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September 2021

Masonic Cancer Center Seminar Series: Obesity, social isolation and breast cancer: Role of the gut microbiota.

September 28 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Virtual

Presenter:  Leena Hilakivi-Clarke, PhD, Professor of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota; Assistant Director of Faculty Affairs, the Hormel Institute Zoom Seminar https://umn-private.zoom.us/j/98692713230

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CPOM SEMINAR: Teenage Brains on Sugar: Neural Response to Monosaccharide Ingestion in Adolescent Obesity

September 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
717 Delaware St. SE, Room 105

Presented by:  The Center for Pediatric Obesity Medicine (CPOM) Speaker:  Dr. Ania Jastreboff Associate Professor, Yale School of Medicine Director, Weight Management & Obesity Prevention Medical Director, Yale Stress Center Q&A will follow lecture.

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October 2021

EpiCH SEMINAR SERIES: Weight Bias in Healthcare: Evidence, Impact, and Solutions

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Virtual

Presented by Sean Phelan, PhD, MPH Associate Professor of Health Services Research Section Head, Social and Behavioral Sciences Division of Health Care Delivery Research Mayo Clinic Weight bias, stigma, and stereotypes about obesity can negatively impact the lives of people with larger bodies across settings, including health care. Dr. Phelan will present research on the impact of weight bias on care quality, clinical decision-making, and outcomes as well as factors associated with health care provider attitudes and behavior towards higher…

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EpiCH SEMINAR SERIES: Nobody is an Average: Next Steps for Addressing Pediatric Obesity in Community Settings

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
ZOOM Meeting

Presented by Katie Arlinghaus, PhD, RD Assistant Professor, Division of Epidemiology & Community Health (and HWRC affiliate faculty) The scope and severity of obesity make it one of today's most pressing public health challenges. While it is clear that obesity intervention does not have a "one-size-fits­all" approach, individual approaches are often insufficient and too slow to address the obesity burden. Dr. Arlinghaus will present research on better understanding how we can give children the most appropriate intervention at a group…

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MnOPT RESEARCH GROUP: Specific aims workshop part 1

October 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Dr. Tim O'Connell (Ph.D., Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology) will present followed by comments and suggestions to the specific aims pages of five trainees. Join Zoom Meeting https://umn.zoom.us/j/96257146828?pwd=Yy9HWC9LU3N6T2QzeEJqVW03STVpZz09 Meeting ID: 962 5714 6828 Passcode: qp8185  

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ROUNDTABLE ON OBESITY SOLUTIONS: Systems and Obesity: Advances and Innovations for Equitable Health and Well-Being.

October 28 @ 9:00 am - October 29 @ 3:00 pm
On line event

Join the Roundtable on Obesity Solutions on October 28-29 for the third workshop in the series, Systems and Obesity: Advances and Innovations for Equitable Health and Well-Being. This workshop is the final in the series, Addressing Structural Racism, Bias, and Health Communication as Foundational Drivers of Obesity. Building on the previous two workshops, this third workshop in the series will look at leveraging multiple systems and sectors to advance effective and actionable strategies to address obesity. With examples that intersect the Roundtable’s three priority…

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November 2021

MnOPT RESEARCH GROUP: Specific aims workshop part 2

November 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Dr. Jayne Fulkerson (Ph.D., School of Nursing) will present followed by comments and suggestions to the specific aims pages of trainees. Join Zoom Meeting https://umn.zoom.us/j/96257146828?pwd=Yy9HWC9LU3N6T2QzeEJqVW03STVpZz09 Meeting ID: 962 5714 6828 Passcode: qp8185

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EpiCH SEMINAR SERIES: Integrating Diet and Microbiome Data

November 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Presented by Abigail Johnson, PhD Assistant Professor, Division of Epidemiology & Community Health (and HWRC affiliated faculty), University of Minnesota Dietary modulation of the gut microbiome offers an attractive pathway to realize the promise of the microbiome to prevent disease. The integration of diet and microbiome data from humans has the potential to reveal previously undiscovered relationships between microbiota, foods, and food groups. When integrating dietary data into microbiome studies researchers face numerous decisions that ultimately impact the potential outcomes…

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Fearing the Black Body: The Racial Origins of Fat Phobia

November 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Virtual

A conversation at the intersection of public health and racial justice with Sabrina Strings, PhD, author of Fearing the Black Body: The Racial Origins of Fat Phobia (2019). This event is part of the SPH Justice in Public Health Series, and hosted by the Division of Epidemiology and Community Health. Dr. Strings will help us as we grapple with the intersection of public health and racism, and learn take-aways for public health researchers and practioners about culturally appropriate interventions to…

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December 2021

The Impacts of Weight-Biased Public Health & Shifting to More Inclusive Programs and Messaging

December 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Virtual

The UMN School of Public Health Student Senate is proud to invite you to this presentation and discussion with Ani Janzen, founder and executive director of Radical Health Alliance, about weight bias and stigma, Health At Every Size® principles, and their intersection with public health.  For details and registration (required) go here. .  

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