The latest production in the Exploring Critical Issues program - the award winning broadcast series conceived and hosted by Adelphi University President Dr. Robert A. Scott - will air this June. Food, Nutrition & Health examines the causes of hunger in America and the various responses offered by our policy makers, food pantries, and communities; the special nutritional and health requirements of pregnant women, infants, and children intended to be covered by the Child Nutrition Act, the National School Lunch Program, and other institutionalized programs; health issues related to America's diet; and more.
The one-hour broadcast, Food, Nutrition & Health airs this June as follows: Sunday, June 5 and Sunday, June 12 at 7:30 a.m. and again at 10:30 p.m.; Tuesday, June 7 and Tuesday, June 14 at 2:00 p.m.; Thursday, June 9 and Thursday, June 16 at 9:00 p.m. It can be viewed on Cablevision Channel 29 (Long Island, NY) and Cablevision Channel 137 (Bronx, Brooklyn, Yonkers, New Jersey, Connecticut, Hudson Valley, Westchester, NY-DMA), Verizon FiOS TV Channel 296 (New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and most markets), and simultaneously online at www.telecaretv.org.
The Exploring Critical Issues format features a distinguished group of experts exploring a topic of significance to area viewers. Joining Dr. Scott for the discussion on Food, Nutrition & Health is Dr. Aloysius Cuyjet, MD, Sr. VP & Chief Health Equity Officer and Chair of the Institute for Health Equity, Nassau University Medical Center; Dr. Diane Dembicki, PhD, LMT, CYT, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, Adelphi University; Dr. Sarah Eichberg, Director, Community Research and Editor, Vital Signs, Adelphi University; and Paule T. Pachter, A.C.S.W., L.M.S.W., Executive Director, Long Island Cares, Inc. The Harry Chapin Food Bank.
Hunger is a fact of life in these United States, even as the American diet creates serious health risks from the food that we do eat, said Dr. Scott. This panel of experts provides an in-depth look at food in America."
Seen by over seven million households, Exploring Critical Issues has earned three Telly Awards, the cable equivalent of the Emmy.
As the engaged University, Adelphi is proud to sponsor Exploring Critical Issues to provide scholars, advocates, and other distinguished guests with a forum in which to explore critical local, regional, national, and global topics, such as the environment, health, business, the arts, politics, law, and government regulations.
For more information, visit www.telecaretv.org.
Adelphi University President Dr. Robert A. Scott (center) hosts the Exploring Critical Issues broadcast airing this June. Food, Nutrition & Health features guest experts (l to r): Dr. Aloysius Cuyjet, MD, Sr. VP & Chief Health Equity Officer and Chair of the Institute for Health Equity, Nassau University Medical Center; Dr. Sarah Eichberg, Director, Community Research and Editor, Vital Signs, Adelphi University; Paule T. Pachter, A.C.S.W., L.M.S.W., Executive Director, Long Island Cares, Inc. The Harry Chapin Food Bank; and Dr. Diane Dembicki, PhD, LMT, CYT, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, Adelphi University.
About Dr. Robert A. Scott:
Inaugurated as Adelphi's ninth president in July 2000, Dr. Scott has built on the University's rich traditions in undergraduate and graduate education and continues to link the liberal arts and sciences with professional programs. Since his appointment, Adelphi University has enjoyed new levels of academic growth and excellence, increased student enrollment, and an enriched campus life supported by alumni, faculty and administration. Dr. Scott's philosophy of an engaged university is apparent in his dedication to the community, including undertaking the televised series, Exploring Critical Issues. For more on Dr. Scott, see: http://administration.adelphi.edu/president/index.php
About Adelphi University:
Adelphi is a world class, modern university with excellent and highly relevant programs where students prepare for lives of active citizenship and professional careers. Through its schools and programs-The College of Arts and Sciences, Gordon F. Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies, Honors College, Ruth S. Ammon School of Education, University College, and the Schools of Business, Nursing, and Social Work-the co-educational university offers undergraduate and graduate degrees as well as professional and educational programs for adults. Adelphi University currently enrolls nearly 8,000 students from 41 states and 60 foreign countries. With its main campus in Garden City and centers in Manhattan, Hauppauge, and Poughkeepsie, the University chartered in 1896, maintains a commitment to liberal studies in tandem with rigorous professional preparation and active citizenship.