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Remarkable Conversations: The First 1,000 Days

  • Categories: Diabetes, Prevention & Healthy Living

About This Event

  • Event Type:Community Event

OU Health Harold Hamm Diabetes Center and its community partners, Hunger Free Oklahoma and the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma, are on a path to cure diabetes through prevention. Where do we begin? The first 1,000 days of life — from conception to day 1,000.

Join us for a conversation with experts in the field of diabetes, as well as community leaders who are helping educate and provide resources to prevent diabetes before it impacts Oklahomans.

Moderator: Jed Friedman, Ph.D. Director, OU Health Harold Hamm Diabetes Center Chickasaw Nation Endowed Chair

Panelists Include:

Emily Jones, Ph.D., RCN-OB, FAHA, FPCNA Associate Professor Ph.D. Program Director Fran and Earl Ziegler College of Nursing University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Ashley Weedn, M.D., MPH, FAAP, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Medical Director, Healthy Futures Clinic, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Marianna Wetherill, Ph.D., MPH, RDN/LD Associate Professor George Kaiser Family Foundation Chair in Population Healthcare Henry Zarrow Presidential Professor

Stacy Dykstra, Ph.D. Chief Executive Officer Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma Richard Comeau Senior Director of Programs Hunger Free Oklahoma

OU Health’s Remarkable Conversation event series brings experts, community advocates and educators, together to lead thoughtful conversations on relevant topics that affect Oklahomans.

  • Refreshments Served
  • Open to the Public
  • No Cost to Attend
  • Gates will open at 5:30 p.m. and parking is free.
  • Parking Instructions (here)
  • Price: Free
  • Registration Instructions: Online