Current Symposium
7th Annual Nutrition Symposium

"Healthy Eating in Context: Nexus of Food and Environmental Justice"

Symposium Date: March 31, 2017


Background & Purpose: The 7th Annual Nutrition Symposium will bring together
researchers, policy makers, community and faith-based organizations, and community members
to: provide perspectives on the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and challenges in South
Carolina as it relates to food justice, healthy equity, and environmental justice; and formulate an
action plan for greater collaboration across these sectors for meaningful change.

WHO: The University of South Carolina's Center for Research in Nutrition and Health
Disparities, the School of the Earth, Ocean and Environment, and the
Department of Environmental Health Sciences invites faculty, staff, students, and
community and faith-based organizations to submit abstracts for oral and poster
presentations for the 7th Annual Nutrition Symposium.

Please Note: Student Abstracts will be reviewed, and if selected, will be entered into a poster

competition for a chance to win a $100 Prize.

WHAT: Abstracts for oral and poster presentations will be accepted related to the focus
areas listed below:

Food Systems
Food Justice
Health Equity
Environmental Justice
Nutrition Policy
Social Determinants of Health
Impact of Natural Disasters on Water, Energy, and Food
Nutrients and Diet Patterns
Food Choice
Food Security
Nutrition Communication

WHEN: Abstract submissions has been EXTENDED to Wednesday, February 1, 2016.

WHERE: CLICK HERE to submit your abstract or copy and paste the link below. HcEAePG3q6-bq3_ctyEQ/viewform?usp=send_form

For questions, please contact Mary Wilson at OR Ranina Outing at