Cooperative Extension to Host Discussion on September 19th: Youth and Child Obesity Prevention

Cooperative Extension to Host Discussion on September 19th: Youth and Child Obesity Prevention

Sep 12, 2013

UNH Cooperative Extension's Issues & Ice Cream discussion series returns with a conversation about youth and child obesity prevention on September 19, 12:30 - 2:00 p.m., in MUB Rooms 338-340.  Fresh fruit and ice cream will be served.

Panelists will discuss what has become a critical societal issue—childhood obesity—and what University and statewide partners are doing to help prevent it.

Panelist will include:

  • Semra Aytur – UNH Health Management and Policy
  • Cheri WhiteNH Dept. of Education’s Bureau of Nutrition Programs and Services
  • Tammy LevesqueCommunity Health Educator HEAL Lakes Region Partnership for Public Health
  • Barb WauchopeUNH's Carsey Institute
  • Lisa RichardsNH Dept. of Health and Human Services’ Women, Infants and Children Nutrition Program

The forum is a chance for the University community to both learn and share. “Obesity prevention is an issue that impacts many areas of our society. We hope that many will come to share what they are working on related to obesity prevention,” said Debbie Luppold, Extension Professor and Specialist, Youth & Family.

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Issues and Ice Cream is a monthly discussion series where UNH and UNH Cooperative Extension faculty, specialists, students and special guests come together to discuss pertinent topics and opportunities for collaboration. Complete Fall 2013 - Spring 2014 schedule

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