WVSU Professor to Present at Strengthening Families in West Virginia Conference

Contact: Erika L. Forsythe
(304) 766-3363
Sept. 3, 2013
WVSU Professor to Present at Strengthening Families in West Virginia Conference

INSTITUTE, W.Va. – Dr. Jenelle N. Robinson, assistant professor and Health Sciences program director at West Virginia State University (WVSU), will present two sessions at the upcoming 2013 Strengthening Families in West Virginia conference Friday, Sept. 6, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Charleston Town Center Marriott.

Robinson will present “The Kids Gotta Eat Too: Eight Ways to Improve Your Child’s Eating Habits” and “OutSmarting Obesity: The Top 10 Weight Loss Solutions.”

The conference is sponsored by the Kanawha Institute for Social Research & Action Inc. (KISRA), with the theme of “Empowering Fathers and Families for the Future.” The conference is designed to be an informative event where individuals can learn more about strengthening and sustaining families in the community. 

“I am excited to be a part of such a huge endeavor to impact families in West Virginia,” Robinson said. “The sessions I provide at the conference will contribute to making healthier families and communities for the state.”

Other sessions at the conference focus on drug trends, health insurance coverage, ADHD, community organizing, community development and Cook to Live. Food Network Chef Jeff Henderson is providing the keynote speech.

For more information or to register for this conference, visit www.sfwv.org. Robinson can be reached at (304) 766-3233 or jrobinson12@wvstateu.edu.
West Virginia State University is a public, land grant, historically black university, which has evolved into a fully accessible, racially integrated, and multi-generational institution, located in Institute, W.Va. As a “living laboratory of human relations,” the university is a community of students, staff, and faculty committed to academic growth, service, and preservation of the racial and cultural diversity of the institution. Its mission is to meet the higher education and economic development needs of the state and region through innovative teaching and applied research.
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