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October 18, 2022

Terrapin Perspectives: Food Systems, Race & Social Determinants of Health in the DMV

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Event flyer with headshot pictures of both speakers

Join the School of Public Health Alumni Network during Homecoming Week for an engaging conversation about the intersections of food systems, race and social determinants of health in the DMV.

Hear from subject matter experts about ongoing research at the University of Maryland and learn more about what Terp alums can do to help break down related barriers that keep individuals, families, communities and populations from attaining optimum health and wellness. This discussion will feature Dr. Psyche Williams-Forson, American Studies Department Chair and Professor, and author of recent release "Eating While Black: Food Shaming and Race in America", in conversation with Dr. Jennifer Roberts, Associate Professor, Kinesiology Department, Founder and Director of the Public Health Outcomes and Effects of the Built Environment (PHOEBE) Laboratory; and, Co-Founder and Co-Director of NatureRx@UMD and Angela Boadu, RD, LDN/LD, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist at Children's National Hospital and University of Maryland Black Alumni Network member.

The discussion will be moderated by Jameson Roth, president, School of Public Health Alumni Network. Registration is free and open to all UMD alumni. Attendees are welcome to submit questions for the panelists via Zoom during the discussion. This event will be recorded.

Questions? Contact Jameson Roth,

Register to attend by 10/17!