Policies to Promote Child Health: Ways in Which Schools and Communities Can Promote Child Wellness

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 9:15am
Robertson Hall
Time Agenda Items
9:15am - 9:30am


9:30am - 10:45am

Overview of the Issue

  • Moderator(s):
    Lisa Pithers, Associate Director, Education Research Section, Princeton University
  • Speaker(s):
    Janet Currie, Henry Putnam, Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School. Chair, Department of Economics. Director, Center for Health and WellbeingPDF icon Janet Currie.pdf
    Joanne Guthrie, , Research Nutritionist, Food Economics Division, Economic Research Service, USDAPDF icon Joanne Guthrie.pdf
    Lindsey Leininger, Senior Health Researcher, Mathematica Policy ResearchPDF icon Lindsey Leininger.pdf
10:45am - 11:00am


11:00am - 12:15pm

School Based Health Centers

  • Speaker(s):
    Chris Brown, Director, Education and Engagement, LISC ChicagoPDF icon Chris Brown.pdf
    Olga Acosta Price, Associate Professor l Department of Prevention & Community Health, Milken Institute School of Public Health, The George Washington UniversityPDF icon Olga Acosta Price.pdf
    Iliana White, School-Based Health Alliance, Washington DCPDF icon Iliana White.pdf
12:15pm - 1:15pm


1:15pm - 2:30pm

Improving Nutrition in our Schools and Communities

  • Moderator(s):
    Amanda Agan, Associate Research Scholar, Princeton University
  • Speaker(s):
    Beth Feehan, Director, NJ Farm to School NetworkPDF icon Beth Feehan.pdf
    Martha B. Coven, Visiting Lecturer in Public and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School. John L. Weinberg/Goldman Sachs & Co. Visiting ProfessorPDF icon Martha B Coven.pdf
    Adam Brumberg, Research Specialist in the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management, Cornell University; Deputy Director of the Food and Brand LabPDF icon Adam Brumberg.pdf
2:30pm - 3:45pm

Improving Physical Activity in our Schools and Communities

  • Speaker(s):
    Lori Rose Benson, Vice President, Healthy Lifestyles, YMCA of Greater New YorkPDF icon Lori Rose Benson.pdf
    William Lovett, Vice President, Healthy Lifestyles, YMCA of Greater New YorkPDF icon Bill Lovett.pdf
    Jackie Malaska, Executive Director, NJAHPERD
3:45pm - 4:00pm