Preventative Health Solutions for California's Diabetes Epidemic, May 19

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Thursday, May 19, 2016


Professor Adela de la Torre, UC Davis
Dr. Adela de la Torre, an agricultural economist, is a professor in the Chicana/o Studi Department and director of the Center for Transnational Health at the University California, Davis, where she is also a Vice Chancellor of student affairs and camp diversity. Dr. de la Torre's publications and research primarily focus on Chicano/Latin health issues, childhood obesity within rural Mexican origin communities, bination health, and science educational disparities and interventions for Chicana/o Latin students.

Assistant Professor Malo Hutson, UC Berkeley
Malo André Hutson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of City and Regional Planning at the University of California at Berkeley and Associate Director of the Institute of Urban and Regional Development (IURD) within the College of Environmental Design. Prior to joining the faculty at Berkeley, Professor Hutson was a Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholar at the Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health in the School of Public Health at the University of Michigan. He currently is a faculty affiliate of the Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program at the University of California, San Francisco and U.C. Berkeley. In addition Dr.Hutson is a faculty member of the Diversity and Health Disparities Cluster at Berkeley.

Lunch will be served.

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This event is part of the UC Center Food and Agriculture Series.
The UC Center Food and Agriculture Series is a three week series brought to you through the collaboration of UCCS and the UC Global Food Initiative. The Global Food Initiative aligns the UC’s research to explore solutions to issues of food security, health and sustainability.