Hunger to Health Series

Just announced – there is a new seminar scheduled for the Treasure Valley Area on December 10.
The Keynote speaker is Dr. Ted Epperly, who spoke at our Boise conference in August.
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Dr. Epperly is the President and CEO of the Family Medicine Residency of Idaho, a Federally Qualified Teaching Health Center comprised of eight FQHC clinics, four ACGME family medicine residency programs, and four fellowships. He received an undergraduate degree in Biology and Anthropology from Utah State University in 1976. He Graduated from the University of Washington School of Medicine in 1980. Dr. Epperly completed his residency in Family Medicine at Madigan Army Medical Center, Fort Lewis, Washington in 1983. He completed a faculty development fellowship at the University of North Carolina in 1986 and achieved an additional CAQ in Geriatrics. Dr. Epperly retired July 2001 as Colonel after serving 21 years in the United States Army. Dr. Epperly served as the past President and Board Chair of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) representing 135,000 family physicians across the country. He is a current member of the ACGME Board of Directors that has responsibility of all residency and fellowship training for over 125,000 residents and fellows of all specialties in the United States. He currently serves as the Governor appointed Chairman of the Board for the Idaho Healthcare Coalition that is in charge of helping transform healthcare for the State of Idaho. His multiple award-winning book Fractured: America’s Broken Health Care System and What Must Be Done To Heal It provides excellent insight to the U.S healthcare system and can be found on Amazon.com.

Topics:

  • Current/future trends in Idaho – what is the outlook of individual health for Idahoans?
  • Food insecurity as a social determinant of health
  • The impact of nutrition and nutrition education on health outcomes
  • Food pantry and meal site–health care partnership: how, when, and where to start a collaboration

 

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