The University of South Carolina Arnold School of Public Health will host the Gerry Sue and Norman J. Arnold 2019 Childhood Obesity Lecture on Thursday, September 19 from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Eastern. The keynote address for the lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be delivered by Dr. Deanna M. Hoelscher on “Combating Child Obesity from Population to Policy”.
Dr. Hoelscher is the John P. McGovern Professor in Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences, founding director of the Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living, and Associate Regional Dean for Research at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health in Austin.
Read Dr. Hoelscher’s full bio.
The seminar will take place in the USC Alumni Center (900 Senate St, Columbia, S.C.). The lecture series is sponsored by the Arnold School’s Department of Exercise Science and the Gerry Sue and Norman J. Arnold Childhood Obesity Initiative, which is a part of the Gerry Sue and Norman J. Arnold Institute on Aging. Refreshments will be served.