Derek W. Chan, a doctoral student at McGill University in Stragegy & Organization will be presenting his research proposal entitled:
Policy insights from the nutritional food market transformation model: The case of obesity prevention
Authors: Struben, J., Chan, D., Dubé, L.
Publication: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, December 2014
Obesity rates continue to skyrocket around the world. The Lancet medical journal recently reported that the number of overweight and obese people doubled over the past 30 years, reaching 2.1 billion worldwide in 2013, despite public health campaigns and other measures that promote healthy eating and exercise.