Jose Vadi illustrates the choice people make and questions whether or not we are actually making a choice or whether choices about what to eat are made for us by forces beyond our control.
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The Center for Health And Risk in Minority youth and adults (CHARM) is an NIH/National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) funded comprehensive center of excellence for addressing disparities and chronic disease prevention in minority youth and young adults.
Dr. Dean Schillinger is being awarded the 2013 APHA Everett Rogers Public Health Communication and Practice Award at the American Public Health Association Conference in Boston. Dr Schillinger, Chief of the UCSF Division of General Internal Medicine at SF General Hospital, is widely recognized for his seminal work in the field of health literacy. Dr Schillinger recently completed a 5 year term as Chief of the Diabetes Prevention and Control Program for the CA Dept of Public Health. He is currently the Director of the Health Communications Research Program of the UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations, and is the co-founder of The Bigger Picture Campaign, a ground-breaking public health literacy social marketing initiative that engages minority youth to address the social and environmental drivers of the type 2 diabetes epidemic in California (www.biggerpicture.org,).