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Galileo’s Science Café: Combating Pediatric Obesity to Promote Healthy Futures in the Latino Community

When/WhereWednesday, May 06, 2020 7:00pmHylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology

Dr. Sina GalloAssistant Professor, Nutrition and Food Studies

Current pediatric weight management programs are either inadequate or inaccessible for many Latino families in our community. Mason’s College of Health and Human Services Nutrition and Food Studies multidisciplinary team, which includes experts across nutrition, exercise and clinical psychology, has developed an innovative and culturally-relevant approach to the treatment of pediatric obesity among low-income, Latino children and their families.  In addition to filling a community need and informing evidence-based guidelines, the program provides an applied training opportunity for students. Learn more  FREE

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