Edna Park Lectures

The Household Science & Nutritional Sciences Alumni Association University of Toronto presents the Professor Edna W. Park Lecture 

The Professor Edna W. Park Lecture was established in the spring of 1974 by the Household Science Alumni to honour one of its outstanding members, Professor Edna W. Park, for her notable contribution to the field of Home Economics in Canada. Edna Park was a Professor Emerita of the University of Toronto whose teaching career spanned almost half a century.

 

The Professor Edna W. Park Lecture 2018

Role of Diet in Preventing Osteoporosis

Connie M. Weaver, PhD
Distinguished Professor
Department of Nutrition Science
Purdue University
West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

Medical Sciences Building, JJR MacLeod Auditorium, Room 2158
1 King's College Circle, University of Toronto
5:30 pm, November 8, 2018

 

Edna Park Flyer 2018

The Professor Edna W. Park Lecture for 2017

When too much isn’t enough: the intersection between food systems, sustainability and health

2017 University of Toronto Professor Edna W. Park Lecture: Dr. Evan Fraser

Evan Fraser, PhD
Director, The Arrell Food Institute 
Canada Research Chair (Tier I) in Global Food Security
Full Professor of Geography
Fellow of the Trudeau Foundation
Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographic Society
Member of the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars

Medical Sciences Building, Rm . 2172
1 King's College Circle, University of Toronto
5:30 pm, November 23, 2017

The Professor Edna W. Park Lecture for 2016

How Pop Culture Twists Health and Nutrition Information (And Why This Matters)

Timothy Caulfield,  LLM, FRSC, FCAHS
Canada Research Chair in Health Law & Policy
Trudeau Fellow and Professor, Faculty of Law and School of Public Health
Research Director, Health Law Institute, University of Alberta

Medical Sciences Building, Rm . 2172
1 King's College Circle, University of Toronto
5:30 pm, November 10, 2016

The Professor Edna W. Park Lecture for 2015

Sports Nutrition Today: Hydrating and Fueling Your Athletes for Success

University of Toronto Edna Park Lecture 2015 - Dr. Lawrence Spriet: Sports Nutrition Today

Lawrence L. Spriet, PhD
Professor and Chair
Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences University of Guelph

Medical Sciences Building, Rm . 2172
1 King's College Circle, University of Toronto
5:00 pm, November 19, 2015

 

The Professor Edna W. Park Lecture for 2014

Genetic and Environmental Factors contributing to Childhood Obesity in the Hispanic Population: VIVA LA FAMILIA Study

Nancy F. Bhutte, PhD, RD, MPH                          

Professor, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA

November 17, 2014

The Professor Edna W. Park Lecture for 2013

Growth Standards: a new paradigm's early lessons

Dr. Cutberto Garza

Provost and Dean of Faculties at Boston College

October 31, 2013

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