SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIA SERIES

The Division of Education collaborates with Center scientists to organize symposia designed to help direct the scientific focus of the Center. These conferences draw top international scientists to Baton Rouge and allow them direct exposure to the research efforts of the Pennington Biomedical Research Center.

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)

Program Description:
Symposium Schedule (pdf)

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 To integrate the latest published and unpublished findings on the clinical treatment and management of pediatric obesity.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.

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