Part 2 - Food Literacy: A Competency Progression Framework for Children & Youth - A "Fireside Chat" with Dr. Joyce Slater
Date: Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Time: 12:00 - 13:00 ET
This disussion-focused informal webinar will:
- Summarize the key concepts shared during Part 1 (January 6, 2022)
- Address outstanding - and new - questions from attendees
Speaker: Joyce Slater, PhD, MSc, RD -Professor, Human Nutritional Sciences, University of Manitoba
Moderator: Melissa A. Fernandez, PhD, RD - Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Alberta
The recording of the January 6, 2022 webinar can be found on the CNS Education Portal. New questions for Dr. Slater are welcome and encouraged.
About the Speaker:
Dr. Joyce Slater is a Professor of Community Nutrition in the Department of Food and Human Nutritional Sciences, at the University of Manitoba. She teaches food and nutrition literacy education, and public health nutrition. Joyce uses mixed methods and participatory approaches to conduct research on food and nutrition security; the role of food literacy in well-being; and nutrition epidemiology. Her research has been funded by the Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the Canadian Home Economics Foundation. Joyce is a Registered Dietitian who worked in various public health organizations for 18 years before obtaining her PhD and joining the University of Manitoba.