Today is an exciting day for nutrition informatics—it is the start of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA)/ADA 10x10 Course! https://www.amia.org/amia-ohsu-ada-10x10-offering Today is the deadline for registration for this online course in biomedical informatics with a focus on nutrition informatics. This course, a collaboration with Dr. Bill Hersh of Oregon Health and Science University and AMIA, will allow an online venue for discussion about the nutrition aspects of informatics.
In addition, June 1 (yesterday!) marked the official start of the Nutrition Informatics Committee at ADA. This committee will continue the work of the Nutrition Informatics Work Group. Kudos to the ADA Executive Team for acknowledging this important area-- and for ADA Staff and members for their dedication in this area!
Given the vast amount of information that is part of working in field of nutrition—there are many opportunities! We have heard from dietitians who are already working in this area as well as those who plan to. Let us know your thoughts, suggestions, and ideas—it is exciting to hear of the creative work in nutrition informatics!