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The 2019 Shivvers Memorial Lecture

March 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Setting the Table: Systems, Sustainability, and Policy

Speaker: Angie Tagtow, Äkta Strategies, LLC

Angie Tagtow is a registered and licensed dietitian with more than 25 year of experience in public health and food policy. She was Executive Director of the USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion during the Obama administration and co-led the development and launch of the 2015–2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans with the US Department of Health and Human Services. Angie Tagtow will discuss the balance between nutrition and sustainability, including the role of policy and the importance of educating eaters, health professionals and policymakers on cultivating and participating in sustainable food systems that promote good health, vibrant communities and environmental stewardship. Tagtow earned an MS in Family and Consumer Sciences Education from Iowa State University and lives on a reconstructed tallgrass prairie in northeast Polk County.

The 2019 Shivvers Memorial Lecture
Cosponsored By:

  • Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture
  • Committee on Lectures (funded by Student Government)


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