Resnick Center for Food Law & Policy

Wed- Jan. 29: Health, Food and the Role of Storytelling in Creating a Healthier Future

Resnick Program for Food Law and Policy Lunch Series presents Neal Baer, M.D.

Please join us for an informal discussion with Dr. Neal Baer.

​Neal Baer is a pediatrician and television writer who combines his passion for medicine and storytelling to challenge audiences' views on a spectrum of social and political topics.  He is currently working on a book about the history of soda with nutritionist Marion Nestle.  Prior to his work as Executive Producer for Under the Dome, Dr. Baer was Executive Producer of Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, which received six Emmys and a Golden Globe for acting, and Executive Producer of the NBC hit series ER, where he received five Emmy nominations as a producer and two for writing.  Dr. Baer joined the Department of Community Health Sciences at UCLA’s Fielding School of Public Health as a Research Scientist in 2013. He recently established The Center for Storytelling, Activism and Health at USC’s Institute for Global Health, now at UCLA, where he is working on projects using new media to promote health initiatives around the world.  In addition, he is also a Senior Fellow at USC’s Annenberg School of Journalism and a Lecturer in the university’s School of Arts and Sciences. 

Please feel free to bring a bag lunch. Beverages will be offered.

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