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Harvard to Host Symposium on DGAC Report

Monday, February 23, 2015

(North American Meat Institute)

The Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) will host a symposium this Wednesday, February 25, to discuss the evidence basis and key recommendations outlined in the Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) . The symposium will be moderated by Dr. Howard Koh, former assistant secretary for health at HHS and current professor of practice of public health leadership at HSPH. The keynote speaker will be Dr. J. Michael McGinnis, executive director of the Institute of Medicine Roundtable on Value and Science, and the symposium will feature presentations from Dr. Barbara Millen, chairman of the 2015 DGAC, and other DGAC members. The symposium will be held from 3:30 to 6:00 p.m. in the HSPH Snyder Auditorium, 667 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts. The event will also be live streamed here.

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