A nutrition expert from the University of Indiana-Bloomington will give two talks via Zoom on Friday, December 2, on the causes and effects of obesity. Dr. David Allison’s two presentations are being sponsored and hosted by the Greenbrier Valley Chapter of Sigma Xi, Jackson River Governor’s School and Mountain Gateway Community College.
Dr. Allison’s first talk, “The Myriad Contributors to Obesity: Exploring the Roads Less Traveled,” begins at 9 am. The second, “Living Large: The Effects of Obesity, Body Fat, Food Intake and Changes on Aging and Longevity” begins at noon. Both will be available on Zoom.
Dr. Allison is Dean, Distinguished Professor and Provost Professor at the Indiana University-Bloomington School of Public Health. He has been continuously funded by the NIH as a principal investigator for over 25 years. Much of his research, teaching and writing focuses on promoting rigor and transparency in scientific research and communication. He has received numerous awards and recognitions, including a research achievement award from the Obesity Society and the National Science Foundation. Recently he was awarded a $15 million in philanthropic funding to serve as principal investigator of Aegis, a nationally vital COVID-19 immunity study.
For anyone interested in joining the 9 am Zoom presentation, the meeting ID is 884 3452 9242. The passcode is 012137. The meeting ID for the noon Zoom presentation is 862 7946 7721. The passcode is 319824. The call-in number for both is (301) 715-8592.
For more information contact JRGS Director Eddie Graham at (540) 863-2872 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.