The 2017-2018 Obesity Research Alliance Seminar Series aims to discuss findings, exchange ideas, and keep UF’s diverse, multidisciplinary community of obesity researchers informed about current topics and trends.
Obesity Treatment in 2018
- Featuring Lee Michael Kaplan, MD, PhD, Harvard University/Massachusetts General Hospital
High-resolution plasma metabolomic profiling for nutrition and obesity research
- Featuring Jessica Alvarez, PhD, RD, Emory University
Childhood BMI thresholds, trajectories and critical periods in relation to adult cardiometabolic risk
- Featuring Jessica Woo, MHSA, PhD, Cincinnati Children’s Medical Center
Obesity: A Study in Complexity
- Featuring Anthony Comuzzie, PhD, FTOS, Executive Director of The Obesity Society
New Directions in Adult Behavioral Weight Loss
Meghan Butryn, PhD, Department of Psychology at Drexel University in Philadelphia
Current status and future directions for obesity research in Hispanic/Latinos:
The Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL)
Carmen Isasi, MD, PhD
Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York
Presented by the Department of Health Outcomes and Policy, UF’s Institute for Child Health Policy, the OneFlorida Clinical Research Consortium, the UF CTSI and the UF Diabetes Institute.