40th Annual Huggins Science Seminar

March 2, 2020

Location: Huggins 10


Date:  March 2, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Speaker: Dr Jessica Fanzo (see bio below and check out https://bioethics.jhu.edu/people/profile/jessica-fanzo/)

Eating in the Anthropocene

This seminar will examine the complex interactions among food systems, our diets, human health, and the climate crisis.  In doing so, it will describe the changes that must occur in food systems to ensure human health and environmental sustainability.

This is a public lecture and all on campus and in the community are invited to hear this exceptional speaker.  Hosted by the School of Nutrition and Dietetics.  Reception will follow.

About Dr. Fanzo:

Jessica Fanzo PhD is the Bloomberg Distinguished Associate Professor of Global Food & Agricultural Policy and Ethics at the Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), the Berman Institute of Bioethics, and the Department of International Health of the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University. She also serves as the Director of the Global Food Ethics and Policy Program at Hopkins, and plays key advisory roles in Johns Hopkins’ Alliance for a Healthier World on the food security and nutrition theme, as well as the Bloomberg American Health Initiative on obesity and food systems.

She is currently serving as the co-Chair for the Global Nutrition Report, and is the Team Leader for the High-Level Panel of Experts for Food Systems and Nutrition for the UN Committee on Food Security. She also serves on the Lancet Commission on Healthy Diets for Sustainable Food Systems.

 


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