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Dr Gilliland Taking Action to Create Healthier Food Environment

Friday, October 30, 2015

The Nutrition Resource Centre of the Ontario Public Health Association held a workshop on October 30th in Toronto entitled “Taking Action to Create a Healthier Food Environment” as part of their Transforming the Food Environment: Capacity Building Series.  HEAL Director Dr Jason Gilliland led a session on Partnerships and Planning to Create Healthy Food Environments and gave an invited presentation called “Lessons of a Community Geographer: Building Cross-Sector Collaborations for Healthy Food Environments”. Other speakers at the event included Dr Leia Minaker, Dr Rachel Engler-Stringer and Dr Kim Bergeron.