Check out some photos from the 2013 UC Berkeley Center for Global Public Health Annual Symposium, featuring speakers focusing on “The Future of Global Health Food: From Science to Policy.”
Marion Nestle from NYU Global Institute of Public Health gave a great opening keynote on “Global Nutrition: From Science to Politics.”
Dr. Ann Thrupp talked about her vision in “Linking People, Producers and Policy for Healthy Food Systems” at the newly established Berkeley Food Institute at UC Berkeley.
We enjoyed hearing about Dr. Daphne Miller’s (UCSF School of Medicine) interesting research adventures around the world studying “The Wisdom and Science of Traditional Diets.”
Professor Karen Sokal-Gutierrez from UC Berkeley School of Public Health surprised us with her discovery of “The New Child Health Pandemic: Severe Tooth Decay,” another severe result of our global food systems.
Professor Lia Fernald from the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, talked about perplexing research findings and “Perspectives on Malnutrition and the Dual Burden of Obesity.”
Dr. Mark Manary from the School of Medicine at the Washington University in St. Louis talked about the intricacies and scientific discoveries so far in “Microbiomes and Nutrition.”
Professor Miguel Alteri from the College of Natural Resources at UC Berkeley stressed the importance of maintaining traditional farming techniques in his “Agroecology and Climate Change” talk.
Dr. Tom Carlson from Integrative Biology – UC Berkeley discusses the importance of “Nutrition, Ethnobiology, and Global Food Systems.”
Dr. Preston Maring from Kaiser Permanente gave us visual narratives of his culinary expertise and anecdotes of successes in bringing “Produce to the People.”
Dr. Stefano Bertozzi, the new Dean of UC Berkeley School of Public Health, gave the closing keynote on the necessity of collaboration across diverse sectors to achieve global public health success.
Alisha Graves from The OASIS Initiative discussed impacts of “Climate Change & Food Insecurity in the Sahel.”
Some of the students who attended the UC Berkeley Global Public Health Symposium.