Obesity Working Group – Fall Meeting

The Fall Obesity Working Group meeting will be on Monday, September 27 from 3:00-5:00pm via Zoom. Registration is required. Click here to register.

“Nutrition Polices and School-Based Interventions to Improve Children’s Diets and Address Health Disparities” Juliana F. W. Cohen , Associate Professor, Merrimack College and Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Nutrition, HSPH (Special Seminar from 3:00-4:00pm)
“Why is Coke still at HSPH?” Steve Gortmaker, Professor of the Practice of Health Sociology, Social and Behavioral Sciences, HSPH
Aviva Ann Musicus, Research Fellow NCI, Social and Behavioral Sciences, HSPH
“Trends in Obesity and Future Life Expectancy: Time for an Update?” Walter Willett, Professor of Epidemiology and Nutrition, HSPH
With David Ludwig, Endocrinologist, Boston Children’s Hospital participating in a discussion with Dr. Willett

(Please read:   Olshansky SJ et al. A potential decline in life expectancy in the United States in the 21 century. NEJM 2005:  https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/15784668/)