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Seminars from 2018

The seminar is sponsored by the Nutrition Obesity Research Center and co-sponsored by the Department of Nutrition Sciences.

This seminar is held in the Learning Resource Center on Tuesdays at Noon. If you are interested in presenting a seminar, please contact Tim R. Nagy, PhD or Julie Locher, PhD.

Date Speaker Topic Resources
January 9 Adrienne C. Scheck, PhD, Adjunct Professor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Arizona State University & Associate Investigator, Cancer Biology Program, Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ "Pluripotent Effects of Metabolic Ketosis for the Adjuvant Treatment of Brain Tumors"  
*January 10 James O. Hill, PhD, Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, Director, Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC), University of Colorado "What will it take to reduce obesity in the population?"  
January 16 Steven R. Smith, MD, Chief Scientific Officer / SVP, Florida Hospital, Scientific Director, Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes, Professor, Sanford Burnham Prebys, Medical Discovery Institute, Orlando, FL "Metabolic Flexibility & Energy Utilization"  
January 23 William S. Yancy, Jr. , MD, MHS, FTOS, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Director, Duke University Diet and Fitness Center, Durham, NC "Metabolic Effects of Low-Carbohydrate, High-Fat Nutrition: What is the Evidence?"  
January 30 Bret H. Goodpaster, PhD, Professor, Integrative Metabolism Program, Center for Metabolic Origins of Disease, Director, Exercise Metabolism Core, Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes, Florida Hospital, Orlando, FL "TBD"  
February 6 Patrick J. Stover, PhD, The Janet and Gordon Lankton Professor of Nutrition, Director, Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY "TBD"  
February 13 Gary H. Gibbons, MD, Director, National Heart, Lung ,and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Institutes of Health (NIH),Metabolic, Cardiovascular and inflammatory Disease Genomics Branch, Bethesda, MD "TBD"  
February 20 Eric Ravussin, PhD, Boyd Professor, Director, Nutrition Obesity Research Center, Douglas L. Gordon Chair in Diabetes and Metabolism, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA "TBD"  
February 27 Walter C. Willett, MD, PhD, Fredrick John Stare Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Nutrition , Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA "TBD"  
March 6 Claude Bouchard, PhD, Boyd Professor, John W. Barton Sr. Chair in Genetics and Nutrition, Human Genomics Laboratory, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA "TBD"  
March 13 Daniel Almirall, PhD, Assistant Professor, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI "TBD"  
March 20 Leann L. Birch, PhD , William P "Bill" Flatt Professor, Department of Foods and Nutrition, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA "TBD"  
March 27 Michael Rosenbaum, MD, Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at CUMC Associate Director CTSA/CRR, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY "TBD"  
April 3 Dianne Stanton Ward, EdD, FTOS, FACSM, Professor, Department of Nutrition, Director, Intervention and Policy Division, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC "TBD"  
April 10 Jessica M. Rothman, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Hunter College of the City University of New York, New York, NY "TBD"  
April 17 Stephanie A. Atkinson, PhD, DSc (Hon), FCAHS, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Associate Member, Department of Biochemistry & Biomedical Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario "TBD"  
May 1 Barbara J. Rolls, PhD, Professor, Director, laboratory for the Study of Human Ingestive Behavior, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA "TBD"  
May 8 Tanya Agurs-Collins, PhD, RD, Program Director, Health Behaviors Research Branch, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS, Bethesda, MD "TBD"  

* Special NORC Seminar