On June 21, a forum on the current progress and policies to improve the nutrition and physical activity of New Yorkers will be presented by New York University’s Steinhardt School of Education and its Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, in partnership with the Public Health Association of New York City (PHANYC), and the NYC Nutrition Education Network (NYCNEN).
This free event will take place on Tuesday, June 21 at 110 West 3rd Street, Lipton Hall, NYU School of Law from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. The forum is one of PHANYC’s “Agenda for a Healthy New York” initiatives aimed to identify policy goals that will improve the health of New York City residents, and then advocate for the implementation of those policies.
WHAT: “FORUM ON NUTRITION AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IN NEW YORK CITY: DEFINING A COMMON POLICY AGENDA” WHEN: TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2005
- 5:30 - 5:40 p.m. Welcome: Linda Young Landesman, president, PHANYC, assistant vice president, NYC Health and Hospitals Corp.; Nicholas Freudenberg, president-elect, PHANYC, professor of public health, Hunter College, CUNY; Judith Gilbride, professor and chair, NYU Steinhardt’s Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health.
- 5:40 - 6:00 p.m. Keynote Speaker: Marion Nestle, NYU Steinhardt’s Paulette Goddard Professor of Nutrition, Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health.
- 6:00 - 6:30 p.m. Panel of Community Programs: Charmaine Ruddock, project director, Bronx Health REACH; Kate MacKenzie, senior policy analyst, FoodChange; Kit Hodge, campaigns director, Transportation Alternatives.
- 6:30-7:30 p.m. Discussion Session: Moderated by Toni Liquori, senior director, Food Policy, FoodChange; and Beth Dixon, assistant professor and director, Public Health Nutrition, NYU Steinhardt’s Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health.
For more information about the event, contact Amy J. Schwartz of PHANYC at 212.722.1063 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For media RSVPs, contact Jennifer Zwiebel, NYU Steinhardt Public Affairs, 212.998.6797.