Date:July 16, 2018

7th Annual Dallas Hunger Summit September 14th 9:15AM-2:15PM

2018 Dallas Hunger Summit – “Going from Hunger to Health!”

WHAT:The 7th Annual Dallas Hunger Summit of the Dallas Coalition for Hunger Solutions, chaired by U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson. The 2018 Dallas Hunger Summit is an opportunity to learn about the general intersection of food insecurity and the health of individuals in Dallas-Fort Worth. Speakers and panelists will address the state of health for Dallas area residents, what is being done to recognize food insecurity and malnutrition as a public health problem, implications on local health and medical care, and steps being taken to assure access to healthy, nutritious food for all.

WHEN: Friday, September 14, 2018 from 9:15 AM –2:15 PM

WHERE: Briscoe Carpenter Livestock Center @ Fair Park

WHO:    Expected attendance of 200+ community leaders.Speakers and panelists to include:

  • Steve Love, President & CEO, DFW Hospital Council
  • Dr. Donald Wesson, President, Baylor Scott & White Health and Wellness Center and Senior Vice President of Baylor Scott
  • Dr. Ray Tsai, Senior Vice President, Market Operations, Children’s Health Medical Center Dallas
  • Dr. Sandi Pruitt, Public Health Researcher and Co-Director, Community Assistance Research, UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Shannon Huggins, Senior Vice President, Contract Strategy and Population Health, Methodist Health System
  • Representatives from The Cooper Institute and Parkland Health & Hospital System
  • Wende Burton, Community Philanthropy Director, Communities Foundation of Texas

 

$25.00 registration. Scholarships available. Registration:http://www.2018dallashungersummit.eventbrite.com

For more information, contact wyonella_henderson-greene@baylor.edu or call 214-951-7780.