Please register and pay for this meeting no later than April 7th at 3 p.m.
South Eastern Section IFT Meeting
April 14, 2014
Student Leadership Awards
Speaker: Dr. Louise Wicker
Topic: UGA Obesity Iniitiative
5:30-6:00 p.m. Sign In and Networking
6:00-6:45 p.m. Dinner
6:45-7:00 p.m. Student Leadership Recognitions
7:00-7:45 p.m. Speaker
Dr. Louise Wicker
Dr. Louise Wicker is a Professor in the Department of Food Science and Technology at the University of Georgia. She teaches First Year Odyssey Seminar, Food Chemistry and graduate Proteins courses and is the coordinator of the on line Masters of Food Technology degree, a non-thesis, part–time program for working professionals.
Dr. Wicker’s talk will address the UGA Obesity Initiatives. The Obesity Initiative was launched in June 2011 to help Georgia address the growing epidemic of childhood and adult obesity. UGA harnesses diverse and extensive obesity-related research activities, instruction, and public service and outreach components to address this multi-faceted problem.
Dr. Wicker leads the Food Ingredients and Obesity team of faculty in food science, nutrition, pharmacy, environmental health science, animal and dairy science, which has the goal to facilitate the development of healthy weight foods that have great taste, are cost effective and are convenient.
Includes assorted breads, sweet tea and unsweetened tea
Southern Fried Chicken
Ms. Flora’s Homemade Meatloaf with Tomato Sauce
Macaroni and Cheese*
Cheese and Vegetable Soufflé
Fried Green Tomatoes
Georgia Peach Cobbler
Note: Mary Mac's will accommodate for vegetarians and those with allergies on a person-by-person basis. Please state whether you have dietary restrictions and what kind when you place your reservation. You will be contacted with alternate choices.
Please RSVP no later than April 7th
Parking: Free parking is in back of Mary Mac's. If their lot is full, there is free parking close by on the street.