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‘Diet Diva’ Keri Gans to speak at SU March 24
‘Diet Diva’ Keri Gans to speak at SU March 24March 17, 2009Michele Barrettmibarret@syr.edu
The Nutrition Education and Promotion Association (NEPA), a student organization in the College of Human Ecology’s Department of Nutrition Science and Dietetics, is bringing Keri Gans, a practicing dietitian in New York City, to Syracuse University. Her presentation-Tuesday, March 24, at 6 p.m. in Grant Auditorium-is free and open to the public.
Gans is an accomplished member of the American Dietetic Association (ADA), playing the role of spokesperson and active practice group member. Prior to working for the ADA, she served as president of the New York State Dietetic Association. Recently, she has been featured on numerous television shows, including ABC’s “Good Morning America.”
Her interactive discussion will include diet myths, eating healthy and making healthy choices in campus student centers. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or NEPA’s president, Brittany Chin, at email@example.com.
NEPA is a student-run organization that actively promotes health and wellness on campus and in the community through education and activities that involve nutrition awareness. The organization is active in many local service projects and is currently working with local soup kitchens and other organizations throughout the community.