NPI director is keynote presenter at the Conference on School Meals in Bergen, Norway

Jun 6, 2022

The University of California Nutrition Policy Institute director, Lorrene Ritchie, is a keynote presenter at the Conference on School Meals. The conference is hosted by the Western Norway University of Applied Sciences in Bergen, Norway June 8-10, 2022. Ritchie's talk, ‘Impact of school meals on student nutrition and health: Experiences from the United States' opens the conference proceedings on June 8. Ritchie will highlight historical perspectives of the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program, the costs and benefits of the program, the role of nutrition education, and universal school meals during the COVID-19 pandemic. She will also be highlighting topics for future study.

By Danielle L. Lee
Author - Director of Communications & Research Engagement
By Lorrene Ritchie
Editor - Director of the Nutrition Policy Institute and Cooperative Extension Nutrition Specialist