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Nexus: Food Literacy, Food Security, and Disadvantage
Start Date: 10/16/2018Start Time: 3:00 PM
End Date: 10/17/2018End Time: 4:00 PM
Event Description
This guest lecture features Danielle Gallegos, a social nutritionist and Professor at Queensland University of Technology where she is the discipline leader for nutrition and dietetics and the Director for International Engagement and Recruitment. She currently coordinates Dietetic Honours students. She is a Fellow of the Dietitians Association of Australia and has worked in all areas of nutrition and dietetics including acute care, foodservice, private practice and for the last 15 years in public health nutrition. She teaches public and community nutrition and undertakes research related to the nexus between nutrition and social justice. Her special areas of interest are developing nutrition and dietetics as a profession in Vietnam, food security, food literacy and supporting breastfeeding through the use of innovative technologies. She is currently supervising 10 PhD students, three of whom are from Vietnam.
Co-sponsored by the Urban Health Collaborative and the Center for Hunger-Free Communities.
Danielle Gallegos headshot
3600 Market St.
7th floor, Classroom 709
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