MORGANTOWN, WV –   The Public Health Dialogues Speaker Series will host a Discussion Panel with Kristin McCartney, MPH, RD, LD, representing the WVU Extension Family Nutrition Program and the WV Food and Farm Coalition – Food Access Work Group; Bradley Wilson, PhD, and Joshua Lohnes, MA, with WV Foodlink; Lauri Andress, PhD discussing an SPH Research Project on Food Access, and Daniel Eades, MS, discussing the WV Farm to Table Movement.

This event will feature different groups and researchers working on food access in West Virginia. The audience is invited to participate in the discussion.

The event will take place on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 in the Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center North, Fukushima Auditorium, 10 am to Noon with a Reception to Follow

Those interested in attending should RSVP to SPH-Dialogues@hsc.wvu.edu to reserve a spot for the Reception to Follow.  We will be taping this event and will announce when it's posted on our archived site to view.

The Public Health Dialogues Speaker Series is sponsored by the Office of Public Health Practice and Workforce Development within the WVU School of Public Health.  The Office of Public Health Practice and Workforce Development is proud to be West Virginia’s local performance site for the Health Resources and Services Administration Mid-Atlantic Public Health Training Center.  The series is free and open to the public. 

For more information, contact:  Sph-dialogues@hsc.wvu.edu

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP27882 Affordable Care Act (ACA) Public Health Training Centers for $855,000.00. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.