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Wednesday, May 11 • 08:30 - 09:20
What do we mean by "healthy" food environment? (Marlene Schwartz, UConn Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity)

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We all want an environment where healthy eating is possible and easy for our clients, patients, the public, and ourselves. But what would such an environment look like? What do we mean by "healthy" and how would a healthy food environment balance the values of health and choice? This opening session will reflect on potential answers to these important and provocative questions.

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Pegeen Walsh

Executive Director, Ontario Public Health Association

Speakers
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Marlene Schwartz

Director, UConn Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity
Dr. Schwartz is Director for the Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity and Professor of Human Development and Family Studies. Dr. Schwartz's research and community service address how home environments, school landscapes, neighborhoods, and the media shape the eating attitudes and behaviors of children.  Dr. Schwartz earned her PhD in Psychology from Yale University in 1996. Prior to joining the Rudd Center, she served as... Read More →


Wednesday May 11, 2016 08:30 - 09:20
Colony Ballroom

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