Releasing the Power of Society Building: Nutrition and Health Equity

The Universal House of Justice states that “increasing attention needs to be given other processes that seek to enhance the life of the community,” including the example of “improving public health.” The goal of this session is to explore “the implications that the teachings hold” for the field of nutrition as a key determinant of both individual and public health. Participants will be exposed to the latest scientific evidence and connections will be drawn to Bahá’í concepts and community experiences. A seminar preceding the conference will be held and insights from this session will be shared during this interactive session.

  • Farshad Fani Marvasti

    Farshad (Shad) Fani Marvasti, MD, MPH is practicing physician and an Associate Professor of Family, Community, and Preventive Medicine at the College of Medicine Phoenix and Associate Professor in the School of Nutritional Sciences and Wellness in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at the University of Arizona. Dr. Marvasti is the founding Director of The Culinary Medicine Program and the Certificate of Distinction in Wellness, Integrative Medicine, and Nutrition.


48th Annual Conference

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