Health Meets Food: The Culinary Medicine Conference 2018

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Friday, June 15 • 11:00am - 11:20am
Academic Track - Food Insecurity and Environment - Cultural Implications

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The presentation covers research implications that are culturally driven. Specifically, the presentation will discuss food insecurity as a women’s health issue that is cumulative over time, but at the same time the importance of including men in food insecurity and health-related research. The presentation ends with a discussion of how to engage with the community to understand the cultural factors that may be influencing food insecurity.

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Daphne Hernandez

Assistant Professor, University of Houston
Dr. Daphne Hernandez is an Assistant Professor of Nutrition, Obesity Studies, and Health Disparities at the University of Houston. She has extensive experience studying gender and race/ethnic health disparities resulting from poverty-related issues, including food insecurity and obesity... Read More →

Friday June 15, 2018 11:00am - 11:20am CDT
Grand Hall - Second Floor - Jung Hotel 1500 Canal St., New Orleans, LA 70112 (504) 226-5864