Online Program

Healthy food environment

Monday, November 4, 2013 : 8:30 a.m. - 8:50 a.m.

Kathy Sykes, MA, Office of Research and Development, Division, Environmental Public Health, NHEERL, U.S. EPA, Washington, DC
I will be the moderator for this symposium with invited speakers. Ruth Palombo qwill be the discussant. David Walinga , Catherine D'Amato, and Andrew Rein will be the speakers.

Learning Areas:

Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Discuss the food environment and effects of climate change for vulnerable populations. Demonstrate Food bank innovations with a health foundation. Discuss the policy implications for consuming local foods across the life span.

Keyword(s): Environmental Health, Community Health

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: During her 27-year career, Ms. Sykes has held various health and aging policy positions in both state and federal government. She served as the Associate Director for Planning & Legislation for the Centers for Disease Control’s National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health; as professional staff for the U.S. Special Committee on Aging; and as Associate staff for U.S. Representative Obey. She also worked for the Administrator of the Wisconsin State Division of Health.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.