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Atkins Center for Weight and Health Seminar: School and community based approaches to the prevention of childhood obesity

Seminar | June 10 | 4-5 p.m. | 101 Morgan Hall


Gary Foster, Temple University

Atkins Center for Weight and Health


Dr. Gary Foster will be speaking on prevention of childhood obesity. Dr. Foster is the Director of the Center for Obesity Research and Education at Temple University. He evaluates obesity prevention strategies in schools and communities. His current research studies include: the effects of weight loss on sleep apnea, the safety and efficacy of low and high-carbohydrate diets, and the prevention of obesity in school and community settings. He has authored or coauthored more than 125 scientific publications and 3 books on the etiology and treatment of obesity.


lhg@berkeley.edu, 510-642-1599