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Childhood Obesity - An Epidemic of a Thousand Paper Cuts

  • 12/10/2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Milken Institute School of Public Health, GWU, 950 New Hampshire Ave NW, Executive Case Study Room, 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20052

Sponsored by: ColumbiaDC

Cosponsored by: Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University & Cornell Club of Washington

Since 1980, obesity rates in the US among teens ages 12 to 19 has quadrupled, from 5% to 20.6%. Childhood obesity alone is estimated to cost $14 billion annually in direct health expenses and this is only getting worse.

Social: 6:00pm to 6:30pm; beer and wine, cheese, fruit, and other light hors d'oeuvres will be served
Talk/Panel Discussion: 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Parking: There is limited street parking around the building. Otherwise, the nearest visitor parking garage is at the Science and Engineering Building. The garage entrance is on Eye Street near the 23rd and Eye intersection

Featuring:
Professor Andrew Rundle
Department of Epidemiology| Co-Director, Built Environment and Health (BEH) Research Group, Columbia University
Professor William Dietz
Milken Institute School of Public Health| Director, STOP Obesity Alliance, The George Washington University
MaryAlice Parks
School of Journalism, Columbia University| ABC News, Moderator

Registration: https://dc.alumni.columbia.edu/childhoodobesity

Questions: Kambiz Rahnavardy president@columbiadc.org

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