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Symposium & Launching of New Food Industry Documents Archive

By Sugar Editor



The UCSF Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies and the UCSF Industry Documents Library are excited to announce the public launching of the New Food Industry Documents Archive with a stellar lineup of speakers for our First Annual Symposium on Thursday, November 15th, 2018 at the UCSF Laurel Heights Auditorium.  

Keynote: “Food Politics 2018: Food Industry Influence on Nutrition Research” Marion Nestle,PhD., the Paulette Goddard Professor of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health at New York University, Emerita, and author of the new book, Unsavory Truth: How Food Companies Skew the Science of What We Eat. 

For full schedule and list of speakers and to RSVP: https://FoodIndustryDocsUCSF.Eventbrite.com 

 

Scheduled Speakers:


“How the Tobacco Documents Transformed Tobacco Control and How the Food Documents will Have an Impact”

Stanton Glantz, PhD, Professor and Director, UCSF Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (CTCRE) and Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies.


"Sweetness and Sunlight: Lifting the Veil on Sugar Industry Trade Groups"

Cristin Kearns, DDS, MBA, Assistant Professor of Dentistry and Health Policy, School of Dentistry and Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies.



"Linking Archives to Unpack Collaborations between the Food and Tobacco Industries"

Kim Hanh Nguyen, ScD, MPH, Research Scientist, Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies



"An Overview of How to Use the New Food Industry Documents Archive"

Rachel Taketa, MLIS, UCSF Industry Documents Library Specialist.





"The Potential of the Sugar Documents Collection for Investigative Reporting"


Anahad O’Connor,
Journalist and New York Times Staff Reporter





"Linking Evidence to Policy: Using Industry Documents to Shape the Debate"

Laura Schmidt, PhD, Professor of Health Policy, UCSF Department of Anthropology, History, and Social Medicine and the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies

 

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