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Dr Gilliland in Saskatoon to give Keynote on Food Environments

Monday, July 20, 2015

Professor Jason Gilliland was in Saskatoon on May 21-23, 2015 for the Food Environments in Canada: Symposium and Workshop. Dr. Gilliland gave a keynote address on May 22, where he spoke about his experiences working on local food environments in Ontario to help create healthy and vibrant communities. The goal of this symposium and methodological workshop was to bring together researchers, students and practitioners to discuss completed and on-going studies along with the distinct strengths and challenges of Canadian food environments research, and to strategize for how to move this research forward. Dr. Gilliland also served on the Scientific Committee for the event, which was sponsored by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation, Health Canada, the University of Saskatchewan, and the Saskatchewan Population Health and Evaluation Research Unit (#fe2015yxe)