The ACE Advisory Committee came together on March 1st 2019 to visit our pilot schools and to celebrate the kick off for the ACE program with all our partners. We are most grateful for Food and Finance High School for making such an eventful night possible.
Dr. Leak presented her research work titled “Public Health Interventions that Address Disparities in Adolescent Dietary Behaviors and Poor Health Outcomes for faculty and members of Weill Cornell General Internal Medicine Department. The event was co-hosted by the Cornell Center for Health Equity
On November 12th, Dr. Leak presented her poster titled “Exploring Low-Income Caregivers Intentions to Prepare Whole Grain Foods for Prediabetic Children” (Leak T., Gangrade N., Tester J. 2018) at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Expo at San Diego, CA.
On September 26th, Athena Wong presented her work on our Corner Store project at the CCE Summer Internship Reception. To learn more about her experience, click here
Dr. Leak and the NS 1600 teaching team was delighted to have Frank Kruppa, Public Health Director of Tompkins County guest lecture in “Introduction to Public Health”.
Dr. Leak is meets with her new undergraduate Global and Public Health Sciences advisees. Welcome to class of 2020 and our new graduate students!
We are very thankful to have been able to come together as members of the Advanced Cooking Education (ACE) Advisory Committee to discuss and plan the development of the upcoming and exciting ACE program.
Thank you to our partners at CCE-NYC, City Harvest, and Weill Cornell CTSC for an amazing summer of data collection!
Athena, Navika, Natalie, and Kameron on their way to collect data for the Nudging Youth to Make Healthier Snack Purchases in Urban Corner Stores study in NYC
On March 27th, Navika Gangrade delivered a department-wide talk about a randomized controlled trial that used novel methods (e.g., chef-enhanced meals) to encourage uptake of the National School Lunch Program among low-income and racially diverse