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We are honored to be hosting the 20th Gershoff Symposium. The annual symposium, held by the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts, is held in honor of Dean Emeritus, Stanley Gershoff, PhD.

The title of the 2018 symposium is Ambiguity and Perception in Food Trends: Are We All Talking about the Same Thing?



Friday, April 27, 2018
1:30-5:00 pm
in the HNRCA Auditorium
Reception to follow

Please register for the event here.

“Food Labeling Chaos” (Keynote)
Kathleen Merrigan, PhD
Executive Director of Sustainability & Professor of Public Policy
George Washington University

“Deal or No Deal, What Do You See in a Label?”
John Bernard, PhD
Professor, Department of Applied Economics & Statistics
University of Delaware

“State of the Evidence: Organic vs. Non-organic”
Qi Sun, MD, ScD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School
Assistant Professor, Department of Nutrition
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

“Creating a Sustainable Food System: What Matters and What Counts?”
Amanda Beal, N12
President and Chief Executive Officer
Maine Farmland Trust