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
Linking Research, Community Action and Policy to Prevent Obesity
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