The Global Paradox of Obesity and Malnutrition

  • today April 28, 2016
  • schedule 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
  • location_on 777 United Nations Plaza
    2nd Floor Church Center for the UN (44th St. and 1st Ave.)

This event is open to the public. No registration is required.

Speakers
GLADYS WITT STRAIN, RD, PhD, FTOS

Assoc. Research Professor of Nutritional Sciences in Surgery; Director, Research for GI Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College. International recognition for studies on Endocrinology of Obesity and problems of weight loss maintenance.

MAUREEN GALLAGHER, M.S. IN SOCIAL POLICY AND PLANNING IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

Maureen Gallagher brings more than a decade of project management experience in international relief and development to her current role as Senior Nutrition Advisor for Action Against Hunger. Her expertise spans grassroots development, disaster relief operations, participatory assessments, program design and proposal writing, and the implementation and evaluation of projects. Ms. Gallagher’s work has covered a variety of program sectors, including public health, nutrition, agriculture and natural resource management.

Moderator
TERRI H. LIPMAN, PhD, CRNP, FAAN

Professor Pediatric Nursing; University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. Nurse Practitioner, Diabetes and Endocrinology Division, Children's Hospital-Philadelphia. Developed: International Linear Growth Assessment Program & Philadelphia Pediatric Diabetes Registry.

Co-Sponsors

Network for Africa
International Health Awareness Network
Armenian Relief Society

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Potato Testing in Huancavelica (Credit: CGIAR)

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