SESSION 1
RISK ASSESSMENT AND NUTRITION: BUILDING PERSPECTIVES

Moderator

Laina Bush, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

9:30 am

Overview of Risk Assessment: What Are the Questions That Risk Assessments Tools Can Answer? How Might This Relate to Nutrition Risk Assessment?

 

Joseph Rodricks, ENVIRON International Corporation

10:00 am

Overview of Current Issues in Nutrition: What Are the Questions and Challenges in Nutrition? How Might Risk Assessment Help to Address Nutrition Questions?

 

Shiriki Kumanyika, University of Pennsylvania

10:30–11:00 am

BREAK

 

Discussants:

11:00 am

  1. Industry Perspective: How Does the Food Industry Use Risk Assessment Tools?

 

Kathryn Wiemer, General Mills

11:20 am

  1. Public Policy/Government Perspective: How Does the Government Use Risk Assessment Tools?

 

William Dietz, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

11:40 am

Open Discussion

12:15–1:30 pm

LUNCH



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