Beyond Recruitment: Engaging Hospitals and other Venues in Food Standards


Originally presented on August 14, 2014

Presenters:
Stephanie Guttman MS, RD
Nutrition Technical Advisor
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Arielle Herman MS, RD, CDN
Nutrition Technical Advisor
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

There are many ways to help reduce the risk of obesity.  One gaining momentum and interest is establishing healthy food standards in a variety of settings, such as hospitals, municipalities and worksites.  The webinar will discuss:  background of Food Standards work in New York City; implementation steps; recruitment strategies for hospitals and other venues to adopt food standards; food venues that can be addressed and keys to success with implementation.

Learning Objectives: After this program participants will be able to

  • List at least two strategies for engaging organizations in food standards work.
  • Discuss different food settings that could be covered by standards.
  • Describe at least one in-house resource that can be used to implement food standards.

The planners, moderator, and presenters do not have any financial arrangements or affiliations with any commercial entities whose products, research or services may be discussed in this activity.

No commercial funding has been accepted for this activity.


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