"Nutrition and Thalassemia" Webinar Available Online

February 10, 2011 – Dr. Ellen B. Fung’s informative and valuable presentation on “Nutrition and Thalassemia,” the subject of CAF’s first webinar, is now available for viewing on the CAF website.


Ellen Fung

Dr. Fung (PhD, RD, CCD), who is am Associate Clinical Research Scientist at Children’s Hospital & Research Center, Oakland and an Associate Adjunct Professor at the University of California, Davis, made the presentation during a live webinar on February 3. Dr. Fung has a long-standing interest in the impact of nutrition on children with chronic disease (such as thalassemia).

CAF thanks Dr. Fung for sharing her expertise with us on this important subject.

Upcoming webinars include “Child Development Issues in Thalassemia” on February 23, and “Disability: The Facts,” date to be announced. Contact Kathleen Durst (k.durst@cooleysanemia.org) for more details.

This activity is supported by Cooperative Agreement Number DD000331-02 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Please note: The webinar is presented below in 4 parts. Slower internet connections may result in pauses during viewings.

Below is part 1 of the webinar on “Nutrition and Thalassemia.”

Below is part 2 of “Nutrition & Thalassemia.”

Below is part 3 of “Nutrition & Thalassemia.”

Below is part 4 of “Nutrition & Thalassemia.”

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