HEAL U 2018: Research Symposium

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Friday, April 13, 2018

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Location

UTEP Health Sciences and Nursing Building

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Agenda

11:30                 Poster Viewing (Main Lobby, 2nd floor)

12:10                 Introductions 

12:15 – 1:00    Nik Dhurandhar, PhD, FTOS, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

What Determines Food Intake: Will Power?

     Click HERE to see this presentation on Facebook Live

1:00 – 1:45      Sarah Barlow, MD, MPH, Professor, Pediatrics, UT Southwestern, Dallas, TX

The Texas CORD Project: Community vs. Primary Healthcare Weight Management

Intervention in Low-Income, Ethnically Diverse Children

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1:45 – 2:30      Richard Atkinson, MD, FTOS, Emeritus Professor of Medicine and Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison

The role of adenovirus 36 in the etiology of obesity

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2:30 – 2:40      Break

2:40 – 3:25      Martin Binks, PhD, FTOS, FESPM, Associate Professor, Department of Nutritional

Sciences and Behavioral Medicine & Translational Research Lab

(BMTR), Director, Nutrition & Metabolic Health Initiative (NMHI), Texas Tech

University, Lubbock, TX

This is Your Brain on Food: Understanding Neurohormonal and Psychological

Influences on Ingestive Behavior

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3:25 – 4:10      David Cistola, Professor and Director, Center of Emphasis in Diabetes & Metabolism,

Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso

Compact NMR for Metabolic Health Monitoring and Diabetes Prevention

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4:10 – 4:55      Ann McDermott, PhD, MS, LDN, FTOS, Associate Scientist, Center for Human Nutrition,

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Community-driven Collaborative Research: One City’s Real-world Approach to

Creating a Hunger-free Community

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5:00 – 6:00      Reception