Public Event: Understanding & Preventing Childhood Obesity

Tuesday, March 5, 7:00-8:00 pm
Ann Arbor District Library, Downtown Branch - Multipurpose Room, 343 S. Fifth Ave., Ann Arbor

Join experts from the University of Michigan Health System as they present information on the childhood obesity epidemic and the community and clinical programs that are trying to reverse this dangerous trend.

Speakers:

  • Kim A. Eagle, M.D., M.A.C.C., the Albion Walter Hewlett Professor of Internal Medicine; Chief of Clinical Cardiovascular Medicine; Director of the Cardiovascular Center at the University of Michigan Health System and the Founder of Project Healthy Schools, a Community-University of Michigan Collaborative.
  • Susan Woolford, MD, MPH, the Medical Director of the C. S. Mott Children's Hospital Pediatric Comprehensive Weight Management Center and an Assistant Professor in the Child Health Evaluation and Research (CHEAR) Unit in the Division of General Pediatrics at the University of Michigan.

The event is cosponsored by University of Michigan Brehm Center; University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center; Project Healthy Schools, a Community-University of Michigan Collaborative and C.S. Mott Children's Hospital Pediatric Comprehensive Weight Management Center.

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