The Department of Nutrition will host the 26th Annual Virginia A. Beal Lecture and Dinner on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 in the Cape Cod Lounge of the Student Union.
Program Title: From Neighborhood to Nation: Changing Policies to Improve Nutrition and Food Security
4:30 PM Registration and Refreshments
5:15 PM Introduction and Awards
5:45 PM The Food Policy Landscape: Improving Nutrition from Farm to Fork
Presented by Donald (Diego) Rose, PhD,MPH,RD
Professor and Head, Nutrition Section Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences
6:45 PM Dinner
7:30 PM Policies to Promote Good Nutrition: Are We Doing Enough? Panel Discussion
Paula Serafino-Cross, MS,RD,LDN
Staff Dietitian at Baystate Medical Center
"Federal Food and Nutrition Legislation: Implications for Consumers and Dietitians"
John Gerber, PhD
Professor of Sustainable Food and Farming at UMass Stockbridge School of Agriculture
"Local Policies for Local Foods: A 'Growing' Movement"
UMass Nutrition Student: $10
All other students: $25
Dietetic Internship Preceptor or Advisory Committee Member: $45
All others: $50