Past Event

What Does the Food Justice Movement Mean for Public Health?

February 4, 2019
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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Lenfest Center for the Arts (The Lantern), Columbia University, 615 West 129th Street, New York

Event Description:

Former New York Times columnist and bestselling author Mark Bittman, currently a lecturer at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, is hosting a lecture series on the food justice movement, connecting the dots between the food system, public health, and health policy. Guest speakers—food experts, labor advocates, and environmental activists—will explore the impact of health disparities, nutrition, and climate change on our food security and supply.

Event Speakers:

  • Mark Bittman (Lecturer in Health Policy and Management, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health)
  • Raj Patel (Writer, Activist, Research Professor, LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin and Senior Research Associate Professor, Rhodes University at South Africa)

Event Information:

The Food, Public Health, and Social Justice series is hosted by the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. 

All lectures are open to the public. Space is limited; Reserve your spot via Eventbrite.