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 […]

Enrichment Offering – Conducting Focus Groups with Children Webinar

The vast majority of texts and literature on conducting focus groups are geared toward adults as participants.  Yet, there is an imperative to conduct qualitative research with children to inform all phases of interventions and programs that include them.  This webinar will cover the major issues to consider when conducting focus groups with children ages […]

Adipose Seminar – Alexander Bartelt

Dr. Alexander Bartelt, Principal Investigator at the Institute for Cardiovascular Prevention and Professor Christian Weber Chair at the Ludwig-Maximlians University in Munich, Germany, will present at the next virtual Adipose Seminar. His talk, entitled “Adipocyte proteostasis in cold acclimatization and obesity” will take place virtually on Tuesday, September 14, at 10:00AM. Registration for this seminar […]

Next Obesity Journal Club Tuesday, September 21

The first Obesity Journal Club of this academic year will be held on Tuesday, September 21st from 12:00-1:00pm in-person in M&V 105 and remotely on Zoom (details below).  Presenter: Anna Grossman, MS; Doctoral Candidate, Food and Nutrition Policy and Programs at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy Article Title: Food addiction comorbid to mental disorders: A nationwide survey and register-based study. […]

2021 Diabetes Virtual Summer Camp

The 2021 Diabetes Virtual Summer Camp is a virtual research internship program that invites high school, college, graduate, and professional students worldwide interested in learning about biomedical research and academic medicine with a focus on diabetes research, education, and care. The program consists of 12 Zoom sessions that highlight current topics on diabetes research and […]

Obesity Journal Club Tuesday, July 20

The Obesity Journal Club Tuesday, July 20th from 12-1pm (zoom info. below) Presenter: David Tybor, PhD; Assistant Professor of Public Health and Community Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine Article Title:  Body composition predictors of outcome in patients with COVID-19 Author/Journal: Katherine M. Bunnell et al. (2021) International Journal of Obesity. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41366-021-00907-1 Reminders: Reserve your spot to present here. To […]

Obesity Journal Club Tuesday June 15

The next Obesity Journal Club will be Tuesday, June 15 at 12:00PM. Please see below for more information. Presenter: Amanda Vest, MBBS MPH; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine & Medical Director, Cardiac Transplantation Program Article 1 Title:  Potential Effects of Bariatric Surgery on the Incidence of Heart Failure and Atrial Fibrillation in Patients […]

Adipose Seminar – Matthew Lynes

Dr. Mathew Lynes, Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Research Associate at Joslin Diabetes Center, will present at the final virtual Adipose Seminar for the 2020-2021 academic year. His talk, entitled “Thermogenic pathways to combat obesity” will take place on Tuesday, June 8, at 10:00AM. Registration for this seminar is required. Please click […]