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More than one third of adults in the United States are considered obese, creating one of the most pressing medical, public health, financial, and societal crises of our time. Please join us for the 2015 UCLA Healthcare Symposium, an annual event organized by students at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, to explore the obesity epidemic, its wide-reaching consequences, and possible solutions for the future. The symposium will feature lectures by Michael Moss, author of Pulitzer Prize-winning book Salt, Sugar, Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us and NY Times reporter, Dr. Sarkis Mazmanian, Dr. Emeran Mayer, and Dr. Paul Simon with Dr. Wendy Slusser as emcee and panel moderator.
What: 19th Annual UCLA Healthcare Symposium: “A Gut Reaction to Obesity: The Impact of Diet, the Microbiome, and the Environment”
When: Saturday, January 24, 2015, Check-in starts at 8:30am
Where: UCLA Covel Commons, 200 De Neve Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90095 Breakfast and Lunch will be served.
Please register here: www.hcs2015.eventbrite.com/