26th Annual Virginia A. Beal Lecture & Dinner

Amherst, Massachusetts
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
26th Annual Virginia A. Beal Lecture & Dinner
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 4:30 PM - 8:30 PM (Eastern Time)

UMass Student Union, Cape Cod Room
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, Massachusetts 01003
United States

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From Neighborhood to Nation: Changing Policies to Improve Nutrition and Food Security


       Program Agenda  

4:30    Registration and Refreshments
5:15    Introduction and Awards
5:45    The Food Policy Landscape: 
           Improving Nutrition from Farm to Fork
  Donald (Diego) Rose, PhD,MPH,RD
                Professor and Head, Nutrition Section
                Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences
                Tulane University
6:45    Dinner
7:30    Policies to Promote Good Nutrition:
          Are We Doing Enough? 
            Panel Discussion
            Paula Serafino-Cross, MS,RD,LDN 
                Staff Dietitian
                Baystate Medical Center
            Federal Food and Nutrition Legislation: 
                Implications for Consumers and Dietitians
            John Gerber, PhD
                Professor of Sustainable Food and Farming
                UMass Stockbridge School of Agriculture
            Local Policies for Local Foods: A "Growing" Movement



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