On Friday, April 28th, the UPenn PRC hosted ” Accelerating Policies & Research on Food Access, Diet, and Obesity Prevention”, a day-long symposium which brought together prevention health researchers and public health advocates to discuss today’s food environment and focus on future directions for this important health topic. Special thanks to the Planning Committee and the UPenn PRC Training Core faculty and staff for their leadership and support in making this event possible.


PRC Directors Karen Glanz, PhD, MPH, and Kevin Volpp, MD, MPH, with morning Keynote Speaker Margo Wooten ScD, Center for Science in the Public Interest, who spoke on: Supporting Healthy Eating Through Nutrition Policy