Boston University Medical Campus on the Frontline: Meeting the Needs of Women and Children in our Communities
September 25, 2012
Senate Assistant Majority Whip Karen Spilka and Representative Cory Atkins, the co-chairs of the Massachusetts Caucus of Women Legislators, and faculty at the Boston University School of Medicine and School of Public Health hosted a roundtable discussion at the Boston University Medical Campus on September 25.
The faculty discussed four topics selected by the Women's Caucus co-chairs and their impacts on women and children. These topics were: nutrition and obesity, cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer's, and health disparities. Dr. Deborah Frank, Children's HealthWatch Founder and Principal Investigator, and Dr. Megan Sandel, Children's Health Watch Co-Principal Investigator, presented Children's HealthWatch data in discussing the impact of food insecurity on women and children as well as the policy implications of food insecurity.
Click here to view the agenda for the event.