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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.
    - Tribute    Slides   

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
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