aznar of the University of Zaragoza, Spain.
• Dr. Simopoulos cochaired the session on “Improving healthy lifestyles in children and adolescents” during the HELENA Workshop for the general public on “Methodological Issue in Nutrition and Lifestyle Assessment and Intervention in Adolescents” on July 8, 2006 at Harokopio University in Athens, Greece.
• Dr. Simopoulos gave a plenary lecture on “Evolutionary Aspects of Diet, the Omega-6/Omega-3 Ratio and Genetic Variation:  Nutritional Implications for Chronic Diseases” on the first day of the Women’s Health & Asian Traditional Medicine (WHAT Medicine) conference on “Enhancing Medicinal Plants with Biotechnology”, July 28 – 30, 2006, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  The conference was attended by more than 1000 participants.  On July 29th she gave a presentation on omega-3 fatty acids to a group of physicians in Kuala Lumpur, and on July 30th Dr. Simopoulos gave a talk to the public on The Omega Diet (HarperCollins, 1999), focusing on women’s health.  In between her presentations, she gave a number of media interviews for the electronic and written media in Malaysia.
• Artemis P. Simopoulos, M.D. attended the Board of Trustees meeting of the Hellenic American University in Athens, Greece September 24  25, 2006.
• On October 9th Dr. Simopoulos cochaired with Dr. Lisa Spence the Symposium on Nutrigenetics/Nutrigenomics, held as an invited satellite to the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) in New Orleans, Louisiana.  Speakers included Serge Ferrari, M.D. (Switzerland), Louis Perusse, Ph.D. (Canada), Jing X. Kang, M.D., Ph.D. (USA), and Antonio Velazquez, M.D., Ph.D. (Mexico).  This symposium was organized by the International Society of Nutrigenetics/Nutrigenomics (ISNN), of which Dr. Simopoulos is President, and cosponsored by the ISNN, The Center for Genetics, Nutrition and Health, and the National Dairy Council.
• Dr. Simopoulos gave the inaugural presentation on “What is So Special About the Diet of Greece?  The Scientific Evidence” at the seminar on “Greek Food & Healthy Living:  Scientific Evidence on the Benefits of the Greek Diet,” the first in the Hellenic Studies Program series on “Greek Food, Public Health, and Policy” at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, October 11, 2006.  The seminar was attended by about 500 people.
• Dr. Simopoulos was a member of the Scientific Committee to review research applications for the 1st International Competition for Research on Science, Nutrition and Food Technology for 2006, organized by the Artistidis Daskalopoulos Foundation in Athens, Greece.  On November 1st she gave a presentation on “What is So Special About the Diet of Greece?  The Scientific Evidence” as part of the foundation’s Awards Ceremony at the Hilton Hotel in Athens, following the presentation of the ten selected research papers on October 31st at Harokopio University in Athens, Greece.
• November 30 – December 2, 2006, Dr. Simopoulos cochaired the 2006 International Congress & Exhibition on Nutrition, Fitness and Health, held in Shanghai, China.  This congress was coorganized by the Shanghai Center for Scientific & Technological Exchange with Foreign Countries, the Center for Public Nutrition and Development of China and The Center for Genetics, Nutrition and Health.  The Stavros S. Niarchos Foundation was a major supporter of the congress.  Dr. Simopoulos gave the keynote opening address on “Cultural Aspects of Diet and Physical Activity in Greece”.
• On December 10, 2006, the Ambassador of Greece, Mr. Alexandros P. Mallias, hosted a Symposium on “The Declaration of Olympia – On Olympism, Sports and Nutrition” at the Embassy of Greece in Washington, D.C., which was organized and chaired by Dr. Simopoulos. The Symposium panel included (1) Peter G. Bourne, M.D., Visiting Scholar, Green College, University of Oxford, UK.  Former Assistant to the President for Health Issues in the Carter White House and later Assistant Secretary General at the United Nations; (2) Alketas Panagoulias, Instructor, Former USA National-Olympic Coach, Greece National World Cup Coach; (3) Artemis P. Simopoulos, M.D., President, The Center for Geneticsc, Nutrition and Health; (4) Norman Salem, Jr., Ph.D., Chief of the Laboratory of Membrane Biochemistry & Biophysics, in the Division of Intramural Clinical and Biological Research, U.S. National Institutes of Health (5) Christine Spain, Director, Research, Planning and Special Projects, The President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, USA.
• Dr. Simopoulos attended the Scientific Advisory Board Meeting of the Nutrilite Health Institute at the Center for Optimal Health, Buena Park, California, February 4 – 6, 2007.
• Dr. Simopoulos will be a Visiting Professor at the University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, March 26 – 30, 2007.  She will examine a PhD student on her thesis “Developmental changes in adiposity in toddlers and preschoolers in the GENESIS study and associations with selected candidate genes.”  She will also give a seminar on either “Evolutionary Aspects of Diet and the Omega-6/Omega-3 Fatty Acid Balance” or “What is So Special About the Diet of Greece?  The Scientific Evidence.”
• Dr. Simopoulos will attend the Board of Trustees meeting of the Hellenic American University in Manchester, New Hampshire (dates to be confirmed in the spring).
• Dr. Simopoulos will give a public lecture on “The Greek Mediterranean Diet” at the Hellenic Museum and Cultural Center in Chicago, Illinois, May 17, 2007.
• Dr. Simopoulos will attend the Annual Meeting of the HELENA project, to be held in Stockholm, Sweden, June 16 – 18, 2007.
• As an External Advisor to the HELENA project, Dr. Simopoulos will attend the Symposium on “Cutrrent evidence and future perspectives for lifestyle interventions in children and adolescents – HELENA-IDEFICS-ProChildren Joint Symposium” which is a satellite symposium to the 6th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA), to be held in Oslo, Norway, June 20 – 23, 2007.
• Dr. Simopoulos will attend the Board of Trustees meeting of the Hellenic American University in Athens, Greece September 24  25, 2006 (dates to be confirmed).
• Dr. Simopoulos will speak on “Nutrigenetics/Nutrigenomics and Omega-3 Fatty Acids” at the First Varna Nutrigenomics Meeting, Varna, Bulgaria, October 18 – 20, 2007.
• Dr. Simopoulos will speak on “Nutrigenetics/Nutrigenomics and Omega-3 Fatty Acids” at the next meeting of the Columbus Concept (Belovo), to be held in Paris, France, October 22 – 25, 2007.
• Dr. Simopoulos has organized and will chair the 1st Congress of ISNN, to be held at the Hellenic American University/Hellenic American Union in Athens, Greece, November 12 – 13, 2007.  She will also give a plenary lecture on “Nutrigenetics/Nutrigenomics:  Nutritional Implications”.  She will also chair a business meeting of the society officers and Board of Directors.

Presentations in Capacity as Chairman, Nutrition Coordinating Committee – National Institutes of Health (NIH)

• Presented the “NIH Program in Clinical Nutrition Research” at the Conference on “The Biomedical and Behavioral Basis of Clinical Nutrition: A Projection for the 1980s,” National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, June 19 – 20, 1978.
• Panel Member and Speaker on Panel “Nutrition and Government”, Third Clinical Congress, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Boston, Massachusetts, January 30 – February 3, 1979.
• Session Chairman, STEP Module No. 4, “The Politics of Health: 1979 Update,” and Chair of Session on “The Politics of Nutrition and Public Health,” National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, April 18 – 20, 1979; editor of proceedings.
• Panel Member, Stokely-Van Camp Annual Symposium on “Food in Contemporary Society,” University of Tennessee, Knoxville, May 21 – 23, 1979. Presented “The NIH Nutrition Program” during Panel on Federal Agencies Report.
• Speaker for the Women’s City Club of Cleveland Luncheon Lecture Program on “Current Research and Thinking on How Food and Vitamins Affect the Aging Process,” Cleveland, Ohio, October 22 – 23, 1979.
• Member of the Panel “Nutrition Programs at the Federal Level” sponsored by ADA, AHEA, IFT, SNE, and the Washington Nutrition Group, Crystal City, Virginia, November 8, 1979.
• Moderator of “NIH Science Writers Seminar on Nutrition Research,” National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, November 9, 1979.
• Speaker before a group of graduate students at the National Nutrition Consortium Washington Seminar on Nutrition Policy on “NIH/DHHS Research and its Applications,” National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, January 15, 1980.
• Member of the Panel on “The Nestle Boycott – What are the Special Responsibilities of Corporations?” to discuss issues in the case with special reference to the WHO/UNICEF meeting (held in Geneva, October 9 – 12, 1979), University of Virginia Medical School, Charlottsville, Virginia, January 23 – 24, 1980.
• Speaker at the Food and Nutrition Section/71st Annual Meeting and Exposition of the American Home Economics Association on “1977 Food Consumption Survey and HANES Study,” Dallas, Texas, June 23, 1980.
• Presented the Luncheon Address on “The Concept of Clinical Nutrition and the NIH’s CNRU Program” at the 21st Annual Meeting of the American College of Nutrition on “Nutrition and Child Health Perspectives for the 1980’s,” Bethesda, Maryland, September 9, 1980.
• Opening lecturer on “Food and Health Prevention, the Secret of Wholeness” for the Seminar Series on Medicine and Theology at the Wesley Theological Seminary, American University, Washington, D.C., September 11, 1980.
• Presented “The Research Priorities in Nutrition Developed by the Joint Subcommittee on Human Nutrition Research,” at the Meeting of the Joint Council on Food and Agricultural Sciences, Arlington, Virginia, October 15, 1980.
• Presented “Providing Scientific Information to Congress and Other Decision Makers” at the Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Detroit, Michigan, October 23, 1980.
• Presented “The NIH Biomedical and Behavioral Nutrition Research and Training Program and the NCC Office Activities” at the Washington Seminar on Nutrition Policy, sponsored by the National Nutrition Consortium, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, November 18, 1980.
• Presented “Nutrition as a Trans-NIH Issue,” at the Grants Association Seminar held annually at National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1981 – 1984.
• Participated at the 18th Association for Children and Adults with Learning Disabilities International Conference on “Coming of Age,” Atlanta, Georgia, February 18 – 19, 1981.
• Presented the “NIH Biomedical and Behavioral Nutrition Research and Training Program” at the National Cancer Advisory Board Ad Hoc Subcommittee on Nutrition, held at National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, April 23, 1981.
• Speaker at he 64th Annual Meeting of the American Dietetic Association on “Who Will Direct the Thrust of Clinical Nutrition Research in the 80s?…Are You Ready?,” Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 25, 1981.
• Appeared on WJLA-TV 7, Good Morning Washington, to discuss breast-feeding and bottle feeding, Washington, D.C., October 30, 1981.
• Speaker at the Annual Meeting of the Food and Nutrition Committee of the American Health Foundation on “Status of Clinical Nutrition at the National Institutes of Health,” New York, New York, December 1, 1981.
• Speaker at the Second Annual Meeting of the CNRU Directors, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, December 17, 1981.
• Presented an overview of the “Nutrition Coordinating Committee Activities,” at the Diabetes Mellitus Interagency Coordinating Committee Meeting, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, March 2, 1982.
• Presented the “History of the Science of Nutrition at the NIH from 1955 to Present” as the kick-off activity of National Nutrition Month at the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, March 4, 1982.
• Participated at the “Sodium Labeling Conference,” sponsored by the American Medical Association, Washington, D.C., March 9 – 10, 1982.
• Speaker at the Epidemiology Coordinating Committee Meeting on the “Results of the Workshop on Body Weight, Health and Longevity” and Discussant on the “Concerns About Body Weight Tables,” National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, March 17, 1982.
• Presented the “NIH Program in Biomedical and Behavioral Nutrition Research and Training” at the Seminar on Nutrition Policy and Research, sponsored by the National Nutrition Consortium, Washington, D.C., April 26, 1982.
• Speaker at the course entitled “Clinical Dietitian’s Update,” Towsley Center for Continuing Medical Education, University of Michigan, July 22 – 23, 1982.
• Participated at the 4th International Caffeine Workshop, Athens, Greece, October 17 – 21, 1982.
• Invited to present the “NIH Program in Biomedical and Behavioral Nutrition Research and Training” at the national Nutrition Consortium’s Annual Seminar on Nutrition Policy and Research, held in Washington, D.C., April 26, 1983 (paper read by NCC staff due to schedule conflict).
• Participant in the Workshop on the “Establishment of a National Nutrition Test Item Bank,” cosponsored by the American Society for Clinical Nutrition and the Department of Nutrition Sciences of the CNRU at the University of Alabama in Birmingham, and funded by the Mott Foundation, Washington, D.C., April 28, 1983.
• Spoke at the press conference on Eat Well, Be Well II,” New York, New York, May 10, 1983.
• Attended the 4th Meeting of the Federated European Nutrition Scientists, and participated in the Workshop on “Nutrition Policy,” Amsterdam, The Netherlands, May 24 – 27, 1983.
• Participated at the Round Table Discussion on “Nutrition Issues Related to Health,” sponsored by the Government Research Corporation, Washington, D.C., July 27, 1983.
• Presented “The Role of the Federal Government in Nutrition Research” to the Scientific Attaches of the 10-member European Economic Community at the Greek Embassy, Washington, D.C., July 28, 1983.
• Presented the “NIH Program on Nutrition and Behavior” to the Food and Nutrition Committee of the International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI), Chicago, Illinois, August 22 – 23, 1983.
• Speaker on “Nutrition and Health” at the Smithsonian Institution’s Health Fair, Washington, D.C., September 15, 1983.
• Participated in the Dedication Ceremonies for the Susan Mott Webb Nutrition Science Building at the University of Alabama, and presented the “NIH Program in Biomedical and Behavioral Nutrition Research and Training” at the Symposium on the “Future of Research in Human Nutrition,” Birmingham, Alabama, October 18 – 19, 1983.
• Luncheon Address on “Funding for Nutrition Research on a National Scale” to the Environmental, Occupational, and Nutritional Health Committee of the Medical Society of the District of Columbia, February 14, 1984.
• Presented the “Human Nutrition Research Information Management System and the 5-Year Plan for Human Nutrition Research at NIH” at the National Nutrition Consortium’s “Public Affairs Update: Food, Nutrition, and Your Government,” during the Annual Meeting of FASEB, St. Louis, Missouri, April 4, 1984.
• Participated in the Total Body Electrical Conductivity (TOBEC) Workshop, Bethesda, Maryland, May 7, 1984.
• Presented “Nutrition Research Activities of the Federal Government and NIH” to the delegation from the People’s Republic of China, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, August 29, 1984.
• Participant at the Seminar on “Industrial R&D Joint Ventures,” sponsored by the National Academy of Sciences and Engineering, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C., September 10, 1984.
• Speaker on “Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Health and Disease” at the Annual Congressional Breakfast sponsored by the National Fish Meal and Oil Association, Washington, D.C., September 11, 1984.
• Participant at DRR Workshop on Advances in Clinical Nutrition, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, September 11, 1984.
• Participant at the NIADDK Workshop on “Structured Lipids and their Use in Clinical Nutrition,” National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, September 13 – 14, 1984.
• Speaker on “Trans-NIH Nutrition” at the STEP Forum, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, September 20, 1984.
• Speaker on “Nutrition Research at the NIH” at the Pritikin Alumni Association dinner in Washington, D.C., October 15, 1984.
• Presented a paper on “The Clinical Nutrition Research Unit Program, International Relations,” at the Symposium on “Recent Advances in Clinical Nutrition,” and participated in the inauguration activities for the Clinical Nutrition Research Unit, Valencia, Venezuela, November 1 – 3, 1984.
• Seminar Speaker on “Body Weight and Health,” to honor National Nutrition Month at National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, March 8, 1985.
• Seminar Speaker on “Body Weight and Health” to the dietitians at the NIH Clinical Center, March 11, 1985.
• Interviewed on “Link Between Obesity and Disease,” as part of the “Healthwatch” segment of the Satellite Program Network, May 28, 1985.
• Interviewed on the topic of “Obesity” on Voice of America, May 29, 1985.


National Research Council Reports – National Academy of Sciences
(Artemis P. Simopoulos, M.D., Project Director)

1. National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences, Ad Hoc Committee on S-hemoglobinopathies.  The S-hemoglobinopathies: An Evaluation of Their Status in the Armed Forces.  Washington, D.C., National Academy of Sciences, 1973, 16 pp.

2. National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences, Committee on Phototherapy in the Newborn. Preliminary Report of the Committee on Phototherapy in the Newborn Infant. J. Pediatrics 1975;84:135 – 143.

3. Division of Medical Sciences, Assembly of Life Sciences, National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences, Committee on Phototherapy in the Newborn. Final Report of the Committee on Phototherapy in the Newborn. Washington, D.C., National Academy of Sciences, 1974, 41 pp.

4. Division of Medical Sciences, Assembly of Life Sciences, National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences, Committee for the Study of Inborn Errors of Metabolism. Genetic Screening: Procedural Guidance and Recommendations.  Washington, D.C., National Academy of Sciences, 1975, 53 pp.

5. Division of Medical Sciences, Assembly of Life Sciences, National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences, Committee for the Study of Inborn Errors of Metablism.  Genetic Screening: Programs, Principles, and Research, Washington, D.C., National Academy of Sciences, 1975, 388 pp.

6. Division of Medical Sciences, Assembly of Life Sciences, National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences, Committee on Recombinant DNA Molecules. Potential Biological Hazards of Recombinant DNA Molecules. Nature 1975;250:175  Science 1974;(July)185:303 and Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 1974;71:2953-2954.

Organizing Committee for the International Conference on Recombinant DNA Molecules. Summary Statement of the Asilomar Conference on Recombinant DNA Molecules.  Sciences 188-991, June 1975; Nature 255-442, and Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 1975;(June)72:1981-1984.

7. Division of Medical Sciences, Assembly of Life Sciences, National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences, Committee for a Study for Evaluation of Testing for Cystic Fibrosis. Report of the Committee for a Study for Evaluation of Testing for Cystic Fibrosis. J Pediatrics 1976;(April)88:711-750.

8. Division of Medical Sciences, Assembly of Life Sciences, National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences, Committee on Maternal and Child Health Research. Report of the Committee on Maternal and Child Health Research. Report of the Committee on Maternal and Child Health Research. Washington, D.C., National Academy of Sciences, July 1976, 169 pp.