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UNC: Tyroler Distinguished Alumni Seminar – Facing Obesity in Mothers and Their Offspring

Dr. Michele R. Forman, is a distinguished professor and the department head in the Department of Nutrition Science at Purdue University — and an accomplished graduate of the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Public Health epidemiology department! She will give a talk titled, “Facing obesity and other co-morbidity in mothers and their offspring: a life course approach.”

This seminar is named for Herman A. Tyroler, former Alumni Distinguished Professor Emeritus of epidemiology at the Gillings School, who had a transformative influence on the field of epidemiology. Since the early 1950s, his enthusiasm about epidemiology and his desire to harness the discipline to improve the well-being of communities contributed to the shaping of cardiovascular epidemiology, its mission and accomplishments.

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