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South Carolina to Host 7th Annual Nutrition Symposium

The University of South Carolina’s Center for Research in Nutrition and Health Disparities (Arnold School of Public Health), the School of the Earth Ocean and Environment, and the Department of Environmental Health Sciences invite researchers, staff, students, community organizations, faith-based organizations, policy makers, community members, and volunteers to join them for the 7th Annual Nutrition Symposium.

This year’s event will focus on Health Eating in Context: Nexus of Food and Environmental Justice. The symposium will take place on Friday, March 31 from noon to 4:30 p.m. at the USC Alumni Center on the University of South Carolina campus in Columbia, S.C.

The purpose of this year’s symposium is to bring together researchers, policy makers, community and faith-based organizations, and community members to: provide perspectives on the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and challenges in South Carolina as it relates to food justice, health equity, and environmental justice; and to formulate an action plan for greater collaboration across these sectors for meaningful change.

Registration includes your registration packet, a ticket for door prizes, lunch and an afternoon snack. Learn more: http://nutritioncenter.sph.sc.edu/symposium.shtml