Northwestern University

Oct
12
Mon 6:00 PM

Managing Global Health Challenges Guest Speaker Dr. Suzen Moeller - Nutritional Epidemiologist

When: Monday, October 12, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM  

Where: Annenberg Hall, G15, 2120 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

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Group: Global Health Studies

Co-Sponsor(s):
Buffett Institute for Global Studies

Category: Global & Civic Engagement

Description:

As part of Professor Michael Diamond's "GBL HLTH 390: Managing Global Health Challenges" course, several guest lecturers are invited throughout Fall Quarter. Professor Diamond welcomes other members of the Northwestern community that are interested in attending these guest lectures.

Guest Speaker: Dr. Suzen Moeller, Nutritional Epidemiologist

Dr. Moeller is a nutritional epidemiologist, educator, and spiritual director. She is currently the chief consultant and founder of Eating Joyfully, Inc.where she provides evidence-based consultation and research evaluation related to nutrition, food allergies and overall health to help clinicians and organizations provide optimal care, policies, and products. She also utilizes her skills as a trained spiritual director to design and lead workshops that help people identify their own unique reasons behind the health behaviors they choose - with the ultimate goal of helping people eat more healthfully, with more joy, more often.

She is currently an Associate Professor for Nursing in the Health Sciences at North Park University and lectures in the Northwestern University School of Professional Studies.

Her work experience includes 7 years as a senior scientist at the American Medical Association (AMA), where she provided expertise and support on scientific and public policy issues related to diet and nutrition, and helped develop and evaluate several educational resources for healthcare professionals and patients, including the AMA Healthier Life Steps® program. At AMA, Dr. Moeller also served as staff author for a number of reports for the AMA’s Council on Science and Public Health, including its reports on eating disorders, high fructose corn syrup, vitamin D, sustainable food systems, sugar-sweetened beverage taxes, and obesity.

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