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Food and the Human Experience
April 29, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
On April 29, 2014 the NJ Department of Health and ShapingNJ are co-presenting a special event with Rutgers University. Dena Seidel, Rutgers Center for Digital Filmmaking at the Mason Gross School of the Arts has produced a documentary feature entitled, Generation at Risk: Joining Forces to Fight Childhood Obesity, which now includes an interview with Commissioner O’Dowd, as well as several other experts in the field from within and outside of NJ. This is the third and final event in the series, titled Food and the Human Experience, and the objective is to provide a platform for research experts, food initiative leaders, academics, and community members to openly discuss the complexity of the Childhood Obesity epidemic, and explore our societal relationship to food. Deputy Commissioner, Arturo Brito, MD, MPH will kick off the evening with welcoming remarks.