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Preventive Health Solutions for California's Diabetes Epidemic

Adele de la Torre* and Malo Hutson**. Professor in the Department of Chicana/o Studies, UC Davis. **Assistant Professor of City and Regional Planning, UC Berkeley,
May 19, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 01:30 PM (America/Los_Angeles / UTC-700)
1130 K Street, Room LL3
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UC Center Food and Agriculture Series (2 of 3)

“Preventative Health Solutions for California’s Diabetes Epidemic”

The UC Center Food and Agriculture Series is a three week series brought to you through the collaboration of UCCS and the UC Global Food Initiative. The Global Food Initiative aligns the UC’s research to explore solutions to issues of food security, health and sustainability.

Moderated by Josette Lewis, Associate Director, UC Davis World Food Center

Professor Adela de la Torre, UC Davis
Dr. Adela de la Torre, an agricultural economist, is a professor in the Chicana/o Studies Department and director of the Center for Transnational Health at the University California, Davis, where she is also a Vice Chancellor of student affairs and campus diversity. Dr. de la Torre's publications and research primarily focus on Chicano/Latino health issues, childhood obesity within rural Mexican origin communities, binational health,  and  science  educational  disparities  and  interventions  for  Chicana/o  Latina/o students.

Assistant Professor Malo Hutson UC Berkeley
Malo André Hutson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of City and Regional Planning at the University of California at Berkeley and Associate Director of the Institute of Urban and Regional Development (IURD) within the College of Environmental Design. Prior to joining the faculty at Berkeley, Professor Hutson was a Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholar at the Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health in the School of Public Health at the University of Michigan. He currently is a faculty affiliate of the Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program at the University of California, San Francisco and U.C. Berkeley. In addition Dr.Hutson is a faculty member of the Diversity and Health Disparities Cluster at Berkeley.


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