The Issues and Ice Cream discussion series returns Sept. 19 with a conversation about youth and child obesity prevention at 12:30 in MUB rooms 338-340.
Issues and Ice Cream is a monthly discussion series where UNH and Cooperative Extension faculty, specialists, students and special guests come together to discuss pertinent topics and opportunities for collaboration.
At the Sept. 19 event, panelists will discuss what has become a critical societal issue, childhood obesity, and what university and statewide partners are doing to help prevent it.
“Although obesity rates have declined slightly in recent months, there is still a long way to go with families, youth, communities and policies before there is any long-term and sustained changes in obesity rates,” said Debbie Luppold, professor for UNH Cooperative Extension, the sponsor of the event.
Speakers include Semra Aytur of UNH Health Management and Policy, Cheri White from the New Hampshire Department of...