April 2024

Incorporating Equity Messaging into Nutrition Research and Policy

Wednesday, May 15 11:00 AM -12:30 PM ET This Healthy Eating Research webinar will explore some of the challenges experienced when having conversations about equity in nutrition research and policy-making and share strategies for overcoming these challenges. It will incorporate Finding Commonalities and Solutions With Decision-Makers, a tool for understanding conservative decision makers’ values, motivators More

December 2023

Front-of-Package Food Labeling: Global Adoption, Implementation, and Challenges

This Food Labeling Working Group webinar focused on global adoption of front-of-package labeling, featuring perspectives from: Lilia Susana Pedraza Zamora (Mexico) – Centro de Investigación en Nutrición y Salud Fernanda Mediano Stoltze – (Chile) – Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Luis Fernando Gomez and Mercedes Mora Plazas (Colombia) – Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá & National More

September 2023

Writing Effective Op-Eds: A Training for Researchers

Wednesday, October 25, 2023 12:00-1:30 PM EST Op-eds are an important communications channel for participating in timely discussions of issues of interest to the public and policy makers. Researchers can use op-eds to share their research findings and perspectives on current issues related to their work. In this webinar, participants will learn about the role More

August 2023

Being Who We Say We Are – Negotiating Power and Building Relationships in Food Systems Research

Monday, September 11, 2023 1:00-2:30 PM EST When conducting research, a relationship with the community in which we work is vital to success. In this webinar, panelists from Durham, North Carolina will discuss the challenges and successes experienced in re-envisioning relationships between institutions and communities, local issues impacting Durham’s food systems, opportunities for changing health More

June 2023

HER NOPREN Summer Speaker Series for Students

About the Summer Speaker Series for Students: The goal of the fourth annual Summer Speaker Series for Students is to explore various public health nutrition topics related to food and nutrition security, federal nutrition assistance programs, COVID-19 implications, and nutrition equity through research, policy, and practice. Each week will feature presentations from speakers across different More

December 2022

Webinar: Is Front-of-Package Food Labeling Finally Here? A Panel Discussion on Policy, Research, and Advocacy

Front-of-package labeling on food products is a promising policy to inform consumers and promote healthy diets. In August 2022, three organizations submitted a citizen’s petition asking the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to implement a mandatory interpretive front-of-package nutrition labeling system for packaged foods and the White House national nutrition strategy includes plans to More

August 2022

Healthy Drinks, Healthy Kids Webinar Series

During Kids Eat Right month in August, Healthy Eating Research is supporting a free webinar series through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation on “Healthy Drinks Healthy Kids.” HER’s Deputy Director, Megan Lott, MPH, RDN, and Research Analyst, Kirsten Arm, MPH, RDN will be presenting on the beverage consensus recommendations for young children that More

May 2022

Advancing Equity in Sweetened Beverage Tax Revenue Investments: Best Practices for Legislation

Join Healthy Food America and the University of Washington, the UCONN Rudd Center for Food Policy & Health, and the Public Health Law Center at Mitchell Hamline School of Law to learn about the results of a new report that identifies effective legislative mechanisms for dedicating and allocating sweetened beverage tax revenues for specific health More

May 2022

Healthy Kids, Healthy Future: Advancing Equity in Early Childhood

Through four webinars, this series from Healthy Eating Research and Nemours will explore how to leverage early care and education settings to achieve equitable health outcomes by highlighting opportunities and advances in: Policy Research Philanthropy Innovation Speakers will share policy recommendations, highlight the latest research, explore the role of philanthropy, and share the best practices More

March 2022

Reaching Grand families and Older Adults with Nutrition Messages for the Young Children in their Care

Thu, Mar 24, 2022 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. ET About 7.8 million children across the country live in households headed by grandparents or other relatives. Grandfamilies, or kinship families, are families in which children reside with and are being raised by grandparents or other extended family members or close family friends. Despite facing many barriers, More