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contento Isobel

Teachers College Columbia University

05/31/2019 04:28:28

contento Isobel

Isobel Contento, Ph.D., CDN is Professor of Nutrition and Education, and Director of the Program in Nutrition at Teachers College Columbia University.  Her recent research has involved the development and evaluation of interventions to improve health and reduce risk of overweight in youth that focuses on behavior change. She has written a textbook on how to use to psychosocial theory and research evidence to design nutrition education programs for a variety of populations to motivate and facilitate behavior change and provide environmental supports for change. She has received research grants from several US agencies and has published many articles. She has been a member of several national advisory committees in the US and is part of the team of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations on developing guidelines for Nutrition Education in Low and Medium Income Countries.

She has also been active in the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior for many years, serving on various committees and currently she is the President of its Board of Trustees. She is the recipient of that society’s Excellence in Nutrition Education Award. She has made presentations and led workshops in countries such as Mexico, Malaysia, El Salvador, Israel, Japan, Taiwan, and Portugal.
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September 19-22, 2019
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September 12, 2019
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June 30, 2019
On-site Registration Dates
September 19, 2019


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