SOM IAMSE: Fat Chance for Nutrition and Obesity Education in Medical Schools

Obesity rates have risen dramatically across the US and around the world. Obesity rates in children indicate that this problem will continue to dramatically influence health care for decades to come, especially with respect diabetes and metabolic syndrome. It is essential that we prepare our future physicians to effectively treat nutritionally related conditions including obesity. This program will review the current state of nutrition and obesity education in the US and introduce the integrated nutrition model used at the Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine.

Thursday, March 15 at 11:00am to 12:00pm

Medical Education Building (EMEBL) & Harlingen Clinical Education Building , EMEBL 1.106 & HCEBL 2.118 Medical Education Building (EMEBL) 1214 W Schunior St, Edinburg, TX 78541 & Harlingen Clinical Education Building 2102 Treasure Hills Blvd. Harlingen, TX 78550

Event Type

Training & Development

Target Audience

Faculty

Location

Edinburg, Harlingen

Group
School of Medicine
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