SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIA SERIES

Optimal Clinical Management and Treatment of Childhood Obesity and Translation to the Public Health Context

10/27/2013 - 10/29/2013

Co-chairs:
Peter Katzmarzyk, PhD (Chair)

Scientific Planning Committee
Claude Bouchard, PhD
Catherine Champagne, PhD, RD
Daniel Hsia, MD
Peter Katzmarzyk, PhD (Chair)
Leanne Redman, PhD
Amanda Staiano, PhD



Program Description:

Symposium Schedule (pdf)

Int J Obes (Lond). 2014 Jul;38(7):887-905. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2014.49. Epub 2014 Mar 25.
An evolving scientific basis for the prevention and treatment of pediatric obesity.
Katzmarzyk PT1, Barlow S2, Bouchard C1, Catalano PM3, Hsia DS1, Inge TH4, Lovelady C5, Raynor H6, Redman LM1, Staiano AE1, Spruijt-Metz D7, Symonds ME8, Vickers M9, Wilfley D10, Yanovski JA11.

Objectives
1. To integrate the latest published and unpublished findings on the clinical treatment and management of pediatric obesity.
2. To understand how the clinical treatment and management of pediatric obesity can be integrated into public health approaches.