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Health Meets Food: The Culinary Medicine Conference 2018

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Friday, June 15 • 10:00am - 10:20am
Academic Track - Healthy Food, Healthy Environments: Insights on Access, Choice, and Outcomes

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This presentation will describe recent research on the neighborhood food environment and the relation between healthy food access and consumption. Drawing on extensive research done in New Orleans and throughout the country, the talk weaves together concerns about the inequities of food deserts, the potential consequences for nutrition and health, and ultimately the environmental impacts of our dietary choices. Approaches to solve these multi-faceted problems will also be discussed.

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Diego Rose, PhD

Head of the Nutrition Section in the Department of Community Health Sciences, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
Diego Rose is a Professor and head of the Nutrition Section in the Department of Community Health Sciences at the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and a co-investigator at the Tulane Prevention Research Center (PRC). Dr. Rose holds degrees from the University of Cali... Read More →


Friday June 15, 2018 10:00am - 10:20am
Grand Hall - Second Floor - Jung Hotel 1500 Canal St., New Orleans, LA 70112 (504) 226-5864