Save the Date! The American Diabetes Association Annual Practice Update is Friday, October 5th 2012 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland.
Webinar: Telling the Public Health Story to the FDA – May 1st at 10:00 AM (pacific)
Presented by the Tobacco Control Legal Consortium, this webinar will explain how attendees can interact directly with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Tobacco Products to help the agency advance public health. Many members of the public health community do not fully understand the federal regulatory process, the procedure for interacting with the FDA as a regulatory authority, or the types of information and evidence that will allow the FDA to act decisively.
Webinar: Addressing Childhood Obesity through School Food Procurement – April 17th at 10:00 AM (pacific)
This webinar will outline why school food procurement is key to changing the nutritional quality of school meals. The presenters will highlight schools’ practices of procuring food for federally-funded school meal programs, the legal requirements schools must follow when procuring food, and schools’ opportunities to leverage procurement practices for the improvement of school nutrition.