February 22, 2012
LEXINGTON, KY.

With obesity and health issues very much at the forefront of state and national health policy conversations, nutrition advising and education is in high demand.  And, a prominent alumna and member of the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture's School of Human Environmental Sciences Hall of Fame will be on campus Friday morning, Feb. 24 to lead a conversation on these topics.

The appearance by Marianne Smith Edge, a past president of the American Dietetic Association and current consultant with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, is being sponsored by the UK Student Unit of the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences.  The dialogue will take place from 9 to 10 a.m. in Room 128 of Erikson Hall.  The event is free and open to UK students, faculty, and staff. 

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