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Conferences & Lectures

Members of the Wisconsin Prevention of Obesity and Diabetes (WIPOD) and the Wisconsin Partnership for Activity and Nutrition (WI PAN) regularly host lectures and conferences designed to:

  • Provide opportunities that foster networking and linkages between community coalition members, researchers and other partners working to prevent obesity
  • Promote collaboration among basic, clinical and community-based researchers
  • Increase awareness of UW-Madison research and community projects related to the prevention of obesity
  • Increase awareness of cutting-edge research (discovery, application and policy)
  • Increase understanding of WiPOD and WI PAN

Linking Research, Community Action and Policy to Prevent Obesity - 2010


Dr. Michael Freemark

Michael Freemark
Keynote Speaker

  Linking Research, Community Action and Policy to Prevent Obesity

Linking Research, Community Action and Policy to Prevent Obesity - 2010


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Community-based Approaches to Childhood Obesity & Diabetes

Margaret Grey, DrPH, RN, FAAN


Crossroads of Agriculture, Food, and Health

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Population Health Sciences Seminar Series

Participatory Photo Mapping: An Integrated Method for Health and Place Research

Suzanne M. Gaulocher, MA, MPH & Samuel Dennis, PhD, RLA, ASLA



Obesity Prevention Lectureship - 2008

The Role of the Built Environment in Obesity Prevention

James Sallis, PhD - Professor of Psychology, San Diego State University


How Neighborhood Design and Recreation Environment Variables Affect Physical Activity in Adolescents

James Sallis, PhD - Professor of Psychology, San Diego State University


Catalyzing Communities to Reduce Pediatric Obesity: Shape Up Somerville and Beyond

Christina Economos, PhD - Assistant Professor, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University


Environmental Interventions to Reduce Diabetes Risk Among Native North Americans: Approach and Results of the Healthy Stores Projects

Joel Gittelsohn, PhD - Associate Professor in the School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins


Effect of Improving the Nutritional Environment on Obesity

Karen Glanz, PhD, MPH - Professor, School of Public Health, Emory University

 


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