Food and Public Health: Bridging Research and Practice

11:30 am
1:00 pm
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8th Floor Auditorium, Allan Rosenfield Building
Student Life Event
Mailman School Student Group
Food Policy and Obesity Prevention
Food and Public Health: Bridging Research and Practice will allow students to engage food as a critical topic within the public health and allied health fields. Professionals throughout the health sector engage food in meaningful ways, but seldom are their unique perspectives and talents gathered in the same space. To this end, our speakers represent a variety of career fields: medicine, research, community advocacy, policy, and more.Panelists will include:Cristina Fernández, MD, MPH – Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Columbia University-Irving Medical CenterKylie Repasy, MPH – Research Assistant, CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute (and former FPOP President!)Catarina Rivera, MPH – Washington Heights-Inwood Community Engagement Manager, City HarvestSara Abiola, PhD, JD – Assistant Professor of Health Policy & Management, Columbia University Mailman School of Public HealthBios and more information to follow on our social media platforms. Join us for an engaging conversation with these wonderful panelists, and enjoy lunch on us. We hope to see you there!