Food & Family Conference Agenda

Thank you to all Food and Family Conference 2019 attendees!
Thursday, September 26th, 2019 | 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
University Club | Chicago, IL
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8:00 a.m.


  Registration and Breakfast

9:00 a.m.


  Welcome Remarks
  Kimberlee K. Kidwell, PhD, Dean, College of Agricultural, Consumer and
  Environmental Sciences
  Doris Kelley Christopher, Founder of Pampered Chef, Ltd.
  Barbara H. Fiese, PhD, Director, Family Resiliency Center

9:20 a.m.


  Panel: Building Healthy Families Through Early Nutrition 




  Sharon M. Donovan, PhD 

  Building STRONGer Kids Through EarlyLife





  Rafael Pérez-Escamilla, PhD

  Breastfeeding in the 21st Century:

  How we can make it work



  Susan L. Johnson, PhD

  The Good Tastes Study: Improving
  children's eating behaviors and diet



  Panel Discussion Moderator: Elissa Bassler, CEO, Illinois Public Health Institute

10:35 a.m.




10:50 a.m.


  Panel: Family Mealtime Challenges




  Barbara H. Fiese, PhD

  Family Matters: What do parents want to  

  change about mealtimes?




  Alison L. Miller, PhD

  Child Factors and Family Dynamics that

  Shape Family Mealtime Challenges




  Brent A. McBride, PhD

  Father’s Responsive Feeding Behaviors

  During Family Mealtimes: An Exploratory Study

11:50 a.m. 


  Panel Discussion
  Moderator: Kelly Bost, PhD, Professor, Human Development and Family Studies 

12:05 p.m.



12:35 p.m.  


  Keynote Address: Emily Engelhard

  Managing Director of Thought Leadership, Feeding America
  Food Insecurity in Families and the Charitable Response:

  Utilizing Research Insights to Take Action

12:50 p.m.



1:05 p.m. 


  Panel: Including Broader Systems for Healthy Development




  Eliana Perrin, MD, MPH

  Childhood Obesity Prevention:

  What can primary care providers can do?



  Mary Ann McCabe, PhD

  Engaging the Business Community to
  Promote Healthy Development


  Panel Discussion
  Moderator: Dr. Tamara Hannon, MD, Indiana University School of Medicine

2:00 p.m.


  Panel: Food, Media and Culture 



  Kristen Harrison, PhD

  You, Me, and the Screen Make Three:

  Family media use and child nutrition




  Gail M. Ferguson, PhD

  Remote Acculturation + U.S. Media + Food

  Options: A(nother) Perfect Storm for Obesity?



  Michelle Nelson, PhD

  Food Focused Media Literacy: Subvertising




  Norma Olvera, PhD

  Acculturation and Eating Practices in Latino




  Panel Discussion Moderator: Brenda Koester, Family Resiliency Center

3:35 pm


  Reception and Poster Session (cocktails and hors d'oeuvres)