Fighting obesity at the Graduate Connections Breakfast
3 September 2010
Ian Caterson, the Boden Professor of Human Nutrition at the University of Sydney and director of the Institute of Obesity, Nutrition and Exercise, will be delivering a talk at Graduate Connections Breakfast next Tuesday.
Graduate Connections Breakfasts takes place four times a year and enables alumni to start their day catching up with friends and colleagues over a delicious breakfast.
On this occasion, the topic of obesity will be taken into account and fruit and muesli will be served alongside other breakfast delicacies.
"Obesity is a really major public health and independent health issue," Professor Caterson says. "Though we all know what to do, it is hard to keep our weight off and part of that is because we need to look at our environment and change it."
Professor Caterson is on the management committee of the International Obesity Task Force and was a regional adviser on obesity for the World Health Organisation (WHO) will be discussing obesity.
What: Obesity today with guest speaker Professor Ian Caterson AM, (BSc (Med) 69, MBBS 72, PhD 81), Boden Professor of Human Nutrition; Director Institute of Obesity, Nutrition and Exercise
When: Tuesday 7 September
Where: The Tea Room, Queen Victoria Building, Sydney
- $45 for alumni, staff and students of the University
- $50 for friends or guests
- $320 for a table of eight
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