Bringing Policy to the Table: New Food Strategies for a Healthier Society
Thursday, February 14, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EST)
New York, NY
Please join the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund and Teachers College for
Bringing Policy to the Table:
New Food Strategies for a Healthier Society
Launching the Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, Education & Policy at Teachers College, Columbia University and the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund's Healthy Food & Community Change Initiative.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
The conference will focus on ways to develop evidence-based programs and policies that encourage healthier diets and lifestyles while making healthy foods accessible and affordable to underserved communities.
Presenters and panelists will include nonprofit leaders, food and health experts, and NYC state and federal legislators.
Susan Fuhrman, President, Teachers College
Laurie M. Tisch, President and Founder, Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund
Madelyn Fernstrom, PhD, CNS, Professor of Psychiatry, Epidemiology and Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Diet and Nutrition Editor, NBCs Today Show
Cory Booker, Mayor, Newark, NJ
Jamie Bussel, MPH, Program Officer, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Noreen Clark, PhD, Myron E. Wegman Distinguished University Professor of Public Health, University of Michigan, Director of the Center for Managing Chronic Disease and former Dean of Public Health, University of Michigan
Kevin Concannon, USDA Under Secretary for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services
Isobel Contento, PhD, Mary Swartz Rose Professor of Nutrition and Education, Teachers College, Columbia University
Richard N. Gottfried, Chair, NYS Assembly Committee on Health
Nicole Harris-Hollingsworth, EdD, CHES, Senior Director, Community & Population Health at Montefiore; President, Public Health Association of NYC
Susan Kansagra, MD, MBA, Assistant Commissioner, Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention and Tobacco Control, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Pam Koch, EdD, Executive Director, Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, Education & Policy, Teachers College, Columbia University
Rick Luftglass, Executive Director, Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund
Christine Quinn, Speaker, New York City Council
Scott Stringer, Manhattan Borough President
Please note: E-Tickets are required to attend this event.
Teachers College, Columbia University
Joyce Berger Cowin Conference Center
Horace Mann Building, Lobby Level
Entrance on Broadway between 120th and 121st Streets