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Past Event

Healthy Society Series: The Health Benefits of Vitamin D and Solar UVB

This program will feature four vitamin D researchers who will discuss the evidence they generated and/or collected showing that vitamin D has important health benefits.

Carole Baggerly, CEO of, will outline the findings of health outcomes of more than 10,000 participants in their studies who take vitamin D supplements, measure their vitamin D levels every six months, and report any health changes. She will also discuss the evidence that vitamin D reduces risk of COVID-19. Dr. Carol L. Wagner will present results from studies of high-dose vitamin D supplementation of pregnant and nursing women, such as significantly reduced risk of preterm delivery. Professor Joan M. Lappe will discuss her clinical trials on vitamin D and calcium on prevention of cancer. William B. Grant, Ph.D., director of the Sunlight, Nutrition and Health Research Center in San Francisco, will moderate the discussion.

MLF Organizer
Robert Lee Kilpatrick

MLF: Health & Medicine

This is a free-for-members program. Members: Click on the "Buy Tickets" button above to order your tickets, and select the members link on the left side of the page. Your username is the email you used to sign up as a member. You can also request a password reset if needed. Discount will automatically be applied at checkout.

This is an online-only program; you must pre-register to receive a link to the live-stream event.

March 9, 2021

United States

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Carole A. Baggerly

Founder and Director,

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Carol L. Wagner

M.D., Professor, Pediatrics Department, College of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina

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Joan M. Lappe

Ph.D., R.N., Professor and Associate Dean, College of Nursing Research, Creighton University

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William B. Grant

Ph.D., Founder and Director, Sunlight, Nutrition and Health Research Center; Vitamin D Researcher


9–10 a.m. (Pacific Time) program