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University of Saskatchewan Health Sciences Building, E Wing, Room 1130

107 Wiggins Road

Saskatoon, SK S7N 5E5

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A public discussion examining planetary health, globalization, and humanity’s transition in nutrition, and lifestyle.

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Join USask nutritional epidemiologist and global health researcher Dr. Hassan Vatanparast (MD, PhD) for a discussion examining planetary health, globalization and the modern complexities surrounding humanity’s transition in nutrition and physical activity. Explore the impact of these issues on immigrants, refugees and Indigenous populations.

Q&A to follow. Free event. Everyone welcome.

Presented by the University of Saskatchewan Food for Thought Planetary Health Series.

Dr. Hassan Vatanparast (MD, PhD) is a professor with the University of Saskatchewan College of Pharmacy & Nutrition and the School of Public Health. His research areas include:

  • Nutritional epidemiology with emphasis on nutrition-related non-communicable diseases
  • Nutrition and health status of immigrant and refugee populations
  • Community-based health promotion
  • Public health nutrition and nutritional assessment
  • Analysis of complex health survey data

Recently, Dr. Vatanparast explored the effects of Western diet and sedentary lifestyle on immigrant children in a recently published article in The Conversation Canada.

The University of Saskatchewan Food for Thought Planetary Health Series addresses the challenges of tackling global food security while acknowledging the delicate interdependencies of human civilization and the natural world.

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University of Saskatchewan Health Sciences Building, E Wing, Room 1130

107 Wiggins Road

Saskatoon, SK S7N 5E5

Canada

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