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Arnold School of Public Health


Symposium

University of South Carolina
Center for Research on Nutrition and Health Disparities
8th Annual Healthy Eating in Context Symposium
Friday, April 13, 2018


10:00 - 10:15   Check in & Networking -- Coffee and tea

10:15 - 10:30   Welcoming Remarks -- Sonya Jones, Director

10:30 - 11:50   Highlights of the Affiliates Research

  1. Angela Liese.  Food Shopping and Acquisition Behaviors in Relation to BMI among Residents of Low-Income Communities in South Carolina (10:30-10:50)
  2. Myriam Torres.  Pasitos Adelante: Addressing Childhood Obesity among Hispanic Children (10:50-11:10)
  3. Jennifer Mandelbaum.  Does social capital moderate the association between children’s emotional overeating and parental stress?  (11:10-11:30)
  4. Robert Weaver. The Arnold Childhood Obesity Initiative: Current and future directions. (11:30-11:50)

11:50 - 12:05   Networking Break -- Buffet Lunch Served

12:05 - 1:05     Keynote Address -- Healthy food access: stories from the field -- Diane M. Harris

1:05 - 1:15       Networking break

1:15 -1:45        Poster session

1:45 - 2:00       Closing remarks