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Graduate Colloquium to explore obesity

March 30, 2016

feet-on-scaleNIU’s College of Health and Human Sciences will host a Graduate Colloquium from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 13, on “Obesity Across the Lifespan.”

The colloquium will take place in Room 100 of Cole Hall.


  • Adolfo Ariza, research associate professor of pediatrics
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
    “Infant Weight Gain and Obesity in Infancy and Later”
  • Shannon Zenk, associate professor of Health Systems Science
    UIC College of Nursing
    “How Where You Live Affects What You Weigh”

A small group meeting opportunity with the presenters is available prior to the presentation, but seating is limited. If interested in attending, or for more information, contact Lynn Herrmann at (815) 753-0112 or [email protected].

Continuing Education Units are available for health care professionals. Access via Adobe Connect is also available.