Understanding & Preventing Childhood Obesity

By: longwoodblogs

By: longwoodblogs

Two distinguished speakers from the University of Michigan Health System will join to discuss the epidemic of childhood obesity this Tuesday, March 5th at the Ann Arbor District Library (map) from 7-8:30 PM in the Multi-Purpose Room.

The speakers will cover:  information on the childhood obesity epidemic, Project Healthy Schools,  behavioral and surgical treatment and the use of mobile technology to enhance treatment outcomes.

Speakers include:

  • 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 the Founder of Project Healthy Schools
  • Susan Woolford, MD, MPH, 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, and C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital Pediatric Comprehensive Weight Management Center.

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