Connecting Public Health and Food Sector Collaborators: Healthy Menu Innovations in Schools

National webinar

National Network of Public Health Institutes

Register now for the next web forum in NNPHI’s sodium reduction series on January 11, 2018, from 2:00 – 3:00 pm ET. This web forum, “Connecting Public Health and Food Sector Collaborators: Healthy Menu Innovations in Schools,” will highlight goals, approaches, results, and lessons learned from community-level and corporate-level initiatives to reduce sodium and improve the nutritional value of foods served in K-12 schools. Presenters include:

  • Madelyn Herzog, School Programs Coordinator, Healthy Chelsea
  • Scott Richardson, MBA, Co-founder & Partner, Northbound Ventures, LLC
  • Linda Sceurman, National Director of Nutrition, Aramark Education

For more info visit here.  To register, click “RSVP Today!”


A high sodium diet raises blood pressure, and high blood pressure is a major cause of heart disease and stroke. By reducing sodium, the food industry can have influence over the health of Americans.

To advance sodium reduction efforts and disseminate promising practices, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI) have launched a Web Forum series, “Connecting Public Health and Food Sector Collaborators,” hosted by Dialogue4Health. This series features representatives from the food sector who will share best practices, success stories and subject matter expertise for public health audiences working with the food industry to reduce sodium. Web Forums also include presentations from public health practitioners who will share lessons learned and real-life examples from their work with food industry partners to create change in a variety of food service settings.

This series is a continuation of the former Web Forum series: “Connecting Public Health and Food Service Providers” and “Connecting Public Health and the Food Industry.”  For more information about NNPHI’s resources for sodium reduction, visit here.



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