Around Town: Summer 2015

Aug. 31 – Sept. 2, 2015: Institute of Medicine’s “Workshop on Food Allergies: Global Burden, Causes, Treatment, Prevention, and Public Policy,” Keck Center (500 Fifth St. NW) in Washington, D.C. The workshop will explore current knowledge, research, and trends surrounding food allergies, discuss the unique needs and challenges of living with food allergies, and draw on international perspectives in measuring, preventing, and managing food allergies.  There will be an opportunity for public comment.

Aug. 25, 2015: Institute of Medicine Webinar, “Resources for Evaluating Community-level Obesity Prevention Efforts.” Noon Eastern Time. To join, dial 877-278-2734 and use participant PIN number 714652. You can also join via the Web at http://ctb.glance.net?key=4082