When:
September 24, 2021 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
2021-09-24T09:30:00-07:00
2021-09-24T15:00:00-07:00
Where:
Online
Contact:

The University of Tennessee’s Public Health Nutrition Program is continuing its fourth series of biannual Promoting Healthy Weight colloquia. 

REGISTER HERE BETWEEN WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 AND FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24.

Please join us for the Promoting Healthy Weight colloquium which is FREE. The Fall 2021 colloquium will be held on Friday, September 24, 2021 from 12:30 – 5:00 PM ESDT. The theme is creating more equitable food systems. The panel will discuss centering cultural foods and diverse voices. Colloquium presentations are intended for family and community members, practitioners, and researchers.

Approval for continuing education credits will be submitted for Registered Dietitians and Certified Health Education Specialists.

After you register, a confirmation email will be sent to you. Don’t forget to add [email protected] to your address book so that our emails will arrive in your inbox! If you will be viewing the webcast in a group setting, EACH participant should complete a separate registration form.

Speakers: 

  • Erin Biehl 
  • John Hopkins Center for a Livable Future
  • Food System Sustainability & Public Health Program
  • Program Officer
  • Mariela Fernandez, PhD 
  • Clemson University
  • College of Behavioral, Social & Health Sciences
  • Assistant Professor
  • Megan Schraedley, PhD 
  • West Chester University
  • Department of Communication and Media
  • Assistant Professor
  • Twila Cassadore (San Carlos Apache)
  • San Carlos Apache Tribe
  • Traditional Western Apache Diet Project
  • Project Assistant

Panelists: 

  • Liliana Burbano (Panel Moderator)
  • Knox County Health Department
  • Active Transportation-Safe Routes to School Coordinator
  • Andrew Akhaphong, RD, LD, Pn1, CPT 
  • Mackenthun’s Fine Foods
  • Registered Dietitian Manager
  • Linda Black Elk (Catawba)
  • United Tribes Technical College
  • Food Sovereignty Coordinator  
  • Reina Gascon-Lopez 
  • The Sofrito Project
  • Chef, Recipe Developer, Blogger
  • Darris Upton 
  • Knox County Mayor’s Office
  • Diversity Development Manager

For more information about the colloquium, click here.