Impact of Food Insecurity on Children
A new study conducted by Ohio State University researchers has found that a third of homes surveyed in Columbus neighborhoods are considered food insecure. The children living in these environments in turn have a greater risk of health complications such as obesity and malnutrition.
Join us today as we discuss food insecurity and the health problems it poses to children.
- Whitney Gherman, Ohio State University at Marion, Extension Educator
- Dr. Robert Murray, president of the Ohio chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Member of the Children's Hunger Alliance Central Ohio Regional Advisory Board
- Erin Flynn, senior vice president, development, Children’s Hunger Alliance
- Marilyn Tomasi, vice president of marketing and communications, Mid-Ohio Food Bank