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OPHA & NRC 2014 Networking Soiree

When: March 6, 2014
Time: 6:00 pm
Where: Twenty Toronto Street Conferences and Events

Looking for tips on navigating the first few years of your career?
Wondering about your transition into the professionalworld?

Students and new professionals interested in pursuing nutrition and food-related careers are warmly invited to join us for a relaxed evening of networking and informal mentorship with some of Ontario’s most influential nutrition & public health leaders! Organized by the OPHA’s New Professionals’ Working Group, this event is a wonderful opportunity to speak with health leaders about their personal journeys and connect with like-minded peers. As if connecting with professionals in your field were not enough, food and beverages will be provided!

MEET THE LEADERS!

  • Dr. David Jenkin MD PhD DSc, Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto; Canada Research Chair, Nutrition and Metabolism; Director, Risk Factor Modification Centre, St. Michael’s Hospital
  • Ann Fox MHSc PhD, Senior Lecturer and Director (MPH Program), University of Toronto
  • Carol Timmings R.N., M.Ed. (Admin), Director, Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention and Chief Nursing Officer, Toronto Public Health
  • Kori Kostka RD, Dietitian, West Durham Family Health Team
  • Eric Nadalin MHK, Health Promotion Specialist, Windsor-Essex County Health Unit
  • Nandita Perumal MPH, Doctor in Epidemiology Student, Dalla Lana School of Public Health
  • Sandy Mitchell RD, Dietitian, Risk Factor Modification Centre, St. Michael’s Hospital
  • Anne Birks, Manager, Nutrition Promotion, Toronto Public Health

Stay tuned for updates on other leaders!

OPHA MEMBERS AND CONFERENCE REGISTRANTS ATTEND FREE!

To learn more about the value of OPHA membership and to become a member, please click here.

REFRESHMENTS

Light refreshments will be provided.

ABOUT YOUR HOST

The OPHA Students and New Professionals Working Group (NPWG) was created in 2013 to magnify the opportunities for those starting out in the public health field within the OPHA. By providing members with opportunities for professional development, network building, and continuous learning the NPWG offers an edge to those pursuing employment or career advancement in public health. Through its affiliation and collaboration with the Ontario Public Health Association, the NPWG works to provide student and new professional members with access to resources and information through social media, web, and institution-based strategies, providing a focused and relevant approach to member engagement. Visit the NPWG online and check out its Public Health Perspectives blog here.

MORE ABOUT NRC AND OPHA 2014 ANNUAL CONFERENCE – HEALTH IN ALL POLICIES: ADVANCING AN INTERSECTORAL APPROACH TO PROMOTING HEALTHY EATING IN ONTARIO

This year, OPHA and NRC’s 2014 Annual Event will be on Health In All Policies (HiAP). HiAP is an emerging collaborative approach to improving health by including health, equity, and sustainability considerations into decision-making across sectors and policy areas. This year’s conference will provide opportunities for an important and timely discussion on how a HiAP approach can be applied to strengthen healthy eating promotion and access to healthy foods in Ontario. For more information on the program and to register, please visit the conference’s page online.

HAVE A QUESTION? CONTACT US!

Email: events@opha.on.ca

Tel: 416-367-3313 Ext 260

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