Transplant Nutrition



Adult and Pediatric Nutrition Conference 

The  goal of the Transplant Nutrition Conference is to provide state-of-the-art information on the science and practice of transplant nutrition to solid organ transplant dietitians and other transplant professionals. 

This conference is appropriate for both the entry level and the advanced practice transplant dietitian and provides content to maintain required competency in transplant nutrition.


Call for Proposals

This is a call for nutrition program proposals for the 2023 NATCO Transplant Nutrition Conference scheduled for October 25-26, 2023 in Dallas, Texas.  This meeting will be an in-person (not virtual) conference. 
 Program proposals can be submitted for one of three categories:

1. Presentation
2. Roundtable Discussion
3. Poster/Mini Oral Session

Those submitting proposals may designate their preference, but the final decision will be made by the conference planning committee.


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Submission Deadlines:
All Submissions are due by March 10, 2023.

If you have any questions, please contact Amanda VanJacobs at or NATCO office at or 714-732-7093.


Distinguished Transplant Dietitian Award

Congratulations to our 2022 Dietitian's Award Recipient


 Linda Ulerich, RD, CCTD


We would like to express our sincere congratulations to Linda Ulerich, the winner of this year's Jeanette Hasse Distinguished Transplant Dietitian Award. Linda is a Senior Clinical Dietitian at Indiana University Health. She has specialized in the field of transplant since 1979 and has worked with kidney, pancreas, liver, heart, and lung transplant patients over the years.

This award is presented to a Registered Dietitian who has contributed to the field of transplant nutrition through patient care, professional education, research, innovation in transplant nutrition, and/or service to the transplant community.

Linda was selected based on her impact on the quality of transplant nutrition practice, commitment to serve as a leader to promote the advancement of transplant nutrition and transplant dietitians, and her accomplishments to promote transplant nutrition education of healthcare professionals.