Kimberly Reed Organizes Global Diet and Physical Activity Communications Summit: “Insights to Motivate Healthful, Active Lifestyles”

Kimberly Reed (YL '01), member of the American Swiss Foundation's Alumni Council and Executive Director of the International Food Information Council, will host the Global Diet and Physical Activity Communications Summit: “Insights to Motivate Healthful, Active Lifestyles” at the Union League Club in New York City on Monday, September 19, featuring U.S. Surgeon General, Regina M. Benjamin as keynote speaker.

Other speakers and moderators will include:

•    Jean-Michel Borys, MD, EPODE European Network Director and General Secretary, EPODE INTERNATIONAL NETWORK, NGO
•    Hugh Dugan, Economic and Social Affairs Adviser, U.S. Mission to the United Nations
•    Madelyn H. Fernstrom, PhD, CNS,  Professor of Psychiatry, Epidemiology and Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and Founding Director, UPMC Weight Management Center
•    Lisa Gable, President, Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation
•    Catherine Geslain-Lanéelle, Executive Director, European Food Safety Authority
•    Robert B. Gravani, PhD, Professor of Food Science, Cornell University, and President, Institute of Food Technologists
•    Peter Greenwald, MD, DrPH, Associate Director for Prevention, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
•    Elisabeth Hagen, MD, Under Secretary for Food Safety, U.S. Department of Agriculture
•    James O. Hill, PhD, Founding Executive Director of the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
•    John A. Milner, PhD, Chief, Nutritional Science Research Group, Division of Cancer Prevention National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
•    Kimberly Reed, JD, Executive Director, International Food Information Council Foundation
•    Wendy Reinhardt Kapsak, MS, RD, Senior Director, Health and Wellness, International Food Information Council Foundation
•    David Schmidt, President and CEO, IFIC Foundation
•    Timothy Sellnow, PhD, Professor and Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, College of Communications and Information Studies, University of Kentucky, and Theme Leader, Risk Communication Division, National Center for Food Protection and Defense
•    Marianne Smith Edge, MS, RD, LD, FADA, Senior Vice President, Nutrition and Food Safety,  International Food Information Council Foundation
•    Nancy Snyderman, MD, Chief Medical Editor, NBC News 
•    Despina Spanou, Principal Adviser for Communication and Stakeholders, Directorate-General for Health and Consumers (DG SANCO), European Commission, European Union
•    Jeffrey L. Sturchio, PhD, Former President and CEO, Global Health Council, and Visiting Scholar, Institute for Applied Economics, Global Health and the Study of Business Enterprise at The Johns Hopkins University
•    Nigel Sunley, Global Governing Council, International Union of Food Science and Technology
•    Bonnie Taub-Dix, MA, RD, CDN, Owner, BTD Nutrition Consultants, Author of Read It Before You Eat It, and Blogger for USA Today
•    Janet Voûte, Vice President, Global Head of Public Affairs, Nestlé S.A., and Co-Chair of the International Food and Beverage Alliance
•    Nancy Wellman, PhD, RD, FADA, Chair, Board of Trustees, International Food Information Council Foundation, Former Director, National Resource Center on Nutrition, Physical Activity and Aging and Professor (retired) of Dietetics and Nutrition, Florida International University
•    Josephine Wills, B.Vet.Med., PhD, MRCVS, Director General, European Food Information Council

 

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