When: Friday, May 10, 2019 | 9:00AM – 2:30PM
Where: Greendale People’s Church, 25 Francis Street, Worcester, MA
The Massachusetts Farm to School Network will be holding a gathering for people to contribute to a shared vision for the MA farm to school movement, identify priority goals for the next year, learn more about the Network, and share how a MA farm to school professional network can best serve them.
The Stakeholder Gathering will bring together farmers/producers, educators, food service professionals, wellness & public health professionals, community organizers, policy makers, parent advocates and more. All are welcome. The event is free and open to the public. For planning purposes please register here to reserve your spot. Lunch & snacks will be provided. You can view the agenda for the day here.
Dr. Eun-Ok Im will present the second NINR Director’s Lecture of 2019: “Midlife Women’s Health: Using Technology to Enhance Research and Eliminate Disparities.” In her presentation, Dr. Im will discuss her program of research, which uses computer and mobile technologies to eliminate gender and ethnic disparities. The lecture will take place in Lipsett Amphitheater in the Clinical Center (Bldg. 10) on the NIH Campus in Bethesda, Maryland. This lecture will also be broadcast live and archived at http://videocast.nih.gov.
About the Speaker
Eun-Ok Im, PhD, MPH, RN, CNS, FAAN is the Associate Dean for Research Development and Regulatory Affairs and Mary T. Champagne Professor at Duke University, School of Nursing. She has gained national and international recognition as a methodologist, researcher, and theorist in international, cross-cultural women’s health. Dr. Im’s most outstanding contribution to nursing research is a program that adopts computer and mobile technologies to eliminate gender and ethnic disparities. She has taken the lead in this new field, and her current studies are among the first of their kind to use these technologies to build nursing knowledge. Dr. Im has integrated this line of work with research projects on breast cancer survivorship, cancer pain, menopausal symptoms, and physical activity. She has numerous national and international awards, including the 2014 International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame Award from Sigma Theta Tau International.
For more information, visit: www.ninr.nih.gov/directorslecture.