Opportunities for Improving Food Landscapes
Learning Areas:Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Public health or related public policy
Describe food access patterns and trends in Illinois. Discuss how race and poverty contribute to disparities in food access. List at least five innovative policy initiatives in Illinois to address food access disparities.
Keyword(s): Economic Analysis, Social Justice
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Dr. Odoms-Young is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition and Co-Director of the Chicago Partnership for Health Promotion in the Office of Community Engagement and Neighborhood Health Partnerships at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her research is focused on understanding social, cultural, and environmental determinants of dietary behaviors and diet-related diseases in low-income and African-American/Latino populations.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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