Food and Nutrition as Agents of Health – With Dr. Norm Campbell and Shahzadi Devje, RD. CDE
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 at 3:00 PM
The Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta and the Ismaili Muslim Community are proud to be jointly hosting this exciting public event in the area of food and nutrition as a means to cardiovascular health promotion and disease prevention. We are particularly delighted to bring together on the same stage Shahzadi Devje, global chair of The Ismaili Nutrition Centre and Dr. Norm Campbell, a leading health researcher and advocate from the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary.
- “Death by Food” – Dr. Norm Campbell CM
- “Diet For Health: Are You Eating The Headlines?” – Shahzadi Devje
Ms. Devje will also be introducing The Ismaili Nutrition Centre as part of her presentation.
This not-to-be-missed event is a unique opportunity as it brings together a leading international civil society institution delivering contextualized best practice with a leading clinician researcher and policy advocate.
Dr. Norm Campbell, an Internal Medicine specialist and Professor of Medicine at the University of Calgary’s Cumming School of Medicine, is the immediate past president of the World Hypertension League and is a member of the World Health Organization (WHO) Expert Advisory Panel on Nutrition. He has authored over 400 peer-reviewed publications and delivered over 450 invited presentations around the world. Dr. Campbell is highly decorated for his efforts to improving health and stemming the wave of non-communacable disease, including having been invested into the Order of Canada for his work.
Shahzadi Devje, chair of The Ismaili Nutrition Centre (TINC), is an award winning registered dietitian holding a degree in Nutrition from the University of Surrey and a Masters in Public Health Nutrition from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Her role at TINC is a global position serving 20 countries and 15 million community members, focusing on reducing the burden of chronic disease through nutrition and active living. Her team includes representatives from various countries who work collaboratively for creative content planning and health promotion initiatives globally and incorporating “best available” evidence in all materials/resources and presentations. For this work, Ms. Devje was honoured by the Dietitions of Canada in 2016 with a national leadership award.