“Unhealthy Influences” this Friday

This Friday, November 13, marks the first in our 2009 series of public health forums sponsored by the Minnesota Public Health Association. Friday morning’s discussion, focusing on “Unhealthy Influences: The Impact of Advertising on the Health of Children,” will be moderated by Dean John Finnegan, the University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health, and include panelists Julie Ralston Aoki, from the Public Health Law Center at William Mitchell College of Law, Katie Engman, from the Ramsey Tobacco Coalition & North Suburban Tobacco Compliance Project, and Lisa Ray, from Parents for Ethical Marketing.

When: November 13, 2009   7:30-9:00 AM

Where: West Bank Office Building (WBOB), Room 142, University of Minnesota, 1300 South Second Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454-1015


Register at www.MPHA.net.  A breakfast of locally produced and organic foods will begin at 7:00am. The cost is $8 for MPHA members, $15 for non-members and $5 for students.

A downloadable flyer with full information is available here: http://www.epi.umn.edu/.