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Nutrition and Health Equity Summit – Perspectives on the role of nutrition and the untapped power of community engagement
August 22 at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
A nutrition and health equity summit will be held Thursday, Aug. 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at UI Mile Square Health Center, 1220 S. Wood St. Moderated by Ian Jasenoff, MD, FACOG, MHA, CPE, UI Mile Square Health, and Terry J. Raymond, MA, RDN, CD, FAND, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the theme of the event is “Perspectives on the role of nutrition and the untapped power of community engagement.”
The event is sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, in collaboration with UI Mile Square Health Center and Congressman Danny Davis, who is scheduled to be a featured speaker.
Along with Davis, congressman from Illinois’ 7th district, speakers will include Robin Kelly, congresswoman from Illinois’ 2nd district; Doug O’Brien, Region V director, U.S. Health and Human Services; Ngozi Ezike, MD, Illinois Department of Public Health; Terry Mason, MD, FACS, Cook County Department of Public Health; Sharon Cox, MA, RDN, LDN, FAND, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; and Willie Wilson, PhD (Hon.), Omar, Inc.
Register by Aug. 16 to email@example.com. Seating is limited, and lunch will be provided.