HEAL conference

We anticipate rescheduling this conference in the fall. More details will be provided later.

INAUGURAL HEAL Center Conference in Integration Science and Practice:

Matchmaking to Address Nutrition and Physical Activity-Related Health Disparities

Date: TBD
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

***Update on Coronavirus:  We are aware of the unfortunate situation around COVID-19 virus and its implications for travel and gathering.  Your health & safety is our main priority.  We have currently postponed the conference.  We will let you know when the conference is rescheduled.***

Join the HEAL Center for a national, full-day event that will connect innovators across policy, clinical care, research, and community to build integrative capacity and create a dynamic network of people to address health disparities, obesity, healthy eating, and physical activity. 

The program includes:

  • Full panel of high-profile national integrators across research, clinical practice, community, and policy domains
  • Matchmaking among participants across multiple domains to foster innovative integration
  • Network development activities to connect integrators
  • Big Integrative Idea competition - the winning team will receive a $10k grant to pursue their integration idea!

Matchmaking and networking will focus on:

  1. Healthy food access and food insecurity
  2. Built environment and physical activity
  3. Healthy eating and food skills
Scholarships will be available.

Additional details will be available on this page soon!