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Bringing Policy to the Table: New Food Strategies for a Healthier Society

Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund and Teachers College

Thursday, February 14, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EST)

New York, NY

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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.


8:00 a.m.

Guest Breakfast

8:45 a.m.

Welcome Remarks

Susan Fuhrman, President, Teachers College

Laurie M. Tisch, President and Founder, Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund


Moderator

Madelyn Fernstrom, PhD, CNS, Professor of Psychiatry, Epidemiology and Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Diet and Nutrition Editor, NBCs Today Show

Participants

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

 

Have questions about Bringing Policy to the Table: New Food Strategies for a Healthier Society? Contact Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund and Teachers College

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The Joyce Berger Cowin Conference Center, Teachers College Columbia University

New York, NY

Thursday, February 14, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EST)


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