CT Overweight and Obesity forum

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Join us at the Overweight and Obesity in CT forum this Thursday May 14th 8:30 to 11:30am at Wilde Auditorium, University of Hartford. The forum, hosted by the new Public Health Policy Institute of CT, will feature the Institute’s inaugural policy paper outlining the problem in CT, the impact of current policies and recommendations to improve our health. The researchers, Marissa Cloutier, Jeff Cohen, Meg Gaughan, Monica Jensen and Katherine Lewis, Executive Director of the Institute, will present their findings. Other speakers include DPH Commissioner Galvin, Rep. Betsy Ritter, Marlene Schwartz of Yale’s Rudd Center, Stephanie Rendulic, a nutritionist at DPH, and Walter Harrison, President of the University of Hartford. The project was funded by the Universal Health Care Foundation of CT. To RSVP contact Katharine Lewis at kalewis@hartford.edu or (860)768-5464.