Highland Hospital is proud to support the Healthy Heart Summit scheduled for Thursday, October 27, 2016 from 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. at the WVU Health Sciences Center in Charleston, WV.
US Senator Joe Manchin III to offer keynote remarks.
This is a half-day program organized by the Charleston coalition of the Seafood Nutrition Partnership (SNP) with local and state community leaders, federal speakers, a local cardiologist. They will discuss the importance of heart health and eating at least two servings of seafood per week, as recommended by the USDA/HHS Dietary Guidelines.
West Virginia senior Senator Joe Manchin III will offer keynote remarks.
Also on the agenda to speak are:
- Linda Cornish, Executive Director, Seafood Nutrition Partnership
- Tom Brenna, Ph.D., SNP Board Member, Cornell University professor and USDA/HHS Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee
- Bruce W. Adkins, Director, Office of Community Health Systems and Health Promotion, West Virginia Bureau for Public Health
- Tania Babar, M.D., CAMC Cardiologist and SNP Science Advisor
- Andrew Richardson, Charleston City Council
Seafood Nutrition Partnership (SNP) is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit whose mission is to inspire a healthier America through partnerships that raise awareness about the essential nutritional benefits of eating seafood. SNP leads education efforts to help Americans gain the skills to select, order and prepare fish and shellfish, and to inspire a healthier America by promoting a nutrient-rich diet that includes seafood and omega-3s. In October 2015, SNP launched a three-year national public health education campaign that now includes eight U.S. cities. For more information, visit www.snpCharleston.com. Hashtag is #Seafood2xWkCRW
If you would like further information, feel free to contact:
- Jonathan Kott, Communications Director for U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin III, (202) 228-5575 email@example.com
- Mike Fulton, Seafood Nutrition Partnership, (301) 651-2508 (cell) firstname.lastname@example.org
If you would like for Highland Hospital to support your local event, contact Jim Strawn at 304-348-1417.