Event Partner: Main Line Health
Convergence of Childhood Obesity and Hunger: A Forum for Response
This one-day symposium at Cabrini College will address the importance of connecting childhood obesity and hunger—two leading public health issues in the nation—in order to solve them.
Learn about national trends, foster inter-professional collaboration, and identify potential curricular strategies, programming, and opportunities for research, service, and careers that integrate both childhood obesity and hunger.
In case of inclement weather, the forum will take place Feb. 21, 2015.
Supported in part by The President Antoinette Iadarola Endowed Fund and The Leo and Peggy Pierce Family Foundation
Topics include food policy, childhood obesity, food security, and food waste.
Hear from national and regional speakers, including:
Steven M. Finn Managing Director and Co-founder of ResponsEcology
Sandra Hassink, M.D. President of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)Chair of the Advisory Committee for the AAP Institute for Healthy Childhood Weight and Director of the Nemours Pediatric Obesity Initiative
Solomon Katz, Ph.D. Director of the W.M. Krogman Center for Childhood Growth and Development
Eric Mitchell Director of Government Relations, Bread for the World
Mary Pat Raimondi, RD Vice President, Strategic Policy and Partnership, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Speakers for Child Health Forum
Agenda for Child Health Forum
For more information, contact Maria Elena Hallion, Ph.D. at 610-902-8388 or email@example.com.