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Keynote: David Killilea, The Nutrition of Grains: A Wealth of Health (Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute)

July 29, 2017 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Skagit Valley Malting Auditorium

Dr. David Killilea

David Killilea is a Staff Scientist in the Nutrition & Metabolism Center at Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute (CHORI) and Specialist at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). David is a nutritional biochemist with a particular interest in the mineral micronutrients needed for good health. Funding for David’s research has come from the National Institute of Health, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and HarvestPlus. David has worked with Community Grains in Oakland, CA on re-establishing a local grain economy and has been interviewed in Cook’s Science, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times on the nutritional density of whole grains.