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Healthy Eating Research: Building Evidence to Prevent Child Obesity

Members of the Healthy Eating Research team will discuss their work with the Food Working Group at the Sanford School. Presenters include:¿ Mary Story, Program Director [Professor, Community & Family Medicine and Global Health; Associate Director for Academic Programs for the Duke Global Health Institute]; ¿ Megan Lott, Senior Associate, Policy and Research; ¿ Emily Welker, Program CoordinatorHealthy Eating Research is a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation that researches strategies to promote healthy eating and prevent obesity among children, especially among lower-income and racial and ethnic populations. Please join us in an exciting discussion of current efforts such as in-store marketing, early childhood, and school meals. We will also provide case studies of how research can influence food and nutrition policy. Free and open to the public. Contact:

Start Date
Friday, January 29, 2016
Start Time
3:00 pm
Location
Sanford 223, Rhodes Conference Room