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Creating Healthy Communities Conference

10-6-2016 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm


Creating Healthy Communities conference is a one-day summit addressing how the environment impacts public health. Dynamic, nationally-recognized speakers will discuss the scientific, medical, political and community-based approaches to creating healthier communities across the country. Local experts will highlight multiple health topics as they relate to our homes, schools and communities. The conference will educate and encourage attendees to become champions in having a positive impact on the health of our region.

Keynote Speakers:

  • Dr. Rober Atkins, Director of New Jersey Health Initiatives, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • Dr. Sally Perreault Darney, Editor-in-Chief of Environmental Health Perspectives (EHP), National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
  • Dr. Maida Galvez, Pediatrician; Associate Professor, Departments of Preventive Medicine and Pediatrics, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
  • Dr. Marion Nestle, Paulette Goddard Professor, Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, New York University; Professor of Sociology, NYU; Visiting Professor of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University
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