Public Health Dialogues Event 3/4

MORGANTOWN, WV –   On Friday March 4th vice president and executive dean for Health Sciences, Clay Marsh, will deliver introductory remarks as the Public Health Dialogues Speaker Series features John Courtney, PhD, Executive Officer of the American Society for Nutrition (ASN).  

Dr. Courtney will discuss how the American Society for Nutrition (ASN) has become the central resource where policymakers, government funders, and thought leaders go to get the latest information on nutrition research and practice.  He will focus on both the positive and negative impacts of food and agricultural policies on public health and nutrition.  He will share how the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and Dietary Reference Intake values are developed and utilized with regards to food and agricultural policies, and how these all intersect to impact public health.  

The event will take place on Friday, March 4, 2016 in the Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center North, Okey Patteson Auditorium.  Lunch will start at 11:40 a.m. and the event will begin at 11:45 a.m.

Those interested in attending should RSVP to SPH-Dialogues@hsc.wvu.edu to reserve a complimentary lunch.

To attend the Vidyo Webcast, please go to https://replay.mdtv.hsc.wvu.edu/replay/webcastShow.html?key=cZ8kYJmGXQM4lYp.

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.