Food and Nutrition 2012 Annual Meeting Information

APHA 140th Annual Meeting – San Francisco, CA, 2012

Food & Nutrition Section Sponsored Sessions


Note: Sessions in italics were organized by a different Section, SPIG, or caucus but are endorsed by the Food & Nutrition Section.


Saturday, October 27

5:30p - 7:30p

127.0 Food & Nutrition Section Meeting (open to all section members)


Sunday, October 29

2:00p - 5:00p

180.0 Food & Nutrition Section Meeting (open to all section members)

6:30p - 8:30p

229.0 Food & Nutrition Section Awards Reception


Monday, October 29

7:00a - 8:00a

242.0 Food & Nutrition Section Program Planning Meeting (open to all section members)

8:30a - 10:00a

3026.0 Invited Session - Healthier Communities through Sodium Reduction in Restaurants: Evaluation Approaches to Build Practice-Based Evidence (CHPPD)

3031.0 Food Economics and Public Health

3032.0 Measuring the Food Environment

3051.0 Innovations in Technology and Social Media to Assist Breastfeeding Success (MCH)

10:30a - 12:00p

3132.0 Regulating Competitive Foods in Schools: From Assessment to Policy

3133.0 Nutrition and Human Rights

3134.0 Keeping Our Food Safe from Pathogens

3178.0 Eat your heart out: Exploring the intersections of trade, food, and health (Trade & Health Forum)

12:30p - 1:30p (POSTER SESSIONS)

3185.0 Addressing Food Security, Food Access, and Nutritional Needs of Underserved and Disadvantaged Communities

3186.0 Children's Dietary Patterns and Nutrition in School and Child Care Settings

3187.0 Food Systems, Food Environments, and Food Policy

3188.0 Individual, Social, and Environmental Influences on Dietary Practices

12:30p - 2:00p

3234.0 Improving the Food and Beverage Environment in Schools and Child Care Settings

3244.0 Weight management in low resource communities: A lens across life stages

2:30p - 4:00p

3303.1 Nutrition and Aging  (Aging & Public Health)

3334.0 Food Access and Food Security

3335.0 The Food Marketing Environment: Barriers and Opportunities to Action to Improve Children’s Health

4:30p - 6:00p

3417.0 Implementing social change that promotes or supports breastfeeding  (BF Forum)

3424.0 Food deserts: Digging into the complexity of reducing food access disparities (Environment)

4:30p - 6:30p

3452.0 March of Dimes Agnes Higgins Award Lecture and Reception: Maternal nutrition and the outcome of pregnancy, success of lactation and infant growth: We’ve come a long way, with new challenges ahead


Tuesday, October 30

8:30a - 10:00a

4033.0 Innovations in Food/Nutrition Assistance and Emergency Food Programs

4034.0 Monitoring School Nutrition and Activity Policies Over Time: Identifying Gains, Losses, Stalls and Disparities

4034.1 Food, Fairness and Health I: Communicating the “Sweet Spot” Around Healthy Food, Fairness and Social Disparities

10:30a - 12:00p

4111.0 You Can Lead the Students to Water, but . . . the Current State of Drinking Water Availability and Intake in School and Child Care Settings

4112.0 Retail Strategies for Increasing Healthy Food Access and Purchasing

4117.0 Food Industry and the Law (Law)

12:30p - 2:00p

4216.0 Competitive Foods and Wellness Policies: Lessons Learned in Schools

4217.0 Corner Store and Home Makeovers in East Los Angeles: Family and Neighborhood Interventions to Reduce Heart Disease Risk

4225.0 International Issues in Nutrition & Malnutrition (International Health)

2:30p - 4:00p

4308.0 Fast Food Menus, Marketing, and Public Policy: Can We Get Children and Adolescents to Eat Healthy?

4309.0 Research, Practice, and Policy Around Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption

4310.0 Connecting Farmers to Consumers of All Ages

4:30p - 6:00p

4399.0 Nutrition Education, Culinary, and Gardening Programs

4400.0 How Can We Balance Government Interventions, Market Forces and Individual Responsibility to Address the Obesity Epidemic?

4400.1 Sodium in School Meals and in the Local Food Environment


Wednesday, October 31        

8:30a - 10:00a

5054.0 Integrating Nutrition into Medical and Dental Care and Training

5055.0 Food Industry Regulation: Labeling, Taxation and Litigation

5093.0 Changes in Dietary Guidance Over Time and Framing of Nutrition Messages for Diverse Audiences (Organized Jointly with Food & Nutrition) (PHEHP)

5100.0 Creating Nutrition Policy Change in Schools (SHES)

10:30a - 12:00p

5124.0 Improving the Retail Environment for Healthy Food: Examples from the Communities Putting Prevention to Work Initiative

5125.0 Evidence-based Obesity Prevention Strategies for Policy, Systems, and Environmental Changes

5125.1 Social Norms and Perceptions Related to Diet and Weight

12:30p - 2:00p

5179.0 Farmers' Markets and Their Impact on Community Food Access and Diet

5180.0 Maternal and Child Nutrition

5181.0 Food, Fairness and Health II: Occupy Agriculture – Corporate Power, Equity and the Food System

5208.0 Behavioral Innovations that Nudge Students to Eat Healthier Lunches (PHEHP)