Webinar viewing: "Political Power, Policy, and Health Equity"

June 7th, 2016

12:30-3pm CDT

Room 1831A, 18th floor, Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans LA 70112

Please join the Tulane Prevention Research Center and Tulane Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health for a group viewing of the 22nd National Health Equity Research Webcast…

“Political Power, Policy, and Health Equity”
Tuesday, June 7, 2016; 12:30-3pm CDT / 1:30-4:00pm EDT
Room 1831A, 18th floor, Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans LA 70112

Presenter panel
• Mildred Thompson, Senior Director, PolicyLink, and Director of the PolicyLink Center for Health Equity and Place
• Malia Villegas, Director, National Congress of American Indians Policy Research Center
• Lydia Camarillo, Vice-President, Southwest Voter Registration Education Project (SVREP)
• Thomas Ross, President Emeritus, The University of North Carolina, Professor of Public Law and Government, UNC; Terry Sanford Distinguished Fellow, Duke Sanford School of Public Policy (Moderator)
This free, interactive session will be broadcast with a live audience in the Tate-Turner-Kuralt auditorium at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Social Work and can be viewed over the internet (webcast). Please register (free) to attend in person or view online.

For more information on the speakers, ways to participate, sponsor, or register: http://go.unc.edu/nherw

For questions and information about the webinar group viewing, contact Naomi at nking2@tulane.edu or 504-988-7410.

Webinar viewing: "The Dietary Guidelines for Americans: Evaluating the Science and Putting Into Practice"

June 9th, 2016

11 AM-12:30 PM CDT / 12 PM-1:30 PM EDT

Room 1831A, 18th floor, Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal St., New Orleans, LA 70112

Please join the Tulane Prevention Research Center for a group viewing of this free webinar, sponsored by the American Public Health Association’s Physical Activity Section and Food and Nutrition Section…

“The Dietary Guidelines for Americans: Evaluating the Science and Putting Into Practice The Recommendations Using the Socio-Ecological Model Framework”

Speakers:
Kellie O. Casavale, PhD, RD
Nutrition Advisor, Division of Prevention Science,
Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion,
Department of Health and Human Services

Anna Maria Siega-Riz, PhD
Professor of Public Health Practice and Obstetrics & Gynecology
University of Virginia School of Medicine

Elizabeth Rahavi, RD
Nutritionist, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion,
United States Department of Agriculture

Webinar Objectives:
• To provide an overview of the process for developing the Dietary Guidelines and how they influence public policy.
• To describe the process used by the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) to evaluate and grade the evidence for the recommendations made in their report.
• To highlight the research findings and recommendations related to behavioral change strategies at the individual, interpersonal and settings levels of the socio-ecological model of the 2015 DGAC report. .
• To describe how the recently published 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans policy can be used by public health professionals to implement change in their organization/community/state.

For questions about the group webinar viewing at Tulane PRC, contact Naomi at nking2@tulane.edu or 504-988-7410.

Registration slots are limited: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PAFNWebinarJune

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