WRDA June 2014 Meeting: NYC Food Policies and Programs Addressing Childhood Obesity

  • 11 Jun 2014
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Burke Rehabilitation Center, 785 Mamaroneck Rd. Rosedale Room Building 4, 2nd Floor White Plains, NY

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WRDA June 2014 Meeting: NYC Food Policies and Programs Addressing Childhood Obesity


 
Meeting objective: Discussion on the development and implementation of NYC’s various progressive nutrition policies and programs that address Childhood Obesity

Date: Wed. June 11, 2014

Time:

  • 6pm - Registration
  • 6:30 - 7:30 pm - Presentation
  • 7:30 - 8pm - Q+A and refreshments  

Speaker: Cathy Nonas MS RD CDE   Director of Physical Activity and Nutrition Programs with NYC Department of Health

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED BY JUNE 4th

Location:

Burke Rehabilitation Center

785 Mamaroneck Rd.

Rosedale Room Building 4, 2nd Floor

White Plains, NY http://www.burke.org

 

2 CEU’s

Registration Fee:

  • Members: free                             
  • Non-Members: $40.00
  • Students: $5.00

Speaker Bio:

Cathy Nonas directs the New York City Health Department’s Physical Activity and Nutrition program. Trained as a clinical dietitian, she has spent years working to combat Type 2 diabetes, both as a researcher at the federally funded Obesity Research Center and as an assistant clinical professor at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine. Since joining the Health Department, Nonas has worked on policy initiatives to increase physical activity for young children and improve access to healthy foods in underserved neighborhoods. She helped develop New York City’s calorie-posting regulation, and has been instrumental in the NYC Green Cart initiative, an effort to expand the number of mobile food vendors selling fresh fruits and vegetables.


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