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Festschrift Event

DATE: Friday, November 22, 2002
LOCATION: Center for Psychiatric Medicine Auditorium
1713 6th Ave. South, 2nd Floor
Birmingham, AL 35233

EVENTS SCHEDULE AND PRESENTATIONS:

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Time Speaker(s) Topic Resources
7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.   Refreshments  
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Bernard Kincaid, Ph.D.
Mayor of Birmingham
W. Timothy Garvey, M.D
Chair Designate, Department of Nutrition Sciences
Susan Yanovski, M.D
Director, Obesity and Eating Disorders Program, NIDDK
(Remarks to be read by David Allison)
Harold Jones, Ph.D
Dean, School of Health Related Professions
Eli Capilouto, D.M.D.
Interim Provost, UAB
Opening Remarks Susan Yanovski's Remarks
OBESITY CAUSES & CONSEQUENCES, INFLUENCES, GENES & ENVIRONMENTS
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Samuel Klein, M.D.
Professor & Director
Center for Human Nutrition
Washington University School of Medicine
Pathophysiology of the Metabolic Syndrome video

Slides
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Gary Hunter, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Human Studies, UAB
Role of Physical Inactivity video

Slides
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. David B. Allison, Ph.D.
Associate Director
Clinical Nutrition Research Center, UAB
Genetic & Environmental Influences on Obesity video

Slides
10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.   Morning Break  
ENERGY METABOLISM & BODY COMPOSITION
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Yves Schutz, Ph.D.
Director, Education and Research
Institut de Physiologie
Universite de Lausanne, Switzerland
The Birmingham-Lausanne Collaboration: A Decade of Joint Research on Energy Metabolism video

Slides
10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Dale Schoeller, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Nutritional Sciences
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Thermogenesis and Human Obesity video

Slides
11:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Michael I. Goran, Ph.D.
Professor and Associate Director
Institute of Prevention Research
University of Southern California
Energy Metabolism & Body Composition: Lessons from the Alabama Studies video

Slides
11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.   Lunch Break  
OBESITY TREATMENTS
1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Barbara J. Rolls, Ph.D.
Guthrie Chair, Department of Nutrition
Professor, Behavioral Health
The Pennsylvania State University
Role of Energy Density in Food Intake Regulation video

Slides
2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Donald D. Hensrud, M.D.
Director, Executive Health Program
Associate Professor, Preventive Medicine and Nutrition
Mayo Clinic
Applying Energy Density: The EatRight Weight Management Program video

Slides
2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Adrian F. Heini, M.D.
Internist
Montreux, Switzerland
Treating Obesity in Primary Care Practice video

Slides
2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.   Afternoon Break  
REACHING COMMUNITIES, SUPPORTING PATIENTS AND EDUCATING PHYSICIANS
3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Shiriki Kumanyika, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Associate Dean, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Professor, Epidemiology
Director, Graduate Program in Public Health Studies
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Fine Tuning our Understanding of Ethnic Differences in Obesity video

Slides
3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Robert F. Kushner, M.D.
Professor, Department of Medicine
Northwestern University School of Medicine
Medical Director, Wellness Institute
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Nutrition Support video

Slides
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Douglas C. Heimburger, M.D.
Professor
Department of Nutrition Sciences
Department of Medicine
UAB
Teaching, Training, and Certifying Physicians video

Slides
4:30 p.m. - 4:40 p.m. Roland L. Weinsier, M.D., Dr.P.H.
Professor & Director
Clinical Nutrition Research Center
UAB
Remarks  
4:40 p.m. - 5:10 p.m. Douglas C. Heimburger, M.D.
Michael I. Goran, Ph.D.
David B. Allison, Ph.D.
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SPONSORS:
  • Department of Health and Human Services - National Institutes of Health
  • National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
  • NIH Division of Nutrition Research Coordination
  • The North American Association for the Study of Obesity (NAASO)
  • UAB Office of the Provost
  • UAB School of Dentistry
  • UAB School of Medicine
  • UAB School of Health Related Professions
  • UAB Department of Nutrition Sciences
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb/Mead Johnson
  • McNeil Nutritionals
  • The Procter & Gamble Company
  • Ross Products Division/Abbott Laboratories
  • Slim•Fast