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Thursday, January 10 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Frontier Science: Using epidemiology to tackle the complex epidemic of childhood obesity (419)

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Obesity is a growing health and social problem receiving much media and political attention.

We will use the science of epidemiology to examine how obesity prevalence has changed over the last decades, what has contributed to this, and why it is important to act. The interactive session will also summarise some of the school-based research in Birmingham, and highlight focus for the future.

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Professor Peymané Adab

Professor of Public Health, The University of Birmingham
Health interventions in schools. | One of my research areas is childhood obesity prevention and I have led studies to develop and evaluate complex health interventions in schools. Currently we are starting an evaluation of the national school food standards, examining the impact on... Read More →


Thursday January 10, 2019 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Aston Webb WG12