Event Registration

Healthy Children Healthy Future Children's Health & Nutrition Conference 2018

Date & Location: February 25, 2018. Loma Linda Centennial Complex, Damazo Theatre, 24760 Stewart Street (at Anderson Street), Loma Linda, CA 92354.

Description: This is a conference to increase awareness and to give updated information on the current state of children's health both locally and nationally, including the rising threat of obesity and potential poor long-term health. The conference will focus and give practical information on all areas of nutrition starting with pregnancy through the teen-age years. We will show how practitioners, parents and teachers can encourage healthier choices among children and youth.

Who Should Attend: Pediatricians, other interested physicians, nurses, public health professionals, dieticians, teachers, educators, students in all disciplines dealing with families and children, and parents are invited to attend.

Featured Speakers:

Vanila Singh, MD, MACM, Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health & Human Services, USA Department of Health - The Health of our Nation's Children.

Joan Sabaté, MD, DrPH, Executive Director, Center for Nutrition, Lifestyle & Disease Prevention, Loma Linda University School of Public Health; Professor of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Loma Linda University School of Public Health.

Brenda Davis, RD, Acclaimed internationally known clinical nutrition leader in the field of vegetarian nutrition, author and co-author of nine vegetarian, vegan books including "Becoming Vegan".

Vesanto Melina, RD, Internationally known speaker and author and university lecturer, coordinator for the vegetarian secion of the Manual of Clinical Dietetics in Canada. Co-author of "Becoming Vegetarian, and "Becoming Vegan".

Alma Guerrero, MD, MPH, UCLA Faculty Member and General Pediatrician with special interests in the understanding of childhood obesity and improving child development and family centered care in the Latino community in East Los Angeles.

Fay Kazzi, RD, PhD Candidate, Expert in empowering parents and school children to make healthier choices.

Esther Barton, BA, MA Teacher, educator and mom.

Schedule:

Sunday, February 25, 2018
8:00 am-9:00 am - Event Registration 
9:00 am-5:30 pm - Conference

 

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