26th Annual Virginia A. Beal Lecture and Dinner

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  • Date:
    Apr 22 2014
    04:30pm to 08:30pm
    Cape Cod Lounge, Student Union

    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

    Program Agenda

    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
    Tulane University

    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"

    Ticket prices:

    UMass Nutrition Student: $10
    All other students: $25
    Dietetic Internship Preceptor or Advisory Committee Member: $45
    All others: $50

    Registration Information:
    Tickets required