Childhood Obesity: Complex Causes without Simple Solutions
Diverse and complex factors are associated with the development of obesity in childhood. We need to better understand them and thoughtfully apply the available evidence to develop solutions for this highly personal and public problem.
|Public Speaker:||Rena Mendelson, MS, DSc, RD|
|Date:||Public Lecture - Wednesday, March 30th at 7:00-8:00pm Room 100|
|Academic Lecture - Thursday, March 31 at 8:30-9:30am Room 101|
|Location:||School of Kinesiology and Health Studies|
|28 Division St.|
Rena Mendelson, MS, DSc, RD
Rena Mendelson is a Professor of Nutrition at Ryerson University and currently a member of the Board of Governors of the University. Rena’s research includes dietary intake and obesity, children’s exposure to food advertising, and food label information. In 2009, she received the Ryerson President’s Award for Teaching Excellence.
She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Western Ontario and received her master’s degree in Nutrition at Cornell University before completing her doctorate in Nutrition at the Harvard University School of Public Health.
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