News Advisory: Webinar May 12 - Making Progress on Added Sugar Reduction

Dr. Marion Nestle, Professor, Author & Public Health Advocate, will Moderate 3 Panel Discussions

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Hunter College NYC Food Policy Center and the Center for Science in the Public Interest will convene policymakers, public health experts, and community advocates next week for a free webinar, “Making Progress on Added Sugar Reduction: Nutrition Policy After the Pandemic.” The event will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, May 12, and will be moderated by Marion Nestle, PhD, MPH, the Paulette Goddard Professor of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, Emerita, at New York University. All three panels are open to the press.

Panel I: Sugar and Institutions: What’s Been Done, and What Needs to Be Done (9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.)

Nichola Davis, MD, MS, Vice President, Chief Population Health Officer at NYC Health + Hospitals (Hunter)

Elizabeth Solomon, MS, RD, Director, Nutrition Policy & Programs, NYC DOHMH

Pam Koch, EdD, RD, Executive Director, Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, Education & Policy, Program in Nutrition

Panel 2: Pouring Rights Contracts at Public Universities (10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.)

Jen Falbe, PhD, Assistant Professor of Nutrition and Human Development, UC Davis

Richard Black, PhD, Principal, Quadrant D and former Vice President of Global Nutrition Sciences, PepsiCo

Kelly Garvey, Student at University of California-Santa Barbara

Panel 3: Added Sugar Warnings at Restaurants (10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.)

Sarah Sorscher, JD, MPH, Deputy Director of Regulatory Affairs at Center for Science in the Public Interest

Aviva Musicus, ScD, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Julio Salcedo, Teens for Food Justice intern and Lehman College Nutrition student Advance registration is required.

Please RSVP here.

Contact Info: 

Katherine Shek, kshek@cspinet.org and Tia Schwab, tschwab@cspinet.org