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Boston Nutrition Obesity Research Center


The Department of Nutrition HARVARD SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH Presents:

Does Being Overweight Really Reduce Mortality? --No Wonder the Public Is Confused


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Wednesday, February 20, 2013
11:00 am – 12:30 pm
 
Snyder Auditorium (G-1)
Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, 
Boston, MA
 
 
 
Welcome and Opening Remarks:  Julio Frenk, MD, MPH, PhD
Dean of the Faculty, Harvard School of Public Health, and 
T & G Angelopoulos Professor of Public Health and 
International Development, Harvard School of Public Health 
and Harvard Kennedy School
 
 
Moderator:

Jeffrey S. Flier, MD

Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, and Caroline Shields Walker 
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
 
 
Panelists:

Katherine M. Flegal, PhD (invited)

Epidemiologist, National Center for Health Statistics, 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
 
Steven Heymsfield, MD
George A. Bray, Jr. Endowed Super Chair in Nutrition, 
and Executive Director, Pennington Biomedical Research Center
 
Frank Hu, MD, PhD    
Professor of Nutrition and Epidemiology, HSPH, and Professor 
of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Director, Harvard 
Transdisciplinary Research in Energetics and Cancer 
Center (TREC), Director, Boston Nutrition and Obesity 
Research Center (BNORC)  Epidemiology and Genetics Core

JoAnn E. Manson, MD, DrPH
Chief, Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and 
Women's Hospital, and  Professor of Medicine and the 
Michael and Lee Bell Professor of Women's Health, Harvard 
Medical School, and  Professor, Epidemiology, Harvard School
 of Public Health
 
Michael Thun, MD, MS
Vice President Emeritus, Surveillance and Epidemiology 
Research, American Cancer Society, Inc.
 
Walter Willett, MD, DrPH
Fredrick John Stare Professor of Epidemiology and Nutrition, 
and Chair of the Department of Nutrition, HSPH, and Professor 
of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
 
 
This event is presented by the Department of Nutrition, 
Harvard School of Public Health


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