George Eisman, RD, a pioneer in educating people on the benefits of plant-based diets, on very short notice found he would be able to visit our area in May 2010 during his tour about Lowering Cancer Risk with Plant-Based Eating. George is a registered dietitian and college instructor who created the first college credit classes about vegetarian nutrition. He is an expert at the ethical and health aspects of vegetarianism. Nutrition Director of The Coalition for Cancer Prevention based in New York, he is author of The Most Noble Diet and Don't Let Your Diet Add to your Cancer Risk. He has taught nutrition at the college and university level since 1980.